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O_if_t_h_e

_S_E_N_D_I_N_'

n_

Sermon

1,·

Elay J8.J6.

Abac.~·3•

they did n?t looke for Him,the fame afternoone; nor frayed but till rhe mo-;:;----–

ter

A{ce/JfhmDay;

nor (as the

&thulians

ilint

was)foure

or

jive dayes,

atthe

fa~~

t

and then waxed wearie, and would wait no longer: But, as Hewilledthem tot. e. '

fo they did wait ;nor

jive dayts,but

five,

a~d

five : And focontinued wairia

;~lt,

ufque dum Complmntur, tiUthey were ammplifhed:

And then brake not up

nei~h

ven

keepe

Holy-dAJ,

bur held on their waiting,

Holy-daye1,

and all.

.

.

er,to

We fay before; this Fe.afr had divers names:

•The Feaftofrhe Law,'

The

Peaft

?fharvejl,

l

The

Feaft

of

Pentecoff:

We

~ay

put to

a

fourth (otit of

Dwt,r6,

9 .)

le

rs tbere. called 4the

Feaftof

Weeke~. lt1~not hot~res wll~

ferve the uune, noiyer

dayes:

rt mufr be

weekes,

and asmanyweckes as be dayesm aweeke, to make

itPtn.

t:coft

(that

is)jiftie dayes.

Thus long they fare by it (as it is in the next verfe)

aild

tar.

ned

p~tiently

the L oR

o' •

leafure,

till~e

came unto them,

.fl.!!j

crediderit

ne

[tjli.

net (farth the Prophet

E[ay) He that heleeveth, let hzm not he haftie :

And,fi

mor..,

fmrit,expefiA Eum

(faith

AhAcuk)

I

fNehappm toflay ,flay fsr Him.

And fo we !hall

ifwe call to minde this, that He bathwaited for us and our converfion, moreyeares'

than we d?edayes .for Him. And this.withal!,

veniendo veniet;

fray Hee may for;

time, but 1f we wart,

cw;e He

tPtll

certamly;

and when Hecomrneth,

Manehitvobis;

3

.tternum,

He will never forfake us, but continue·with us for ever.

Dum

tompltrt»t•r

Jhall

h.·v ·His accomplifhmenr.

And in this manner dorh the

Scripture

bear~

witneffe.ofthem,they

rr>ere

prepmJ,

and that they

[

ped ofthe

Spmt

; and let us of lrke

preparmg,

looke for like

f•mf{e.

The

Mann~r,

And nowwe come to the

Manner,

of

H

iJ

c~mming

• And that, firfi in

type

fenft.·

q';:{u

P"''·.

bl}' ; rhus defcribed. •

There came

~found;

There werefeenetongues;

·which is

a

fen–

~

;' ""''"''g

fible

kinde of

Comming.

.

.

,

·

'"YP•·

And that is acommiog rare, and nothingufuallwirh the HOLY Gnosr;

which as an

invijihle Spirit,

commerh (for rhe mofr part) invifibly.S.faith

~ob: H~

commeth to me, and

I

{ee

Him not; Hepajfeth hard

by

me, and

I

perceive Eimnot.

ltwas

Ch'p

,o.v.,

4 .

thus here,forthis once: But

a

fieri we fee (in the tenth Chapter)He

cam: upon

C9rne,

Chap.,.•.

luu

and hu company;

And after that,

upon the Twelve at Ephefm

(rnthemmh Chap.)

Bur on neither, that ought could

befeeneor heard :

Onely difcemed by fomeclfed,

Hewroughrinfuem. Hdh:ubefl:knewtheSpirit (Cn"

I sT)

fersusdownethe

manner of His comming;

Spiritut fPirAt,fednif"ci!Nndeaut quo, He

tlothcomeandi~

JPir~, bt~t

how or which

way,

that know yoi• not,

Yechere, in this prefent cafe, for this once, it was meet, Hefhouldrhus come

in

nate; and that there fhould be a folcmne, fer, fen!ible defcending ofir. .

.

I

Meet : that no leffe honour done to this

L~w

of Sion,

than to that ofSinli,

which was publike, and full

ofMajeftie;

and fo was this to be;

~

Meet: That having once before beene, and never but once,upon C

axr

~

r

the

He•d:

it 010uld be fo once more, on the

Church

too, the

Bbdie.

It pleafedH•m

tovouchfafeto grace the

Chnrch

His

~eene

with like folemne

inaugurati~n

to that

.of His owne, when the

I;I

o

L

v

G

Hos

T

defcended on Him in

like11<ffe

of

a

D0111;

that fhee might no leffe, than Hee Himfelfe, receive from

Heaven

like fokmneat:

tefl:arion.

.

3

Laf1:ly, meet it was, it fhould remaine to the niemory of

all

ages

teflifie,

that a day there was, when even apparamly

to

fenfe, Mankind wasvilltedfro:n

°

0

high: And that this

Wind

here, and rhefe

Tongsm

carne not for nought, at fo hrgh

a

Fea.ft,infogrearanAJ{emhly.

d

This Comming then ofHis, thus in Stare,

is

fuch, as it was bothto

be heAYJ

an

Jeene,

To the

e~re

and the

eye

both. So faith Saint

Peter

of it after

(Yerfe

33·)

Bet~

thtu

exalted(fanh

he

o[C

a

"I

s

T)andhavmg

recewedthep~omifeofthe

Father,h:

hath jhedforth thu; whtch

yot~

now hoth

fee andheare. And wnh go?d r.eafonf,b(,tof

To

borhfen{es

is the

J:I

o.i.

l'

G

Ho s

~ prefented.Toth~

earewh1ch

rsthe en

~J,

faith :

T.o the

eye,

whrch

1S

th~ fe~fc

of

love.

The

eare,

that

IS

the

groun~

ofthe

~hie•

Yfhichisaudible: the

eye,

wh1ch

IS

the ground of

thc:Saframms,

wh1d1are'l'iji

TO