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45r,

radtes Io,

z

Cent.

He6.I

;.

3

l'o

exerci$e

ruapi,n"all

occafions.

Q(ai.6z.

'God

mull

be

fruited

in.'

than others; therefore

I

fay, let

us

be acquainted

with

him,that

we

may after

truft

him. Thofe that

have not

the

care to be acquainted

with

God,

ei-

ther

they

have not

the heart to go

to

God, or

if

they

hive,they

have but

a

cold

anfwer:

but

indeed

for

the

molt

part,they

have

no

heart to go to

God:.

for their hearts

mil

give

them,

and

tell

them,they

have

beene

careleffe

of

God,

they

have neglt6ted

God,

therefore

God

will not

regard

them,

Gee

to

the gods

ye

have

trarted ;

as

it

is ,

lodges

i

o.

An-

fwerable

to

our

care

(

beloved)

in

the

time

of

peace,

wilt

our.

comfort

be when

we

are

in

trou-

ble. Therefore

I

befeech

you

it

us

remember

this

as

one

meanes

to

ftrengihen

our

truft,

our

dai-

ly

acquaintance

with

God

:

and acquaint

our

felves fo

with him,

as

to

keepe

him our friend,not

to

offend

him

:

for

if

we offend

him,

we (hall

not

truft

him.

A galled confcience

is

afraid

of

God,

as

a

fore

eye is

of

light. A comfortable

confci.

ence

is

from

a

confcience to pleafe

God.

This

isonr

boldnne

fe

and

confidence,

faith

Pod, that

we

have

laboured to

keep

a good

confiience,that

we

may

have him our friend.

Againe,

let

us

labour

to

exercife

our

truft

upon

all

oceafions:

for things'

that

are exercifed are

the

brighter

and

the

ftrónger.

'

Let

us

inure

our

felves

to

truft

in

God

for

all

things,

and

totruft

him

with

all

things, with our bodies, with our

foules,

with

our eftates,

with

our

children,

with

our

wayes,

with

our

good

name,

with

our

credit

and

reputati-

on,

with

all,

as

l"ffid

before

in the

fignes

of

truft.

Faith

it growes

in

the

exercife,as we

fee

Pfal.6

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