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Sermon

I.

Ofthe

PAsSION.

337

b d

So that we extend this

piercing

of

CH

RI

s

T

further, than

to

the

0

'

·

·

·

f

l

h

vilible gafh in His

liqe,

even

to

a

ptercmg

o

~~~on

er nature,w ereby,not

His heart

onely was J1abbed, but H1s very

fPmt

wounded too.

.

The Scripture recounteth two

:

and

o~ the~

both , exprefly fayth,

.

h t they both

pierce theJoule.

The

Apoftlelaytlut,

by

Sorrou>

:

Andpter-

'T,m.6.to.

~e~

the,n;etws through 1'Pith

many

forrowes

:

The

Propf,et,

of

!J(eproacf, :

Pfal. 64,

>i•

There are, TPhofe 'fiJords are ltke the pnckmg ofafivord

:

an.d that, to the

Soule

both : for, the

body

feeles neither. .With thefe, even With both thefe,was

the Soule of

c

H R I

s

T

I

E

sus wounded.

.

For

farrow:

it is plaine through all foure

E:JJangelifts;

*

undiq; trifth

Withfom~

eft

anima 1)lta ur;q. ad mortem.

My

Soul~

is invironed on every fide with

M*Maat.z

6 ·3 8

1~,

'

,r,l4·34•

farrow, ewn.to the deat!J

:

a

C

cepit

I

E •S

u s

t,ede:e &

p~~ere,

I

E

s us. began

•Mar., 4 .B

to be

diflrefled

and

111

great angUJfh.

b

FaEhum agoma,

bemg call m

to

an

b

Luc.u.44

agonie. clam turbataeftanima

mea;

Nowismyfouletroubled:

Avowedc!oh.u.z7. ,

by

them all; Confefl:

by

Himfelfe. Yea, that H.is fl:range and never elfe

.

heard of

fiveat;

drops of bloud plenteoufly 1ffumg from H1m all over

:'j

His body, what time,no manner ofviolence was offered to His body,no

man then touching Him, none bemg neere Him; that bloud came cer-

tainly ftom fome

gre~tforrot~,

wherwith

Hisfoule

was

pierced.

And,.that

His moll: dreadfull we, wh1ch at once moved all the powers of heaven

and earth,

My

God,

My

God,&c.

was the voice of fome mightie

Anguijh,

Mat.

iJ.

1

p.

,wherewith His

Joule

was fmitten; and that. in other fort, than with any

materiall

fPeare.

For,

'Derelinqui

a

'Deo,

the body cannot feele it, or tell

what it meaneth. It is the

Soules

complaint; and therefore without all

doubt, His Soulcwithin him was

pierced,

and fuffered, though not that,

which (except charity be allowed

to'

expound it)cannot be fpoken with-

out blafphemy; Not fo much

(Go

o forbid :)yet much, and very much;

and much more than oth$:rs feeme to allow; or how much, it is

dancre~

rous to define.

0

/

_To this

edge

of

forrow,

if the other of

piercing dejpight,

be added as a

With

r~

poi~t

(as, added it was) it will fl:rike deepe into any

heart;

efpecially,

prMch.

beemg wounded with fo many forrowes before. But, the more noble

the

hea;t,

the deeper; Who beareth any griefe more eafily than this griefe,

the gnefe of a contumelious

reproaclJ.

To

perficttte apoore diftreffedJoule

Pfal.

69•

~;

and tofeeke to 'l!exe !lim that

u

already 11Jotmded

at the heart, why, it is

eh~

Very

~Itch

of all

)lJzck.ednejJe

;

the very extremity that malice can doe, or

aHl~ct!On

can luffer. And to this pitch werechey come, when after all

then·. Wretched

'7Jif/anits

and

jpitting,

and all their {avage indignities in

.

flvzlmg

H1m mofl: oppr?brioully, He ?eing in

t~e

depth of

a~!

His

di~

re!fe, and for very angmfh of foulecrymg,

Elt, Elz,&c.

they fl:aiedthofe

}~af;o,uld

have relieved Him:;

an~

(void of.all

~unianity)

then !corned,

d

Y "' •

.Sta!,

let

alone, lettufoe, zf

EL

1 As

1'Ptll now come and take Hzm

Mar, 27 •

4

9 ; ,

~wned

fhJs barbarous and brutifh

inhumanity

of theirs, mull needes

!'terce

eepenmo His

Soule,

than ever did the

iron

into his

fide.

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To·