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Sermon

Ofthe

PAss

1

o

N .

Now our

tl

1

eorie

as it beginneth with

:.:.w,

[o

it endethwith, ,;,_There-

• Loo/:i•rg.ttn•

fore

·looke from it:

th~t_ l~ok.noHim:

or (as

i;he-~ord

giveth

itr~ther)

into " '

E'''""•

Him

than

to

Ffim

1l",

IS

mto,

rather than

to.

Wh1ch proveth plamely, that

h

1

p

ifSion

is a

pee~e

of

rPerjpeEtille;

and,thatwe mull let our

[elves

to fee

1t

~f ~ewillfeeitWell;

and not!ooke

[uperficial~

on ith:

~ot

ondtheout._

·fide

alone, but

Jp<rd<,pierce fntoit,

and enter

e~en

mto t emwar

1vorlt~.

manfhip

of it; even of _His

mternall

C~offi

wh1ch He fuffcred, and of H1s_

jntire

ajfeEtion

whereWith

He (uffered

1t.

. .

And we

maywelllookeinto

Hi~;

CaiJCelhs

ple~um

efl corpus,

Hisbo~y

is full of

ftripes,

and they are as

latttces

:

Patent rvijcera, per cvulnera,

H1s

'IJ>ounds

they are as

-u>indowes,

through whi0 w_emay well

f~e

allthat is

within

Him. Cla1nu penetrans faElM eft nul!t

cl

a-vu .referans

(la1th St.

'Ber-

~1ard : )

The

nailes

and

JPeare-had

ferve as

keys

to li:t

U5

in. Wee may

loofte

Er.. 4 9o16,

intatl

1

ePalmes

of

Hio

hands,wherein (faith the

Prophet)

Hehathgra1•en

M,

that l-Ie might never forget us. We may look imo his fide

(S.

Iolm

ufeth

1

h

1

,. .. ·

V

)

Q

9•3-T'

the ward)

opened. Vigtlanti cverbo

(faith

.Ateg~Jlme

a

1vord

well chofen,

upon good advice; we may through that

opemng,look

into

Hio Wry

b01v.

'els

the

bowels

of

k.indnejfe

and

compaflion,

that would endure.to ,be

[o

en-

tr:ated. Yea, that

very -heart

of his,wherein we may behold, thelo1>eof

~ur.falvation

·to

be

the

very

beartsjo~

of

our S'

A

y

I

o u

~:

-

Thus

looking from, from

all

elfe,

eo

iook into Him;wha:t

the~?

then

fol~

.

i'

)oweth the participle,

"ll>ee fhall fee. What jhall -u>e

fee!

Nay,what Chall

"ive

To

fi•

Jpa},

not

fee~

Whattheorie

is there worth thefeeing,but

is

there to

befeene·?

To

recom'lt'all,were too long :Two there are in efpeciall.

, Thereis a

theorie medicinaU,

like that of the

bra:zenSapent";

'and it fer.·

Veth for

COrbfOlt

to

the Confcience,

flung

and

11JOI{Ilded

With the remorfe

of finne. For, what

finne

is there or can there be

fo

execrable

or

accurfed,

butthe

curfe of tl!e (roffe;

what fo ignominious orfull of confufioiJ, but

the

fhame

ofit; what fo

corrofi-ve

to

theconfcience,butthe paincsofit;

whai:

of fo deepe or of

[o crimfin

a

dye,

but the

bloud

of it,the

bloud

of the

Crojfe

willdoeitaway

r

W'hat

fling [odeadry,

but the fight of

thisSerpenh'vill

cure it? This is a principall

tiJtorie;

and elfewhere to be flood on,but not

here. For this ferveth to quiet the mind; and the

.Apoftle

(here) feekfth to

move it,and make idHrn:.

.

·

There is then another

tiJrorie

befides, and that1s

exemplarie

for

imitaZ

tion.

Ther.e Hee

died

(faith Saint

P4ul) to lay downe for

m

.-.-;;""'&•,·our

ran~

1

Tim\

2

.~.

fome :thatJs the former. There He died

(IaithSt.

1

Pettr)

to leave unto

us

·

~.w•w'-•·

relinquens nobu exemplum,a paterne

ane~ample

to follow,amhhis

1

Pct.ur;

zs It; to th1s He calleth us ;to have a directory

uf~

of it to make it pur

pat-

·

-

terne

to

vie•~

·

·d

A d

fi

h

'

'

h

£. ·

ded '

'' 1: as our

1

ea.

n

ure, as t

e

Crmrcb

under t e ·

aw

nee-

not; fo ne1ther cloth 'the

Qmrcb

under the

Go.JPell

neede any other

pr~cep~ ~~~ t~i~ ~e,

In.JJ:ic:..

.&.

fac, See and doe

according to the

th~9rie

Exo; 25. 40.

M~

4.

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