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Or, A CHRISTIAN and SOBER

TESTIMONY Sinfull Complyance,

AGAINST

WHEREIN,

The Unlawfulness of Hearing the present Ministers

of England, is clearly demonstrated. Severall weighty Queries proposed; Objections impartially weighed in the Ballance of the Sanctuary, and

found wanting

By Christophilus Antichriftomachus, a Mourner in Sion, waiting

for the day of her Salvation, and coming of her King.

Rev.14.9, 10, 11. If any man worship the Beaft, and his Image, and

receive his Mark in his forehead, or in his hand; the same mall drink of the wine of the Wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture, into the cup of his Indignation, and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy Angels, and in the presence of the Lambt And the smoke of their torment afcended up for ever and ever; and they have no reft day nor night, who worship the Beast and his Image,

and whosoever receiveth the Mark of his Name. A&ts 2. 40. Save your selves from this untoward generation, John 10:3. The Sheep bear his Voice-- v.5. and a stranger they will

not follow. 1 Joh.4.5. They are of the world, therefore speak they of the world, and the world hears them, Printed for the Author, in the Year 1664.

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To the READER.

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Candid Reader,

E are almost at the end of these Paper-Contests, which are daily preaching their onnËnneral.'Tis in another way that Jehovah will shortly appear ( før he batb already

fent his Harbingers before him ) to convince the world, and worldly Church of their Wickedneß,and Adulteries, whereby they provoke the pure eyes of his glory. For bebold, the Lord cometh with Fire, and with bis Chariots like a whirle wind, to render bis Anger with Fury, and his Rebuke with flames of fire; For by Fire, and by Sword, will the Lord plead with all Aeth, and the sain of the Lord shall be many. Happy art tbon, if in tbe number of those that fall be able to live, wen. the Lord dotb this. Alas! Who may abide the day of his coming ? and wobo fhall stand wben be appeareth? Men ( as men) will be at tbeir wits ends, when they bebold the Earth to reel to and fro, like a drunken max, (its foundatious being out of course) the Mountains to Smoake, and the Hills to melt away, because of the terribleness of his Anger : The Kings of the Earth ( who now ( as Pharoah of old ) are with delight drinking the blood of the Saints, as (weet Wine, and refuse to let them go, from under their bonds to Sacrifice to the Lord, according to his appointment and the Great men, and the Rich men, and the Chief Captains, and the Mighty men, and every Bond-inan, and every Free-man, will then hide themselves in the Dens, and in the Rocks of the Mountains, and cry to them, to fall upon them, and hide them, from the Wrath of the Lamb. The day of whose Wrath is ready to spring forth (though the wicked world think not so ) alebé figns of the near approach thereof, are already visibly fulfilled. What Wars, and rumors of Wars? (Nation fighting against Nation), what strange Signes in the Heavens, and in the Earth, with great Earth.quakes in many places? what a spirie of Perfecution and Offence, ( Brother even betraying Brother to death) what declension, and decaies of love to Jesus Chrift, amongst not only a profeffing, but an once, Zealous profeffing People, do we daily fee, and hear of him doth Iniquity abound? so that the Worlds fields are even white unto the harvest : the Voice of the Danghter of Sion is louder than than ever, cryA 2

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