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Sennonr.

ofthe

GuN~POWDER-TREASON.

T

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1

s

uthed•y:Thii?Why,are

not all dayes

made

by Himds there any

daya

1.

not made by

Him~

Whyrhen faywe,Timu

thedaythe Lurdhathmade?

Di-

';fth•'D•J·

videthe daycsmro

nat11rall

and

cwtll;

the

naturdll,

Come are

clee;e

and fome

~:,~ ~:~"

artcluudy

.

the

civil!,

fome are

tuckie dayes,and

fume

dt(mall.

Be they fatreor foule,

.

glad or

[;d;

(~s

the Poet calleth him) the

GreatDie(piter,

the

Fatherofdaycs

hath

made them both. How fay wee then offomeone day,abovehisfellow,

This is

the day, &c.

No difference at all,in the

d.<yes,

or in the moneths thcmfelves : by natutc, they

nreallone. No more in

Nwember,

than another

muneth:

nor in

thefifth,

than in

the

jfmmh.

All is, in Go o's

makine;.

For, as in the Creati?n, we fee, a11 arc the

wiTkes,

and yet, a plaine difference berweene them for all char, m the manner ofma-

kiog : Some made1;1'

Sit, La there belight,afirmament, drie L•nd;

Some, with

FA-

Gen~

1

,

4

,,a,.

riamtts

with more adoc,greater forecafi,and framing,as

man,

that

IIJajler-peeceofHis

_,.~'

1

m1tes,of

whom therefore in

a

different fenfe,it may be faid:Thi.-

u

the

Creat~trt

which

Go o

bath made

(fuppofe,

.[teramornxceUent

mam~er.)

In the very fame ·manner,

it!s with dayes; All are His making, all equal! in that; bur, that lcrwh nor, bur

He

maybe!towafpeciaiiFaciamus

upon fome one day more than other; and forhat,

day, by fpeclall prerogative,faid

Tu

6e

indeed aday, that Godbath nzade.

.

Now, for Go o's

making,

itfareth with

dayes

as itdorh withyeares. Some

yme

(faith the

Pfalme)

Go o

cruwneth with Hi;goudnejfe,

makerh it more feafona-

Pf•l. Gf.ul

ble, healthfull, fruitfull, than other. And fo for

dayes;

Go o leavcth amore fen-

·

·

fible impreffion of His favour, upon fome one, more than many bdides, by

doing

upon it fame

marvelioM worlce.

And, fuch a day on which Go

o

vouchfafcrhfome

fpeciall

f~[/um

d/,

Come great and publike benefit; notable for the timeprefenr,me–

morableforrhe rime to come, in that cafe, of that

Day

(as if Go o had faid

Facia–

mmdiemhunc,

lhewed fome workeman-lhip, done fomefpeciallcofionit)itmay

with an

accent,

wirh an

tmphajis

bee faid,

Thi; verity

i;

11

day which

Go o

bAth

11Mde,in

comparifon ofwhich, the reil: areas ifthey were

nor~

or at leafi were not

of

Hi; making.

.

·

As for

hlaclc

and

elifinaltdayes,

dayes of forrow and fadd accidents; they are and

maybe counted (faith

lob)

forno

dayes : Nights

rather, as having

thejhadow

of

death

Iob 3 .JS,

upon them; or, if

dayes,

fuchas his were,

whichSathan

had

marr'd,

than which

Gud

had

mait.

And for commonand ordinarie

dayes,

wherein as there is no

harme,{o

not

any notable

guud,

we rather fay,they are gone forth from

God,

in the courfe ofnature

(as it were with

ajiat,

thcnrnadeby

Him;

fpecially,with

afMiam~ts.

So,

evil!dayes

nodayes,

or

dayesmarr'd: andcummundayes, dayes;

but no

madul4yes:

Ondy thofe

111ade,

tha~

crowned

with fume extraordinary great

Favo11r,

and thereby get a dignity,

&

exalrauon above therell::exempted our ofthe ordinary courfe ofthe

Calendarw'"

an

Hie eft.

Such,in r?e

L111v,

was the

Day

in rbe

Pajfe.over, made hy Gud,

the head

llxod.tut'

ofrhe yeare. Such_, mthe

Gufpdl,

of CH

R

r s T's

Refurrel1ien, made

by

God, Dies

·

Dummtctu;

and to tt, doe all the Fathers apply this verfe. And we had this day,our

Pajfe.o~er,

and we bad

:1

Refurrec1iun

or

"'"f"'"•l,

aslfaac

had. Bur, I forbeare

to

go

H<b.'

'•'

; ;

funher~n

rhegenerall. By this that hath beene faid, wemayfee, there be dayes of

wh rch ttmaybefafdyfaid,

Thu i;theday,&c.

and in whatfenfe irmaybefaid.

Such there be then; thatthisofours, one ofthem; that ifit be,

we'

may

[o

hold ir,

~nddoetheduties

that pertainetoir.

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