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Sermony.

Strange: but [uch is our

indolu.

The

Kingdome ofHr-aven

work~

not

1yith'~·f~a~·

doth

wrathto come :

So dothfin

~e\~ltch~us.

For the

,I

off~

of

"H

eavm,1f~ha~

1\rere

aU;

e

would never abll:aine from It: 1f

nr:nta venttmt,

ne_ver care forth_elon:e df

H~a-"

:,,.,Repent,

~r

yonlo(eHeavcn,

will~ot : Repe~t;or y~'umull:toHelf(the pl~ce'ot

wrath to

come)·thatbites foone; that m.akes

anigttnr;

th~tw•ll~l),~~f lls_:

And,

~?fly

f~om

it make us

fly to Repentance.

~'

1

."

. ,·,

.

, , , ,

,

,

S

'

I

hfitakes the courfe

to

Q!ew us{omewhat

to come<

He choofeth

:Vemura:

'rtotura,ltis

amt·

o

d k

£i

R

.P

·,r.

d'

/7

.fomcthmgto

· For, the

things prefent

carry us adn

eepeus

r~., ',P~nt~nceh..

,r'J

1

•e;:tzo

1

o c__

e~rke,

"""'

·

refent JJort and IIJirth, prefentgoo com_p'.rny, preJ ent

~~etme

t mgs

c

te,

~

1eyma

e

~s

liO

fir(oi/e, for thefe

fruits

to grow

10,;.

But then

~a.s

Go

o

w<;>.~,ld

!la

ye

1t

)'befide~;

chefepre(ent things,there

are

vent#ra,

fo.me other

to

:,~e,

that

w~~ldb.e,rhought-on.

F

in

all

our

1

o!litie,

before wee venture too fa

he,

'It wtll not

~e

am1ife, to looke

c:~hofe ven~nra,

and wl1apvill come of it. The1e

~_'an

ira

ved~~ra

for peccata,Pr«·.

ttrifA.

.

·

~

·

,r;

d

·

i · ' · • '

~

Knowingtheverrue of th•s.peece of penpethve,,

MoJw

ot~''wtfP

but rh

s;o.<S{~

D•ut

"

;

0

that men would butlooke

nl'l•,n~~'

looke but

th~hvay

to

t~e hmdmofrday~s;

• ·

3

·

9

ro the latter end! There is fomewhat,'thete, worth our fight. The

Prophets

do~.rlre.'

.

like

:

Popul.u men< dilexit talia(itis

Ier~mie:)

My

People, thiJ jinthe,y like;

an?'rba( lie<.f·l•·

fin they fove, Sedquidjiet in novijtmo,

but wh?-t

wtflb.ethe endof thu

l

What

Will

be.

comeofit

atthclall:~

Yea, ourbleffedSavtOurHqnfe!fe{andH<;fhouldmdveus),

' "'- ,

moll:

earn~ruy

with reares In his eyes

:

o

that th'ouhJ'djJ knorvm in thuthy day

j

·and

Luk.!9·4''•t~.

could not fpeake out the rell: for

rvee~ing

.-:

His mean,iiig \vas, the

ventu,Ya,

what was to

, '\

come upon them. So much dot.h it import us,

fome,t!ine-t~

opm

a

wirioowthat'way. ' •

, ." ' '

The clapping ttto,and theputtmg them fi-om us

q~rof

our fight, ma:kes us; we care

'··'·'"of."

not,

never"loo~

after the

tree,

or the

ftuiP. Vellti1ra

w?ut~ ?iucnbel~e for)*a'~ch?is~

Priferteft11Ef~«

•gtfltr.

·

<

:

''

J ·

,,.,j

1

.o' · ·

.

,

I

~

(

\

u

'f

1

fc

~\~

Thefe

ventura (three

of them) follow here clofein

~he

td1th

and

tF!',elfth ;er/is :

\vhatth•i

·,the

Axe; 'theFanne,

land the

Ftre

.-

I

w!ll only(touch the!!). The

1

.:4xefirft·:'For

"'"'"'a"··

~u:c,

our dayes be

~umbred_ :

there is a line firetched pp,on every one of?ttiiivcs,and

The

A:,.

lt

IS

no long

!me

netther,

q11tttvelo:cejl depojitto tabernat11tt h"l'"•

the uk1ng.<fowne of •

P«. 1 . 14 :.

this

Ta6ernacle

is not farre hence : death will comewith his axt-and downe we

~oe.

·.

For, it is hot (faith St.

Iohn) laidtothe branches,

but,

to theroot;

and then,we

;Ire

paft

verrc

·~·

~

fruit-bearingforever.

Profertefrt~f1tuigitur.

,

' · ,

·

·

~fte~

the

Axe,comes

the

Fan

,to

fhew whether our

hringing forth

be

co~1ie

or.chaffi;

Th•ti'~noef.

whtch1s ourdoome after death. So long agoetold ofby old

Enoch

mhts

Maranatha

V«fe ...

'

that the

Lordwill come,come

to

Iudge~nent

.-

Et omnes

j!..

bimm,

and \Veihall all fl:and

Inde 14•

before

Hisiudgement

SW,

and the

fan

goe over us: And there, by

thefefmiti

!)ere;

and by thefefmits only,all fhallgoe: for; none is in

Heaven,bur

by it. Sinners,bot!i

they m

Heaven,and

they in

Hell

.-

only, this difference;they in

Heaven

had

~hefe'fi:uits,

they mhe/lhad them not.And then,feeing they wil be all in

ai,Priiferteftu'am igitur.

Thefe~wo.ventura,come they

will to all,and to all ahke: we heare not of

wrath

yet~

But,herelt comes.

I

goefurrher and

aske,Ventura,

to come:

to come,

what~

Ira

.

,

ventura, 1vrath to come.

WhOfe

wrath?

His, who

when Hehath killedthe body, can

fajl

Luk.

" ·f,

b1th body and fotde il'to hellfire.

For, afi:crrhe

F•n

comes the

Fire.

The

fan

divides the

conie

and the

thaffi

fends

>

ehach to his owne place, the

Come

to the

Garner,

the

chant

to chefirc ' and

eve~y

tree

~he/;,;

tatbrtn<reth

tfith ·

d~:;·

h'h

,1:

11 '

'

«Cl>.

6

no

or

goo

J'

mt,

t It er too.

Pro

1

ertefruEim igitur :

J;'.lfe howwill

rz~

fcape the

wrath to Come

(faith St.

Iohn?

)How wilt you fcape

the

da>n~~tion

of

hell

of~~~

CH RI 'T

~)and

meaneth_efame thing. That of

CHRIST

is bur·a

commentarj

Chap.•~·Jl;

tsofSt.I~hn.Ireandftrearebutonething.

'

., ·

.

Pf~~w~h~nolfeofjrewillll:artle

_any ofus evenat midnight?ouf ofhis dead

fle~p.

LA

:j

e

· but, much more,of th1s:

Non

eft

ifle tgnu

jir11t

q11•arild mfoco tuo

(faith.

w"Zb'

me)

Thts fire

IS

another manner fire, than chit on our harrhes. Why

1'

oUi:s

. Y

ee

quen•hed:

that, is(faith the

twelfth verfe)_

miquench~blejire:

A

worme

ever

'

Y.

z..

·

gn•wing,