But that grounde which beareth thornes and bryars is reproved and is nye vnto cursynge: whose ende is to be burned.
Neverthelesse deare frendes we trust to se better of you and thynges which accompany saluacion though we thus speake.
For god is not vnrighteous that he shuld forget youre worke and laboure that procedeth of love which love shewed in his name which have ministred vnto the saynctes and yet minister
Yee and we desyre that every one of you shew the same diligence to the stablysshynge of hope even vnto the ende:
that ye faynt not but folowe them which thorow fayth and pacience inheret the promyses.
For when god made promes to Abraham because he had no greater thinge to sweare by he sware by him silfe
sayinge: Surely I will blesse the and multiply the in dede.
And so after that he had taryed a longe tyme he enioyed the promes.
Men verely sweare by him that is greater then them selves and an othe to confyrme the thynge ys amonge them an ende of all stryfe.
So god willynge very aboundanly to shewe vnto the heyres of promes the stablenes of his counsayle he added an othe
that by two immutable thinges (in which it was vnpossible that god shuld lye) we myght have parfect consolacion which have fled for to holde fast the hope that is set before vs