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8.

Ofthe

R

ESURR Ec T ION.

fatislied and well pleafed with it; reach him His hand (as it were) to bring l}im

thenceagaine.

·r

h'

··

.

·

.

r

0

fhew you the benefit that nteth to us, by

t

LS

Hts

rifing. Bronghtthither

He

l

was eo the

dead: [o,

itlayus upon :Jf He had not, we thould. We,were even car-

.

~

thirher . and that wemight not,He was.

BTiught thence

He

was,from

the dead:

~:it

!lood

~sin

hand: if He hadnotbeene brought th_ence, we lhould never hav.e

cot'ue thence, but beene left

to

have

he~

there world Without

~nd; ·Brou~ht

thither

He would be

:

He,

~nd

not we : He without us.. So

ca~cfull

He

w~s;

not

t~

fr>are

Himfelfe, rhat we mtght be fpared.

Brougkt

thenlie

He would

~()!;

be; not wtthou.t

His

jheepc

wee may bee fure : Heewould brmg

u~

thencetoo; or He._

~o11ld

not bee

brought thence without us.

YoumayfeeHtm,t~

the Parabk;commmgwithHis

., .

lofljhecpe on

lit5

{boulders.

That one.foeepetsthetmage?f

~sal!;

Socarefull,Hee

Luke.~J.f,

was as He la.id Him onHis owne necke,

to

be fure : whtch

IS

the true pourtratture

or

r~prefenmion

ofHis

~'":>'~:>'"·

That,ifthe

God'fteace

bring

Him

bo~~cke,He m~ll:

brinu them alfo: For He wtll notcomebackewtthoutthem. VpoRHtst'>rmgmg

hck~.from

death,

is ours founded:

in

Him, all His were brought backe. In His

perfon;

our

~tur.e

:

io our

'Jo&ture

we all.

.

.

. ..

..

.

..

. ,

Thinke you, after the payment of fuch a Pnce, Hee w11l come backe Himfdfei

alone,He will let

thejlmpe

be carriedthither,and not fee them brought backe

againe~

He did not fuffer alltbis (we may bee fure) to come away thence, and leave them

behinde Him. It was never feene, that any that paid afterfo high a rate for any,be

i~

what it will, that when Hee had done would not fee ir brought away, but lofe all

His !Jbourandcoll. No: asfi1reas

Him(elfe~as6rought,

f<?_fure He will bring

them whom He would not part from: (He wtlldte firft.) Notfimg lhall part them

now.'

Pafforand ovium,

jheepe

and

Shepht4rdnow,

or no bargaine.

Re

with His

jlocke

and

His

fl~cke

with

Him;

it with Him, and

He

with it: He and they,or not He

Himfelfe; both together, or not at all. Will youheare Himfelfe fay JSmuch

~

:Father,

my

will

u, that,vhither

Igoe,

when(e

I

come, where/

am,

thither, tbence,

Allll

there, thefe be

nl{i.

·

'.

')

..

,

Bur, when He had brought us thence, what lhall become ofus

(tro~ ~)

Wili

He

4

leave usat randome, to wander in the

mountaine~ ~

No: but,

Ybi dejinit

Po~~Jior,

ibi

S<•gui..

r,:

incipit

Teffntor,

wheretheshepheardgoesout, the

Teff~torcomesin,

Which wee

f•m<nti,the

finde plainely inthe word

Teftament.

For(tho'ugh

pence

be a faire bleffing in it felfe,

.J.:~=f.~~=·

ifno more but it

1

and

bringing hack

be worth the while, yet) heere is now a greater

· ·

matter than lo. There is more

in

the

hloud,than

we are aware of. This is alfo meant:

that there is the

b!otedof

aT1fament,whichbodeth fome further matre.r.There lhould

neede no

Tcfiament,

ifit were for nothing but to make

peace.

A

Covenant

would ferve

for that;

My

Covenant of

peace

would

I

m"ke

with

thee

(faith Go

D.)

Sanguu

jtEderi;

llzek.n-~~;

would have donethat, if there had beene nomore but fo. But here, it is the

b!oud

of

a

Tejlament.

·

It

is

Sangnucum Te(!amento,mmxo, Blood,

with a

T1f41mnt

annexed. Belidethe

pacijicatien

lnd

back.bringing,

this Scripture

o.ffereth moregrace:

even a

T1famentarie

matrerto beadminiO:red for our fJrther behoofe•

. For, laske. Every drop of thisbloodismor'eworththanmanyworlds: Shall

th•sbloodrhen fop ·ecious, offo great a Perfon, as the

Sonne of

Go

D,

befpenr,to

hru~

forthnothtng but

pard9n

and

peace

.?

Being

o~

fo great a value, lhall it produce

bur opoore ao effect? Pme 1t lhould be lhed,

to

bnng forth nothing, but a few

foeep

from chth. There is enough in it,

to

ferve further, to make a

pt~rcha{e;

whichHee

~abd•fpofe

oftothem,He will vouchfafe ro bring againefrom the dead. For,when

e arhbrought them thence, howHe will dilipofe them that would be thought on

~~

'

pt.

I finde then afcribed to His

hiDud,a Price

,.

not ondy of

.z..

,,~TP""'

(that is) a

Redem.:

' thton

~r

Ranfomc;

bm alfo .,..,..;"'"(that is) of

Perqui{ttiHn,

or Purchafe. And I'finde

em orh tn

on~:verfo

(

Ephef.

1,

14.) So that,this h/eadavailed,.as to pay our

debf~