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A45520 What is truth. Or, the patern in the mount Wherein many places of scripture are (in pursuit of truth, and the churches peace) explained. Therein, most false opinions and heresies (both modern and ancient) are clearly detected and refelled. By Tho. Harby.; What is truth. Harby, Thomas. 1671 (1671) Wing H686; ESTC R216529 205,140 354

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call_v in_o scorn_n by_o the_o pharisee_n a_o samaritan_n and_o be_v indeed_o that_o good_a samaritan_n that_o leave_v the_o best_a pattern_n upon_o scripture_n record_n of_o perfect_a righteousness_n to_o all_o posterity_n and_o first_o jesus_n say_v a_o certain_a man_n go_v down_o from_o jerusalem_n to_o jericho_n and_o fall_v among_o thief_n which_o strip_v he_o of_o his_o raiment_n and_o wound_v he_o and_o depart_v leave_v he_o half_o dead_a and_o by_o chance_n there_o come_v down_o a_o certain_a priest_n that_o way_n and_o when_o he_o see_v he_o he_o pass_v by_o and_o likewise_o a_o levite_n when_o he_o be_v at_o the_o place_n come_v and_o look_v on_o he_o and_o pass_v by_o on_o the_o other_o side_n but_o a_o certain_a samaritan_n as_o he_o journey_v come_v where_o he_o be_v and_o when_o he_o see_v he_o he_o bad_a compassion_n on_o he_o and_o go_v to_o he_o and_o bind_v up_o his_o wound_n pour_v in_o oil_n and_o wine_n and_o set_v he_o on_o his_o own_o beast_n bring_v he_o to_o a_o inn_n and_o take_v care_n of_o he_o and_o say_v to_o the_o host_n take_v care_n of_o he_o etc._n etc._n luke_n 10.30_o to_o 38._o saw_n he_o not_o only_o the_o man_n but_o that_o which_o be_v right_a in_o itself_o and_o due_a to_o be_v do_v for_o the_o priest_n and_o levite_n pass_v by_o see_v he_o but_o will_v not_o see_v to_o do_v what_o be_v right_a their_o see_v he_o signify_v nothing_o so_o the_o child_n of_o the_o son_n of_o perdition_n see_v their_o neighbour_n so_o the_o seal_a and_o true_a saint_n common_o see_v their_o brother_n their_o see_v signify_v little_a inanimadvertency_n next_o to_o avarice_n if_o not_o before_o it_o be_v the_o root_n of_o all_o evil_n in_o the_o body_n of_o the_o apostasy_n of_o antichrist_n but_o the_o wound_a man_n want_v speedy_a help_n there_o
endeavour_v to_o show_v brief_o what_o their_o use_n and_o meaning_n be_v wherefore_o we_o shall_v distinguish_v by_o their_o respective_a work_n or_o fruit_n they_o bring_v forth_o betwixt_o the_o seal_a and_o conscript-churche_n and_o betwixt_o both_o and_o those_o that_o have_v not_o the_o seal_n of_o god_n nor_o his_o name_n in_o their_o forehead_n and_o first_o the_o work_n of_o the_o flesh_n be_v manifest_a etc._n etc._n gal._n 5.19_o such_o work_n be_v not_o seal_v work_v nor_o deceitful_a god_n set_v no_o seal_n to_o the_o doer_n of_o they_o vers_n 21._o nor_o be_v they_o much_o deceitful_a for_o there_o be_v no_o great_a deceit_n or_o mystery_n in_o the_o more_o proper_a work_n of_o the_o flesh_n which_o be_v manifest_a of_o these_o i_o have_v write_v at_o large_a before_o and_o therefore_o need_v not_o now_o insist_v upon_o they_o but_o second_o the_o practice_n of_o truth-pretending_a formalist_n be_v justitia_fw-la insigillata_n &_o deceptiva_fw-la a_o unseal_v 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show_v their_o faith_n by_o their_o work_n jam._n 2.18_o and_o so_o these_o 144000_o especial_o at_o first_o do_v for_o a_o long_a time_n but_o they_o though_o seal_v with_o the_o seal_n of_o god_n be_v not_o like_o the_o church_n of_o thyatira_n of_o who_o this_o record_n be_v give_v of_o god_n i_o know_v thy_o work_n and_o charity_n and_o service_n and_o faith_n and_o thy_o patitience_n and_o thy_o work_n and_o the_o last_o to_o be_v more_o than_o the_o first_o rev._n 2.19_o but_o the_o work_n of_o these_o 144000_o be_v more_o and_o more_o perfect_a at_o first_o than_o at_o last_o for_o the_o seal_n of_o god_n in_o their_o forehead_n though_o it_o may_v suffer_v some_o decay_n at_o the_o grand_a apostasy_n about_o or_o before_o 412_o continue_v competent_o visible_a near_o a_o thousand_o year_n tum_o vetus_fw-la ipsa_fw-la dies_fw-la extenuabat_fw-la opus_fw-la then_o the_o impression_n of_o the_o seal_n of_o god_n in_o their_o forehead_n be_v much_o deface_v and_o their_o depart_n 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