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394

A

SERMON

PREACHED

BEFORE · rHE KINGS MA–

lEST IE AT VVHITE-H ALL

ON

the

V.

of

llpril, A. V.

M

n c vI I.

bei11g

E AS T E

fJ?...-'D

A

I.

(\")

I C 0 R. Chap. XV. Ver. XX.

Nune autem C HR 1

s

Tu s refurrexit a mortuis

primiti~

dormientium.

73ut, noUJ

iJ

C

HR Is T

rifen from

the dead; .and

was

mttdethe

firfl

fruits

of

them

t~at

Jleepe.

E fame Apofile,that,out of

CH

a 1sT s

Refor·

reflion

taught the

Romans

marrer of

duty

;

rhe

fame here, our ofthe fame

refr~rreflion,

teachcrh

theCorinthians

matter of

hope.

ThereJiHJilittr6·

!l.om.6.4;

vos,

by wayofpatterncroconformeourfelvesro

~hi.

J.> ••

Him

in newntjfe

of

1i{e :

And

here,{imiliter

&vos,

in another fenfe,by way ofpromife; that fodoing

lhall hereafterconformeus

to

Himfclfe;ch,ngc

vile bodies,

and make them like

Hisgloriom

That former is our firfr

refnrreflion,fromftn:

larer,ou~>fttond

refurreflion,from

the

grave:

reward ofthat.In thar,rhc

rv;rke

whatro

this, our

rerVRrd,

what to

hope

for.

Thefe

two, Labour and Hope, the

Ch11rch

joyncrh in one

Anthemero

day, her

iirfrA#thcmc.

They fort well; and being fung rogerher, make a good harmony. Bur, that ll'irhout

this; labour without hope, is no good mufike.

.

To

rife

and roreclaimeourfelves, from a finfullcourfeof!ife, wehave!ongli·

ved in,

is

labour

(fure) and great labcJUr.

Now, labour, ofit [dfc,is aharrhun–

pleafant thing ; unleffeir bee fea[oned with

h~pe.

I>e6et, qttiarat, in(fe

arm

(fa1rh

CJI•P·~··-~·

the

<:Apoflle}abovc,

at the IX.

chap.

in.thcmattcrof the Clergies

mainrenan~Je