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Sermon

r.

Ofthe

PAss

ION.

of which,the

ObjeEl

though in place latter,in nature is the former,and

firfl to be handled : fot

thatrhe~e

J:?Ufl: be a thing firfi fee

up,befo~e

we

can.Jet our eyes

to

looke upon

it~

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F

theObjed:,generally

firlt. Certaine it is, that

Chrift

is here meant:

t

Saint Iolm bath put us our of doubtforthatpoirtt.

And~acbar~e

Theftghi

or

(here) could have let downe His name, and

tal~; (j(eJlllc~

m

[/m-;!{~:.

gene–

Jiuln

:

for,

'Daniel

(before) had named his name,Omduur

MefJtM;

and ,

CHRIST.

ZaciMrie

being after him in time, mighthaveeafilyrepeated it. Bur,

ic'D.an.9-~6.

feemed good

to

the

Hnly G1Joft

and eo him, rather

CO

urea circumlocuti:>

on; and fupprefsing his name of

Cbrijl:,

to

e:xpreffe Him by thelhleor

terme,

quem

transjixmmt:

Which being done by choice,mufl:needs have

a reafon of che doing, and fo it hath.

.

.

Firlt, the better

to

fpecifie and particularize the:

Perjim

of

CIJrift,

by the

kmde,and mofl peculiar circumll:ance of His death.

Efay

had layd,

Mori-

etur, 'Dye He .[hall,

and

lay downe

Hu

Jouleanojfering{or(ln,

2Dye, but

Efo.Sj.IOi

what Death

?

naturall, ora violent?

'Daniel

tells us,

Occidetur

:

He !hall

DAn.!}.26,

dye, not a

natural!,

but a violent death.

3

But many are ilaine after many

forts; and

divers

kinds there bee of violent deaths: the P[alnziftthe more

particularly

to

fet it down,defcribeth it thus :

Tbey

pierced

my

hands

and

my

Pfol,

n.

t

6.

feet:

which is only proper to the death of the Croffe.

4'Dye,

and be

flaine,

and be

CYttcified;

But/undry

el!e

were crucified;and therefore,the

Prophet

(here)

to

make up all, addeth, that He !hould I)Ot only be

crucifix

M,

but

trmJSjixu.s;

iwt only have his

Twzds

and His

feet,but

even his heart

pierced~

too. Which very note fevers Him from all the reil, with as great particu.,-

lariry

as may be. for that, though many befides at other times,and fome .

at the fame time (with him) were

crttcified;

yet) the

Jide

and the

heart

of

nonewasopened,butHis,and His only.

,

t

Secondly, as to fpecifieC HR 1sT Himfelfc in Perfon, and to fever>

CHRISt

Hm from the reil:, fo it1

[/>rift

Himlelfe and in Hzs Perfon to fever

fierced.

from the reil: of His

doings

~nd

Jujferings,

what that

is,

that chiefly con- .

cerneth

us,

and we fpecially are

tolook.e to:

and that, is this dayes worke,

;eaR Is

T

Pte,ced.

Saint

Paul

doth bell:e:xpre/fe this:

I

tfteemed

(faith

T?

tolozow

notbzng amo1Zf,YOtt,[a1Je

I

f.

sus CaR 1s

T,and Him crucified·'

Cor.2 ;,;

/at ts,the perfection of our.kiwwledae, is CH R1s T: The perfection

0

om

k~ow\edge

in, 01·touching

Cli~Ist

is the knowledge of

[hrift's

~ehcmg.

fhis, is the chiefe

Sight.

Nay (a; itfhall afreuppeare) in this

· 1

&

t;.are all lights ; So that,

·)in~w

this and know all. This generally,

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