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The

Commijion

being had, weai:e not tO

dtpArt,'but

fiay and take our

h;ftrtti'f/~·

;: lnflruili·

ons

alfo with us : Which is the latter pan, of

keepingft~m

wi&!cednejfe; Ipfua

hi~

hisl

Conll'!iJion

from Go", to goe up againfl A r : Ycr,fqr

l~aving

out this

~attet

,ahd not

;1ookmg to.

t1chan

better.,hadnot fogoodfpeed.

This't~ereforeti\lifi_accomp:lnie;

.aud keepeumewtth the former,as aThen 'tothatJfhen.

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··Wherein 'firll:, ofthe joyning thefetwo, •thatdley mufi gile together,;

"'a~d

Theconj~•·

(ohHe reafon)why they mull:goetoget·her.

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And after;_of'the manner;

howwemayandmull:l:eepeo'urftlvesfromi·hiifl

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witltedtlt/[e.

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Ln.;

·The mwing of thefehvo withinthe compalfe ofor\e verfe,

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,.:iJoing fortlftvir!Jl

""

mnie,

and'

Forbearing of'fin,

is\\fotth the ll:ayingon.

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..

Leading an armie,

pertaineth to

c.Militariepolicy :

F

orhe4ri•g ofji'nne,is

flat

divi•

?iltte.

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,,

.,

.)~

· For,what hath the

leading an armie,

to

doe with

fo~hMringo/

flnne?

Yet,

Col>

hath thus fon,:d them,as we fee. Therefore

Policie ofWar,

whereto-the

former~

and

Divinitie,

wherto thelatterbelongerb,are nor Cuch !hangers otie to the-other,as that

the one mull: avoid while-the other is in-place.

~ut

that, as loving neighbours'-and

good friends (here) they meet together, they ll:and together, they- keep time, con(e-'

, quencc, apd correfpondence,the olle

~irh,the'otber.

Goo Himfel.fe,.in w_hoCe impe·

,riallll:yle (fooft proclaimed in the

Prophets)

they boih

me~t,

The LBrdofHofl.s, The

.•

IJo!y one of I(rael :

Go o

(I

fay)

Himfelf~

in the great

chapter o[Wiir (t'tie't'f!'entieth

of

this booke) al!igneth an imploymenrto'the

Prieft.s,

;~swell

as-to the

iJfjic(rs'of1h~·

,

Cainpe.

Even to doe that (which yer while was affayed)

to animate the Companies

i

11

the Lord,amJthe power•[ hu might

;letting thctn fee the right of their caufe,and

!JQ~

ready Go o is to receive the righq under the banner and po}Verof I;Iis pr9te(l:ioli.

And,from

GodHimCelfe

(no doubt) was that bappie and blclfed combination,which

in moll: Wars of bappie

fuc~elfe,we

find, ofa

Captaine

and a

Prophet-Corted

together:

• iixod.•7·

'Ioft~a,witb

Mofes

a

Prophet;

b

Baruch,with Deboraa Propheteffe:' Ezeki.is,with E(ay:

!

~~~/!~:

d

I'O_[aphat,witb Iaazi"il :'' Io;u

with

Elifoa:

And one ofthefe doing the otherno man.

d

•Ciar.•o·••·

ner of hurt,but good.

Io(ua-lifting

up his band, againll:

Amalek: Mofes

lifting up his

'• Km, '3·'•·

hand,for

Iojita.

The one leading againll: the cnemie and annoying him ;the other lea·

ding againll:

fin

and annoying it; Againll: lin(what fomereckonof it,it skills not,

bur) certainely the moll: dangerous enemy both of private perfons and of publike

States.

Thefe two then, •

Goingfmh with the

Hojl,

and •

Departingfromfin,

being thus

linked by Goo, our fuit is,breakc not thislinke .: G o o bath joyned.them, that we

lhould

joy

ne them. And this is aneedfull fuit. For,it

is

one of the

difeafn under the

fun;

in Warre, all our thoughts run upon the

Hoft;

Looking to the

Htjl

onely,and

nothing but the

Htjl :

and kttingftnne run whither it will without any keeper. I

know well; I both know and acknowlc:dge, that the

Armiesgoingforth

is mainly to

Exod.t7-9.

be regarde<'! ; It hathtbe firll: place in the

Vlr[e;

and it bath it not for nought.

Io{t<a

1

,"~:;;/.;:

mull: choofe out menfirll::

ric1ualls

mull: be fupplied

(

It~dg.zo.)

And

nemo militatfti–

pendiu jieu,

Paymull:betboughtof. We

mull:goe forthwith our Hoft;

(They be the

words of the

Text:) Goe;

not

fit fti!l:

And,

With an htft;

not aheape of naked, or

flarved men. We mull:

hepe,

and not

tempt

God. To helpe"God,is a

fir~nge

fpeech;

IuJ. 1 ., 3 •

yet, faid it may be, feeing anAngeUhath faid it:

Cttrfe ye Meroz

(faith the

AngeUof

the

Lord) cur(e theinhAbitants thereof;

Why~

bec.ufe they came not to helpe the Lord,to

helpe the Lordagdinft the mighty.

This mull: firll: be done. But, whenrhis is done, all

is not done : We are not at a full point; We are but in the middell: of tbefemence

yet. Asthatpart(oftbeHoft) is to be regarded :fo, this

(ofjinsreftraint)

isnono

be neglected. As that bath the firll: place : fo mull: this have thefecond, and fecond

the former, or we !hall have but abroken fentence without it.There is not,there can–

not be amore prejudicial! conceipt,than to

fay

in

our hearts: If 'he firll: be well; a!l'

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