(ifa. Go. 1 and difcretion, that fuits his peoples burdens to their backs, and wifely propel-e tions their firaits -to their firength: He [buts not new wine into old hottles, 'mat. 9. 17. Neither doth he break the hruifed reed, I fa. 42. 3. And even when he hides hisface, and istwroth with his children, and finites them for their iniquity, Ifa: 42. 17, 18. It is only fatherly wrath And however dreadful that may be, and difficultto be born, yet there is nothing vindiétiv; in it 5 it is a Father's anger, but contempered with a Fathgr's love, where alfo love redomines in the contemperature. And indeed the melt extreme, and the very heavielt of ai) ons, are moderate, 'and even light, being compared, Ift, With what your fins deferve, ex ceedingly'far 'heueath the drjiert whereof ye are puni?zed, Ezra 9. Even fo far, that ye may without all compliment m'ol't truly. Fay That it is hecau?' his corn a?ions fail net, that ye are not confilneed, Lam. 3. 22. That ye are kept out of hell, and free rom everlalting burnings, to which your many, various, and grievoully aggravated provocations, have made you molt fafily liable: So that ye have reafon to think any affliction, fhort of everlafiing dellruétion from the pre'fence of God, td be a highly valued piece of moderation, and to fay, Wherefore doth a living man complain, a inanfir the juni/htnent of his fin? Lam. 3. 39.74ve will hear the indignation of the Lord, hecaufie we hanefinned againfihitn, Mic. 7. 9. Zdly, ith what others of the people of God have readily met with for we have - not reji?ed to thehlood, firi wing againjtfin, Heb. 1 2. 4. We have it may be all this while been but running with the foor enen; whenthey have been put to contend with horfes, Je'r. 1 z. 5, 3dly, With what our felves have fometimesdreaded and been. Ut to depremt'e, when horrid guilt hath flared us in the face, and when God apprehende to be very. Angry; even threatningto finite us with the wound of an enemy, andwith the chafii/iztnent of a cruel one to 'run upon us a giant, to hreak all our hone; ?ndlagain to jhew hirnfelf marvellous t¢olz us,'hy. Taking us hy the neck, and 0 ?aking us in go. 14. Job 16. 14. 8c 12. Job. Io. 16. 4thly,. With what our blell fed Lord Jefus lufiere for his people, who, all the while he lojourned here on earth, was a jwn of ~orrows, and acquainted with grief, Ifa. And might mofi jultlyha've faid, be yond al men, I ain the enan that hath feen a?liflion hy the rod of his wrath Is there any fir.
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Published Date - August 22 2019
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