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A96538 A word in season, for a warning to England: or a prophecy of perillous times open'd and apply'd. Wherein the signes of bad times, and the means of making the times good, are represented as the great concernment of all good Christians in this present age. First exhibited in a sermon preached in the Abby at Westminster, July 5. 1659. and since enlarged and published. / By Thomas VVilles, M.A. minister of the Gospel, in the city of London. Willis, Thomas, 1619 or 20-1692. 1659 (1659) Wing W2308; Thomason E1734_1; ESTC R7862 218,037 465

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〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d sic_fw-la transit_fw-la gloria_fw-la mvndi_fw-la london_n print_v by_o tho._n ratcliff_n for_o tho._n underhill_n at_o the_o blue_a anchor_n in_o paul_n churchyard_n 1659._o to_o the_o senator_n &_o soldier_n citizens_z &_o stranger_n to_o who_o this_o sermon_n be_v as_o to_o its_o main_a substance_n exhibit_v from_z the_o pulpit_n it_o be_v now_o with_o much_o enlargement_n present_v from_z the_o press_n for_o their_o serious_a perusal_n by_o a_o messenger_n from_o christ_n a_o minister_n of_o the_o gospel_n thomas_n willes_n bless_a be_v they_o that_o hear_v the_o word_n of_o god_n and_o keep_v it_o luk._n 11.28_o if_o you_o know_v these_o thing_n happy_a be_v you_o if_o you_o do_v they_o joh._n 13.17_o from_o the_o king_n of_o saint_n the_o lord_n jesus_n christ_n to_o his_o faithful_a and_o well-beloved_a servant_n and_o subject_n that_o shall_v live_v in_o the_o latter_a day_n take_v heed_n that_o no_o man_n deceive_v you_o for_o many_o shall_v come_v in_o my_o 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the_o devil_n who_o be_v and_o be_v god_n bless_v for_o evermore_o now_o say_v our_o saviour_n 25._o saviour_n mat._n 10.24_o 25._o the_o disciple_n be_v not_o above_o his_o master_n nor_o the_o servant_n above_o his_o lord_n it_o be_v enough_o for_o the_o disciple_n that_o he_o be_v as_o his_o master_n and_o the_o servant_n as_o his_o lord_n if_o they_o have_v call_v the_o master_n of_o the_o house_n beelzebub_n how_o much_o more_o shall_v they_o call_v they_o of_o his_o household_n it_o be_v our_o honour_n who_o be_v the_o minister_n of_o the_o gospel_n that_o the_o lord_n have_v make_v we_o not_o only_o his_o servant_n but_o the_o 4.1_o the_o 1_o cor._n 4.1_o steward_n of_o his_o house_n see_v then_o the_o master_n of_o the_o house_n have_v undergo_v such_o reproach_n from_o the_o vile_a of_o man_n let_v not_o we_o think_v it_o strange_a if_o we_o be_v revile_v and_o rail_v upon_o by_o man_n of_o the_o like_a spirit_n with_o the_o most_o opprobrious_a name_n of_o dog_n and_o devil_n 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corrupt_a mind_n reprobate_n or_o of_o no_o judgement_n 〈◊〉_d judgement_n marg._n gr_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d concern_v the_o faith_n herein_o they_o be_v but_o the_o devil_n agent_n send_v forth_o to_o oppose_v christ_n ambassador_n for_o diabolos_fw-la haereticos_fw-la movet_fw-la ut_fw-la sub_fw-la vocabulo_fw-la christiano_n doctrinae_fw-la resisterent_fw-la christianae_n 51._o christianae_n aug._n de_fw-la civitate_fw-la dei_fw-la l._n 18._o c._n 51._o heretic_n by_o the_o instigation_n of_o the_o devil_n do_v under_o the_o name_n of_o christian_n oppose_v the_o name_n of_o christ_n we_o read_v in_o the_o book_n of_o job_n 6._o job_n ch_n 1._o v._n 6._o that_o when_o the_o son_n of_o god_n come_v to_o present_v themselves_o before_o the_o lord_n satan_n come_v also_o among_o they_o so_o when_o the_o child_n of_o god_n come_v to_o present_v themselves_o before_o the_o lord_n in_o the_o assembly_n of_o his_o saint_n to_o seek_v his_o face_n in_o the_o beauty_n of_o holiness_n 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truth_n which_o be_v teach_v they_o and_o then_o set_v up_o their_o note_n they_o make_v a_o fearful_a bawl_a and_o will_v needs_o impudent_o ur●e_v their_o own_o opinion_n rather_o than_o patient_o h●are_v our_o instruction_n this_o spirit_n of_o contradiction_n have_v they_o but_o once_o power_n in_o their_o hand_n will_v soon_o be_v turn_v into_o the_o sword_n of_o persecution_n yea_o this_o very_a 12.3_o very_a heb._n 12.3_o contradiction_n of_o sinner_n be_v one_o kind_n and_o degree_n of_o the_o persecution_n of_o the_o saint_n and_o therefore_o say_v augustine_n eos_n teneamus_fw-la interfectores_fw-la prophetarum_fw-la quos_fw-la contradictores_fw-la invenerimus_fw-la linguis_fw-la prophetarum_fw-la 14._o prophetarum_fw-la aug._n l._n 2._o contra_fw-la lit_fw-fr petil._n c._n 14._o let_v we_o hold_v they_o to_o be_v the_o persecutor_n that_o kill_v the_o prophet_n who_o we_o find_v to_o be_v the_o person_n that_o contradict_v their_o prophecy_n these_o rail_a apostate_n these_o slander_a seducer_n be_v by_o the_o apostle_n call_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 3.3_o 〈◊〉_d 2_o tim._n 3.3_o devil_n be_v indeed_o like_a to_o the●●_n great_a master_n in_o that_o they_o be_v fals●-accusers_n of_o the_o brethren_n the_o child_n of_o god_n doubtless_o rail_a and_o revile_v be_v not_o the_o language_n of_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n by_o which_o they_o pretend_v to_o speak_v alas_o they_o know_v not_o what_o spirit_n they_o be_v of_o but_o we_o know_v it_o be_v not_o the_o property_n of_o sheep_n to_o bark_n and_o bite_v but_o of_o 3.2_o of_o phil._n 3.2_o dog_n and_o 20.29_o and_o act._n 20.29_o wolf_n and_o by_o the_o name_n of_o these_o hurtful_a and_o cruel_a creature_n we_o find_v seducer_n to_o be_v set_v forth_o in_o the_o holy_a scripture_n when_o ever_o therefore_o in_o discourse_n of_o the_o thing_n of_o heaven_n we_o hear_v from_o any_o man_n this_o language_n of_o hell_n we_o may_v well_o say_v 26.73_o say_v as_o mat._n 26.73_o sure_o thou_o also_o be_v one_o of_o they_o for_o thy_o speech_n bewray_v thou_o there_o be_v two_o other_o character_n by_o