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161

is)di;mdo genuit, betottco

_o~ly

byo1a'ying

; .Q~ely.fcid

the

word;

and it was tlone, arid

the

Wordbecamejlejh.

Th1s

IS

the_fecond par<. •·

. ..

. .

.

The third

i~

the

harde~.

For 1t would

m~k.e

one lludie,(

.Filtt~

met« tte)

hdw this .

Ioh.x.r.j.

fhould be a

Law,

asherett

IS

called. It l_ooks not hke one. -Buc,fatd lt n'mll be, \Vhich

HI.

C

H "

I

, T

hachfaid-:

A-Law

He

dlls

1t~and

a

barv

we mufUind lt. Now,there be

buttw~

lawp

(as.che

Apo.frle

cells us,

Rom.

{If.

Z'( ,)

Lex.fidJt,; ·and Le;•fa61omm.

~£,

~otb

tl\efe

waies;a

.Law

lt

be,~

Law

'we fhalLfind

~;.And bo;h·~hefe way~sn:'.Law ~t

1s.

• '1

J;exfidei,

A

llarv

!umtrng,.vhat

to

b.el~eve

of Hun, Of H1m (thatts) .ofH1s

PerjM ;

His

Na~ures

:

a?d

His·offices.

His:pcrfon;out

rh>

words~_Ego,

and

Tre.

His Nacures, oun>f

Hodte,

and

[Jenret. H1s•ofjiaes,

out of

Pradzcabo,artil Legem.

2

Then

LexfarJorum.

Setd.!lg ollt fidl:, wh:>t he doth for us ; and then what we

arerodoe for Him. What He dorhforus

(Filiu. meu.

tu).

tq us FieconveyerhaliFi–

liallrights.

What we to doefor Hi?l

(

Filiuoneru.ttt)

we to.rccurne eo Him all

F

!lia/l

dttties.

Which duties are compnfed m

Pr,.dicaho legem.

And

legem,

that law 1s no

more,than

Filim meu.

tu :

for,Filit« meu.

111

g'qesthrough all,and is all in all. Thefe

arecheparcs.

Ofthefe,&c.

·

·

P

RadicaboLegem

(faith

CH

K I .$ T.)

And welikeitwell,that He will

preach.

But

L

He hath not chofen fogood.a Text :

Legem.

were a fitter Text for

Mofes

to preach

teg•m.·

on.

' We

had well hoped,

C.,.

RI

s

T

w0uldhave preached no

law

;all

Goffe!l;

He.

That J:le would have

preacb't

downe the

oldlaw,

but not have preach't up any

new.

We fee, it is,otherwifc. A

law

He bath to

preach,

and

preach

it He will : He faith it

Himfdfe,

Pr£dicabo Legem.

·

So, ifwe will be His }\.udirors,He tells us plaindy,we mull rec6ve a

Law

from

His mouth. Ifwe lovenotto heareofa

law,we

mullgqcto fome other

church:

For

in

CH •

I

s r s

Cht~rcb

(there) a

la1v

is preached.

C

H •

t

s r began, we mull fol–

low, and fay,r:very one

o.f

us·(as He faith)

Pradicabo Legem.

Nay ,there is another point yet more llrange. Thefe very words here[

F

iliiu me-·

"'t~<,&c.]

areas good

G~(}ellas

any in

th~ ~~·

Tejlament;

yet are here (as we fee)

delivered by Him under the terine of a

,-Law.

And we may- not change His

word:

wemay not learne

CH "'

I

s

T

howto.ufe His tl:r!I)es. J'Jle words are plaine,thereis

nd

avoiding chem: a

law

be calls

ir,and'a:t~w

it-is;

t ,

Firll: then, to take notice of both tliefe. ,

I.

That

C>i

un

will preach a

law;

and .that they.that are not for

th~law,

;lre norfor

CH

R

I

s

T.

It was their quarrell

above (at the third

ver{e)

they wopld none of

C

H R I

s

T,

forthis verv caufe, that

Chrijl-comes

preaching the law,and they would live

larvle{fo:

they wouid endure no

yoke : that were the

Sons

of Belial; Belial

(that is)

noyoke: Bt/t whAt agreement bath,

Cor.6.r

i.

Chrift with Belial?

And then :·that thefe words

Fiiiu. mew tu,

are a

law

J

and fo as a

law

by

Cbrift

preached. So as in the very

Go/}~{/

it feHe, all is not

GoJPell:

Come

law

among it. The

veryGoj]>e/lhath her(a!V.

A

!aw Evangelical!

there is, which

Chrijl

preached: and,as

he d1d, we to doe thelike. (Whereof, more is to be litid by and by.)

In the meane rime, it

is

not wichoutdangenoletany fuch conceit take head,as'

~~?ugh

Chriftian

Religi~n

had no

law-

points in it, confilled one!

y

of pure narratives:

m:eve

them;_

and

aUuwe/1

~ ~adbutcertameTbefestob.ehdd,JogmMica//pomrs,_

1

ttersof op1mon. And true ltls,fuch pomrsthere be; but they be nor all. There

IS

ba

•wbbcfi~esan,d

iehath precepts; and they to be preached,!earned, and (as a

law)

t<>

eo eyea of all.

·

.

Lookbut imo.the

GrandCommifion

(by

;~hich

we all preach) wh.ich

cbrijl

gave

at thts gotpg

O\l,t·of

theworld :_ Go,.([aith He)

preachthe.

G~jjdl

to

all

tiAiionr

teacbing·Matth,~i.r

9

;

··•

1"

3

them,