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Sermon

i).

ofthe

Hoi.y

GHosT.

:

.

ot

The gift is forthe

calling :

the

gift

and

calling

(both) areforthe

mrke

•t

15

n ·

d.

h

f

I

s

· ·

fi

fl

· ·

·

Andwillyouobferverheprocee mg ereo ne

pmt

r

~

Thes;,htisneerel!

refembled to

breath: Spiro,whence

1t comes, 1s to

breathe. Breath

(youknow) is in rhe

nof/hrills

:they be tWo;' through, and from them both, the

Spmt_proce~ds.

To

an~

f,

rrhcfe

G

0 0

the

Fnther,

CH R Is T

the

Lord,<retwo;

from them l:loth,by

way

felh ·

ntio;

comestheSpitit, the

facred breath

of them

both.

0

Jt~

ow ti,enfccondly, as the

Father

doth begerthe

Son~

and fr()Jll them

bothprd~

ceeds,

the

Holy Spirit

3

So, the

gift

to

beget

the

callmg(of

nght fo1t Thould) and they

b~th

ro produce the

Worke.

And as no man comes

to

C

H R I

s

T,

but by the

Holy

Ghoft:

So, no man to the

c~lling,

but by

rhcgift.

And as no man comes to the

Father;

bJ4tby

CH

R

r

s

T

:fonomantotheworke,burbyrhecal/11•g.

Not to the

worke.

The very word

worke(;l>")at

once condenincs

three,;,,~.,.

!_The

wor~·~

•"'"'''

oe~.,

•.

"A.,.,

firfr. Such as are idle_ bodies;_ doe no worke ar.all : fpend rhe!r

,·~~;

••n-•;,i

1

d•ya in 'Vanity;

confumewholeyeares, mdomgJ'lfl

nothmg.

T?1s (of

workes)

IS

·

·

GoDs

di'Vijion :

who IS not (H1mlelfe;) would not have us, 1dle.

rfque opmt-

Ioh.

1 .

17 ;

tnr,

jfill

Bee

workes;

fiillHe would have us fo to doe. Not as

ion!U:

get us a

gourd;

1

n.

ii

·

and fit under it, and fee what will become of

'l{jni'Ve;

but fiirrc not

a

footro helpe

0

• · ..•

ir. Not :o

lye foahng ;, the broth

.Cas

E~kiel

faid of the great men in his day:s :)

Bzei:.u.j;

the

Ctttc

IS the

caldron,

the

wealth,

IS the

broth,

andmthel:lroth theylyefoakmg

and all is well. Saint

Pa11l

calls rhem the

Lollizoes

of the land. His word is "'"'""'"'':

>Cor.u.l,,

Thefi:.:edaycs,and

the

{wenth,

torhem both alike;

Holy-day Chrijfians.

The Poet · ·-

...

faid

"AI'>'"

~-,;;,,mj,

every day

is

holy-day with idlepeople.

Ollt

of this

divijion,

out of

operations,

they.

_ .

.

•.

.

,

. ..

.. ,..

0 _.

The next fort, they wtll not be 1dle; but lt were as good they were. They w11l

1'!•

1

!'1'/l<'!<l

bee

doing, butitis ••,.,.,,all rhey doe : Nothing to any purpofe; from andbefideit

quire.

opm quo nihil opU<,[ome

needldfe worke;

qrt-< nihilattinet,as

good let alone:

leaving undone, that they fhould and are to doe, and catchingat fomewhat elfe, and

mightily bufying themfelves about that; and all ro no end.

vfn»ieonimmedi-

t•ti

flmt ji.:ttt aranea,

faith the Pfalme: Very bufy they bee; but it is about

w'ea'Ving

l'fai.§"<J;!oj

cobwebs :

no body lhall weare them, or bee the warmer fot them :

ro

no profit in the

world.

And as thefe deale with

qu<~

nihilattinet;

So

the lafi

(«;,,,.,)

w!tltthofe,

{puni-

Nor;<~<Mi(.i

·

biladeos

attinet,

that concerne not them ar all. That will be doing, bur

le

is with that,

they have nothing to doe. There

aredi'Vijion.lof

workes, and they worke out ofrhtir

divifion :

love to bee bufy; to bee dealing with any bodies worke,favetheir ownc."

Which is lightly the

bufy.bodies occupation,

condemned

by

the

Apojfle,

not in

men

on·.

, ly(:

Theff:3·)

but even in the other fex,too

(

1Tim.5.)

Forthey alfo will be ni'cd!ing :

Tl ,;.

.

:

"'

·

.

f

b I

d

.

leoq • lto

~ot.st,.,~"lS

o

ot

1gen ers.

.

...

.

,

Tim'.)·I'J,

I

told you before, the

callmgs

were tounded upon

order,

and ro'keepethem, fo .

have the1r

;,>m'.,,

ltmtts,

or bounds. And they

do~

all

<ooi•1•"'"""'.;;,

Walke

our of

order,

diforderly breakc rhe pales, and ovenhey goe

1

thatleavirig their owne, be-

~ome

.<as

S~int

Peters

word is)

""":"''"''~~n·•,

Bijhop.s

of

other mcm Diocefes :

Doe no'

i

i.,..,{;

1

b~od

tn

theu: owne, fpend tlmr nme

m

findmg fJult wtth others.

A

rhing norro

~

·

_,e

endured m any body. Take the naturallbodyforexample, wherei'n'theSpi·

~

trt, bio11d, choler,

and other humors are ro keepe and comai11e thcmf,-lvcs, to hold

Aery_one

10

h1s owne proper velfell : as, bloud in the

·veims; 'htflefln

the

Gall:

thnd

}f

once theybeeoutof them, theb/oudoutof

rhe'Veinemakesanvfpoflrt'!'e;

e

uoler

out of the

gall

makes a

larmdife

all over the body. Beleeve ir; rh1s 1s

~n-~l•ll

ficknej[e rmder the StmiJe,

that the

di'Vijion

of workes is not kept more

''C:r

Y

They are divided according to rhc

c•llinj,s :

Every

Worke

is not for

every

~~b:f~

For then

\~hat nce~s

any

di'Viding?

But as the

calling_is,fo

arethe wotkcs

to

b

G

er~ry

onetotntend h1s owne, whcrem (lt!S prefumed)

1115

skill Jyes; and not

•b

u

IC llmfe!fe

With others: For, that 1s •.,.,,,...

And

tl

1

cfc arethe three errors

out

operaftons.