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think (c) Pfalm xxvii, 13. cxix. 92. xxvii, 4.-6.

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When a worldly Man will talk of nothing but the World, and a Polititian of State-Affairs, and a mere Scholar of human Learning, and a common Professor of his Duties; the heavenly Man will be speaking of Heaven, and the strange Glory his Faith hath seen, and our speedy and blessed Meeting there. O how refreshing and useful are his Expressions! How his Words pierce and melt the Heart, and transform the Hearers into other Men! How doth his Doctrine drop as the Rain, and his Speech distil as the Dew, as the small Rain upon the tender Herb, and as the Showers upon the Grass, while his Lips publish the Name of the Lord, and afcribe Greatness unto his God! Is not his (weet Discourse of Heaven, like the Box of precious Ointment, which, being pour'd on the Head of Christ, filled the House with the Odcur? All that are near may be refreshed by it. Happy the People that have a heavenly Minister! Happy the Children and Servants that have a heavenly Father or Mafter! Happy the Man that hath a heavenly Companion, who will watch over thy Ways, strengthen thee when thou art weak, chear thee when thou art drooping, and comfort thee with the Comfort wherewith he himself hath been so often comforted of God! This is he that will be always blowing at the Spark of thy fpiritual Life, and drawing thy Soul to God, and will say to thee, as the Samaritan Woman, « Come and see one that hath .66 told me all that ever I did; one that hath loved our * Souls to the Death. Is not this the Christ? Is not « the Knowledge of God and Him, eternal Life? Is it not " the Glory of the Saints, to fee his Glory?Come to this Man's House, and fit at his Table, and he will feast thy Soul with the Dainties of Heaven: Travel with him by the Way, and he will direct and quicken thee in thy Journey to Heaven: Trade with him in the World, and he will counsel thee to buy

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