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them, and to be fomewhat more than meet Cartefian Machines. But not
to difpute this now, whatever becomes of the Souls of fenfitive
Animals, ( fuppofing 'em to have any thing of a Spiritual Nature)
whether they naturally perifh of thernfelves upon Death of the
Bruit, or are Annihilated by Gpd Almighty; yet Man evidently having
fuch a Principle within him as is immaterial, capable of exilting
feparate from its Body, (as I fhall inftantly prove him to have) we
have Reafon to believe God will permit it to exift Immortally, both
from the many Promifes he hath made thereof in his written revealed
Will, from his Declaration of Judging us in the Lite to come, after
the Refurreftion, and likewifeirom his effential Attributes or.
Goodnefs, Wifdom, Juftice, and Truth. Now, as to the Spirituality
of our Souls, I judge this imnifeft from their being underftanding
and thinking Exiftences, endued with Self-reflefti- on, a Faculty
of Arguing, and of inferring one. thing from another: For as much
as 'tis impofli- blc to conceive, much more to find, how bare
Matter, let it undergo never fuch fubtile Refi- nings, nimble
Motions- or various Changes, fhould yet be capable of but fo much
as Senfe and Imagination, much lefs of Cogitation and Reafbning; we
therefore, finding in our felves a thinking Un- derftandine; Mind,
muft necdiarily inier 'tis of a ilitiereut Nature from our Bodies,
viz. a Spiritual Beiog, and as iuch, incapable by any natural Means
or' Extinction. From alfo the Human Soul's Poiver of afcend- ' ing
above material Objects and Reprefentations, ana its framing fbme,
tho' imperfeft Conceptions of things immaterial, as of God, Angels,
and the feparate Souls of Men; from likewife its aMlra- fted
Spiritual Comparisons of things, compounding, dividing 'em; judging
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