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Sermon

r.,

of

the

Ho

L Y

G

Ho

s

T.

Torheeare,

in

anoi(t;

To the

eye, inajhew:

Anoife,ofa

mighty Wind;

A lhew,

ofjry Tongues.

The m•[r,fervmg as a

Trumpet,

to awake the World, and give them

l

·n" He

was come.

Thejry Tongues;

asfom~ny

Lzghrs,

tolhewthem and to

warn

t~'

·

·

rli

·

·

'

6ol

let themJeethe Day of that thm

~rrtat~on.

.

.

.

To beginwith rhe /irft:

TherecJme

~

folfnd.

Whrch very

(cund,

rs to

lh~~,

that

Th"e oome;

the

s

irit,

whereofit is the

fote-run~e:,rs

no

dumbe.JPmt

bur

vocal!:

And fo lt 1s: the

{o-.d.

.

foHnJtberevf

is nor only

gone :nto all'Lands :

but hath beene

beArd,'." A!!,,ges;

before

Rom.ro.rs••

the

Flo"d

itfounded in '

Enocb

a

Priljhet;

and

~

Noe

a

Pr~acher

of

;tgh~eoufnejfe.

All

aiude

·~·

h

Law lon"

it

founded

in rhem, by whom '

U11ofef w.Upreached every Sabbath day.

b

P«.•.

f .•

t

e

"'·

.

f

h

,/lo "

.

h'

fi

.

d

d

t ·

'

d b

c

cCtup.•j . ''·

The

very

begmmng o t e

Go

1

r'"'

was Wit

a

oun

Voxc a"?antrs:

an , ut zQr

dllhoth.J

+ .

thisfo•_.dSaint PaU/knoweth not,how we!houlddoe;

'HowjbQu/dthey

beleeve(farth •

ll.olll.lo.•.t·

he)

in Him, of whom they have not heard?

and wrrhomaformd,

rhere1snoliear:ng.

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:Bur we /hall come to this againe in the apparition ofthe

t<Jngrm.

.

'Thcrecame

a

(ormd:

and not any found ; it will nor be: amiffe,tci weigh what.kind

Around z,6

0 :

of

found

is exprcffed in the word here u[ed

[i;x&]

you know,whar fmmd

~riEcho

is:

"'ifi,

afo.nd

at the

[econd hand,

afound at the rebound.

Verbum

Do,.

1 N

r

vemt ailnos;

'IheWerdofthe

L

oR o

commeth to us:

there is the firfHouod,To

us:

and ours is but

the

Ec-ho

the

rifleBion

of it to you.

G

q

o

's lirft, and then ours fecond. For, if it

come from us directly; and not from Him

to

us lirft,and from us then to you

(echo.

wife) it is to befufpcttcd. A

found

it may be; the HoLY G

11

os T commerh not

with it: His fore-runner it is nor; for; that is

rix&.

Therecameafound,

and it was the found ofa

wind:

and this too,vety fidy. For,

AioundofI

theWind,whichisherethctypeoftheHoL

Y

G

lios

T,

ofallthecrea.tures, dorh

Wmd.

beft expreffe it;

.

. .

.

.

. . .

.

.

.

r

For /irft, ofallbodllythmgs; rttstheleafthodtly, and cO!nmtthneatefito

the nature of

afiirit: inviftble

as it

is~

.

. .

.

.

z

And[econdly,qrlickcandaflive; asrhe.JPirit.is. OftheWinditisfaid,

Pftjue

~aeo

tgit, ui nift

~g.t

non

fit:

fo

atlive

it is, as no ftirring theaik,

no

aEiion, no wind:

·evenfo,

nooperatien, no/}irit;

So like, as both have but one.name: nay,

all

three

-but one:

1

The

wind

in the wide world; • the

bre.tth

incur bodies,

1

and the

Spirit

iri

th' myi.Hi:all Body (the

Ch11rch: )

and much adoe we have, to diftinguiih them

iri

·many places; they be taken fo one for another•. · . .

.

" Now, this

Wtnd

that came andinade this

formd,

is here defcribed with foure

1

Ttcamci.a:

properties;

1

It

fell(uddenly: •It

Wd4

mightie

or

violel'{t :, lltc/tmefrom Heaven; •lt

tl<nl].

ftlltdthatplace ovheretheyfate; that place,and

no

ot\m.

Of which, the two firft arc

ordin•ry,

and (like the wind) i:ommon,

1

To beJt•dden,

andto be violent.

The other

two, not fo; but diflike:

l

To

tome ftpm Heaven,

;,

and to keepe it feife within one

ptm;

and that ofnogreat compaffe•.

.

,It fel!fuddenly,

~~·~ .~•ap.tm

[o

doth the wind. It rifetH cifrentlmes

iri

the midfl:

.A

Wind.

ofacalme;giveth no .warping, but rufileth

~p

of

afi!ddeli;

and evenfo doth the

Spi-

Th""'"'

"t:

F?r, tHat

commet~

not

bj

o6ftrvatt.on

ne~rher

(fazth

our~

A

v

i

o u

R ;

)

you can

t;f';;_:

1 :· 7 •

•o,

~akcno

fer

rulu

of it; you muft watt for rt,as well

wh~n

1t 4:ommeth nor,as when

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it com.ts.

b

M~ny timesi~

is

fotind.of them tha: feekeit not.;

and therefore little. ac:

Hfay&p;

count make of lt; and therefore little d,eferve lt;

'Cectdtt

fuper

ettm

spirzttu, rs[o

, ,

Sam.,o.•~.

comtnonm both the

01<}_,

and ,New Tefiamenr, as we can make no doubr of this.

••·'!·

Wh1eh

fuewerh,

it

foils

f"ddenly

;,

it creet>es not:

ftrpentif

eft

ferpere.

Commonly,

Cbap.

1

o.

.jt,

~otrons

that come frotn the

Serpent,

creepe upon us : but,

nefcit tarda molimina s;i,

rttm

Sa~[/,gratza([ar~h

Amhrofe.)

d

Velwter cumt fmno Ejus,

His

Word runneth

J

mi.r4r.•r;

Jt

~'J,/"''(tlJ,

and' Hrs

Spmt cbmmetbwtththewings of the Wind.

And rhcreforB

ol'f;d. •!:~~~·

I'

a

en

(farth

Gregory,)

becaufe, things, if ,they bee not fudden, awake us nor,

~f-

e

us not; but,

Repeminavaldemuidnt,fudam

thirig>Jlartus, and make uslooke

up,(.

And~

therefore

(udden

(fairh'heeagaine) that men may learne, rlor to defpife

prc entm_ottons

ofgrace, though

f"ddenly

riling in them

i

and though they can give

~lo ~taln~

reafon ofthem : but.rake rhe

wind

while·it

h!oweth,

.and the

wAter,

while

11

nge

mo~•eth

tt;

as

not knowing, when it will, or whether

ever

it

will

hlow

H h h 3

agalne,