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A03949 Bromelion A discourse of the most substantial points of diuinitie, handled by diuers common places: vvith great studie, sinceritie, and perspicuitie. Whose titles you haue in the next page following. S. I., fl. 1595.; Bèze, Théodore de, 1519-1605. Summa totius Christianismi. English. 1595 (1595) STC 14057; ESTC S107410 412,250 588

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voice_n and_o let_v israel_n go_v i_o know_v not_o the_o lord_n neither_o will_v i_o let_v israel_n go_v john_n 6._o 64._o there_o be_v some_o of_o you_o that_o believe_v not_o for_o jesus_n know_v from_o the_o beginning_n which_o they_o be_v that_o beléeve_v not_o joh._n 10._o 26._o but_o you_o believe_v not_o for_o you_o be_v not_o of_o my_o sheep_n as_o i_o say_v my_o sheep_n hear_v my_o voice_n and_o i_o know_v they_o and_z and_z they_o follow_v i_o joh._n 12._o 36._o while_o you_o have_v light_a believe_v in_o the_o light_n that_o you_o may_v be_v the_o child_n of_o the_o light_n these_o thing_n speak_v jesus_n and_o depart_v and_o hide_v himself_o from_o they_o and_o though_o he_o have_v do_v so_o many_o miracle_n before_o they_o yet_o they_o beléeve_v not_o in_o he_o that_o the_o say_n of_o esay_n the_o prophet_n may_v be_v fulfil_v that_o he_o say_v lord_n who_o beléeve_v our_o report_n and_o to_o who_o be_v the_o arm_n of_o the_o lord_n reveal_v therefore_o can_v they_o not_o 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