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How

the

heart

may

be

clean

-

fed.

Proceed

in

cleanfing

the

life.

Cleaneperfons,

types

ofCrr.

inward purity

firff.

For

i

.

Whence

iffue

thefe

but

.

from

a

wicked

and

impenitent

heart?

2.

God looker

firft

at

the

cleanneffe

of

the

heart, knowing that

if

hee

find

that

uncleane

nothing

is

cleane.

3.

Morality and

'

cleanlineffe

make

a

man

care for

the

cleanneffe

of

his

face,

but

grace and

religion

muff make

him looke to

the

cleanneffe

of

his

heart,Ier.4.14.

Becaufe

he

knowes that

no beauty

of

the

face can

allure

a

man

fo

much

,

as

the

cleanneffe

of

heart allureth.

4.

Get

grace

into

thy

heart,

and

it cannot choofe

but

fend

out,

as

Chrift

faith,

According

to

that

which

is

within.

According to the abun-

dance

of

the

heart

the

mouth will

fpeake

,

the

eye

will

Tooke,

the hand will worke,

the foot

will walke.

Get

thy

heart purged

and

wafhed,

and

it

is

itnpoffible

that

thy

life

fhould

be

foule.

5.

In

vaine

do

men

(tingle

and

Rrive

to

call

offfome waft boughs

of

finfull

a6tions,

ifthey

feeke

not

to

ftrike

up

the roote.

Thou

wouldfl

avoyd oathes and lyes

in

thy tongue,

but

fhalt never

doe

it

while

thou

haft

a

fwearing

and lying

heart.

Thou

wouldfl

avoid

fornication and

adultery

in

the

ac`t,

in

the

eye,

in

the

fpeech, but

never

fhalt thou

flop

this

iffue,

if

thou

haft

an adulterous

heart:

And

fo

in

other

finnes.

iefß.

How

may I

cleanfemy

heart

?

.fin

/w.Cleanneffe

of

heart

is

in

two

things.

1.

Jafli-

fication

by

the blood

of

Chrifl

imputed

and

applyed,

M.15.8.1

o.

2.

Sanctification by

the fpirit, which

Rands

in

two

things.

z.

In

parting

with

our

filthi-

nelle,

as

evill

thoughts, pride,

hypocrifìe,

Rubbornneffe,

malice

:

in

a

mortification ofall inward

lufts,

2.

In

attaining

a

new

eflate

in all

the

inward

faculties,

a

plan-

ting

and

cherifhing

of

all

graces.

Thus (as

our

Saviour

faith)he

that

is

wafhed

is

all

eleane.

I

I.

Direaion.

From

the

foundation come to

the

flrears:If

the heart

at

any

time

be inflamed

with

the

I

fire ofconcupifcence, and begin

to

boyle

over,

flay

the

ifrue

with

all

expedition.

Jweft.