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Rich 177 Parker

Joseph . OF, Morris
William Dell,
MINISTER of the Gospel ;
Sometimes Attending both the Gre-

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nerals in the Army.

Now MASTER of Gonvil and Caius

Colledge in Cambridge. ,
Heretofore Published at Several Times, and

on Several Occasions ; and now gathered in
One Volume, for the Benefit of the Faithful,
and Conviction of the World.

Printed in the Year 1652, and now Re-printed by

9. Sowle in White-Hart-Court, in Gracioses-Street,

100.9 103.

Sarah Lowe Fourbridge

Preface to the READER
W E are almost at the end of Books; these

Paper Works are now preaching their

own Funerals; whilst they are holding forth the Spirit, the letter is grown old and is dying into the newness of the spirit, and there looks 19 be found, into which all things shall be resolved, being restored out of their enmity, as into their Original whence they came; even Preaching and Preachers, Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, PaStors, and Teachers, given for the perfecting of Ephef. i the Saints, for the edifying of the body of Christ, 11, 12, 13. till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a pertec man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ; till we come into a spiritual uniformity in Chrift, being all filled and cloathed with bim, beyond all external forms, which are the rudiments and elements of children, with which state There is no uniformity consistent, there being in it Jo many feveral statures and ages; And the Dec jgn of Uniformity upon that is from none but Satan. to kill Christ whilst he is a Child, and stifle him in his I wadling cloaths, though the pretence be with Herod to give him bonour and worship. But bow vain ere these plots upon him, who mall subdue all things to bimself and swallow up death, or the vail (a part whereof external forms are) into vitory, and oring forth judgment with triumph ? He mall Swallows up , and rise up out of that which hath swallowed him and been bis Grave, and that have toe been, and made every thing to be, who are now giving up our dead, expetting to live in the liber. Klai. 25. 76 of our prisoner, whom we fee at last to be our 2 2


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