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bitiousbubbles, that

care

for nothing

but

the

va-

nicies

of

the

worlds;

what

glory.

bath

God by

them

?

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tribute

do they

give

to

God

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to

religion

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are the

shame

of

the

times,they

are fuch

as

pull`Gods vengeance

upon

the

times'atitl

places'they lice

in.'Such

is

the

ill

dif-

pofitionandpoyfonfull

nature

of

men(ifthey

have

not

the

Spirit

of

God)that

God

would not

indure

the world

to

stand a

moment,

unleffe

there were

fometo

with

-hold

his

wrath,

tobe

ob

jetsof

his

love, and

to

flay his

hand, and when

they

are

all

gathered,

there

shall

be

'an end

of

this

wretched

and finfull

world

:

fore

there

muff

be

while

the

world

endures,

and for their

fakes

God

continues

the world.

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that

keepe

Gods

wrath

from

the

world,

are

thofe

that

are

his,

and till all thofe

be

gathered the world

(hall

(land. There

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way

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fade.

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point

not

altogether

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forne

comfort,;

to

know,

that

when

we arc taken

'comfort,

that

God

shall

have

hence, others (hall fland up

when

we are

gone,the

a

church

after

Church

thall not dye with

us

.

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that

a

corn-

vvc

arc

gone.

fort when

a Christian

yeelds

his

foule

to God, to

chink

:

yet

God

will

have

a

Church

and

people,

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f;

if