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CH

R 1 5

r in His

rei1itution,to

all the fonnes of

Adam,

to all our whole nature,re–

lloreth the former : therefore, all have imerefi,

all

Mall partake that life.

_What

v{um

aCtual!

y

had, we fl1all aCtual!

Y.

have, we fhall all b,e

rei!ore

d.

To rcpatreour

ture He came. and rcpatre tt Hedtd : all1s gtvcn agatnc really, that

m

<A

dam

~:ally

;vc

loll,

r~uching

Nature.

So that, by his fall, no detriment at all, that

way.

b

:t:

,

"

The other,the fecond,that, He refioreth too;. ut, not

P""''-'

c~<e

(as the rormer)

to all.

Why~

for,

vfdamwas

never

f~azed

oftt ;

~;>crformed

not that, whereunto

the po!libility was annexed; and fo hadmtt but

adefezczble effate.

But then, by Hts

!feci

tfl

grace

by afccond peculiar aCt, He hath enabled us to attaine thefecond ell:ate

alfo'

which

1

vfdamhad

onely areverlion of, and loll:, by breaking ofthe condition

whe~etoitwas

limited. And fo,to this fecond,

reJ/ortd [o

many,

M

(to ufethe

Apo–

Jllet

words

in

the next vcrfe)

are i11 Him :

that is, fo many; as arc not oncly of rhac

111

arfeorlumpe, whereof

A

dam

was rhefrft

fruits

(for, they are imerdfed it1 the for·

111

er

onely)

butl that are bclidcs, ofthe

mva m•jferjio

whereofC

H

n

I

s

T

is the

Primiti...

.

They that heleevei11 Him

(faith Saint

Ioh11)

them He hath enabled,

b.

to them He

~J~t~~~~.

fi•thgivm power to hecomethefonnes of

G!)

o :

to whom thcrefore,Hefauh,thts day

.

rififg, Vado·adPatremveflrum :

In which refpeet, th(! <.....!pgft!ecallethHim'

Primo-

cF.om.B.•9•

gmitum intermtdtos fatres.

Or

(eo

makethe .companfon even) to thofe that are (to

fpeake, but asd

E[ay

fpeaketh ofrhem)Hr;

chtldren; Behold,

I

andtiJechtldre'!

Go

o

dEf'Y

s ...

t~;

hatbgiven me.

The terme, Heufeth (Htmfelfe) ro rhem,

aftc~ Hi~ refurrc~wn,

and

callcth them

chddrm :

and they, as H1s fam1ly, rake denonunatton ofH,m,

chri•

j/iAns,

ofC

HR IS T,

.

Ofthefctwoliver,thefirll: we need take no thought for. It !ball be,ofall; the un-·

ju[l;as well asthe ju[l;; The life of the

living

{ot~le,

fhall be to

all

refiored. . All ouc

thought isto beforrhelatter; how ro have our pamn

r~ar

fitpcrnaturall hfe:

for;

-that is indeed to

berejloredto

life.for,t!J.e former, rhouglm came the name of

life,

yet

it may wdl be difputed,and is,Whetherit be rather a

deatb,rhan

a life; or

a

life,than

a

death~

A

life

it is ; and oot

a

life : for it harh no living thing in ir. A

death

it is

1

and

nota death: foritisanimmorcalldeath. Bur, moll: ccrraineitis (call

r

life ifyou

will) they that !ball live that

life,

!ball wilb for

death,

rather rhanir, and ( this is

the

mifery) noc havetheirwiaJ: for,

death

fhall flie from them.

Out ofthis double

life,

and double

rejloritJg,

time grow two

Refurte1Jions,

in the

worldtocome,ferdowne by ourS

A

v

r

ouR in expreffe rermes

(lob.

I

9.)

Though

both be to

life,

yet, ' that is called

condemtJatiotJ to

jr~dgnmnt

:

and • this one]

y,

to

li<b.r

l.J

f;

life.

Ofthefc, the Apo.f/lecalleth one,

the better

rcft~rrec1iotJ:

the

better,

beyond all

comparifon. To arraine this then, we bend all our endevours; that, fccing rhe other

will come ofit fe!fe, without taking any thought for

it

at all,

we

may make fure of

thiS.

, Tocomparfcthatthen, wemuftbei11

CH

R

x

s

T:

So, it is in the next

verfe :

T9

~

•ll!

but to

every one in order

;

C

H

R

I

s

T

firll:,the

firft fruits

,and

thetJ,they that be

in

Htm.

Now, He is

in tu,by ortrjlejb;

and

wei11 Him,

by

His

Spirit:

and it ftanderh with

;i"

goodr~afon,

they that be

rlj?ored to life,

fhould be reftored to the

Spirit

:For, the

sfipmt

ts the caufe of all

life;

bur fpecially,

oftheSpiritt~alltife,

which weefeeke

or.

H"

. .

'

.

b

u

Sprrztthenwemuft poffeffc.o!Jr felvesof: and we muftdoe that here: for, it is

"j

C.

ut onehand

thefame (}irit,

that raifeth ourfoules here from the

death ofjimJt,

and rhe

ltom.s.

••;

am~fwal~_!hall

raifeour bodies there, from the

duft ofdwh.

~

.

B tch Sptrzttherets

firft frmts

(toretaine the words ofrhe Text) and

afirl-

4

~e

e

·

ut,bthc

fulneffe,

in this life, we !hall never attaine : 0 ur hi<Thelt degree (here)

•s Ut, to cofthenu b

1

fl

h {

h

"

· ..

S

·

rittH

tn

er,

w

1ereo 1e was, t at aid,

Et 11os abmies prnmtz,u pz-

Rom.!.•t:

)'hefe

firft fruits

we fir[l; receive in our

Baptifrne,

which is to us, our

Lavt>·

5'

of

Tit-H..

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