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Ilt.

'J,"h:TripiiJ

aCluJ.ll.

I

Dividing.

Of

tbe

s ...

N D

i

N

0

se;;;;;;;;,

makenom?readoe,but

ca~the'!'(elves'

lay their 1rvne hAnds upon their

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utter!

y

agamll:

C

~

"'

I

s

T

s mmde,_and rule. And fo over

C

H

>.

r s r's

head

h

1 '

come, from thegijho the

worke,

Without any

caUmg

at all.

t

ey

. W:

ell in thefe two they have fomewhat yet: Either a

caUi~g

without

agi(t

gift

wuhout

acallmg.

Wh~t

fay you to them, .that have neither; butfetch't

01

.a

runforallthat,a~dleapeqmreoverg:fiandcaUmg,

C

i!

li.

Is T

andtlieHi/

G~~lt

(both) and chop mto the

worke

at the firll:

dath~

That put themfelvesinro

bud

a;ojl

which they have neith.er

.fttnejfefor,

nor

callih~

to

.i'

Yet no man can

keepethe~e

f,

5 •

meddletheywill, and m church-matters fpmally: there,fooneft ofall :

And'~~~

us

Catechi{111es,

andcompofe us

Treatifes

;fer out

prayers

and new

P{almu

as if

t

forreiner were free, and might fet up with us.

Good Lml,

wlw

thepom

~hurcb{,1.

fors in tbio kinde!

.

• :

Yet have you afourth, no leff'e ill than any ofthefe. And thefebefuchasha ·

gifts

and

callingsboth,

it cannot be denied; yet fall thort at

theworke, Worke

~e

at all.

Wrap up their talmt :fBldit

up

fairdy

in

anapkin, and

l~ty-ithy

them,

Lerrh

.t

calling lyefaUiw:

get them into

IonM gourd,

and fit gazing there; or inro

Ezelci:;:

caldmt,

andlyefoaktngthere•.

Worke

who will, and

worke

Go o in whom He will·

inthem He thall

worke

nothing: N othing.Cfo)to any pu.blike good•.Thefe have grea;

accompt to make to Goo, for thus treadmg under their foot H1s

dzvi{ion,

Nay to'all

tliree: to

GHRis1'

alfoforthecontemptofHiscaUing; androtheHolyahJtoo

&~~~~

,

So have you

i

a

a/ling

and no

gift;

•a

gift,andnocaUing;

lneithergift nor

caUi,.g,

but

worke

for all that;

4

bothgift,and

calling,

and no

worke

notfotallthat.

All awry; all in

obliquity,

for wamof obferving the

ordtr

here

eilablilhed.

Thefe

~hliqzlities

to

avoid~

It is the

will

of Go u; that this

Trinity ReaU

lhould meer; and grow into

Ynity

a~

the perfonall it felfe cloth : that fo this here, on

earth

beneath, may gtow,andbe

conformed to that there, in

hea'IJen

above. The former

three divifions,

in the former

three Verfes, all meet in the

Vnity,

and

manifd/ation,

in this fourth Verfe: which

is the

SpiritJ unity.

And fo come

we

now about to the

Sfirit

againe.

For,alltb~

dividing

is not enough :But when, the

doles

and

divijions

ofall

three

is done, thenbe·

gins the

Spirit

anew. For, thefe mull: not be concealed, but

be

all

manifefted.

And

that mufi be by the

tongues

ofthis

day.

Which isir,that giveth the

Holy

Ghojlarnore

fpeciall inrereft than the reil:, and makes the Feall: to be His. For hitherto, theyhad

as good a part as :"'e·. . .

. .

.

.

.

..

. .

.

Ifyou markeu,

dwzdmg

andg•,mg, rs a krnd of

tnj}mng,

or

brtAthtllgm; ul/e.

ring

and

manifejling,

a kinde of

hrwbing out

againc ofthat was

inj}ired.

And thefe

cwo aretwonaturall and kindly aC'ts ofthe

Spirit

in us, By

BreAthing

in,

to receive;

by

hrwbing out,

to

utter

it out, or

manifeft

it.

,

.

.

.,

And it hath good coherence, and followes upon the

worke

well (this

11111Pifijlltl·

';m.)

For, every mans

rvorke

is to make him manifell:. No better way to rake true no.·

tice ofany, than by it. Iris not

Loquere;

itis

operAre,

11t te viii.zm.

C

Hl

r

s

T

faith

not

Allrihm

or

(ermoni6m;

but

operibuuredite

(that is)

o~uliuredite.

For,

wprfces

be

'maoifell: and may he feene.

.

It followes welllikewife upon

divijim.

For,

I.

Firll:,

divijiondoth

make

m4111·

[eft.

Thingsthat are propounded in groffe,

eo ipfo

are obfcurc; andaretherefore

d~·

vided,

that they may more difiinetly, and plainely appeare.

2.

Andfccond,

m•n~>

feftation

it felfe is nothing but

dividing.

For, what is

divided

unto us by the

~hree

Ptr·

fons,

it is required, that we {hould

divide 11nto others;

and our

divzdmg

ttamong

others, is that, which here is called

manife.fting.

That which we

remve,

when we

make

manifeft,

we are faid to

divide,

and to dill:ribute that which came unrous from

lhcformer three

divijions.

llut thisisfure without

m~nifejling,all

dh1ijion5

availe nothing,all the

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