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Sermon

18.

Ofthe

R.

E

s u

R R E

c

T

r o

N.

11 and rcciprocall rehtion bcnveene Him and us

:

and we thereby may be affured

~;this

very terme

relativ~,

whither, and whenfoever Hewas

brought;

all

He did

0 ;

{utfered, it was not for Hunfdfe. For then, an abfolute ?a1ne .of Hts owne would

h

ebeeneput. All was for H1s Correlanvc, for

Ovttm>

\that is)for us. He is no

\::yes

confidered, in all

~his,

as abfolutcly put, or fevered from us,H

ir

jlo,·ke;

but fiill

wit~\

reference and relanon unto us.. . . .

·.

.

.

.

But becaufeothers enter-common mt!us and other H1s names With Hun,Hebears

P4!/orcm mag•

"twit!~

a

difference.

Paffor <...Magnus,

the

great jhepherd.

Not (as

Diphi!us

[aid to

~~;~;;.o,r••

.

~ompei:U UJ,1ag~ru

;'

noffri miferiil <...Magmu es ;Great,

by making others little: bur,

·

Mi[ericordia

[11a

Magnus,

by making Htmfdfe lmle, to make us great.

Thegr

2

duall points of His greameffe, in refpeet of others are thefe.

Great

firft,

!

For,

Toltlm

is

14rtc majtu, Greater

is He that feeds the whole, than they, that but cer–

caineparcefls

ofthe

flocke.

All e_lfe

fee~

but

peem:

So, they

bee

but petty

jbepheards

toHim.

ButHe,thewho/e,mameenureflocke: He, :mdnonebutHe. So, Hethe

gre•tJbepheard

ofthe

great Flocke.

_

Acraine,

Greater

is He that owes the

Jheepe

He feeds, than they that

feedethejheep~

rh

2.

G

they~Jve

not. Allothersfeede

Hi; jheepe :

None can

[ay,Pd{ce oves

mM~.

Hit

they

Pfal.;~:~.·

be:andreafon. For, Hemadethcm,

theybethejbu~ofHishands:Hefcedsthem,

1o~.

3;

fothe

jheepe ofHit hands,

and of

Hif pajlure

both.

Bur, this is not the

greatnejfe

here meanr. But

Ecce quantam charitattm,

fee the

3

,

great love

to

~is

lheepe

!

Others

fell

and ki/ltheirs: He is fo farre from fellin_g,orkil-

lloh.;.,,

Jing,as He

(thisShepheard)

was

[old

and

flame

for them,though they were His owne,

Paidforrhem, boughtthemagame; andrhenHe

bror1ght them againe.

frmaybe,

there were orhers had venrred their lives; but not loft them, and fo loft them,as Hee

did. Which make Him not onely

Great,

but

Prim£ magnitr;dinif

(that is) limply,

the

Greatejhhat

ever was.

· Of which

Greatmjfe

two great Proofes there are, in the two words,

1

Sttnguis;

·and •

Tejlamentum.

Sangt!if,

a

great

Price ;Teflamentum, agreatLegacie.

Sanguif,

what He fuffered;

Teffttmentnm,

what He

did

for them.

The next word

is

in fanguine, aShepht4rd,

in His

Moud.

So,

thisShephe~trd

INf•ngnine;

fweac

bl01id,

yer He could bring thembacke.

It was no ealie mmer; it coft

blottd:

~~~~·t

•ho

and, not any

blotld

(fuch,as He could well [pare) but, it cofi HimHis

life-bloud.

It

· could nor bethe

bloud

ofthe

Tejlament,

but there mull: be

a

Teffament :

and, a

Tcff,.

ment

therecannot

be,

but the

Tefoator

mull: dye. So, Hee dyed, Hee was brought

to the

dead,

for it. This

bloud

brought Him to His

Tejlament,

which is further

than

hloud.

·

. We faid there were two

ACis:

1

One exprefi,

brought Himthef!Ce,

,.;.Jal"'''•

The

The two

A

tit

otherimplied,

bronght Him thither,

<£,.,~

'v:

Butfirlr,

brought thither,

before

brought

therJcc.

Wewill touch themborh.

1

Why bmtghtthither,andhow?.

>andwh1,

brought thence,

and

howl

'

If, when He was

_br011ghtthence, it

was

peace :

when He was

broNght thither;ic

was

Bw•ght th/-:

none. How came 1r, rhere was

none~

What made this feparation

~

That did

jinne:

tber.

Smnebrake the

peace.

~

Why, linne couched not Him, He

linew mflnne:

True:

it

was not for Him-

•Coq.u;

elfe,norfor anylinneofHts.

Whofethen~

here are but two

1

Pa.ftor

•and

ovi.

""'.

'Paftor,

He:

ovit•m,we.

If not the

Shepheards,

then the

sheepes

li~ne:

if not

Efay

f

9 ·'•

~,ours.

And fo it was:

peccat4'Vejlra(faith

Go

o,

in

Efay)

and fpeakes it

to

us.

B

0

quarrel! He had to the

Shepheard:

nothing to fay to

CH

R

r s

T

as C

H

o.

r

s

n

• ut

H~would

needs be dealing with

Sheepe,

and

HisSheepe

fell

eo

jlr;ying,

and light

mhto t

e

Wolvcsdcnne: and thither Hemuft goe, to fetchthem,ifHewillhavci

t

em.

FoJ

ovium

then, is all this.adoe ; and that is for us. For all we (as

Sheepe)

had

~one

a ray. I may fay further; all we(as

jheepe)

were

app~inted

rothe

jlaughtcr•

•_Olt

was, wdhould havebeenecarried thither,

and

th~

LqrdlaydtJfOII

Him

the tran(-

Efay H·

~

grejillfiS