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Apoc.t1,13.

t.Tim,?.,J.

eA

Fui'Jerall Sermon.

llumber:

~~when

he could pray no longer

voce.,

with his voyce, yet

oruli<

&

ma.

11

ibm,

by hfnng up l11S

e7es

and

hands

heprayed!hll: and when

nee manm,necwx

>f

Ji··illmfacitmt;

both voice,a'nd eyes, and hands failed in

thei~ offi'c~;

then

Corde,

w~rh

his

heart,

hee !hll prayed, unnll1r pleafed Go n to .rece1ve h1s blc!fed foule to

himfdfe.

· And fo,

huj

m

mor~alitas_

magi<

jinita,

quam-v~ta;

his

Mortality

had an end, and he

died peaceably.and

qUietly m

the

L? ..

n, but h1s

life

!hall have no end : yea, then

his

life

did begm,

wl~en

h1s Morrahne made an end;

than~as

l'iatali<,

~is

birth·day,

September

X X V. berng

Mtmd~y

about.foure ofthe clocke

m

themormng. So died

he

altorum majore damno, 'f'?amfuo;

With greater damage to others, even

to

all

this

Englilh Church and alf C::Ori!le?dome, than to h,iinfelfe: And Go n gram that ma.

ny Ages may befo

happ~e

tobnng forth and

~n)oy [~eh~

Prelate,.fofurniaJed witn

all

endow~ems

of

learmng

and

lmeruledg~, \~lth

tnmcencte aniiholmejJe

of

lift,

and

with

[uchpum

and

charttu,

as he !hewed mh1shfe and death. . .

.

My

conclufion is !hart. I have fpoken.fomewhat.of this

moft

reverent Prelate •

bmmuch lhort of his graces and

wart

h. In fumme thus much : In his life

hewa~

concionator

&

Scriptor

po~entifimm;

a moll:_ powerfull Preacher; andWriter : in his

deeds and iCtions he was

pmntiur

&

diufternior.,rnore

powerfull and la!Hng. Death

hath bereaved us ofhim; but his life, and ljis workes of!earning; and his workes of

piety and cbmity, I doubt not but Go n in His goodnelfe will make rhein

M

mu–

mentum £YeperenniU<;

a

MotJUmem·rtiore !ailing than

braf!e,

ana

flone,

even to the

commiogofourLo'R~

CHRI's'l'.

.

...

For, no' doubt,

\vnile

he lived, he fowed the fincere

Word

of

life

in the fouks of

men; and in his)ife and

death,po{#IN{eemo(ynam inJime

pat~peri<;

heput his

Almefin~

to the

ho(ome oft

he

poore:

and !hall

Hay~oravit

prQ eo;

it prayed for him,and

by

it

he

procured himfelfe a flrong Armie;

an\:!

hellat~res

fortes,

valimt fouldiers,·'whofc

ma~

ny prayers and blefiings Go

n

coilJI!lnot refill, the mher becaufe they knew

him

not~

that'is too !hort,and the Text'goes further,

Exoravit;

it !hall pray and prcvailc

t.:>o :and he and they haveprevailed,·and he is now at refi and peace in heaven, and

fo!lowes the Lambe wherefoever Hegoes,

1

.

1

And after him let us all fend

rh

is blefiing which the voice froru heaven uttered;

Write, Ble/Jedare the deatl, which die in the

L

o ..

o.

For the

L o R

o,

there

w~s

no

caufe he lhould die; but he died

in

the

Lo~tn,becaufe

healwayes lived

to

the La..

o,

and a happie death mull needs accompany and crowne

f~ch

a

life.

Fron: henuforth,

faith the Spirit,thcy refffrom thm labours,

all teares are Wiped from thm eyes, and

all fighes from their hearts, and

their ruorka foUow them;

~per

a fe'luuntllr,

&

o;era

pra:wltmt

;therrworkesgoe

before

them: fo no doubt, but his workes have done,

as

the

prdyer

and

Almes.'

andfd,'ling of

Corneli."'

did; they have

proc~red

a

pl~ce

for

him in

heaven~

and hts workes

lhallfoOoru

h1m, and the fame of him lhall ftirre

up

many to follow his example.

·

..

.

And fo

I

end, befeeching Go

a,to

givetousall,as He gavetohrm,ourpartsin

thejirff

Refurre8ion,

from

Jinne

to

grace:

And.tog~ant

t? him, and all the:

faithful!, and Saints departed, and us

all

wtth hrm, a)oyfull

Refor:

relli~n

to everla!ling

life

and

glory

in

I

E

s

u s

'.

"''"'\

CHR

I

$'1',

AMEN.

(*"*)

FINIS~

..

...

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