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72. II Cor. 3:18(a)

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2 Corinthians 3 18 But we all with open face beholding as in a Glass the Glory of the Lord are Changed into the same Image from Glory to Glory. even as by the spirit of the Lord. The Apostle had said in the 6 verse by way of Commendation of his office that they were ministers of the New Testament not of the Letter but of the spirit for the Letter killeth but the spirit Giveth life. The Old testament dispensation was of the Letter. as meer Letters and sounds are Useless and Good for nothing any otherwise than as they Res Relate to Ideas or sen thoughts or the sense of the mind so the Old testament dispensation was unprofitable only as it Refer'd to the spirit of which the New testament was a ministra tion of. Now in the 17 verse the verse Immediately foregoing the text the apostle Referring to What he had said in the 6 verse. tells us the Lord is that spirit that is Jesus X is the spiritual scope and mean ing of the all the Legal dispensation. he was the spirit and soul of all those dark shadows and types and numerous Ceremonies that were then Commanded and Where the spirit of the Lord is there is liberty. it marginal seems to Refer to 51. 12v that is the soul and substance of those things being he is no longer hid under ana types and shadows and a

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he is no longer hid under ana types and shadows and a veil but we have liberty to see with Open face as in Our text and so are Changed into the same Image from Glory to Glory. but it i even as by the spirit of the Lord still the same spirit that had been spoken of before. The Words are so in the Original that they may be translated two ways Renderd either thus even by the Lord the spirit that is by the X that spirit that had been spoken of in the foregoing verse or as it is Render'd by the spirit of the Lord. but Let in whichway soever it be Renderd it Comes to the same thing for if it be Renderd that X the spirit doth it yet he doth it by the holy Ghost his spirit we Observed two doctrines from the verse ______________________________________________________ Doc I. That believers have such a sight of the Glory of X as Revealed in the Gospel as Changes 'em into a likeness to the same Glory. Doc II. That tis ye work of the spirit of X only to Give a true sight of X and to make like to X. we have already spoken to the former we shall now marginal by the help of God say something to the Latter Tis Evident by the words of the text that both these works are ascribed to the spirit of X. tis Evident it is __________________________________________________________ I tis the spirit of X that is the Immediate teacher and Instructor to Give a true sight of X. tis Evident this is Intended in the words of the text by the foregoing words. where the spirit of the Lord is there is liberty that is tis the spirit that Gives Liberty to behold with Open face as it is explaind in the text. This spirit of X is the Only Immediate Instructor of the souls of men in spiritual knowledge and Understanding X is the Great teacher. we are the disciples of X but he teaches by his spirit X is the Luminary he is as the sun and the morning star but the spirit of X is as the Rays an as the very light it self the sun dont Enlighten us

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Immediately but by his beams tis the Rays of the sun that are sent forth that do Immediately Enlighten tis X face that shines into the heart but tis the spirit of X are the Rays by which it shines into them. the Instructions that and teachings that are Given us are Xs he is the Great Prophet and teacher sent from God but the spirit of X Opens the Understanding to Recieve his Instructions . 1 Corinthians 10 2 Chap. 10. 11. 12. marginal 13 . But God hath Revealed them unto us by his spirit for the spirit searcheth all things -----------------______________________ The spirit of God dont only teach men the knowledge of X by Inspiring Indi Inspiring the prophets and Apostles and Inditing the scriptures but by Immediate Application to the soul of the believer see 1 Joh 2 27 But the Anointing which Ye have Recieved of him Abideth in you and ye need not that any man teach You But as the same Anointing teacheth you all things and is truth and is no lie by the Anointing is doubtless meant the Pouring out of the holy Ghost upon the soul. Anointing is a Common ei Representa tion of appli the Application of the holy Ghost in scripture Now this Cant be meant of teaching by Inditing the scripture but it is by an Immediate application of the holy Ghost that is Represented by anointing the soul ex . ________________________ This spiritual teaching is a work of mighty power upon the heart. tis Compared to the Creation of light in the beginning of the world 2 Cor 4. 6 for God Who Commanded the light to shine out of darkness hath shined in our hearts Giving the light of the knowledge of the Glory of God in the face of Jesus X Tis a Work of Creation like Givi Creating of Eyes to marginal see. deut. 29. 4 tis like opening the Eyes of the Blind a more mighty work than Enlightening the bodily Eyes X opend many blind Eyes which was to show that he Came into the world to Open the Eyes of the blind spiritually blind. Ephes 1 17 18 That the God of Our Lord Jesus X may Give unto You the spirit of wisdom and Revelation

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X may Give unto You the spirit of wisdom and Revelation in the knowledge of him the Eyes of Your Understanding being Enlightened that Ye may know what is the hope of his Calling and what the Riches of the Glory of his Inheritance in the saints. ______________________________________________________ II Tha Tis the spirit of Jesus X that makes like to Jesus X we have hear'd under the former doctrine that true believers have an Image of the Glory and excellency of Jesus X upon their souls and that the sight they have of the Glory of X Changes them into this likeness they have a transforming sight of the Glory of X. But now in this doctrine we are taught that this is done by the spirit of that person whose Glory is seen tis X only that makes men like to himself by his sp own spirit Gho and he doth in his way by Giving a sight of himself by Revealing himself to the soul. Tis the spirit of X that makes this Great Change in the marginal soul that Gives a new nature that Creates an the man the second time. Joh 3. 5. 6 verily verily I say Unto thee except a man be born of water and the spirit he Cannot Enter into the kingdom of God that Which is born of the flesh is flesh and that Which is born of the spirit is spirit. and Titus 3. 5 Not by Works of Righteousness which we had have done But According to his mercy he saved us by the Washing of Regeneration and Renewing of the holy Ghost Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus X our saviour. The assimilating of the work of assimilating unto X or making like to him is begun by the spirit of X in Regeneration in the New Creation. as we Read the spirit of God moved upon the face of the unformed world in the first Creation and brought it into a beautifull Order so the spirit of God X moves upon the hearts of men that are naturally as dark and Ev unformed to be work in it divine beauty and Excellency. so this work is Carried on in sanctification still by the spirit of Jesus the Whole of work of sanctification both in the

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of Jesus the Whole of work of sanctification both in the beginning and progress of it is Carried on by the spirit of X. so the spirit of X is said to dwell in them Rom 8 9 But ye Are not in the flesh but in the spirit if so be that the spirit of God dwell in You Now if any man have not the spirit of X he is none of his. so they are said to live marginal by the spirit Gal 5 25 Tis the spirit of X that Enables to be like makes like X in the life and Conversation When they walk in the Right way tis he that Leads them they are said to walk in the spirit in the same Galatians 5. 25 16. 25. And Indeed holiness in the saints seems to be nothing else but the spirit of Jesus X living and acting in the sa them that is their principle of holiness X Jesus has Recieved the spirit without measure and he Gives of that spirit which he Recieves to those that Are his and that is his his Grace. the Indwelling of that is a living principle of holy fear, and love and Joy. and disposes to humility to meekness and acts of love to an excellent and Amiable behaviour. _____________________ III Prop these things Are done Only by the spirit of X alone ti they Are never done by Angels. w tho they Are ministring spirits sent forth to minister to them Who shall be the Heirs of salvation and they are excell in strength and we Read of angels being Instrumental in Revealing the Law and from time to time Revealing the will of God but we Never Read of angels Giving spiritual Understanding opening the Eyes of the mind and Giving a new heart and Creating the soul anew marginal in X Jesus. Neither Can Ministers make men like X they are also Called Angels the Angels of the Churches and they tis their Business as Coworkers with X to Endeavour to Perswade men to be Reconciled to God but all that they Can do is to speak to men externally they Cant Change and Renew the heart they Can tell of the Glor ies of X but Cant Give eyes to see it they Can exhort

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and urge men to love X be like X and to follow X but they Cant make men like X. The sacrament _________________ Neither Can men do it for themselves Let them do what they try never so much ne they Cant neither by strength nor wisdom bring themselves to see Xs Glory. or Change their hearts into his Image tis not any Long Course of Religious duties as or Religious Conversing with Religious Peop[le] marginal that will do. men themselves that are the subjects of this Change are alwaies in scripture Represented as dead which Comparison denies all Power in the person sinner to any ways to help himself he that is dead Cant Cause himself to live for the same Reason as that that is not Can Cause it self to be. twould be as Reasonable to ________________________ There may be these two Reasons Given why no Creature works this work upon the hearts of men. marginal 1 Tis too Great an honour for Any Creature. tis a bePeculiar honour and Glory that belongs to God to be the Author of Grace in the soul. The Image of God in the soul is the most beautifull of all the works of Creation. there is no work so excellent as that the sun moon and stars are Glorious works but not so Glorious as Gods spiritual Image. mens bodies are a Curious Pieces of workmanship far excelling all works of art as human Invention but Gods Grace in the soul is far a far more excel lent work yea tis a more excellen beautifull and Glorious work than the souls of man themselve it self with all its natural Powers and faculties which Yet is a far more Glorious work than the their bodies. but this is not so excellent as the Grace of God in the soul. for this Grace of God is the Image of his own divine beauty and what Can be more excellent than that doubtless this is the Pearl and diadem of the Whole Creation. Paradise it self is as to the outward Glories of it is not so Glorious a work as the Grace of God in mens heart. Therefore doubtless it is too Great an honour to Any Creature to be the au whe ther Angel or man to be the Author of this work. it

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ther Angel or man to be the Author of this work. it would it not be so Great an honour for a Creature to be the Author of sun moon and stars and all the Rest of marginal the Creation as to be the author of true Grace and holiness. tis unreasonable to suppose that God would Retain to himself only the Lesser honour of Creating the Inferiour an works and Give the Greater honour of Creating the most excellent work of all to tha Creature any Creatures much Less to such a little abject miserable Creature as fallen man . No this is an honour that God Reserves only for his son beloved son to work by his own spirit. Yea the Grace of God in mens heart Can hardly be Called a Creature tis Gods Own beauty and excellency that is Uncreated and Eternal Which in is not properly made but Communicated. it is as we said before the spirit it is God himself. therefore they that are full of Grace are full of God X they ar full of God Ephes 3 17 18 19 That X may dwell in Your hearts by faith that ye being Rooted and Grounded in love may be able to Comprehend with all saints what is the Length Breadth and Length Length and depth and height and to know the love of X which Passeth knowledge that ye might be filled with all the fullness of God. They have a fullness but What Have they a fullness of. why a fullness of God i . so Grace is Called the divine nature 2 Pet 3 .4 whereby are Given to us ---------- marginal therefore me to suppose then any Creature Can be the author marginal of true Grace is to suppose that they may be the authors of God. himself, or of the divine nature _____________________________________________________________ 2. Tis beyond their Power Indeed what has been said already Evidences it its being if it be so excellent a work the most excellent of all works of Creation and in strictness more than a work of Creation being a Communication of God him self doubtless tis beyond the Power of any Creature to be the Author of it. tis not _________________________________ Tis not all the Power of the wis all the wisest and strongest

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men in the world nor no nor of the angels to make one little worm how then shall they be Able to be the authors of this most Glorious work of all the Grace & Image of God. _____________ and as Creatures Cant Create the Least thing so they Cant Give life to any th matter that is Creature Created all the men in the world Cant Give life to a little worm that is dead and if they Cant be the Causes of the Low and inferiour sort of life how shall they be the Causes of d divine and spiritual life that is more noble and exalted than all other sorts of life if they bent able to Raise a little worm to life how shall they Raise a dead soul to life. if they Can Give to no matter however prepared the Nature of of a little Insect. how Can they make men Partakers of the divine nature. marginal no tis monstrously Unreasonable to suppose that any man Can do this. There are many men in the world that Hold that men Can make themselves Godly but their Opinions are not only Contrary to scripture not contrary to the Whole scripture to the whole bible from beginning to end but tis also very Contrary to Reason. ___________________________________________________________ before we proceed to the Application it may marginal be Proper to Answer to An Enquiry. It __________________ Enq. it may be Enquired Why'e the spirit of God is here Called the spirit of X. Ans. 1 because the holy Ghost Proceeds both from the Father and the son the son is begotten only of the Fa ther but the holy Ghost Proceeds from both. so he sometimes is Called the spirit of the Father math 10 20 so he is often Called the spirit of X as Rom 8 9. & Gal 4 . 6 . & Philip 1. 19 . That Pure water of River of water of Life we Read of 22 of Revelation 1 verse is the holy Ghost But that proceeds out of the throne

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of God and of the Lamb both from the Father & the son. this River of living water is doubtless the spirit of God. see it Interpreted by X himself. Joh 7 38 39 he that believeth in me Out of his belly shall flow marginal Rivers of living waters But he spoke of the spirit Which they that believe on him should Recieve for the holy Ghost was not yet Given for because that Jesus was not Yet Glorified. ______________________________________________________ 2 Another Reason Why he is Called the spirit of X is because that in this work of Enlightening and Changing mens hearts as subservient to X and his messenger. X the holy Ghost in all his Gracious operations upon mens hearts in En Converting & sanctifying Quickening & strengthening and Comforting is the messenger of Jesus X Joh 15 26 But When the Comforter is Come Whom I will send from the Father even the spirit of truth Which Proceedeth from the Father he shall testify of me. and 16. 7 It is expedient for You that I Go Away for if I Go not away the Comforter will not Come but If I depart I will send him unto you. so All that the holy Ghost does amon upon the hearts of men he does as subservient as Carrying on his work and Applying his Redemption. Redeeming of men is the work that X has Undertaken and he so Carries it on by the holy spirit Joh 16 14 he shall Glorifie me. for he shall Recieve of mine and shall show marginal it unto You. For these Reasons he is Called the spirit because he is indeed as his spirit he proceeds from him and because in all his work towards men he acts as his spirit. marginal ________________________________________________________ Application. 1 Let us Improve this doctrine to excite us to love [ ] marginal Lord Jesus X. The doctrine sets forth Jesus X in an Enjoying Charming light and Gives us a lovely view of him Ra as it Represents him as the fountain of

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all Grace of all spiritual light and excellency in that all it is all wrought by his spirit. if Grace be an excellent thing the most excellent of all things that are to be seen in the whole Creation then doubtless he that is the fountain of it is an excellent Person. There fore if we have any love to holiness. if we have any love to spiritual beauty we shall love him from whom who is the spring head of it all if we love light be Pleasant to us then it will be a pleasant yng to us to behold the morning star and the sun will be Glorious in Our Eyes. That Jesus X is the fountain of Grace of it argues that he has all Grace on himself when we Recieve Grace marginal we do bu from him we do but Recieve of his fullness for 1 as in the 1 Joh . 14 & 16 verses And the word was made flesh and dwelt amongst us and we beheld his Glory. the Glory as of the Only begotten of the Father full of Grace and truth and of his fullness have all we Recieved and Grace for Grace. If he is he fountain of all that heavenly excellency that is bestowed upon men it Argues that there is an ocean of it in him therefore if we have any love to holy men that are of a truly Xtian spirit are amiable if sha shallow stream the narrow and shallow streams are worthy of our love much more is the fountain which is a sea without shores or Bottom. But then he Yet the more deserves our love in that he not only in has all Grace in all holiness in himself but is Communicative of it he Communicates us by his spiritu is Continually sending forth streams down upon his People here on Earth all true light and all true excellency which they have Comes from him. all Xtians live upon him they live upon him every day he is as the Common Father of all and as the head of all they all depend upon him for vital Influence they as the members of the body do upon the head. they all marginal hang upon him they are Ingrafted into him as branches into the stock that would die Immediately if they

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into the stock that would die Immediately if they should be Cut off. and X Readily Communicates his Grace to his people surely Grace will flow freely from him from whose heart the Blood flow'd so freely for his People. X should Appear honourable in Our Eyes upon whom God has Put such Great honour as to appoint him to be the Author and fountain of Grace that is so excellent a Com munication God did not think any of the Angels worthy of this honour but he thought X worthy. when it was proclaimed in heaven Who is worthy to do this they were all silent there was None found in heaven above or in the Earth beneath or in the waters under the Earth that was worthy to do this or was able till the Lamb that had as it had been slain appear and he was able and he was worthy. It is true X was the Creatour of heaven and Earth he Made the sun and bid him shine, and deck'd the heavens with stars. he laid the foundation of the Earth and Created all the fullness of it. but it is that which Renders him more honourable that he the Author marginal of all Grace and holiness. this makes him Appear exceeding honourable in the Eyes of Angels much more should it in our Eyes who are so nearly Concernd. _________________________________________________________ 2 Use if it be so that tis the men have a true sight of X and Are made like X only by the spirit of X. then Let us Give Wellcome Entertainment to the spirit of X Let us Entertain him as a welcome Guest the spirit of X is striving with those that many that are not Converted he is awakening of them and Putting them in mind of their danger and Encouraging of them and stirring 'em up to duty. They should take Great Care to Yield to his stir rings and Cherish his motions and to follow his Counsels & directions and not drive hi Quench the spirit and drive him away by sin. But he Comes to those that are belong to X to dwell with them to make his abode in their hearts to teach em &

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Lead em to Quicken em to strengthen and Comfort em O Let him be Joyfully entertaind he is the most Glorious You Ought to Entertain him for X sake whose messenger he is and t spirit he is and in Whose Name he Comes & you should Entertain him upon his own account he is the most Glorious Guest that Ever knockd at Your door it is more honourable to hav you than a king marginal were your Guest more than if it were an angel he is the most Glorious God he is a person of the same essense with God the Father and with Jesus X. and he Comes not only Just to visit you and to be Gone again but he Comes to dwell with you. b You should also Readily & Glo Joyfully Entertain him for the kind Errand that he Comes upon he Comes to bless you he Comes to Enlighten your Eyes he Comes to Give you a sight of the Glory of Jesus X and to he Comes to Change you into a likeness to the same Glory he Comes to save draw the Image of God upon Your mind to Confer the Greatest bes blessing upon you that ever was Conferd upon any Creature that is holiness. O therefore Gladly Entain the spirit of Jesus X. It is a token of the Greatest kindness and love of God the Father of X to you that he is sent to You the Gift of the holy Ghost is the most Precious and amiable of all Gifts to have the holy Ghost Poured out upon You Poured out upon is better than if You had thousands of Gold and silver Given You. the holy the holy Gh spirit of X is not only a precious Gift but it is also a pleasant Gift Ghost descends like a dove in a dove is the Emblem of love he therefore descends like a dove in token of the Great love and kindness of God in Giving of & him marginal The spirit of X is not only a precious Gift but an exceeding Pleasant one there is nothing that Causes such pure and exalted Pleasure and delight as to have the holy Ghost Poured out upon the soul it was typified by the holy anointing oil that God Commanded moses to make that was Compounded of all the sweetest spices and set sent forth a very Great fragrancy of as we Read in the 30th of Exod

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very Great fragrancy of as we Read in the 30th of Exod 23 24 25 verses . O therefore Joyfully entertain this spirit of X who is the spirit of love who Comes as a dove and is sweet as the precious Ointment upon the head that went down upon the Beard even Aarons beard and went down to the shirts of his Garments. _________________________________________ and willingly and Cheerfully follow his O Guidance Go Where he Leads You Cherish all his holy motions to Your Utmost. and by no means Grieve the Blessed spirit of X by Giving way to an unchristian spirit as by by any unchristian behaviour. dont Grieve this Glorious Guest by Giving way to Earthlimindedness. to or to a slothfull spirit. or to wrath or Revenge. or an unchari table spirit for these things are of a Contrary nature to the holy Ghost. But Labour for that you may abound more and more in faith. and in love in Joy Peace Longsuffering Gentleness. Goodness. meekness and temperance. these Are the Proper fruits of the spirit Gal 5 22. 23. marginal ________________________________________________________ 3 If it be the spirit of X only that Gives a sight of X and makes like him. Then seek far Greater measures of the spirit of X. That You may see more of X and that you may be more like him if you ever truly had the spirit of X yu a sight of X you do long to see more of him and you also Long to be more like him therefore seek and Pray for more of the spirit that God would Pour out more Abundant measures of it upon you Gr X has Given Great Encouragement to you to seek the holy spirit Luke 11. beginning at the 10 verse and onward for Every 11 12. 13 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a Father will he Give him a stone or if he ask a fish will he for a fish Give him a serpent. or if he shall an egg will he Give him a scorpion. If ye then being evil know how to Give Good Gifts unto your Children how much more shall your heavenly father Give the holy spirit to them that ask him. as Great a thing as & as Glorious a thing as this Gift of the

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as Great a thing as & as Glorious a thing as this Gift of the holy Ghost is yet it dont Come hard it Comes free from Jesus X down upon his disciples he will willingly Pour it out in Greater measures upon those that sincerely and earnestly seek it God takes delight in Giving Good Gifts to his Children but he takes more delight in Giving of this than any other Gifts 4th 4th & Last Use we shall make of this doctrine is to Cut marginal off the sinners hopes of making himself holy of being the author of his own holiness in Whole or in part. mea seeing that tis only the spirit of X that Gives a sight of X and makes like Conforms the soul to X __________________________________________ Men profess to believe most men amongst us profess to believe that they Cant Change their own hearts. that they have no Power in themselves to believe or to love God or make themselves and they'll own say that they Can do nothing it must be God that does God must do all and they Are Ready to Perswade themselves that they do [X-out strokes in diff. ink] Really believe as they say. and yet its evident that they have an Inward thought that they Can do a Great deal towards it themselves. they have a secret thought that they Can bring themselves to Repent of their sins and to mourn heartily for them and that they can Perswade themselves by degrees to love God and to love holiness. _____________________________________________ marginal And if they thinks they Cant do it Wholly [thmselves] yet they marginal Entertains an expectation that they shall do a Great do a Great deal towards it if sinners are to taught never so much that they Can do nothing and they do in a sort Give Assent to it, Yet he Labours, and Reads and Prays and talks with Godly People tis na he Naturally does it with this expectation that he shall make his heart the Better by marginal it. and when he has done these things he is apt to Look upon himself now better than he was before. not so Odious in the sight of God and nearer to true holiness.

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___________________________________________ marginal he is not sensible that after he has Prayed man a Great many times and spent a Great deal of time in other duties that he is as far from a principle of holiness as ever that his nature is as Contrary to God as ever his heart is opposite to the Gospel as ever . he strives to make himself Less opposite and more Inclined to Good things than he was. and he thinks he does do it that he is not so Opposite to X but is nearer to a love to him than he Used to be. And if they dont hope Quite to Gain it by his Labour he hopes to p saving holiness and true love to God by labour. Yet at least they their expect to make themselves better and so prepare themselves for X if they Cant make themselves truly Gracious they hope they shall be so much better than they have been that God will be the more Ready to bestow his Grace Upon them. they hope to become so much Less wicked and more ho nearer holiness that the heart of God shall lean towards and His anger wont be so Great and so he will be more Ready to hear 15. their Prayers. natural marginal not unregenerate men When they are seeking salvation naturally entertain such thoughts. if they are told to the Contrary and think that they believe the Contrary. yet When they are Labouring and Praying and the like they Naturally do it with such an expectation Yea they Enter as they might Observe if they watched themselves. There are these two things that make it Ev Evident that natural men have do Entertain such a thought that they Can tis much in thei their own holibeing holy is much in their own Power. ________________________________________ 1 Their Putting off the work and delaying to seek Gods Graces if they were sensible that it was not at all in their own Power but that it wer they would not be so be so bold in putting of it off. if they were sensible that it is wholly at Gods dispose whether ever they

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that it is wholly at Gods dispose whether ever they shall be Converted Let them do what they will. they would be afraid still to Go on in sin Least they should provoke God to Resolve that he never would bestow it upon them . but they are Ready to think that there is time enou enough herafter and if they set themselves Earnestly to seek it tho it be a Great While hence. they Are Ready to Com there is no Great danger but that they Can Get they think they Can Repent where they Please and that is a temptation to em to Put off Repentance marginal 2. Another Evidence of it is that sinners expect to be able to make themselves holy is their being so apt to be discouraged after they have sought a little while and find they dont obtain The Reason why they Are discou so they Are discouraged and have a Good mind to Leave off trying any more. and the Reason is they expected soon to have Obtain'd it by their own Power they thought they Could Easily have brought themselves to believe and Repent by their Endeavour and Industry. and the but they have they set out with such an expectation . But they have been trying and dont find Labouring and dont Cant make it do they think they hant mended themselves they dont see that they have brought themselves any think thing nearer to ho holiness and as they thought they should have been able to but they see their hearts are as hard as ever and so they their Courage fails and they are Ready to Give out ____________________________ wheras If they had been Convinced before hand that they Could do nothing that with all that they Could do they Could not mend their own hearts. it would ad be any disappointment to 'em when they find it is so by experien[ce] marginal it is no more than they knew before and they would not be discouraged by that but would still wait upon God who has it at in his own breast so when When and to whom he will show mercy But thus this doctrine offers Enough to Consideration to marginal Every at once to quash all their vain trust In their own strength. how vain a thing is it for you t to think to do

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strength. how vain a thing is it for you t to think to do that Great and excellent work which it is a the peculiar honour and Glory of X to be the author of namely to Re new the heart. it is too Great and excellent a work for the principalities and Powers of heaven to perform they were no thought as the worthy or ables to do and will you a poor weak worm fallen worm Grovelling in the dirt be so Vain as to thi attempt. In so doing you aft dont attempt that work of mighty men more mighty Powerfull than you, Nor the work of angels but the Peculiar work of the Great God and the most excellent of his works. ______ You might as well think to Create Another sun and to be the Cause of true Grace . how Can You Communicate the Glory of X and of his fullness to yourself alas it is not Yours to dispose of. Give over therefore all such vain expectations and when you strive and Labour dont Let it be with any such view that you shall make your own marginal heart the better or any way to Renew your own soul but striv dont seek it from your self but strive as seeking of it from God an as expecting all from him waiting upon X to open Your Eyes and Change you into the Image of his Glory by his own spirit. we must look to G. to Reveal X to us in his ordinances it is a will be a sorrowfull thing if we Come to ordinances & see nothing of X in them if we Come to the sacrament when we Come to the sacrament of the L supper Let us wait upon G. by his spirit to Give us to see the beauty of & the divine excellency of his dying Love
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2 Cor 3 18 But we all with Open face be- marginal holding as in a Glass the Glory of the Lord are Changed into the same Image from Glory to Glory even, as by the spirit of the Lord. The Apostle in the foregoing verses is speaking of the excellency and Glory of the Gospel and Illustrates by Comparing of it withs the Glory of the Law he Calls one the mini Letter and the other

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the spirit the one the ministration of death the other the ministration of the spirit the one the ministration of Condemnation the Other the ministration of Righteousness. the Glory of the ministration Law Which was but the ministration of death and Condemnation that moses face shone when he Recieved it And deliver'd it thati so brightly that Children of Israel Could not behold it it dazzled their Eyes the brightness of moses face Represented the Glory of the mosaic dispensation. and the Apostle argues that seeing that which was a ministration of death and Condemnation and a vanishing dispensation was to Glorious how Glorious Indeed then must he that he yt which is the mist ministration of Justification & marginal life and an Everlasting dispensation as you may see beginning with the 7 verse. [&] The Apostle Observes one Remarkeable diffe in the 12 and following verses Observes One Remarkeable difference between the Legal and the Gospel dispensation that as one was obscure Revealing things by in types and shadows under a vail as moses put as vail over his face to hide the Glory of it the other is express and plain & Clear without any such dark shadows. we use Great Plainess of speech says the Apostle and not as moses who put a Vail Over his face. But now seeing we have the spirit of the Lord now we have liberty by the spirit of the Lord r to behold t the Glory of God with open face there is without avail and are tho it be but in a Glass or in a Glass are Changed into the same Image from Glory to Glory as by the spirit of the Lord. these following things may be Observed in the words. _________ 1. Whose Glory it is that is seen Under the Gospel that is the Glory of X not thee Glory of the Gospel moses the word the Lord is Generally in the new testament used Particularly for X it was the name the disciples used to

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Call him by. the Israelites they beheld the shining marginal of moses face who was but we behold the brightness and Glory of the face of Jesus of whom moses was but a type. ______________ 2 this Glory is beheld under the Gospel with Open face not through a vail as the Children of Israel beheld the Glory of moses face for the Apostle had been speaking that that vail was now taken away. __________ 3 but Yet tis in a Glass we dont behold the Glory of X tho we behold the Glory of X without a vail yet we behold it as Reflected from a Glass are we dont see the Glory of X Immediately in this world that is Reserved for the heavenly state tho and tho this sight be Clear without a vail yet tis darkly in Comparison of What it will be then. 1 Cor 13 12 now We behold as in a Glass darkly then But then face to face. ____________ 4 we Observe the Influen effect and Influence of this sight of the Glory of X it Changes into the same Image from him that beholds it into the same Image from Glory to Glory he still alludes to Moses. Moses was fourty days and fourty nights in the mount and neither Eat nor drank Conversing familiarly with God there and he saw his Glory marginal for then it was that God answerd moses Request when he said I beseech thee show me thy Glory. and Go he saw Gods back parts when he Passed by and Procclaimed the Name of the Lord. Moses Conversing with God so long in the Mount it made his face shine it transformed him into the same Image so those that beheld the Glory of X are Changed into the same Image their faces do as it were shine too. they have a shining and a Glory derived brought upon their souls upon the sight of X as moses had upon his face from his sight of Gods Glory. he was they Are Changed into the same Image from Glory to

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they Are Changed into the same Image from Glory to Glory that is from Xs Gl Glory to their own Glory that is tis from his Glory as the Cause to their Glory as the effect as when the suns light is Reflected from a Jewel tis fr there is one Glory derived from another Glory. Lastly Observe the Immediate Efficient of this sight and the Change it makes that is the spirit of the Lord. this is all done by the spirit of that same same Lord Whose Glory is seen even the spirit of marginal X he Gives the sight of this Glory and tis by his Influences that this sight thus Changes the heart. _________________________________________________________ from the words I Observe These two doctrines Doc I That Believers have such a sight of the Glory of X as Reveald in the Gospel. as Changes em into a likeness to the same Glory _____________________ Doc II That tis the spirit of work of the spirit of X only to Give a true sight of X and to make Like X _____________ But we shall speak to the first of these only only at this time viz. That believers ------------------------I Prop is That believers have a sight of the Glory of the Glory of X. Natural men that live under the Gospel they hear as much about the excellency of X as others, they Are told Wherin his excellency Can appears and ti hear the same Reasons that Prove that he must be excellent evidence his excellency, they have the same Glass to look into as others. they Read in the same scripture they are shown have the same ministers to show em X Glory excellency but Yet they see no Gl

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see and feel a Ravishing beauty and excellency in him. they have a new sight of him before they speak of the excellency of X and Could Reason of the Wonderfull love of X in Dying for sinners but tis with him now as with a blind man that has his eyes Open'd ha tis all new and strange to him. I dont say that all believers have an exceeding Clear sight of X there is Great difference in the degrees of Clearness they ha may have a true sight of X and yet they may see him but darkly 1 Cor 13 12 but if they have but a Glimpse of his true excellency it makes him appear lovely above all, the Chief of ten thousands he Immediately the believers pearl of Great price. tis a sight that draws the heart after him. that makes the heart to Long for him so as to see more of him. & to have Communion with him. and to u have the Enjoyment tis a sight that makes the heart Rest in him as a portion and happiness. so that if he might have his Choice of all things he would Choose him for his highest Good and he is enough. ___________________________ This sight of the Glory of X dont so much Consist in the Ima gination that it should seem to them as if they saw a visible shape or as if they saw a light witha their bodily eyes marginal tho When the heart is very much affected it often works upon the Imagination but it Consists in the Inward sense of the heart. he has an deep sense and impression Given him of the divine excellency of X he feels it with Power upon his heart ______________________________________________________________ This Glory of X and excellency of that is seen by believers Consists Principally in these things [1 majesty] marginal 1. [2] The excellency of his holiness. holiness is the highest of all excellencies tis the very beauty of God which wherin God himself Infinitely delights and which is beheld and praised day and night by the Angels herin the beauty of Jesus X Consists this is the highest Part of divine beauty

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we Read of the beauty of holiness Ps 110 3 . and 96. 9 X is Lovely and upon this account principally that he is so holy he is Infinitely holy in his divine Nature. w he Appeard holy harmless undefiled and separate from sinners in thehis human Nature ________________________________ The holiness of Jesus X makes him appear exceeding lovely in the sight of the believer he has another notion of X holiness than other men. the holiness of X makes other men hate him they have a naturalle Aversion to God and Jesus X because the of their holiness but to X is amiable marginal upon this account in the Eyes of the believer the holiness of X is that to that to him in his eyes that brightness is to the sun and as has beauty is to the lily and as fragrancy is to the Rose. X appears exceeding Glorious because of his holiness both for the holiness of his person and the holiness of his design as mediatour and the holiness of his way of salvation he is Ready to Join with the Angels in saying holy holy. _________________________________ 3. 2 The excellency wonderfullness and excellency of his marginal love the true believer has a discovery of this you Cant Convince a natural man that Xs love is excellent and wonderfull if you tell him what a Glorious person X was and how he had no need of us. yet it wont appear wonderfull that he be to 'em that he loved us, if you tell em how little and unlovely we were and that we were Enemies Yet it dont appear wonderfull. if you tell him that how much X did and how much he sufferd yet he sees no w excellency in the Love of X but the believer he has a discovery of it and X appears beautifull to him and worthy of all Love and Praise upon the account of it. he sees how much X has deserved by this his marvellous Loving kindness. he sees that he should ex marginal ceeding ungratefull if his heart should not be won by this Love the dying Love of X. Eph 3 18 19 that ye may be able to Comprehend with all saints What is the breadth and Length and depth and height and to know

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breadth and Length and depth and height and to know the love of X which passeth knowledge. _____________________________________ Believers see that there is an ocean of Grace and love in the heart of X that there is love and Pity enough to Answer their Necessity necessities there is need of no more it brings him to that fountain to that ocean of love his soul Rests and in it and is satisfied and Contented. _____________________________________________________________ 3. The Meekness and humility of Jesus X this shows the excellency of Xs temper and disposition to see one that is a divine person that so meek and patient and Lowly does wonderfully set forth the beauty of Jesus and the excellency of his spirit. tis a Ravishing sight to see Infinite Power and so Great meekness and humility Joind together and Infini so Great majesty and so Great meek meekness Joind in the same person meeting in the same person. this has a tendency Greatly to Embolden the soul to Come

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to him and trust in him. if he would Clothed only with marginal majesty it would tend to fright and terrify the soul and make him afraid to Come and Cast himself upon but when he i has not only majesty but the Greatest meekness and Lowliness of heart this tends to make the soul not afraid to Come it tends to draws and allures the heart. this Another There this is one benefit of X being incarnate that now divine and Greatness and Glory and meekness and humility sweetly meet together and he thereby is the more fit mediatour between God and man the Great God and poor sinfull men miserable men. ______________________________________________________ 4 His The Faithfullness of Jesus X as a Mediatour and friend. the believer sees the faithfullness of Jesus X Jesus has Undertaken the Greatest and the most difficult work that ever any person undertook and he is most faithfull in the discharge of it he has undertaken to be the Redeemer of those Who will Put thei sinner and tho to offers himself to be the Friend of all those Come unto him and he

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is a faithfull Redeemer and Friend. the excellency of a friend is faithfullness X has this excellency in an Eminent manner that is one of his names faithfullness and true Rev 19 [JE has crossed out a line which is up side down at this point on the bottom of this leaf. The line runs through the bottom of leaves 18v. and 19r.] 11 And I saw heaven Open'd and beheld a White horse marginal and he that sat upon him was Called faithfull and true _____________________ The saints believe and know this faithfullness of Jesus X they are so sensible of it that they Are not afraid C to Commit their souls to him to trust him for their salvation to venture their Eternal interest upon his faithfullness they know that he is faithfull that has undertaken for them they Can therefore Confide in him as a saviour and Choose him as a friend Choose him and Confide fully in him as a saviour and as a frie best and dearest Friend. Thus believers have a discovery of the Glory of Jesus. Before ________________________________ I Proceed to the next Particular I would Give one Caution that I would not be understood that all believer all believers have a distinct view of the Glory of X in each of these Particulars at once. he may have a true sight of the Glory of C X and yet not have a distinct apprehension of the holines of X or of the love of X or faithfullness of X or admiration of his meekness and humility. but Yet tis Indeed because his heart is possessed with a sense of those things that makes X appear Glorious to him perhaps the saints believers mind dont fix upon any Particular but Yet X appears i he very love [Two lines of text are crossed out and upside down at this point on the leaf. See note at bottom of L. 18v.] he has a view of the Loveliness of X and sometimes marginal the mind fixes principally upon one of those particulars and a In others are not so distinctly taken notice of but Indeed they Imply and Include one another. the a true sight of the love of X implies a sight of the holi-

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ness of X for it is a holy so it infers the faithfullness of X for there Can be no true love where there is not faithfullness so it also includes the humility and meekness of X for the wonderfullness of X love Consists very much in that it moved him to such wonderfull Condescension. ________________________________________________________ II Prop This Glory of X is discoverd to believers in and by the Gospel. this is the Which this Glory of X Jesus is to be seen the Glory of X is Reflected from this as from a Glass . X Indeed discovers himself other ways our he there is abundance of the Glory of X is to be seen in the Creation for it was he that made all things and it is by him that all things do Consist and so in Gods works of Providence hereby may be known the wisdom of X and the Power of X his majesty and the Common bounty if and if mankind had not depraved and Ruined his understanding these things might have suffici been suf- marginal ficiently known by the light of Nature from the things that Are made. but X our mediatour and saviour is no where Reveald but in the Gospel so those same perfections which may be known in by the works of Creation are much more Clearly known by the Gospel but his excellency and Glory as a mediatour is no Where else Revealed. his that Ocean of love and Pity to sinners his dying love and Infinite Gr saving Grace never Could have been known . have been known . nor his meekness and humility. ___________________________________________________ nor Indeed Could it ever have been known only by the works of Creation that there was any such person as Jesus X as a distinct person it woud n Could never have been found out that there was any distinction of persons in the Godhead of Father son and holy Ghost so that the Glory of God in the face of X is seen only by the Gospel. That is the Instrument which God makes use to Reveal the beauty of X unto the soul. tis in that that we have

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the several excellences of X declard tis in that that we are Informed of the wonderfull works of X whereby he has manifested his Glory there we are told of his holiness and there we may see Instances and exercises of it in All marginal his works Relating to the salvation of there we are told that how greatly he loved sinners And there we may see with our own eyes how how he loved by the account that is Given us of the effects of his love. there we have the account of his life of his s wherin we may see his meekness and Patience Lowliness and Quaintness of mind and there we may see his faithfullness how he fail'd not in the most difficult Part of all his Undertaking that was dying for sinners that was dying for em. The Gospel is as a to Reflecting Glass fr that Refracts the Glory of X as the light of the sun is Reflected from a Looking Glass and as a perspective Glass or a Glass through Which we behold X Glory as philosophers view the stars through a Glasses that they Cant disting distinctly see with their Naked eyes ________________________________________________________ III Prop Proli This sight that believers have of the Glory of X Changes them into a likeness to the same Glory. tis a transient or superficial Apprehen Impression of the love of X that a little effects their hearts to such as hypocrites have sometimes that Changes marginal does this but it is a true sight of X a true sight will do that tho it be but a Glimpse when once the soul has had a sight of the true excellency of X his face will ever after that shine as moses did after he saw God. it will make a Change in his nature that will Last forever he will have some of that beauty and that Glory that he beheld, upon his own soul. he saw the beauty of X and he ever after has the some for of the same beauty he becomes like him. The Glory of X is such that it is of a transforming nature its of a powerfull nature it Changes all that behold it

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into the same Image it Reaches to the Bottom of the heart to the most Inner soul it is a sight that Purifies and beautifies he that has one seen X he will he must be like him X is so Glorious and his Glory is of such vir virtue that he everyone becomes Glorious that is with him. we Naturally fall into an Imitation of them that we often Converse with and much admire but Conversing with X has such an efficacy that it Changes the very nature. them that X shines upon the he makes them also to shine as the Planets Round about the marginal sun sun or as the trees and the fields they blossom and look beautifull by the suns shining Upon them. _________________________________________________________ 1. it Changes the heart into the same Image That is a true sight of X makes persons to be of the same temper and dispostion of the same Genius and Inclination. They see the excellent holiness of X and that mak Changes them into the same Image they also become holy, their hearts are purified from their filthiness this sight expells fil sinfull and filthy Inclinations & makes divine and spiritual and heavenly makes to abhor and Loath sin as the most Loathsom thing in the world makes em to delight in God and in holiness. ______________________ They see the excelll excellency of the love of X and it Chan ges them into the same Image and makes them of a brig disposition it fills their hearts with mutual love to X and it fills them with tender love and Charity towards those that are X those that X died for. it so Gives them and as X loved his Enemies so it Gives them a disposition to love their Enemies to forgive Injuries and makes of a peaceable disposition ________________ a sense of the meekness and humility of X makes al them also of a humble and lowly disposition marginal makes 'em to be of that spirit to think of others better

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than themselves and in honour to be preferring one Another of others makes them to be of a spirit Contrary proud to wrath and Rage and self a sense of the faithfullness Jesus X makes them to be of the same faithfull spirit for som of a disposition to hate all ways of Guile and dishonesty. all manner of unfair and unfaithfull dealings thus it Changes their hearts into the I an Image of the same Glory of X. ________________________________________ 2 it also Changes the life into the same Image it this nat Change naturally and necessarily follows from the former. it makes the life to be holy and heavenly he that has seen X he Cant live as he used to lives he is Raised from the dead and he will walk in newness of life he hates sin and he will avoid it he loves holiness and he will practice it . tis his nature now to live holily and every man will live according to him his nature. as his heart into the Image of X wonderfull love so s it will appear in his life. he will ha not only love in word and in tongue but in deed he'll show his Inward Charity by the fruits of it . he'll be of a meek faithfull and marginal up honest and upright in his dealings in his Communication hell be of a meek patient hum Lowly behaviour hell herin follow the steps of Jesus X. all those be like X will also Act like him. Tis a a true sight of the Glory of X will make this Change in heart and life ________________________________________________________ Application 1 Hence Learn the excellency the saints that they Are Changed into the Image of Gods Glory the Glory of Jesus . they have such are understanding of X excellency and an acquaintance with that king king of Glory and are become like unto him have th some of the same beauty and excellency bestowed upon them that X has for which he belov is from all Eternity beloved of the Father. this is the excellency for which Jesus X is admired

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and Praised by the Angels. X has no higher Glory than this that the saints have the Image of and Reflection of tis the excellency of the Angels in heaven that they have the Image of the Glory of God and it is also the exc and there is nothing that Can Render a Creature more Glorious than this. for a hereby they Are said to be made Partakers of the divine Nature and 2 Pet 1. 4 there are marginal Given to us exceeding Great and Precious promises that by these ye might be made partakers of the divine Nature. and what nature Can be more excellent it is much more that if it had been said that we might be Partakers of the Angelick nature. the saints are partakers not of angels nature but of Gods nature. so it is said Ephes 4 24 that the new man is Created after God. G God is the Original and the new nature is the Copy. so believers are said to be Partakers of Gods holiness they are holne because God takes of his holiness and Puts a it upon em to Heb 12 10 he Makes them beautifull by Putting his own beauty upon them. Agreable to that Ezek Ezek 16 14 Thy beauty was Perfect through my Comeliness which I Put upon thee. for a man to have true holi Grace and holiness makes a him truly more Glorious that than if his face alwaies shone as moses Did it is a Greater thing to have the soul shine bright with holiness. Indeed the saints on Earth the bes have but a little holiness and so the best of them so little that they have Reason to be ashamed and so much of the Contrary that they have Reason to be ashamed. for sin deforms the and some have much Less than others. but the Best i marginal Therefore tho the saints are so excellent and true holiness be so Glorious a thing Yet saints are no futher excellent than they are saints no further than they are holy so far as they are sinfull they are filthy odious Creature for sin makes deforms the soul as much as holiness beautifies therefore if the best of men if God should look upon as they Are in themselves and not as they Are in X they

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will would be hatefull and abominable in his sight __________________________________________________________ 2 from this doctrine Learn to hav Glorious the saints will be made in heaven. if here in this world to by seeing the Glory of X as in a Glass darkly and seeing but a faint Glimpse in Comparison. they are so transformed into the same Image into a likeness of the same Glory and are made partakers of the divine nature how Glorious will they be when they Come to see him face to face they shall not need the Gospel to Reveal him they shall then sees him Immediately and Dwell in his Presence. 1 Corinth 13 12 for now we see through a Glass darkly but then face to face Now I know but in Part but then shall I know even as I am known we we we may Conclude therefore that as there will be marginal a far more Glorious sight so they shall be Changed into the same Image to a much Greater degree. 1 John 3. 2 Beloved now we are the sons of God And it doth not yet Appear What we shall be but we know that when he shall Appear we shall be like him for we shall see him as he is. the Apostles You see Argues that we shall surely be like X hereafter to a Greater degree than now because we shall see him as he is that will transform & make like him. a now they are now so much like him as to be called his sons sons but this is nothing to what they shall be. ___________________________________________________________ The[1]. 3 Use may be of self examination . Let those that Entertain hope that they have seen Xs Glory ex amine themselves whether they Ever had such a sight as Changed them into a likeness unto X try themselves by this doctrine try themselves by this doctrine whether they their sight of X was true or no if it was true it has Changed you into a likeness to the same Glory --whether or no that You have felt the Power of the discovery so that Your nature is Changed into a likeness

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covery so that Your nature is Changed into a likeness to him when you if you have seen aright you have been a New Creature ever since. marginal Persons sometimes are affected a may Considerably for a little while by the thoughts of the love of X but it dont Come with a mighty Changing Power it soon Goes and Leaves the Na same Nature as it found there is no effectual Change of the heart. but a true sight has a sanctifying Influence it makes that Change that never Can be unmade a Examine therefore any sights of X that Ever you have had has made You of the same temper and disposition as he was of has of filthy made you pure of Carnal made you spiritual of Earthly made you heavenly. but has it made you to abhor and loath sin as the most odious thing in the world and has it made You delight in holiness. have You Got such a sight of the love of X as has Changed your nature very much into love are you disposed to love X and to love his people. is it Enough to make a man dear to you to thin that he is one of X. are you of a meek a peaceable and a forgiving disposition. are you faithfull do like X do You hate all ways of dishonesty and all ways of deceit. and has it Changed your life do you live a holy. and a spiritual life do you lit live a life of love marginal a life according to the life of X. I shall mention some things more particularly by which you may try your self whether you have had [1 it will Convince you of the truth of the Gosp] marginal a true sight of X.
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ing to see him oftener and to see more. if your heart is made like X your heart will be Going after X. a man may say that he longs to see X because he longs to be deliver'd from his danger and from his trouble. he longs for safety because he is dreadfully afraid and he longs for safe ty Ease because he is dreadfully afflicted. but he

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ty Ease because he is dreadfully afflicted. but he that sees has seen Jesus X he does as it were naturally Long after Jesus X for his own sake. it is like the natural appetite. as it is natural for the body to Crave food so the Renewed soul has an appetite after Jesus. he natu has a natural desire after seeing and Conversing with X his very heart is drawn that way. if it be Your Natu nature to desire X then Nature upon occasion will discover it self sometime upon the mention of X you'll feel it to the Bottom of your heart and it will Renew your longings after a sight of X. as when a man mentions a pleasant sort of food to a hungry man or drink to marginal a thirsty it Renews his Appetite. it I dont say it will alwaies be so but sometimes upon occasions your New Nature will thus discover itself. __________________________________________ [4] 2. if you have had a true sight of X it will make your marginal hearts Rest in him as a saviour and as a portion. the heart of a natural man is not at Rest. it is uneasily Going from one thing to another pursuing after happiness. and when in trouble about the danger of hell then it is flying from one thing to another for defence and for saf safety. [________________________________] marginal But when once the soul has seen X the soul finds Rest heart Can Rest in X as a saviour and as a happiness. when the excellency of X is discoverd it is enough, the soul is Contented without another. he has found the fountain of blessedness he desires no th Other blessedness. this was typified by noahs dove who wanderd about seeking Rest and finding none till she Return'd to the ark window of the ark and noah Put forth his hand and took him in. _____________________________ Therefore examine your self how do you find Can you feel that you Can take up an your Contentment in X is a must you forever in X . hear what the Psalmist says Ps 73 25 Whom in have I in heaven but thee and there in none on Earth that I desire besides thee 3dly

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5 3. if you have had a true sight of X you will long to marginal live more worthy of him. it will be your happiness so to do it will seem to you that yo it will be the Real appetite of your heart to live according to the Gospel to be Conformed to Jesus X in Your Conversation. it will in be your meat and your drink to do his will that is you will naturally desire as p men desire meat and drink youll hunger and thirst after Righteousness. your desires to this will be unfeigned and your Endeavours will be Answerable you wont only do Long to have your sins and Long to be accepted into a state X love. long to be one of his Redeemed ones and Long to be in heaven with him but Youll long to live to his Glory.
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