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Ofthe

~NAT

IVIT IE.

.Sermon

That, that

fulnejfe commeth,

by ll:eps and degrees; not all at once. 3·

!i!.!£andpvenit

.-

That,

it bath a

!f!.!£ando,

(that is,)

th~re

is a time, when

time

thus

commeth

to

thisfulnejfe.

4 •

And

.wlien that

When

is~

And that

is

1

When God fent HiJ

S~n.

And fo palfe we ov.er to the other

parr,inthefameVerfe,Mijit

D B

ll's;

Go n

fentH/J Son.

.

·

,

U,

Forrhe other part (touching

the

jilting of time.)

There be

Texts,

the right way

ro·con~

fider of them, is•ro take them in peeces. And this is of that kind. And if we take it in

fut~-der, we thall fee, as it is of

fulncjfe,

foa kind of

fi•lnejfctherds

in it :everyword,

move

f•ll

than other: every wo.rd, all:ep in it,whereby it tifeth lUll highet;till by

feven

(everall degrees

it commeth to the top,and fo the-meafure is

fie!/;

1.

Gon

font,

the firtl.

7> •

·S.ent'hP>

Son

1

the

fecond. 3•

Hzs So>tnemade,

thethird•

.:j..

Andthaetrvictmade,Madeqfawoman,thefob,rrhl

5.

<.Made under the Law,

the fifth; every one

fieller

than orher,flill.

And all this, for fome

Perfonsyand

fome

P"!Pofe;

The Pcrfons,

Vt

n3.s, that we.

The pur-·

pofe,Reciperemll4,that we might receive.

Nay,<ifyou mark it)there be nvo

VI's,, Vt

i!fe,

,

Vt

ms,that

He might,

and, that

We might. He mightredeeme;

and

Wemightrecdve:

that is,

He,

P"Y for it, and, Wereapetheli.ei\e&;'

6_,

A'doqblebe~fir,pf

E:edemptioii (nr~)fiorrii:he

fiate ofperfons call: and condemned,

-rmdertheLarv,

whichisthelixth. 7· And then, of

Tranjlation

into the ftatc

of adpjted children

of God, which is thefevenrh,:md the very

fil-

ling

up of the meafure.

IlL

All which, we may

redli~;eto'~<loubf.f

ful!11fe. Co?s;:as

!lluch as

Hecan

fend.

011rs,

as

muchaswecandelire."Go

D

s,inrhefivefirfr.

t. Godfek

'z,

Sent his

son.

'Hi4Somk

made.

'4-

Madeq{

a

Woman.

-Mad•.rmder:the Lartl.

A~d,qurs

if!. thetvrolaftcr;

6.

Jfear~

mleemed,

the lixrfl. 7.

We receive aloption,

the

f~venth.

.

-

In that of Gods,every poinlis

ftdl.

Tbe

thrng

feiJt,:ji;lh tlTh!\Jm4ing,;~nd

the

mdnner

-of fendingft•ll.

Themaking, -an~ t,het~()

'?'annw

of.making,

1'

of

woman,and,•

underth~

Law,both fn!l.

And

our

fril>~ejfe!n

thetw'o tatter, (theetfelisofthefetwo

v1{1s,

or

makings,

"'of

~trvoman,

.rmdertheLaw,) Redemptumand <..Adoption,

which make up all.

Thatwhe~

we were

ftrangers

from

the-Adop$foll;

an4 tlOF that only

,bud~y11nder

the LAw,

as men whom

femence had palfed on: From th!s

latter;

\vc :m!

redeemed;

('He

imaer

~he

Lary

,that we

from un.

der

th.e Law,)

That,(being f<!l

rtde811J!d}we

mighrfurth~rmtin?Uhe

aJoRtio'?.

of

cbildrin~Cand

as He

the Son of man. :

So we m_ipht be made

the Sons ofGod.)

Which two are :tsmuch

a~

we

can.wi{h.. And thisjs

our

fuln~t<• ..

· .

·

:.

·

.

,' ...

i.

,'

·

nu.

And to thefe ; I will crave leave to adde another

frtlwejfe

of

OtlrS'

tifing

ollt of

the~,

and

to make a

motion,

for it. That,as iris the time,when

we

from Go

n,receiver.IU:fiiln<ff~of.His

Bounty :.

[o

it might be the time alfo,when

He

from us,may likewiferff!h,:ethe.fi•lnejfe ofour

Durie.

The time of

His boimty-fulne/Je,and

t\te time,of

our'Thanl:-fulnejfe:

That it may be

Pknitudo temporis,

qua

ad

i/lnm,qi•aaa'nos;downeward,anQ.

1

l!pWard~from

Him

to ru,and from

tu

to

Him

againc: a11d fo be,both waies,'!he

fMIJejfe

of iithe_;

·''

:•

·,

.

.

.

'

.~;

.fl!'_f<ndo

venit'Ji~t~;trtrlo t~m~'Uris•'''

,'

' ·

I 1

T

·;, :

~~ l!J'~ '

'

,),

1

l)

j!•{l

1

F.

_,Irft..thete is a

f#lnifre .:in

~i(?~:·.'f~e Te~~~;~i~tneiJ'e,~ cahi~~h ~u~_conci~it ~o i.Me~fure;

PleniruJo

lfretgHt,from whcoce tt'tsbo'tm'Weli: whtc'li, ts

rhenfa~d

to be

{uP,

when

1t

hath asmuch.

"'"P""·

as it can hold, Now,

,Godh4t.h made all(hin.gs in-:Mea{tirt'!·'apd

if allthings,

the~t-'r~~

~i'h~:·.~~:

Time-it

felfe is by,\hc'

~p,oftle

capecf,

~tnf"~"~.

o.~is,tb~

!'i1eiillrc,

ofTirtle.!

A. ~ ~he~,aU-\>~het

Meafnres

ltavethetrs-lfo the

Meafure of

ttme

a1f'O

t}.'athht.S.flfYfkJ!t,

whett.u:'recel¥,e\h ffi'rrlucb,

as the c!!pacity

\V,ill

cotita,ine !lo

?J~te·

So,

'I'i"(e

ifap~eafure.:·

it hatli

a~~~.actfie'~ Thar~~di

a

_

fulmf!e.

Tha~,t~~rbs.fucba,,rhmg~th~fulii1Jloftime. ;

,:

_

. ·, '..' ', :• '.'..

2

But, notbmg'ts

ful(

at'fir!H'!lo Jtit;.rets

Tzmepyand

'rfy.· remtplemfNdo,

itcommeth, not

r<niz pte-

at once, or ll:raightwayes) bllt

'bj'f~s

and-paces,neerer and neerer:

F.ifls

;-

futt

:tt}uarter~

mrudo.

and rhsnhalfe, till at la,ll:

it·c~

to.the pri.rn. Apd

degree_11I.fe!e

b~e,~y{V~kb_it.~d~Rit'th.

Ecce

palmares pofuiftt'llie's

mm, (

Pfal'lle

3

9.6.}

From wh,cl\

Word'[pal'(J<\l'~l']

ttts an 6bfer–

vation of one of

t(lc' F!tthe('s-,

'~· moil;f·may

readc

ltisTime'·l

•lnl)is owrrtha;,d;i;ifibly,' tnere

Al<ui•:

in an .afccm, tl!ellngers

rr[e

ft'ill,

~ill

i:l)'ey'

corn{~

the

top\~(

the

!tl.i~~l:-:fffig~';

a,ndwhen

they be come th,ither; 'ilowne again\:

!Jy

likedefce.ht, till th<;.y'<;ome

tot~F

!irtlc, whiCH is

rh~

loweft of all. So-

ii

il'in

our-tii1ie.

It rueth'ftitl

by

degrm~illl

we

'Cl>nkc~'the

]11/i

pitch

oE

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