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Sermrm18.

Ofthe.RuvRRECTioN:

5

s

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------~--~--~~~~~~--~~-~~~dead,

thisday, He wasno

foo~er

ri[en;

but the firfi newcs

was,theSouldiers

rAnveallaway:

Afigneof

pc.rce.

:'\nd mdeed, 'Yhen He

hadjlamehAtred,it

was mo!1:

kindly then,to bring

peace.

As,this

even~g,

With

~·s

?woe

~ourh,

He fpake it

one~

.

.

and twice,

Pax vgbJ5,

over and over agame: Which

IS

the

A!oflles bmedzflio

11

here.

Io!m ,., u .: :

So

Reji

1

rrel1ion

and Pwe,they accord well.

,. ,

,

. .

. . .

...

.

'Now for the

fiqt~ele

of

good

worku

upon

C

_H ll Is; s

bm:gmgftomthedead.

Being to inferre

goodJVorkes;

He would never

put

mall this,

o[

CH

"I.'

T

s

bring,

ing bMke ag

4

i1

1

efomthe dead,

if there had n()t beene fome fpectall operauve force

ru

or towJrd them in

C

H R I

s

·r s

Refurreefron.

If

C

H R I

s

T

s

rifing

made.not for

them, had not 'come Cpeciall_ reference to them,

f~me pc;culia.~;

inrerefi in them, all

this

had not beene

ad

idem,buttdle,and befide the pomt qUite. We !l'ufi

ta~e

hee.d of

,chiserrour to thinke the

Ptifi'ion,

or

Re[urreefitin

of

CH

R

t

s

T

(though ttbeafitM

trA~~jitns,

;bat with ;be

doiltg paffeth aJVay)

that it bath not

a

vertue and force

verma~

nent; that it left not behinde it a vertue and force permanent

ro

worke contmually

Comegrace in us; as,to thinke,His

Re{11mefion

to be

Ac1m

foifmf"",

an act to

hav~

his effect at the latter day, and inthe rrieane time to ferve for qothing, but to hang

in

nubibm

(as they fay.) Butthat,thisday,it hathanefficacic continuing, thadheweth

forth it felfe: And as the rule is, inthe[oule, beforeitdothonthebody. Weewili

leave the

Hcathen

to their

habits,

and

h~tbitnalities:

But,with us

Chrij/ians,

t'pis is Cure

i

Whatfoever, in us,

ot

by us is wrought,

thatispleAjingto

Go

o;

iris fo wrought by

the venue of

CH

11

IS

r's Refimelliop.

Wee have not thought of it perhaps; but,

moO: certaineit is, it is fo. So Go

o

bath ordained it. Whatfoever evil! is truely

mortified in us, it is fo, by the power of C

H R I

s

T

s

death;

and thither 'to be re- ·

ferred properly. And, whatfoever

g~odis

revived or brought againe anew from us;

it is all from the venue of

chrifl.rrifing again

e.

All

doe

rife,

all are

raifld,

thence.

The fame power,

t~at

did

create

at firft, the fame it is! that makes

a

new creature.

The

fame power, that ratfed

Laurl/4

the brother, from

lmgraw off/one :

thefame raifed

<.Mary Magdalenthe

fi{ter, from her

grAve offinne.

From one, and the fame power

both. Which keepeth thismethode:

Worketh

firfi, to the

raijingof the[ollle,

from

the

death

ofjiNne;and after, in the due time, tothe

raifing

of the

body,

from the

dl(/&

-f

death.

Elfe, what bath the

v.fpoflle

faid, all this

while~

,

·

.

Now, this

poJVer

is

inh.mnt

in the

Spirit

as the proper fubject ofit:even the

.et

er~

1Mfl

Spirit,

whereby

chri/

offered

Himfllfe

lirfi unto Go

n,

and after

raij(d

him–

felfeti:omthe dead. Now, as in the texture of the naturall body, ever there goes the

Spirit

with the

bloud:

ever, with a

veine

(the verfell ofthe one) there runnes along

an

~Yterie

(the veffell ofthe other:) So

i~

it in

Chrifl;

His

bJoud,

:ind His

&

pirit

alwayes

go together. In the

Spirit

isthe

power:

in the

poJVer,

vertually, every

good JVorl:e

it

producetl1, which it was ordained for. IfwegettheSpirit,

we

cannot faile ofrhe

power.

And, the

Spirit,

that ever goes with the

bloud,

which never is without it.

. This carries us now

to

the

hlottd.

The very

Jbedding

whereofupon the

Cro!ft:~

prmmm

&

ante

omnia

was the nature of

a

price.

A

price:

fi1fi, ofour

.-anfoi/Je

from

death due to our finne, through that His fatisfaction.

A

priceagaine,

ofthe

purehaft,

Hcmadeforus,throughthevaleofflismerit, which by His

Tejlament,

is by him

pnffed overto us;,

.

Now then,His hloud,after it had,by the very powring

it

out,

wi-o~ght

thefc two

~lfeCls,

Jtranne not wafie, but divided into two fireamcs.

I:

One into the

Laver

Pf

Tit. 1

.r:

;e

new

bmh(

o~r

Baptifme

)appl1ed.to us outwardly to take away the fpots ofourfin.

Luk.u.•o:

}he other, mto the

Ctif

ofthe

7{swTejlament in

H

t5 bloud,

which inwardly admi-

·

~ red,fervet~,as

to purge and

clet~nft

theconfciencefromdeadJVorks,that[o

live wo:ks

ChaP-9-lf;

hay grow up mthe place: So, to endue us With the

Sptrit,

thadhall enable us with

~

e

\~'her

to bring them fotth.

H

.u

funt E,·clefi-e gemin"Sacr4menta :

thefe are (not

y:,O

J

t! Sacraments,

but) the

two twin.Sa"aments ofthe Church

(faith

S.

Auguj/ine.)

fi

~

wuh hlsthereare two Rules.

I.

One,

ff2!!.icqllidfacrijicio Djfertur,Sacramentocon-

er Hr;

what the

Sacriji;e offiretb.,that

the

SACramentobtaineth.

z,

The

other,.fi!!!,kquid

G

gg

3

Teflamentl

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