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TO THE

ctiRfSTIAN

READER.

Have

heard

of

a

demurre made,

as

though

forne-

thing were'put forth under

this

Authors

name,

which

it

node

©f

his.

I

affure

thee in

the

word

of

a MThiffer,

that

for the

workes

that

have

my

p-

piifle

prefixed

(and

I heare

of

no

other

publifh-

ed

with

his

name) thereis not

one

note

nor notion

which

is

not the Authors owne,according to

his

papers.

And

the

like

t

affirme

concerning this Treatife

of

Types, which now I

pub-

i

lifh. The

ufe

of

it

is

manifold. To

open divers

places

of

Scrip

-

1

tune

:

To

Phew

;he

meaning oflegall fhadows

and

ceremonies:

Ì

To

declare

the

faith

of

the Elders,

who

received

a

good

re-

Htb.I

r,3;

port:

manifef}

our

faith, one

with

theirs,

one

fatth,

one Eph.4.s.

Lord,one

Baptifine,one falvation:

To

magnifie

and commend

Chrift

to

every

fonle,that

it

may be

faved,

and he

honoured:

To difcerne

and bewaile

the

blindnef

%ßf

Gods ancient

peo-

ple,the Iewes,and

pray

for their returne to

thetruth,not

catch

-

ii

g

at fhadowes

:

Ofwhonm,

in

prefent

I may fay

with

detefla-

tion

of

their

madneffe,as

he faid

again it

the

hhilofophers,Nos

quit

non

habitu,

&c.

Wee

Chriflians,

whof

excellencie

Hands

M.I iix.Fcl.

not

in

outward

things,

but

fpirituall,

glorie

that

we

have.

found

Ociav,

what

they

(with

all

their

diligence)

have fought,

and could

not

finde.

Why

are

we

unthankL

f

gall

?

Why doe

we

fland

in

our

ownelight,

if

the

truth

ofthe Deitie

hathin

this

ourar

at-

,

twined

to

naturitie?

Let

îu

enjoy

and

mak,çuafeofour

`owne

I

mood,

and

follow

the

truth

in

truth:

avaunt fuperfition,

be

packZin`

ail

tmpietie,

let

trite

religion

h

e

prefervedand

flcturifb.

Yet

withall,

feeing

there

is a

promife

that all

Ifrael

fhall

be

fa-

Ro111,11.

26.

ved, let

us

pray for

the

performance, and

that with

all

carnefl-

neffe,

as

that converted

Jew

gave

exhortation to

his

fonne,

So

lon

Doure

forth

thy

prayers

for

the remnant

of

l

frael,till

God

L&iov.Ccreta:

loo

e

front

his

high habitation, and

fee,

and

have

mere)

on

155'3.

his

people

for

the

Lords

fake,.his Anointed,

that

in

our

daies

Iudah

may be

faved,and

the

children

of

Ifrael

may dwell

fafe

ÿ

in

their

owne

land, and

fpend

their

idaies

in good,

the

Lord

making

hi:

good

Spirit

to

refs

upon

them.

William

Jemmar.

A

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