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BODLS

COXFORD [3]

THE

CASE of the 7 EWS, &C.

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Rethren, my Heart's Defire and Prayer to God
for Israel is, that they might be saved. In a

former' Discourse, wrote against the Deifts, equal Enemies to you and us, who deny all instituted and revealed Religion, I have justified the Truth of yours, while I have asserted that of the Christian Religion. They both stand upon one Bottom. Í hey only, of all thě Revelations that ever were pretended in the World, can fhew the four Marks, which do infallibly Demonstrate the Truth of any Matter of Fast, where they all do meet. And the Consequence is as plain, that if the Revelation of Moses be true, that of Christ must be true also. And you can never demon. strate the Truth of the Matters of Faet of Mofes by any Arguments or Evidences, which will not as ftrongly evince the Truth of the Matters of Fact of Christ: And, on the other hand, you cannot overthrow the Matters of Fact of Christ, but you must, by the same Means, destroy those of Mofes. So that I hope you are involved under the happy Necessity, either to renounce Moes, or to embrace Christ.

But if you will allow (as some of you have done) that the Matters of Fact of our Lord Jesus, as recorded in the Gospels, are true ; but will contend, that this does not infer the Truth of his Doctrine, because, as may be alleged, those seeming Miracles which he wrought were done by Magic; then I' beleech you, how will you rescue the Miracles of Moses from the same Objection? The Comparison, in this Cafe, muft lie betwixt the Miracles of Mofes and of Christ. And I believe you will not deny, but that those re.

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