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# Is Taylor clear? I tell thee bere,

Thou art no judge at all,
How things will go thou dost not know,

Thy senses I've drown'd all.
For all thy jewels I have seald them mine,
As men would steal them, if they brighter shin'd;
Because that knowledge they would have from thee,
Did I not blind thine eyes, thou could'st not see
The way thy writings must come in the end.
A marriage union was my full intent;
Or how thy writings could they e'er come true ?
And bring the pages now before my view."

Strange Effects of Faith, page 225.

" I said thou’dst see the glittering stars appear to shine Thy travail pains no longer then thou'lt mind, When righteousness and truth together meet, And love and peace will then each other greet ; And such a joyful day 'twill be for man, As Adam found when I the woman form'd ; And more than Adam men will stand amaz’d, And more than Adam every one will gaze, To see the knowledge from the woman's hand, That by their wisdom they cannot command. Because thy hand there is no man can read; But soon they'll find the truth of all thou'st saida “ O heavenly wonder !” will mankind begin, “ Is this the bone was taken once from man, “ That now so closely sticks unto his side ? “ One beart and soul together's now applied; How could the man upon her cast the blame? “ Was she deceiv'd; then he was just the same; “ And like the woman he might then reply, " And never cast the blame on God most high. “ But now like Adam we must copy here, “ And give the glory to our Saviour dear; “ For if on God the man did cast the blame, “ Then now from God doth all our glory come. " So on our Maker we the praise will cast; « For 'tis from him that all our glory bursts; “ Since now the good fruit he hath handed down, “ Thal on the tree of knowledge then was found. “ And now the knowledge it is in her hand, " By such writings, as we cannot command;

u And seal'd from us what shortly will appear,

• And what all nations have to hope and fear;
• " And all our Bibles we see open wide;

“ And now in Adain we see how we died;
“ And so in Christ we now are made alive ;
“ For in the woman we died all at first,
“ And in the woman now we're brought to Christ;
“ That as in Adam man is pronounced dead,
“ So now in Christ we see our living head.”


“ Now see the truth of my words, that I told thee thou hadst no sense at all to understand thy writings; for if thou hadst understood this thou wouldest not put in print that thou shouldest never be married. But to thy own weak judgment I left thee, till my appointed time was come, This discernment was neither in thee, nor in the believers. But here I have ordered thee to bring forward to the world the way I shall fulfil my Gospel; and let them that reprove, answer how they died in Adam, and how they will be made alive in me, any other way than I have pointed out to thee? Now come to the words of Paul.”

1 Cor. xv. 43. “It is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body. And so it is written, the first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. How beit; that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterwards that which is spiritual."

“ Now let the learned answer the meaning of these words of Paul, how they will be fulfilled any other way than I have revealed to thee. Will they say I am the last Adam, that was only made a quickening spirits Then I ask them what' 21 they make of my Gospel? and now come further to the words of Paul."

1 Timothy ii. 5, 6, 13, 14, 15. “ For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, the Man Christ Jesus, who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time.Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. Notwithstanding she shall be saved in child-bearing, if they continue in faith and charity, and holiness with sobriety.”

Let this be answered by the learned, how they will explain it. I have already explained it to thee in part.

“ Now come to my Gospel. Mark xiv. 3, 9. * And being in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper, as he sat at meat, there came a woman having an alabaster box of ointment of spikenard, very precious; and she brake the box, and poured it on his head. And there were some that had indignation within themselves, and said, why was this waste of the ointment made? For it might have been sold for more than three hundred pence, and given to the poor. And they murmured against her. And Jesus said, let her alone, why trouble ye her? she hath wrought a good work on me. For ye have the poor with you always, and whensoever ye will, ye may do them good; but me ye have not always. She hath done what she could: she is come aforehand to anoint my body to the burial. Verily I say unto you, wheresoever this gospel shall be preached throughout the whole world, this also that she hath donc shall be spoken of, for a memorial of her.'

“ Here let the learned answer what good work the woman wrought on me? Or what I wanted of the woman to anoint my head ?

" Now come to Luke xii. 40. .' Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of Man cometh at an hour when ye think not. Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speakest thou this parable unto us, or even to all ? And the Lord said, who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? Blessed is that servant whom his lord, when he cometh, shall find so doing. Of a truth I say unto you, , that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.'

Luke xxii. 28. “But Jesus turning unto them, said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your

children. For behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say, blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, fall on us; and to the hills, cover us. For if these things be done in the green tree, what shall be done in the dry ?'

“ This I shall leave for the learned to explain in their way. And now bring forward what I have already told thee is the language and judgment

of men.

Second Book of Sealed Prophecies, page 18.

“ We'll ne'er believe another Eve

“ Can bring it back this way.
“ Since guilt is come to every man,

“ Then every man must fall;
“ But still we trust there is a Christ,

“ That died to rescue all."
I died for man, it must be known,

But doth it yet appear
That true Salvation can be shewn?

Bring Jews and Gentiles here;
And will they say -"Salvation's free;

“ For this we all believe;

« 'It was for us he bore the curse;

“ We do not want an Eve
" For to appear her guilt to clear;

“ Our guilt is done away;
“ And Satan still may use his skill,

“ He can no more betray ;
“ The woman first brought on the curse

By Satan's artful band.
“ Shall we believe it at the last;

“ That Christ in her will stand,
“ To bring her near, the guilt to clear,

“ To stand as she did fall ?
“ If true obedience be in her,

" He'll turn the guilt from all.
" Is this the wisdom of a God,

“This way to change the tide ?
“ To man such things were never knowd:

" The Bridegroom, not the Bride ;
" In all our bibles, we allow,

“ The Bridegroom is foretold ;
“ But we ask where the Bride is here?

“ Shall we this doctrine hold ?"-
I'll tell you where it doth appear;

Let learned men dispute,
And when their arguments appear,

I'll surely make them mute.
From Adam's fall, be it known to all,

The promise is foretold,
It was to Eve, let them believe;

The mysteries I'll unfold.
When they their reasons have assign’d,

That this can never be,
My wisdom always stands behind,

And that you all shall see.
For blessed is the BARREN WOMB,

That never yet gave suck;
Because the time is bastening on

They'll find in her there's milk.
For milk ’twill be, they all shall see,

Although the breasts seem dry;
For as I made the water wine,

I'll bring it so this way"

“Now come to the Prophet Isaiah liv. 1, 6, 7, 8, 9.—“Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that

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