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God

mutt

he

trufted

in:

iSS

upon him

eafly. Where

there

is

not

grace

in

the

heart fubduing

corruptions,

when it cornes

to

particulars,whether to

truft

in

God,

or

man

;

then

the foule

will

rebel'

and

fcorne

(as

it

were),

rufting

in

God

:

is

will go

to

wits, to

friends,

to

favours,

and

other

helpes.

Let

a

man be

never

Inch

a

fcholler,

of

never fo

great parts,

when hee comes

to

any fhifr,

if

bee

have not

grace

in

him

,

he

will

chid tine

out

of

pride

of

fpirit

(as every man

naturally

is

deepely

proud)

to

relye upon

confcience

,

and upon

the

truth

and

promifes

of

the

word

,

and

upon

fuch

rermes;thefebe

weake

things

;

no, he

will

ftirre

Hell

rather,

and

Earth,

and

all

meanes;

he

ac-

counts

it

greatneffe

that

he

can

doe

fo.

Ir

is

only

the

holy

naafi

that

will

cleave

fall

to God,

and

to

his

truth

and

word;

for

he relifheth

it

:

the

Spirit

that

penned

the Scriptures,

and

the promifes,

;t

rules

in

his

heart,

and

therefore

he

relifhr

th

them

:

Oh

there promifes are fweet

!

And

as

he can trust

the promifes,

fo,he

can truft

God,

becaufe

(as

I

Paid

before)

he

is

acquainted with

him.

Where

there

is

not

a

gracious heart, there

will never be

a

beleevingtruflling

heart.

There

is

in

God

infinireneffe

of

wayes

offup

ply, let

us

labour therefore

for

a

pruienr

heart,

to

learne

the

skill

of

fetching out of

Go

1

for

all

oe-

ceflicies.

As

our

want is,

TO

let

us

fetch

f

uppiy

from fame Attribute

ofGod,and

Come

promife

an

'fwertible.This

is

the wifdome

of

the

Saints

of

God

are

we

in

extremity? then vvith

lehojhaphat

fay,

We

know

not

Lord

what

to

do, bnt

our

eyes

are

toward

abet,.

Are

6

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