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Sermon

3

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~ay

robethejrffofthe three,

thatheardfiril: of His riling: Yea (asio ·s

,,

frytre;

,"

re;' thatfirft[awHimr({enfromthedead. ThisofthePcrfons;

'am.>ps.

,t:henmttJ,

er,.

A d · . becaufe their

endevoters

were fo well liked as they were (for them)

,

.

,.

nd now!, y this fo <>reat honour, it falleth .next

to

confider, what tl10fe were:

Thdrjwncyl

counte won

1

b

l 1.k

d h

5

r.

k

·

and

rhercin

h

beioalikcpreparedmaypartak~ne

1

egoo

ap.

o,Jce

mgasthey, we

rhcirlove

'

~~t\fi~de as~heydid.

They

~vere

fourein number: Thefiril: and third in the I

I;

the

·

{i

Y

d · rhcl•and thelaft, 10the!

I

I.

verfe. All reduced (as C

H R

I

s

T reduced

l

econ

-'

1

M

0

•ry

Maqdalen)

to

Dilexit mteltt)m,theirgreatLove;

Ofwhich rhefe foure

t

Jem,m

<>

'f/

b

.r.

.. .

d

C

.

)

h

fi

befourcDeiiJonflrations:

Or(1

ove

eanEnjlgne,asltlsterme,

ant.z.

t e oure

, .

co!ormofit.

I. That they

went tutheSeptelcher: Love,

to one

dead.

z.

That they

Cant.~·'!•

6oughtprecio~«edours;

Love,

that

is

Mchtirges.

3•

That out they went

early, before

hreakeofday: Love,

that will

takepaines.

4•

That for

~ll

the

}lone,

il:ill they went

on:

Love

that will

imffle with impediments.

The firil:1s

conflant,

as

to the dead.

The

Thefeco~dbounteo~~<,asatexpcnce.

Thethirddiligent,

astpbetimes.

The !aft

re.

[oi

11

te

be

rhejlone

nevcrfo great; According to which foure, are thefoure denomi.

nario~s

of Love :

'Amor,

it

morte, whenit(urvivethdeath

.- •

When it

VtlyethdeAre-

ly,

it

is

charita<:

l

When it lhevr:et?

~11

Diligence!

it .is

Dil~Efio:

4

When it goeth

per

s

axa,

when

ftones

cannot fray tr, lt 1s

Zel.U,

whtch IS fpeCtally

feenc,mencou..,tri..,g

dijfic

1

,lties.

It /hall not be amilfe

w

touch them feverally: it

will

ferve to touch our

.Love,

wherherours beofthe fame a/fay.

The lirft rifeth outofthefe words[They

went to the Sepulcher:]

And (irideed)

ex

•Lovetothc

totljitbffantiJ,

out ofrhe whole :rext. For, for whom is all this adoe; is it not for

doad:

A•"'·

C H

R

I ,

T

~

Bur, C H

R

I

s

T

IS

dead,

and

6urted

three dayes fince, and this is now

the

third day.

What then,

~hough

He be dead; to their love, He liverh

fiill:

Death .

may take His

body

fromthm

eyes,

but fhall never take H1s

remembrance,

from their

hearts.

Herein is

Love,

this is rhe firfl:

Colour

(faith a great Mafter in that faculrie)

Fortis

jimt Mars,

Love, that

death

cannot foi!e: out continueth to the

dead,

as ifthey

Cont.S•

.s'.

fiill were alive. And, whenif.1y the

dead,

I meanenot fuch, as the dead h:uhlefr be-

hinderhem (though that be avercue,and

Booz

worthily

blejfed

for it,that

[hewedmef

_

.

.

rietothcliving for the deads fake:)

Bur I meane performing

ojftm

of

love

to the

dead

R••hu~.

himfelfe: To_fee,

he~ave

a

Sep,.lcherro

goero: Not, fotoburyhis friend, as he

·

would bury hts Affi.bemg dead.

~o f~c,

he_haveone:

and~ot

thither to bring him,

and there to leave !urn, and bury h1m and hts

memory

both

1n

a grave. Such is the

worlds love. Salomonfhewethit, by the

LionandtheDog.

All, after CHRIsT

Ecckf9.:

living: Bm, goe to His Sepulcher who will, not we. The love that <>oeth thither

that burieth not the memory ofHim that is buried, is

Love

indeed.

"'

'

·

. The journey to

theSeptelcher

is

iietamoris:

had it beene but

tol,zment,

as

Uriary

>Lovetlrmm'

<JUagdal"!

to

Laza~m

(John

I

r.)

But then, here is a further matter: They went to

~:,~~;!;~'

•nnomt

Hm1.

That, tsfet for another figne: that they fpared for no colr, but

bo

11

ght

Iohno.ft.

prwom

odor~rs

wherervtth tdembalmt Him.

,

r. ,TogoeroannointCa

RI sr,iskincily :ItistornakeHimCa

1\

Is

T

that

b'

Annomted.

Thac terme refcrrech pnncipally, to His

Fathers annomtmg

(I

gr~nr:)

ht,

whaufwe alfo

annomt

Hun, w1ll Hctakeit,inevill

part~

Cleerdy,not: Nei-

t

erqutckc,nordead.

Nor

qutcke, Luke7. Markez4.

Notdead'! rhisplaceispW"·

Luke7:o{<i.

nam

;ltlstheend of'heir journey, to doe this. He is well

conten~

to be their and

o~r ~~>rh•t·

f .

Annornted.

No· l"

}'

h

1

. .

'

0

C

'

' CJ.lS

at ers

on y: yea, lt IS a way to make Htm

chrifftlm noJfmm,

'"

H • 1

s

T,

tfwe

breake 011r boxes,

and bellow our

odorers

upon Him.

a

lirr~~tToinnomt

Htm,

And, not with fomeodde

C4ftotntment,

lying by thern,kept

lit

4

dortbo

ong 1 ;tbothrowaway upon Him: But to

b,.y,

to be

atcoff,

to doe

it,

Emf'-

115>

Wlll

011ghtodo

11

rJ.

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Pp

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