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SERMON

PREACHED

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OnTuefday,the XXV.

of

December, A.D.Mric

v.

being

CH

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1Jay.

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HEBR.Chap. II. V

E R.

XVI.

For, He in no

llJife

took! the

A

N G E L

s:

en

ut, the Seed

of

A

B R A H A M

Hee

tookf.

D, evenbecaufel this

day,

Hetookc not the

Angels

Na–

ture upon Him, bur rooke our

N

atnre, in the

feed

of

vL

bi-ahnm:

therefore hold wcerhis

Day,

as a highPeAfl:

therefore meet we rhus, every ycerc;ina holy Aifcmbly;

even, for

a

fo'!emne

memorial!,

that Heharh, as rhis day,

bellowed upon us

a

dignity, which upon

theAngdJ,

Hee

bellowed nor. That He(asin the Chapter before, the

Apojlle

fetrerh Him forth) that is

ihebrightn~fJe

of

His

Fa-

Hcb...3;

thers gldry, the very CharuC!er of His fr•bftance, the Htire

of all things, by whom Hee made the World:

Hee, \\·hen

both needed it, (His

taking

upon Him their

NAtllre )

and both llood before Him,

UWen

an1

vfngeh:

the

An-

gels

Herookenor, but

<..Mm

fiee tobke;

was

made Mal'l,

was not made an

.Angel!:

that is, didmore

for

them, than He did for rhe

Angels

ofHe.wen.

Elfc-where the

.Apojlle

doth deliver this very point

pojitivcly

;

(and that)nor wirhom

[

ome

.

vehemenc~~:

Withortt all

q~effion

great is the myjlerie ofgodlincffe, God is mimifeftedin theflefb.

,

Tini.1.

W.hlCh

lS

meffect, the fame, that is here faid .; bur that, here it is deltvered by way of

compa.

~~.

:rijon,

For, this fpeech is evidently a

comparfon.

IfHe had rhus fet it downe :

Otlr 7'0lture He

13'

tooke;