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A

SERMON

PREA'~

CHED BEFORE Q_VEENE

EL I Z A BE T H,

·

t.!IT

G

REENVVICH~

0.7(_

THE

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XXIIII. of February,

A.

'D.

M

D

x c<being

"~·

'

5'. MATTHIA'S

Day.

p

SALME LXXVII. Ver.XX.

Thou diddeft lead

thy

People

lil(:

Sheepe,

IJy

the hand

of

C!9kfo:::

jes

and d aron..

.

either prefent or imminent danger, andthat no fmaU

one had more than ufuallydiflrelfed the

Prophet

at the wri–

ting of this

Pfalme :

wherewith his fpirit,for

a

while,bGi9g

tofled to and fro in great anguifh (as may appea're by thofe

three great billowes,in the

],8,9.verfes)yet

at !ail he com–

meth to an

vfnchor

(in the tenth

verfe)

upon' tlle

r~mem­

Grance of theright handof the moft High.

W,-tiich~ight ha~,

·

m

one even cenour,throughout all Ages, not on!

y

to that of

Davids,

but even to this of ours,hath ever !hewed it (elfe a

· pre-emmence and power, in the twopoimsin the latter parr of the

'

.

.

fpecified, the efpeciall matter of his and all om· comfort.

I.

The finall

Confulionof his eriemies, though for a while cxalted(untill thisveife.J

2.

The

fi-

•'

t

nail_deliverance of his people, though for awhile diflreffed (in this

verfi.)

Which

twame, <lfmany

Pfalmes

are the [ubfl:ance,and of this now before us; and'indeed

,all

the whole flory in a manner is nothing el[e but a

Calend•r

ofthefetwo: That the

Lo!d

of

Hojls,the

GoD of

Ifrael,is El 1X$kamoth,

a

Godof .Vengeance

again[! His ene-

m,es; and

but

a

letter changed, is

El '1X$tha11Joth,

a

Godof comfortunta

His people.'

That Hts

Cherreb1ms

hold a

flaming Jword

to rep.reffethe one andhave·their

wings

fptead to·fhadow and fi1ccour the other. That His creatures; the

cloud.

from

abovC~,is

:omijl

of darkmejfe

to confound the

!Egyptians;

and the fame cloud

ap~llarof

light

.,

d

conduct the

Ifrae!,tes.

That the

water

from beneath, to the

!Egyptian

1s a

j?;ulf.e to

E•od·!H.'.•

~uourc

them,but to the

Ifraehte, awall of defence on their right handamJon

tfmr

left,

t

eh~eednotto

feeke far; in the

Pfalme

next before and aoainc in the

Pfalme

nextaf-

ert . 1hs,you

Oull

find thefe two coupled ; as (indeed) for

~he

moll part they goe fiill

toget er.

·

_,

And