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{

C!f

the

pAS S I 0 N.

Sermon

i.

. 1

t.

' ·

Thd

.AH

followeth in thefe words:

11\.qpicimtin Bum.

A

requdl moft

The

.A£1.

reafonaDle, to

look..e upon Him

;

but

to.looke upon Him

;

tci

bellow but a

:;rol••~••pon

look.e

and nothing elfe . which·

ev~n

of common humanitie we cannot

H•m.·

·

denier

.Q!!ja non

afpicer~, d~Jpicere

eft.

It iugueth great

contempt,

notto

vouchfafe it' the call of out

eje

;

as if it were an

Object

utterly.unworthy

the

loofi..ing

toward. Truly,

if\~e

marke it well,.natureit felfe, ofitftlfe

~:nclineth

to this

a&.

Whennt1.ma{a treacheroufly was flaine by

Joab,and

iay weltring in his bloud by the wayes fide! the florie faith, that not one

:iSam.~~·U

'Of the whole Armie, then marching

by,

but when became at

him,ftood

')P

ft

iO

and looked on

him.

·

In the Gofpell, the party that going from

Ierufalem

to

[ericTJo

was/poi.

kd

a1id

1l>ounded

and lay drawing on; though the

Prieft

and

Le"Vite

that

:z,ulq

1 ,

3

2 ,

paffed neere the place relieved him not, as the

Samaritan

after did :yet it is

faid of them, they

"ll1ent neere

and

looked on,

and then

pa~ed

on then

way.

Which defire is·even naturall in us :

[o

that even

Nature

it fdfe enclinech

·us to fatisfie tile

Propl1et.

' , '

·

·

Nature

cloth; and fodoth

Grace

too~

For, generallywe are bound to

Pfal.z8,s;

regard the'll>ork.e

of

tht

L o

~-

o, and tq

confider the operations ofHH ha11ds:

a1;1d fpecially thisworke; iq comparifon whereofG o o Himfelfe faith,

El•·43· 18 •

the former workcs of

His,jhall not be remembred,

nor:the

things done

of

old

tmce regarded.

· ·

Yea CH

R1sT

himfclfe,

pierced

as he is, irtviteth us ro it. For in the

Prophet

here, it is

notln eum;

butln

me

:not,

on I:lim;

but,on

Me,

11>bom

they h<J"Ve pierced.

But more fully

ih

Ieremy

:

for, to CH

R

1sT himfelfe

doe all the an-cientWriters apply(and that,moit properly) thofe words of

Lam.

J,I2o

the

Lamentation

:

Hal!e ye no regard

all

ye that palfe by thu"ll1ay? 'Beholdand

fee,

if tT1ere be any farrow like my farrow, 1l>Mcli

u

done unto me, wherewitl1 the

L

o

R D

bath affiiEted me,in tl1e day of

Hu

fierce 'll>rath.

Ourowne profit (which is \vont to per[wade well) inviteth us: for

Num.2J.8·

tliat, as from the

braz..en Serpent

no vertue iffued

to

heale, but unto them

that fieddily

beheld it;

fo neither doth there, from CHRIsT, but upon

thofe, that with the eye of faith have their contemplation on this obje_Cl:

who thereby draw life from him; ,and without it may and doe penlb,

forall

C H

a.

1s

T

and his pallion.

.

And, if nothing elfe move us, this !allmay : even our danger. For,

the time will come, when we our felves fhall defire, that Go o looking

with an angry countenanceupon our finnes, would turne his face from

themand us, and lookeupon the face of his CHRIsT, that is,

rej]Jictrt

in Bum

:which fhall juiHy be then denied us,ifwe our felves could never

begotten to dcie this dmy,

refpicere in Eum,.

when itwas called for of us.

Go o fhallnotlooke upon him, at ours whom we would notlookeup-

:>n, at his requefi.

. ·

·

·

!n the

A

Et

it felte are enjoyued three things. 1..

That

we doe irvvith

attmtiOil