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Sermon

z.,,

.

Ofthe

N

A

't

r

vI T lE.

.

- 1;

-~mcs,

as make amends

fonhemnnger.?

That he

is

not only

Puer,

a

c.hilde;

and

Filiit!,a s

orme

;

but

Princeps,a Prtnce.

.

.

.

,.

·

·

.

Truth is-, other

office!

wee finde.bdidcs. But, tl11s you fhal1 obferve, that

tQe.Prophets

(peakin" of

CH

R

s

s

T

,mgooll !:Ongrume,ever apply themfelves, to the!bte of them 1hey

fpeake

~

0

;

and ufe that

ojfiee,

and

Name,

which befi agreerh to the matterin hand. H,re,

that which was fought, by

Abaz, wasproteEit,on:

that(weknow) tsfora

Kmg:

As a

King

therefore he fpeaketh 0f Him, ·Elfe-where He is brought forth by

Davtd,

as,,

Prieft :

.and

1

againeeHl:-where, by

!llofes,

.as

a

frophet.

If

it be1natterof fin, for whiCh

famjice

ta,be

of.

PC:U,

1,,.;

fered,HeisaPrieft fir everafttr;6eortler·ofM

~

L

c

1-t

I

z •n •

If thewt//of Go D,tf

His great

Cot~n(ell

to be

re_ve;ikd~

<A

Propf~etwtll

the Lordraift;

&c.

Hedre Hun.

BJt he.re1s

o,.,.,,

::·

macrer of

delwery

(only) thhand : here therefore; he reprefemed Him, Crml

i'rmctpati<?

With

. '

a.Principalitie.

. .•

>• ·,

• •

• •

• '

,.

,

A

Princip4litie,notofehu_ world. Herod

need not feare ',t,nor env1e tr.

I~

tt had, Hts offiGers,

as

they would have (eeneHimb_erter defended at Hts

Death!

fo would

mey

havefeenc Htm

::

.

betrerlodged

3.~

Hisl!irth,thanfn

aftable

wtth

beafts:

for,tt

the·lnne

were

fu//~rhe

Jlable

(we

Luk.•. 7 •

may

be fure) w:asnbtempne; _Of what worldnh,en

~

Of thar, He_ts

FatiHr;

F."tflri,

f~etillll,

_

Of tHat

Me

is

Father

;.and

He.LS~Prmce

of

thagovernment,

that gmderh us

rhtth~r

• . ,.

· " Yet

a

Prinfie

He fli;and

[o

He i'S

fryled-:·borve;

and

given,

to

e!tabli11J.ago·vernment

.·:rh

at

none

im~oine,rhey

fhalllivelike

Libertines

under Him :

ev~r.y

man bekeve,and liv<:>,

as

helifi.

' le

is

CH~

IS T,

nor

.Belial,rhat

is.bornero day: He bringeth,agoverJ1mMt with

Hiin~rhey,

that be His,mufllive in

fubjeEiion

under

a

government·

elfe,neithcr in

C

hilde,nor<Son;

rn

Birth,

norGi{t,haverht~anyimerefi-.:

'

.

.- .

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. .

.

. ,

,,

:

A:ndthisgpvernment

ts,

h>.y:

~e;a

n:ncipalttte:

~hereto,

netther

thepoptJ!ar

confufion

of

rrw1y;

nor the fattrou.r,atnbllli?n;.of

a-few~ b~Jre

all rhc fway; but, where on'e..ts

Suve-

,,

J

raigne;

$\.mhis_\hegovernme!Jt'oi:\'Heaven, c

·,Suchts,CHRISTsgovernment~ ,

, :

l ..

With a

PriNC!J!dJtle

,;or

C!overrmunt;

and that upon

Hts.jlfoulders

·

Somewhat-mQrange

ftttllltiM;

It

iswiffome,

that

•gMI~rn~s

.•

that

i~,

·in'

·t.he.~ea1;

imd

tl~er~

ts•tl\e.

Crown;.

w.ornc: . ,

''

1

What havethe

fi~"ldm

todoc.v,.uub 11

~ &rn:unl.y,fom~what

by

thts Defcrt!'ltlon.The

Sb.ou!.

,

'.l

dr.

~s\ve

'know-) Is

the·hdarmg.memb'er

,.

and unldfe-it be.fot

he_avie things,

\ve 'ut:e ir rroo.

1Q

t–

din:trfth!ngs we

carrr

iri our:IJimdJ,dr

1if~

at

.the

armoAertd:

It mufi be 'very-hcavy,if we mull:

put/h8rtf?itY,

·and

a:H-r«Nt,:

Btlik~Giiverl:ments

have

theit,.Pti~ht;

be

ne~

vie

;And

fo ,they Be:

they'

R~d

not-ettti.

a

goad

~iul,

bmgvvdfooultkrs,

tl:Jar fuihme them. But that not f.,

n'llj~h.

while they be irt-good.ulnoa:nclltethper ;- tl.dh, rliey need tro grcar cartinge;; but whc.n<hey

grow unwealdie, (be it weakeneffe, or

way-w~rdneffe

of the governed;

)

in that cafe they

need: And inthat cafe, there is no

Go·vernour,

but, atone rime or other, he beares his

govern-

.

tiNt

upon'his

jbi!tclders

.his a,moral;the;y give;of

Aam1s 'Appnrelc·

He carved thet

welv~

'rh/>es

Exp~-

s'

inhi~Brcfo•ptJreylll!:r.this hean~a.o,lhew,:Hat·i~·care

he \vas to

bearer~am:

.But,the

l:udfhi!ln

Ex~.

:ff:

alfo

e~gravea

mtwo

onyx-Hone•~

mid trnofofen upon htweny

jlJut~ldei-s

i,

ra

!he)V', helfl\luft o.

''·&c.

tha,wnite·bl"att'tqe)niilfluiinc4·roo• .An.:J-i,inis-not

<..Anro/11<G:af~alb!le;

'il:wa;s

fa.wit+J':M.i>{es

.

'"

foo.A'le

-liiare His

govj»nment.ds

ill

'l'(;or{e

dot~<klr

childc

,.

(as He faith!,

Nilmb;;xi.k)

th:~r

i$ 1

fuU

Num.'

i;

tenderly.

But, when they fell a

mttrmtering(as

they didbfc(n;)

H~

ban:r.hem

npon His

fhwtl..

·

n~

itli~:.<;iri

g\leJ:t 'p;gMDG'el·add Iong.fu.!Ji:riu!J.I Y.eaj he

coin

plilr\ed,

~b'p9jfnm

'fDrtArc,-

I am nor

'

:thle(~>ille•l'l"ll.lhhis~ol?le>&c.·;o./:

..;., .

1

"-'>'

.. . . .

..·

.'

~-

·.

Num.~';

• 1

Ih>R~re, (fu~e:)Jto·

l:ie~

'Wijhd, .:that they,

,tha~

are .ul placey

mighu~t;r

E>reopl!lttO-lt.

·· 1

Bear~

their

p~ople

?nly in their

a!'!!,es,

bJ:

l~vc;;tnd

in their

brefts,

by

c:"e·

Yet ifneed

~t;'thejf

~fl:tf~\()W ~li<lt·T

S

exampJeaoo

patt~nt:(!}'httli:;

ancf

eVCU

tflat

W3,Y

j

bcttr6'thiml'l

not.onJy

b'rare»~Jhthelf! {l!ni~l!ven-b-eJitlthem·alfo.

' •, ·: ;

.. , ,

; '

·'":

'

::'\e!:

is-

adtiillJ~

<1:

H "

I

s rnrl~oarit:~g'1(~hough

this

He

did too

~J'

'tht<re i'syer a fartl1<'r

t~,-J.lleliith"<l'Patilfu'Ge patalnSunr,.beyoodu~hhe

refl. Two

diff~uwts

r

linde, behveehe

Htm and others:

I .

The

faults

and errours of their

goverl'lm'tflt,

othe'I"s

'dof.J;eatt,

.tocUt~ff<lr

.

lii

<"f?ti'd)

[ujfer

t/fDiil;

b1Ir,

f11ff<Wtl~/-or

rh!nt."'He

dtd

bt<>th

:,Endt,ted

them ;'and

thdur~'d,

for

~~m-, heav.,e~htil~~:

·A lh'ange

s:;p~rliflilierlllf; ~he

print wheroofw<ts

r<;llb~

feeh'eoh

ltis')haiil-

(('"'t

~fe

C

h}ffrfee

f

arapiJra

JP

tr<!fltl'a'i:et>Wi

6th~;· Th~

.i:a.P

lf;aM<p~n

Ji'H:fh•tttrkfsl:

t

A;n_d

[

c;!'tt

";a~-~?~i)

A

Mi'IAer.:cfairl\

SMn~Pmr)

nmT.Ir He,

nor'th<!

A]ill}les',

"or·~/itiP,FaPhe~s w~leJahle

A.,l.t.

'f·

tf

"',.e,

'!lilt lie did' : and

l!>ar~i~

fu

evehly~ ~sHe

btakr,t

naj'~r~(ifuloot<ikt,mmA!Tdrih~rk.

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C

B!!t,