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of

the

Ho

L

v G

Ii

os

T.

, ail che

manifold variety

ofthe

graces

are to no purpofe, no more than a treafure

r~'ded

into never fomany bags, ifit be hidden and not

manifeft,

is toany profit or

a~v\hebemr

for it. Nay,it holds in all three.

1.

In the

gifts.

Wearenotto;ake

'

h

Y

up butto fl:irre them up, and make them.burne.

z.

In the

callmg.

We are not · ..

!oe:e

afl;amed ofir, but to profdfe it

manife!l:~y,

as he d!d,

Non me

pud~t

JJva,gdii,

llom.

1

_,

1

~;

ln

rh•worke.

We are notto

worke

mward,

10

aback-roome; but to open our fhop,

j,'

ut

~ur

wares and urterrhem.

Divided

and not manifefted(thatis) the

tongues

a~~~loven,

butthey havenojire; nothing,togiveligktby. And

iight

ltisthatma-

._

'keth

manife.Jl·

Which

light

is not to be

hid~nderabnjheU,

but

to

befet

upo~a

candle-

Mat.~.zf,

fiick.

or(as this Fea!l:g1ves) not to be kept mthe fhadow, but brought our mro the

Sun~e;

the bright and

White Srmne

ofthis Day.

.

.

': ; .

.

.

.

Manifel!ed then. And why

~

Fdr""'Jl';;,,, norhmg 1s to be donemvame : but m

~

vaine

ifw

no

end.

To fomeend then. Fer

,.u,.,. <>el,•l:

and

<>el<

is herein the Text.

P"fl<in,;

Jrfal;notimo a wife man (much le!fe, into the

Mely

wife

Go o) to kc:epealltl-]is

di–

vidmgand

manifefting,

and all to

no end.

To know that

end

then,

t~at

w'erunne not

jovaine labour nor mvame, have not the

gifts,

take not on us

thecAIImg,

doenot the

wDrkes

i~.vaine,

receive '?ot thegrAce of God in vaine,

naY,,

receive not our owneJoules

in

>

Cor.G. ,;

v

4

ine.

Elfe,we fall upon the other capital! error,abour

Omega,ab9ut

our

ultimHsjini<.

To know our part then. For,

Ignorantiquem portllm pet

at,

nullm (t,·umJm eft vent

m,

Ht

that knovm not whither he

i<

6ound>

m

windin the skic

i5

good

for

him.

To know our

end then, whirherto referre all. The

gift

is for the

calling,

and they both forrhc;

W#rke,and they all threeare for

manifeffation.

.

Butthen cake heed ofmaking

mMJi(e{lation,the endofit{e/fe,and

g-oe no further;

There are rbat

mak~

that their end; that doe

ir,~"""'f'"~·,.,,

(rhe

ApOftles

word). to

make afaire !hew,

to

fpread their feathers is all the ufe famehave oftheir

diviflon•

C" a 1sT's kindred would have made it CaB. 1s l''s

end,

and fl10uldred him for

7

ward ro it : Ifyou cari doe,

-M

they

f~y

you can doe,

then

~etyou

up to.

H

ie~uf.alerA,[eeke

Iohn 7;j;

to

manifoft

yout felfethere, that you may beknownefor fuch: Wm cred1t, and be-

come

fAmous.

But C a

R I •

l' came to another end. And the Chri!rians rule is,

Nothing/or 1/&ineglory,

eitherby provoking, or by emulation.It is but

Omicron,

this

i

irisnot

0111ega.

. .

.

,

Whereforethenarewetomanifeft? rr0..

l

uv~if"'

here is ourpart;thisisout

end, to

profit

withal!. Whether

Paul,v!potlo; orCephtU; whethergifts,places,

or

rmkes,

all are forthis. This, is the end ofall.

Farehey are from thisend, that have ufe ofall three.But

<>e}<uvf<P'f"-'·

not <TVf'f•'a•

(that is) not to

doegood,

but eo

do aJhrewd

tuniewirhall, now and then. Nay,that will

not fiicketo boal! (one there was chat did fo; ofwhom the Pfalme,

f0idgloriaris?

l'Cal

J~.l:·

was made) how they are able to doe

one

ti

difpleafure

by their

plMe,

and pay him

home, ifneed be. As if

ofjcitJm

came of

officimdo,of

l!anding in another mans lighr,

ofdomg other men hurt. Otherw1fe

(I

tru!l:) themfelves take no hurt by their

of-

fices.

But take this for a rule, the

Apoftle

gives ittwo feverall times:

Tbtre

i<

nopower

Cor•

ru:

gi~en

tu any to dejfmllion,

or to doeHarme

;for

edijicationit

is, all that is; to do good •

Cor.r~.,o,

With, and thewn to bemade

manifeft.

Wemay not hatch

~ockAtrife egsto

doe m

if-

EI•YfN·

chtefe unto any, as they doe to fuch as eate them.

Ilut

~11

<>e);Tl

UVft~Sf''·

It is a compound word,and we willtake it_in peeces. Firfr,

~f"•

wh1ch

i~

to

1

6ring,

tO

>bring

in, to

l

bringforth,

to

+bring wit6.

To

bring

i"~ what~

What profit is there(faith

the PfalmeO To bring

infomeprojit.

To

Pfai.J<J.-;;,,

rmg forth,

what

~

What fmit bad you

(f.1ith the

Apcffle?)

To

bring forth

lome

Rom· 6 ·••·

{"'~

To

bring with it,

what~

That I may receive mimowne with advantage(faith

Lukez

1 ,,

3,

E~-~

a_t gave the

TAlents_:)

To bring

~it

hit fame

advantage.

Away wirhall (faith

'

(;

1

11

1Dlob)of

wh1ch ttmaybee

[atd,ttdtd me »ogood, nogoodwneofit.

Thefe

T~blP1·

Bme

vana

&

nonprofuturA

away with them (faith

Samttel)

never lookeafrerthem. ,.,

MltuNC,

ht

what fa1t? Go n by His

Prophet? Ego fmn Dem tutu docens te ut

ilia ;

He tea-

r

Sam.u.u,

~1.

.eth us norlung, butthat which will

doe

u;

good.

And what by the

t.Apoftlc? Thefe

~C•r•t• 7.,

ungs aregoudandprojitablefor mcn,

when he was in the Theme

ofzoudwvrkes.

For,

"·!· __,

.

Yyyz.

as