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ofthe

HoLY GHosT.

6xc-

Sermon z_.

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1

0 ;

-'~

rapientiam,He

would give them

amouth and wiftd•me.

.Not a

mouth

.

I)aui<J8

1

DJ'

;r.J,

p

h {(

l

,

·

h

.

Luk<

u.lf}

ondy,bur,a

mouth

and

''"Jk.t ome.

hut r. e. erw

6

.oroget 1

0

edr, a

mkout

anhdwi(dm~e,>

and

-- --

/(p·md

tMgut,

and you ·now, w at

IS"""''

~

')'}".3w,

a

you now

w

at 1s

m~ant

by,

a

,/'ere

Forfirecannotfpeakech'!ffe,

1t

confumcs lt(wefee;) therefore ifit·

~

atBngueeJ

'' •

'

h

fb

k

.

'

buhaffi,

irisnojirytonguet

atJr•• eSlt.

.

.

,,

· And whereiris reqL!ired,rhar not on_ely the

tong11e

havethtsjire, but that _1tjitand

b'd

b

s. fure it is

tfiatvo!ubt!zty

of

tltterance, earneflnejfe of

a[/sOI),

ftratmngthe

i _e .Y

~

p•fionated;liverie, Phrafes

and

figures,

thefe,all have rhcir

heat,butthey

be.

botcb;~zes

It is rhe

evidence

ofthe

Spirit,

in the foundndfe ofthe fenfe, that leaves

t~:

true

i~preJlion

:that, is the

tongree,rhat

will

fit

by us; that,

thejire,th~t

wilHeep

fiillalive. The rdt comes in pallion; move forth' prefenc,

m~ke

ils a httle

fermon.

,.arm<

forthe while;but, .after, theyfl!t-and vamJh,

aucl

goe their way ; true

~arke•

leave they none. hisonely

ver6afaptentumclavt

tf<tith the

Wtfe-man)thewt(dome

E«lcC.r~_-iTI

ofthefpeech,

that is the

naile, the n•ile red-hot,

that leave1h a l!latke

b~hinde,tha~will

r

never begot out. Eno11gh

(1

rrufl:)ro Cervethem that doe

~·~•~"''

attbetr urvne

fpmt;

.

1

,

from

r!teJI!thatdoe~.:'J?"Il<u,Mthefpiritof

Go

o

giveththem :

:jO)j

rofl:op·their

mouthes fot ev<:r, that call it not

[peaking

h

the Spirit,

unleffe never a

!Pi/<

word

bee

fpoken. So have we the

(j

lof!e

of the

tDIIgue>·:

'

The

tonguesrhemfelves inc,.pertt!it

loqui:

cloven,

inlingu~

alirl:

l

jiuing,in

t~e

Spiritsfieut: +_Fire, in

m;9•':>-f<.&.,_:

the

truth

anfwering

rhet~pe,mevery

pomt: lhewmgus,whatwasm them ;and what they-,

fhould be, that hold t11cir places; able to

[peak; morctopgues

tham·one

;,>9

fpeake

dif:

treetly;

and

cofpeake

karne~!y.

.

,

.

·

:

_

1

And now, to draw to allend.

L~t ~.s-rettlrn~to·

our

Pmtmf1-duty;

to

gl~rifi~

The

Appfie•:

Go

0

for the Ho

L

r

G

H

:os

T

thusfent, thefe two

w.aycs:

As the

Spi~it (wir~-

"'"'

in)jlllng

; •

As the

tongue~

Gw1thout)

ulfel:'ing.

The

ungues,

they are

a

peculiar

to

one

kinde ofmen,though all now invade them,ahd talke

~Vel\

too much. Of them

firlt.

Where the LApojlleexpoundeth that ofphe

Pf•lme [Going ut on high, Hegave gifts

liph<C 4 . 8.

unto men

;]he tells us whatthofe

Gi{fs

were: He gave forn.e

<Apoflt~s

,Come

Prophets,

" ·

Come

Ev•ngeliils:

and he fiayes not there,but tells us,that part

of

that

Gift

were

P.<.

;;:

jlors,andTe.:,·hen,whereoftherewere nooeat

CaR r s

T

s

v1fcmjion,

but

they

were ordained after, for the fucceeding ages. Intending (as it feemeth) a part of our

PtntecoftalldRty

lhould be, nor oncly

to

givethankes for them,Hefirfl: 'fenr,on the ve-

ry day; but even for thofe, He fenc ever fince ; and for thofe, He

Crill

fendeth, even

inthefedayes ofours. Torhanke Him, for tlie

Apoflle.;

thankeHim for the ancient

Dofiors,

and

Fathers;

thankeHim forthofe we have, ifwe have any fo much worth.

And~retheferheGifn,which

C"

R

rs

T

[entfromonhighrwasS. Paul

well ad·

vifed

(

Mufl: we keepe our

fentecofl

in rhankfgiving forchefe

~

Are they worth fo

much, trow

~

we would beloth to have the

Prophets

way taken with us

(

Zach.XI.)

z

10

h.

u.ri:

that it lhould befaid to us, as there it is: Ifyou {o reckon ofrhem indeed

,let

uo

fee the

--–

"'•ges ,youvalue them at;

and when

we

!hall fee,it is but

eight pound

a

yeare

;

and fuaving

once fo mqch,never to

b~

capable,ofm<Jre.,_;

t,:~ay

n:,>t then the

l'rophtts

fpcech

~h~re

Well

be taken ilp:

A

goodly price

thefe high Gifts

art'v4lt~ed

4t by jou

!

And may riof

HeJu!Uy

(in

fl:ead of

Z.:chary,and

fuch as heis) fend us a fort of

foo!ifh jJ,epherds;

and

fend us this fenllefneffe WJthall,that,fpeake they never fofondly, fo they

fpeake,

all

is

well;itlhall fcrve ourruroc as well as thebefl:of them all

(

Sure, ifthisbea part of

ourdt~ty,thisday,

to praifc Go

o

for them, itistobeaparrofourcareroo, they

may be fuch, as we may jufily

praif~

Go

o

for. Which, whether we !hall be likely

tofclfect,•b_y fome courfcs as oflate have beene offered, that leave

I

eo the weighing

0

your Wife confiderations.

S

But leaving this, which is peculiar butto fomc,

let

us returne

to

the Ho

1

~

P 1 K 1

r

commonro all, and how

to

beji/ledwith it. A point whichimportetb

every one

of us :

this day efpecially ; when tirft, certaine it is,

_we

are not to content

I ii 4

ou~

'.