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y2.

oft

ion.

Anfrver.

Ererry

Grace

a Myfteric.

Faith,

Godline

fe

a

Myflerie.

ro

chat

we

(hall

have,

it

is

to

fee in

a

Glalíe

,

or

Mirror;

ifwelookebacke,

it

is

a

cleare

fight;

if

we

Iooke

forward, it

is

a

fight

as

it

were

in

a

My-

Rerie:

even

that little

that

we

doe

know

wee

doe

not

know

it,as

we

(hall know

it

in

Heaven.

But

is

the

Doarine

of

the Gofpel

it

felfe onely

a Myflerie?

No

:

All

the.

Graces

are

Mylleries

every

Grace.

Let

a

man once

know

it

,

and hee

thali

find,

that

there

is

a

Myflerie

in

Faith

;

that

tlx

earthly

foule

of

man

fhould be

carryed

above

it

felfe,

to

beleeve

fupernaturall

Truths

,

and

to

de-

pend

upon

that

he

fees

not;

to

foray

the

life,

by

reafons

fpiritualI

:

That

the heart

of

man

should

beleeve,

that

a

man

in

trouble (hould

carry

him.

felfe

quietly

and

patiently

,

from fupernaturall

fupports

and

grounds,

it

is

a

Myflerie:

That

a

man

(hould

be

as

a

Rocke,

in

the middefl

ofa

'

Rorme, to

Rand

unmoveable,

it

is a

Mylerie:

That

the

carriage

ofthe

foule

fhould

be turned

univerfally, another

way

;

that

the judgement

and

rte£erararion.

affeâlions

fhould

be

turned backward,

as

it were;

that

hee

that

was

proud before

(hould

now be

humble; that

bee

that

was

ambitious

before,

fhould

now

defpife

the

vaine

World;

that

hee

that

was

given

to

his

lulls

and

vanities before,

(hould

now, on

the

contrary, be lerious

,and

hea.

verily

minded

:

here

isa

MyRetie indeed,

when

all

is

turned backward. Therefore

wee

fee

how Ni-

codemm

(as

wife

as

hee

was)

it

waS

:a

;Riddle

to

him

,

when

our

blefred

Saviour

fpake

to

him

of

the New

-Birth

that

a

man

fhould

be wholly

changed,