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they, which are his Spiritual Bride, being therewith moved, are ready to second his holy motions, and say in a fervent desire, Come, Lord : and let him, that heareth or readeth this prophecy, break forth into the same holy desire, and say, Come, Lord : and, in the mean time, let him, that hungereth and thirsteth after grace, come to him; and whosoever is by this Spirit moved and enabled to desire grace from him, let him abundantly receive of that plentiful grace and mercy, comfortably and freely.
XXII. 18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book : And now, that I may seal up this prophecy with a just and vehement ratification ; forasmuch as I know the Devil will be apt to raise questions, and stir up endeavours for the disparaging of the authority of this book, I do protest and testify to every man, that heareth or readeth the words of this Holy Revelation, If any man shall, upon pretence of defect and imperfection, add any thing unto these things which are here written, God shall plague him with an addition of all those fearful plagues, of death and hell, wbich are contained in this book :
XXII. 19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book. And, if any man, upon pretence of the superfluity and needlessness or improbability of any passage thereof, shall diminish any part of the words of this prophecy, God shall so wipe his name out of the book of life, and so thrust him out of the holy city, his New Jerusalem, as that he will make it manifest to the world, that the same man neither hath been nor shall ever be recorded amongst the elect ones, nor had nor shall have any portion in heaven.
XXII. 20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus. And, lo, that Son of God, which makes this powerful ratification saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesu.
Soli Trinusi Deo, Laus, Honor, Gloria.
END OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.
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