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158

Nazarites,

types

of

and confcience.Men

deceive themselves

that

think there

bee

no

Iltdents

but

thole

whole

profeffion is learning,

contrary

to

Ufa

i

.and

Ich.5.39.

I

I

I.

He

mat

avoid

intemperance, furfetting,drun-

kenneffe,

firongly watch

and

ward

againf}

naturali

de-

fires,

againf}

the

allurings

and

baits

offinne,

remoove

impediments

of

faith

and

godlinef

e,

f}rive

both

againf}

inward corruptions

and

outward

occafions.

How

many

ofmuch

hope,

by

the immoderate

delires

and

use

of

these

outward

things have

beforted themselves

i'

It

is

to

be

doubted that the

delicacy

of

this

age

affords

but

a

few Nazarites.

I

V.

He

mufk

refiraine

his pa(fions and

affeaions

in

the

ufe

of

every

thing

about him;

ufe

every thing wea-

nedly,

as

not

using

it; not

fuffering any thing

to

Beale our

hearts

from

us,

for

then wee

can

hardly

moderate our

felves

in

the

parting from

it.

Nazarites in

all

changes

muf}

be unchangeable

in

their profeftion:

fo

mull

Chrifli-

an

Nazarites.

V.

When

he

hath

done

all

in

his

generali

vow

and

courre

of

holineflfe,

he muff retaine

humility, bewaile

his

wants,

conferfe

how

unprofitable

he

is in his

fervice.

The Nazarite that

had gone

through

his

vow

in

the

bell manner,

in

giving it

up

mull bring

a

burnt

offering

and

a

peace offering

;

conferling his

wants,

and

craving

acceptance

:

fo

mull

wee

in

our

bell

firife

and

indea-

vours,

prefent

our

duty

with that

burnt

offering

and

peace

offering made

by

jefus

Chrifi

; and

in

that onely

feeke and

find

acceptance.

C1IAP.!