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ftrangers:

fo

there

Divine

Truths

they find

little

acceptance

in t

he world,becaufe they

are my fie-

ties

;

not

onely

My

aeries

in

the Tenent,

but-in

the

praetife; therefore the

praaife

finds

fetch

oppofition

in

the

world

:

Fatherforgive

them,

faith

our bleffed

Saviour

,

they

know

not what

they

doe.

/

The

world knowes

not

what they

doe,w hen

they

hate

and

perfecute

Religion,

and religious

per

-

fons.

The Church

is a

rnyfticall

thing,

and

Religion

is

a

Myfterie,

it

is

hid from

them.

Shall

we

be mooved

with the difgracefull

fpee-

chesofcarnall

men

?

They

fpeake

they

know

not

what

;

the

thing

they

fpeake

again

ft

,is

a

Myfte-

rie

:

Therefore, what fhould

we

regard

the

fpee-

ches

of

the

world ,

or follow the example

of

the

world,

in

embracing Religion

?

Religion

is a

Myfterie

:

Let

the world

be

never

fo

great,

it

is

not the

knowledge

of

great

men

or

ofrich

men,

it

is

the knowledge

of

godly, men,

it

is a

My

ßerie

of

Godlinefe

;

Shall

we

follow the

example

of

the

world

in

Religion,

when

it

is

a

Myfterie,

and

a

rvly(lerie

of

Godlinefe

,

that

onely

godly

men

know,

and

embrace

?

Looke not therefore

to

the

grearneffe

of

place, or parts, &c.

it

is a

My,

!

fferie.

Againe

,

if

it

be

a

Myfterie,

then

it fhould

teach us

to

carry

our

felves

futable to it.

Nature

itaught

even

the

Heathens to

carry themfelves

re-

verently

in

their

Myfteries

;

procul eße prof4ni

:

away,

be

gone

all

prophane.

Let

us

carry our

felves

therefore reverently toward the Truth

of

God

,towards

all

Truths,

though

they

be

never

C 4

fo

$

vfe

2.

How

to

carry

our

felves

in

Religion.