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the Spirit saith unto the churches : To him that evercometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the Paradise of

God, V.11. He that hath an ear, let him hear, what

the Spirit faith unto the Churches: He that overcometh' shall not be hørt of the second death, V.17. He that bath an ear, let him hear, what the Spirit faith unto the Churches : To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden Man. na, and I will give him a white stone, and in ebe stone a nep Name written, which no man knor.

eth, saving he that receiveth it. i Cor.3.9. But as it is written, eye hath not feex,

nor ear beard, neither have entred into the heart of man the things which God hath prepared

for them ihat love him. Mark 9.43. And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off

it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than baving two hands to go into Hell: into the fire that never shall be quenched V.44. Where their worm dieth not, and their

fire is not quenched. V.45. And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off; it is better for thee to enter halt into life, than having two feet to be cast into Hell : into tbe fore

that never shall be quenched. Mark 9.46. Where their worm dieth xot, and the fire is not quencbed.

V.48. Where their worm dieth not, and the fire

is not quenched. Jude 21. Keep your selves in the love of God, loo

king for the Mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, un

to eternal Life. 1 Tim.1.19. Holding Faith, and a good Consci.

ince, which fome having put away, concerning Faith bave made shipwr ack.


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Second PART:

Concerning PRACTICE.


A Discourse, containing several usefull Directions to be Praetised by those who seriously desire

to save their Sou I s.

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Of Consideration.

T cônvenient times use to be a-
Tone; and laying aside all world-
ly cares & businesses, spend now
and then a secret hour in strict

Self-examining, and Confidering, how the case ftands between God and thy foul. Ask thy self these two serious Questions:


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First, What is it thy heart is most set upon? What is thy great care, thy main designe? What is it ihat doch most deeply and most frequently possefle thy thoughts? What is it that thou dost most love, and prize ? and most desire to enjoy? Is thy mind so spiricually inlightened as to see the lovelinesse of God, and the greatnesse, and excellency of that Glory, that is to be had with him? so as the main drift and benc of thy heart, is after the enjoyment of God, and to be happy with him for ever? Or doft thou find, that the main bent of thy heart is to the things of this World, co the Profics, the Pleasures, the sensual fatisfaétions of this life; and these things thou molt mindest, regardeft, and laboureft for ; these chy thoughes, and heart most run upon.

Secondly, Ask thy self, whether ever thou didft feel, and apprehend thy self in a loft, and undone condition by reason of thy fins ? Haft. thou not seen thy felfe in danger of everlasting misery ? Haft thou ever put this serious quefion to chy felfe, what shall I do to be saved Haft thou in chis or che like manner ever difcoursed thy felf?

O my soul, how stands tbe cafe with me? What am I? Am I a tróc Convere? a real Peniceat, a new Creacure, one born again? Have I an interest in Chrift? And is my peace made with God through him? or am I as yet


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