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Sermon

r.

ofthe

HoLY

Gaos

T.

&ye,

For, it is :idded;

fate upon tfem :

whi_chthey could not have done

1

without

[

ome

J"

· •

ithout skorchlngtbem,•atleall; 1f1t had bcenefuch

ftre,

as 1t1sm our chim–

hurt'

w

But invas

··~<l,

.tSitwereours

:

(that is) in ll1ew;

tanhly;

inde~d,

cdtjliaU:

x~~~sthe

Windt,(o rhefirefroin heaven;

ofthe nature of that (in the Ill. of

Exod.)

&xod.p.' :

whichmadethebn{bburne,abnrd

yerconfumehdttnot:

.a· .

·[

th

.

dfi

..

Where firll

we

are too 1erveagame;r

econJun·~,wno

. e

t•ngue,an

re.

The

feat of the

tongue

isin rbe

b~ad;

.and the

He~dof rhcCht~rch

IS

C

_n

a r s

T,

The

na~

Eph<f,,,,,.;

· e lace of

hw

(the qualny, mus,anfwenng:tothJsjlre) ls:he

heart:

and the

Heart .

·

~f

t6e

chu"h

is the

Holy Ghoj!.

Thefetwo !oyne; to .thts worke:

CH"

1

s

T,

to

ivcthetongne;

the

Holy Ghoj!,

foput

(ire

mro lt. For;as

1~

the

body naturall,thenexr;

.

~he

immediate inllrumenrot.rhe

Jot~le~

is

heat,

~~hereby

lt

work~th

all

tl~e

members

~ver;evenfo,

mthemyjlzca!lbody,

av..gm~there1s,_

hkethatof

hea;,

wh1cl;l~e~a.re

.

,

willed ro

chtrijh,

to

Ire

a

fervent

m

the Spint;

to

b

Jlzrre

and to'

hlowtt up:

WhiCh !Sit,

a

Rom.n,,

~:

thargiverh elllcacie to all thefpiriruall opemibns.

·

·

.

b!

Thoff,r.•9·

, .To

~xpreffe

this qualirie, it

ap~earer~

in rhelikeneffeof this

el~ment; e~ento

T•m-•.

6

..

lhe

1

v, there ihould be an

efficacie,

ory1gour,m thm

<\odnne,ref~mbhng

1t ;

fl!!,od 1g-

Nil#

eft

i/li.<

vigor;that

the!orce of

firt

ihould !hew fonh

I!

fel~e

mrhea·words: bodl

in

the

JPlendor

;

whieh is rhe

light of knowledge

to

cl

eare the mt!l: of thm

darlmed un–

derjlandiwg;

and in the

fervor,.

which is the

force

of

JPirituall

effir:a~ie,

to

quicken

the

dulneffe of their cold and

deadajfec1ions.

And indeed·, the world was then fo overwhelmed with ignorance and errour;

arid fo over-grownc wir.h droffe,.arid oth,er bad matter, by

Fag4nifme,

ir10iigh'ad Ef>y

(;,$, .

been.e, th:u 1heir

lips

did need,

to be touched

with-a

coleftom the Altar. Tongms

of

jlejh

would nor ferve the turne, nor

words

of

ayre:

but there mull: be

fire

put Jtito the

to

11

g

11C,

and

JPirit

and life into the

words,

they fpake; a force more rhan tmurill (that

js)rhe force ofthe Spirit: even to fpeake

{jarkes ?ffire,

in Head of

word!,

ro drive

;way the darkneffe, and to refine the droffe of their hearhemfi1

converf~uon

fo long

continued.

,

.

. . · .

.

. Our

SA

v , o u

it

CH" Is

'r

fawrhis, and faid:

iiveryfacrijice

then

had

need

Mackc 9 . 4 ,:

to

be

feafonedwithjire:

but there was no fire to doe it with. Therefore Headderh,in

another place

: .1

came tofend fire zzpon earth;

and, this day, He was as good as His

Luke

u .

4, ,

wotd,andfenrir;

, ,

,

·.

·

.

.

·

, And withfuch

atongt~e,fpake

HeHimfelfe, when they faid ofHim,

Didnot ot/r

hmts burnewithin &,while HeJPake unto

m

by the way?

With fi1ch

atong11e <;,Peter,

Luke 'H'·

here in this

c;hapter:

for furc,there fell from .Him fomething like

fire

on their hearts;

when they were pricked with it and cryed,

Men

and brethren; what}halt we doe?

·vqfe

37·.

And even to this day yet, in them; that move the dead and dull

~earrs

of theii:.

heare>s; and npkethem to have a lively apprehenlion of things pertaining to Goo,

thereisaremainai:rofrhar, which this day wasfent; and they lltew pbinly, that

yet;

this

fire

is not deane gone out' ·

.· Butrbisisnot alwayes,norinall

1

with us; nomore was invirhthem; but, in

.

thol~

oftheir hearers, which had fome ofthe

anointing,

and that will eafily

tAke the

'Iohn

>.17.

fire

;m them good w1ll be dpnc .: Or at leafl:; where there.

1vas

Come

fmoakingjlax,

1

{.

1

d,,

1

~

.•

~.

fome remainder ofrhe

Spirit,

1vhich without any ·greatadoewill be kindled anew.

·

lhem,irdothgood:the reil, itdidnor. Thisfortheftre.

.

.

.

•·

. . lhefe

{ate upon each oftbem.

Inwhich

fitting,is

fer downe tinto

us,

their

bftqtia- •

And

(.ztt

ea

lmt,of&ontiml:.nce

and

c011jlancie;

The verrue is

ooe;"Jf•Jf"•

firy tong

11

es.fitting:

the

"'bc{th<m,

Vlceoppolire

..,-u,,;(,.,,

jiry tonguesflitting.

They did not lighr,and touch,and away;

arterrht manner

oHutterfties;

but both

they (ate,themftlves,

(in the former

Yerfe ;)

vcrrc

1 ;

t

!

tongunfa!e on them

(that isJ rhey.abode 1l:ill, and.continued llay'd and il:eddie, v.,r,;,

Without lhrnng or llarting alide (faith the

P[a!mifl) like

A

fwarving. bow.

. ,

~f..J.

7

a.

11 •

· · Of out

~A

vI

o u

1t

CH

a

x

s

T

1-Iimfelfe, !iow rci know Him, Go o H1m.

· ·

fhlfe

~a_veSa1nt

Iobn Baptif!

a privie ligne; and it was this

:on whom(oevtr

t~o·~feeJ!

loho '·ll;

~eSpmt

ltghtmg,anda6idingon

Him,That is He:

Ughtil'g

is not it,though

lt

be the

~

0

t

X

G

!"os

T_:

bm,lighting,

~ri4·ab~ding; ~ha~is

the

crue

Signe~

:

!h~