A posing question, put by the wise man, viz. Solomon, to the wisest men concerning making a judgment of the temporal conditions : wherein you have the ignorance of man (in knowing, what is good, or evil, for man in this life) discovered, together, with the mistakes that flow from it : and the great question resolved, viz. whether the knowledg of, what is good for a man in this life, be so hid from man, that no man can attain it
Baxter, Benjamin, Preacher of the Gospel., Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691.
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A POSING QUESTION, PUT By the Wise man, viz. SOLOMON, to the Wisest men.

Concerning making a JUDGMENT of TEMPORAL CONDITIONS.

WHEREIN YOU HAVE The Ignorance of Man (in knowing, What is Good, or Evil, for man in this Life) DISCO∣VERED; Together, with the Mistakes that flow from it: And the great Question RESOL∣VED, viz. Whether the Knowledg of, What is Good for a man in this Life, be so hid from Man, that no man can attain it.

Preached at the Weekly Lecture at Ʋpton upon Severn, in the County of Worcester, by BENJAMIN BAXTER, late Minister of the Gospel there.


Eccles. 9. 1.

No man knoweth either Love or Hatred, by what is before him.


Eccles. 5. 13.

There is a sore Evil I have seen under the Sun, namely, Riches, Kept for the Owners thereof to their Hurt.


Psal. 119. 71.

It is good for me that I have been Afflicted.

LONDON, Printed for George Sawbridge, at the Signe of the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, 1662.