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156

God

rnuftbetr.ufedin.

Are

we

perplexed;

that

we

want

wvifdorne

d

Then

go to God

who

is

infinitely wife

:

confider

him

to,

for

he

is

fit

for

the

female

,

nay ,

he exceeds all

the

nìafadies and wants

of

the foule

:

there

is

not

only abundance

in

God

but redundance

and

over

-

flowing abundance

:

therefore

there

wants

but

skill

to

make

ufe

of

what

is

in,him

for

our

turne.

Are we wronged.:

go to

God that

judgetb

righte_

oufly,confider

him

in

that

relation,as

a.

God

to

whom

vengeance belongeth.

Are

we

overpowered

e

Go to

God

that

made

Heaven

and

Earth,

to

the

tdlmighty

God.

Arc

we

troubled

with the

fenfe

of

-tint'

Go

to

God

that

is

the

father of

all

mercy

,and

God

of

all

com-

fort. Are

we calf

downe

and

no

manregards

use

Goe to God that

ffiles

himfelfe

the

confiner

of the

ahjet'I.

This

is

the

skill

that

faith learnes,

not

only

in

prof

e, to

thinke

of God,

but to think

of

God

atrfwerable

to

all

ocçafont;

As

indeed

there.

is

fomewhat

in

God

to

fatisfiei,he

foule

in all

extre-

mities whatfoever.

I

befeech

you

let

us

lcarne

to

doe thus.

What

a

happy conditionis

he in,

that

hath learned

to

inure

his

foule

totruft

in

God,

for

the

removall

of

all ill, and

for the obtaining

of

all

good,

he

is

lure

of

all.

For

God

114

Stfnne

and

a

Shield,

a

Sunne

for

all

that

is

good,

and

a

Shield

ro

defend

us

from

all ill

:.bee

is

foro

á1l

that

truft

in

him,

he is

a

buckler,

and

an exceeding

great reward,

he is

a;Buckler

to

award

and

fhield,ill

from

us,

:and

an exceeding

great

reward

for--

all

that isgood

therefore

in

how

happy

a

condition isthe

foule

that

is.

icqua

inted

with

this

bleíled

exercife

of

tru-

f}ing,a,id

bekeving

in

God?

It

isa

ftate.wherein

we

fhall