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Preached

in

LE

N

't.

as

Salom~/J

faith,

FortiG 'ifiwt mors;

dare throw death

~is

gauntlet.

MaJorem hoc ne-

Cam.S.n.

'ind

(faith

CH R 1

s

T4

Greater love hath no man,

than thts, to

bejl01• hu

life.

4 .

And

!oh.•

s.•

· deed we fee many can be content

tobejlow

frankly; but at no hand, to

bee bejlorv-

1d

he~felves

; Yeal that they may not

be bejlowcd,

care nor,what they

bejlow.

For,

~elfe-love

crierh to us,

{par~

our

li11_ing;

but in any

wife,Propitim eflo

tibi,to {pare our

M>uh.

t

6.

.,.

rfe.

skin for S!tin

is nothmg

buttmpmdere netmpendamllr

;tofpend all we have, to

lob

•+

fpare ourfelves. Bur,hirher

al~o,

will Sr.

Pa11l

come f!om """"'"'"''to

O¥..t..mu~,with-

out any refervationat all of htmfelfc: To doe or full-er

;tofpendortobe

jjent;

Howro

6e.Jfmtf

will he

dte~Yeamdeed: Whar,pr~fently

hereac

Cmnthl

No;

for at this rime, and long

afte~

he was

fiill~.live:

and yet he [aid truly

Impendar

for

all that; For

as

before wee fatd,fofay we

m

thts: If there beno way to

beebejlow–

rd

but by dying out of hand : rhey that,

infield,

receivethebt~Uet;

ortheythat, ac

th~.f/ake,

have the

fire

fet eo them; they and they only may be faid to be

bejlowed•

.That, is a way indeed, but not the only way : but, other wayes there bee befide

them too. As that is faid

to

bee bejlowed,

not onely that,

is defrayd at one

entire payment; but, that, which by feverall fummes, is paidin;

~fpecially,

if it bee, when it was not due ; nor could not bee called for. Thts

I

meane : The

Patriarch

Lot,

or the Prophet

Ieremie,

that dwelling where finne abounded,

andfeeing and hearing

vexedth~irrightwufot~les

with the daily tranfgreffions ofthe

i

Pet.•

7•

8.

People,andfor their unkindnelle too;and thereby prevented their rermc and paid N

a-

rures

debt, yer their day

c~e,

hejlowed

rhemfelves (fay

I)

though, nor at once. (For,

hearts griefe and heavinelfe doe more than

heftow,

for they even

confwm

and wa(l:e

a

mans

life;)

AndTitMthee,

that by giving attendance to reading,meditation, and fiu-

die;grew into an

b·•{i•

and

often

infirmities~

and thereby fl1orrened his timeby much,

Tim.4:

•f: ·

/;ejii!Wedhimfelje

(fay

1)

though not at

onemjl.ant,

He that knewJt barewtrnelfe, that

S·'I'

thatcourfe oflife is a

wearying,

yea,and a

wearing

of it coo; and fpends anotherman-

.

nerfubO:ancerhan the

fweat

of the browes. This then,forrhe prefent, was Sr.

P~uls

Eccler......:

itJJptndu:

Byintentive

mediwion {for,hisBooks

and

Parchments

took fomewhar'from ,

Cor.••· zo.

his Summe;)By

forrow andgriifeof

heart; for

~iJ

[candali:tatur,

&

ego nonuror? •

Cor.•

S·l'·

and that hefaid(and faid truly)

fl!!,otidil: morior,He bejlowedhimfe!fe

by inch-meale;

and might avow his

impendar

before

God

or man. And fo far;it is the cafe ofall them,

~hat

be in thi.s cafe:

Saltem•,

as

CHRIST

termeth them; which

So~lt,

by giving fea-

I>bnh.f.rl:

fon,me!teth

Ltfelfeaway, and ceafethin lhort time to be that it was.

Lt<x mtmdi,the

'"'

light ofthe

worl~, Aliii1!'i~iftrandu,

feipfos confumendo, Lighti'!g

others,and

t~~afting

themfelves: that ts, abndgmg thetr naturall courfe, and drawma on their untimely

difeafesand death

1

before their race be halfe run.

"

·

But, to make it

a

perfect

impm1ar

.andtogiv.eithisSuper; afterallrhis,hee

xCor

, .

tame t.o

t~at

other too. For fo hee dtd:

m

that pomr, hke the poore labouring

axe

9

(~o ~h1ch_,

m

rh~

IX. Chatter

of the

former Epiflle,

he refemblerh his flare) fpending

his

ttmc;,

~n

earmg the ground for corne, in

inning

the corne, in

treading

out the

cqme; hts

7'\.!cke yoked,

and

hismOIIthmt~zzled;

and,intheend whenallisdone,

offeredon the

vfltarto~,and

made a

Sa,·rijice

of. It was his cafe,and thither he came

at laft : and thereforemboth cafes, hemightttuly fay

Impendar,

and

St~per-impendar

both.

d~ut1

to

ele~ateityet

a point higher, weefity, that as either of thefeare much;

3

anhi

d

~thexceedmg

much : yet above both thefe is that, which (though we handle

Am" 1

1 ,"

1

'",#;

t

r

tt)

!\

d h

fi..ll.

h d

.

,

vm

. ,.,,

,,.

[;

.'»c

ban

et

"''tea

verbeLtbentijftm<.

Trueitis

whichinDivmttrewec

,.I.

ay

h)

:

Go

o,the vfdverbe uAbove the rerbe;

and the Inward

ajfiflton(where–

~~n ,.~ .

0

~e

the outward

aflion

or Paffion of

lmpendamor Impendar,

either. With

the

'~

ts ?too: When adifpleafureis doneus,Say we not we weigh not fo much

it

hm(drte

ht felfe, as themalicious

mmde

of him that d

1

d

~ffer

it

~

Arid,if in

evt!t

0

'w

ynotmgoodmuchmore

~

Not fo much!mpendar,thething which; as

F

f

:Liben.