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SermonS•

and

FAsT r

N G.

afeflio~<s

vfnger

is the

predominant affiflion

(we faid.) The proper

i~orke

ofanger

is i:o

lie

avenged.

What,

jhall

I

not vijit

l

jha~

not my (iule bo.vengedo"fu.rhan indignity

?

lcr.

s

.6.

faith

Indignation.

Asangerthentheclu~fePa_fi'ton;

fo, that, thecluefeafl<on. The

.Apof/lerhercforeleaves not off, u_ll he have asked, Yea, butqu£

vtndsaa

?_

wh~t

re-

zCor.1

,,?;

.Venge ?_whatpunijbment?

TIJar, Is_ius laflquefhon: .Comes not ro !m

pe~10dttll

he

have !hut up all with that. For;

nil

that be done, allts not done. That IS the very

Confummattem

ejl

of all true

repmtance.

.

.

.

.

To grow

to

more particulars. We fort

theworl:es

of

repentance,

as they may beli

Whar•

there

anfwer arid fuite wirh

theworkesof jinne.

Now, allfinnesgrowoutofthefe_thru "'"'" "'·

heads, and may be reduced to one of them, the'

Spirit,

rh~

•_Flejb,

J

and the

World:·

~ i:Ji.:~·;~~bl

and are corrected each ofth_em,by hts

contrary.

In

Phyficke

It holds,

Every thtng u

·

cured .. Inluffice

itl;10\ds, Every thing is bell:

correOed

by his

contrary.

Now, iris

coptrary,

much againfi each of thefe,

to

bcedeprivedofthar, itlovesandddights

~

.

The

Spirit

lovestobeeat

liberty,

rorangeand rofcatter irfelfe inmanymanner

I

.

thoughts: Or,ifitfixe,rodoeir, upon fome pleating object.

Confine the

Spirit,make it

Pnycr,

ace,

undertake fometaske of

devotion,

fer it to

pray,

to

re.d,

to

meditate,

which is a dry

pb-

jeB

and nothing pleafing to it: fix

it

fo; and you punilb it. For, nothing 1smore irke.

fome. It is

·vexatio ffirittu.

The Fhjh,that loves

to

fare well

;put

itrofafl:

loves to

jlupe

and

take her eafe;put

i

it to

watch,_

or to

lie h•rd :

loves

vtj/iri moHibtu

;

gird it with

fackcloth :

loves

mirt/,

Fafiin~,~

and

goodcompany;

npkeit

retireandjitpenfive :

abridge it of thefe all or any,and you

punifhitmore,or ldfe,I

warranryo~..

.

.

.

.

.

.

The

World

and the

worldlmg,

they love eo part wt;h as

ltttle

as they can.

Charge

3

them with any thmg that lball be to them

ch.rgeahle,

1t pumfl1eth them lbrewdl

y

,and

Alm~~~

is to them a

ptmifoment.

.

.

. .

Thus then thefethree,·they may be met wtth, each ofthem tfrhey have made

a

fault. For neglect of

ferving of

Go

o,

with fomc taske

of

dwotion

more than

qrdinary.

Forful,.effi

of

bread,

with that trudy

facra fames,

the exercifc of

fajling.

For

loo(epelfe oflift,

with

workes

tending to the

r~king

downe oftheflejh, and making

it

lerfejle}hly.

For raking that which was

others,

to depart ,.virh that which is

our,

owne.Fqr

want,of

b6wells,

with

workes ofmercy.

In a word,withfujfering

what we would

not,fordoing whaiJve

jho~~:ldnot.

So,punifhing

our evil!

cuncnpifcence,in

that it is fo bent

eo;

arid making itleavethar,forwhich itlcfr Go

o.

So rherriplicirie ftands thus: for

ffirituafljinms; Prayer,

and

workes ofdevotion:

for

flefhly

;

workes

pertaining to

ca.ftigo

1

Coi'.

g.ofl

corpmme11m :

for

worldly ;vflmes, andworkes

of

charity

and

compafion.

Let me fhew

·

youthembriefly.

.

.

.

, ·

.

_

Fo.r the

jirjl.

SimontMagunverit

opt

th_r611gh

wirh his bargaine _; did butthinke

:t.

t)le Ho

L Y

G

H

os

T

had beene ware for hts money ; all was but rhmkmg

1

went no

furtherrha~

rhespiht.

Sai1lt.Peter

prefcribeshim wlm

to

doe~To

fall to

!'r~yer

..

Prar

(latth

~e)

ifzt bep_oj,b!el thu tbimghtofthy hmt may be forgwm thee.

Prayer

ferves

AtU.itl

wherm goes no furrherrhan,tf,ought; .

.

.

.

. For

thefecond.

The

KingofNin~ve

and his people,rhey fell to

failing

on all hands.

i

What

wasth~ir

(lnne ? Nahum

W,ill

beft~ellus

that: 'He wrote the

burdens[Ninive.

:ion.j.f.

,.

ThiS It was:

Becmtfe o(theforniMtzons ofthe Harlot.

For that kinde of

jlejhly ]inne,tha

t

Nahu"' ' · '· .

was the proper fruit:

H ·

~orrhe

ih!rd.

Our example

lhail

be

ihe.iing

of

Baby/on.

He ha,! beene

a

mighty

3

opprejJor

ofhtspeople. _There have yenow

~

worldly {irme; Breal<e offthitie iviquity

Dan.t.

7~1

whth mercy to tmpme, u Dav_zdsp:efcrzpt

to

htm. That is the right

fruit

for finnes of

·

t

atnature. Allmaybeecompnfedunder thefethree :

I.

Workes

~f

devotion,

as

Prayer:

•·

Workes ofchaffi/ementofthebody,

as

Fafling:

worlies of mercy,

as

LA/mer.

Thefe three, betweene them, make up

rh~

correaiveorpena!l

part of

repentance.

.

~

Ph

a;

er

is the

fr~it

of

Repentance. For thJ5 caufe

(faith the

PeniteniiaflPfalme)

even

'f

fm

11

and

for tlO,?thcr

caufe,jlia~

every one ttat

is

fo

dijfo[ed1fl4fte hi!

praye~

1111to thee.

l'&!·l

~t;

·

..-

- ·

:Xhe

,