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Author: Purnell, Robert, d. 1666.
Title: The weavers shuttle displayed and the swiftness thereof unfolded, or, The words of a dying man to a dying people, in the midst of a dying nation wherein is held forth I. That the time is short, the way is narrow, the prize is great, the runners are many, the obtainers few, II. That repentance and turning to God is not in one call or command, wherefore wait upon the means appointed by God to work it, and that diligently and constantly this work deferred will be still greater, the time to do it wil[l] be shorter, the strength to do it by wil[l] be less, III. If we endeavour to the uttermost to improve the present opportunity and ability that the Almighty gives us, we shall, for ought I know, live with more comfort here and die in full assurance hereafter, for the greatest evil threatned or feared, may through wisdom be timely prevented / by Robert Purnel.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The weavers shuttle displayed and the swiftness thereof unfolded, or, The words of a dying man to a dying people, in the midst of a dying nation wherein is held forth I. That the time is short, the way is narrow, the prize is great, the runners are many, the obtainers few, II. That repentance and turning to God is not in one call or command, wherefore wait upon the means appointed by God to work it, and that diligently and constantly this work deferred will be still greater, the time to do it wil[l] be shorter, the strength to do it by wil[l] be less, III. If we endeavour to the uttermost to improve the present opportunity and ability that the Almighty gives us, we shall, for ought I know, live with more comfort here and die in full assurance hereafter, for the greatest evil threatned or feared, may through wisdom be timely prevented / by Robert Purnel.
Purnell, Robert, d. 1666.

London: Printed for Giles Calvert, and are to be sold at his shop ..., 1652.
Notes:
Imperfect: pages stained with some loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the Union Theological Seminary Library.
Subject terms:
Bible. -- O.T. -- Job -- Commentaries.
Trust in God.
Salvation.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A56309.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Epistle to the Impartial READER▪
THE Weavers Shuttle Displayed. And the Swiftness thereof Unfolded.
Object. But some will be apt to say, We do love God, we do not love the World.
Object. 1. What should a man do, or what means should I make use of, that I might hang loose to the world?
Object. 2. How far is it lawfull for a Christian to use the world? because to be diligent in ones Calling is Gods Command, and idleness is forbidden as sinfull.