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Lllttmur,the

inward

joy.

ffal.

tf.,,

.!'f>l.tS;H,

P!ai.~!.>G.

PfaJ,,,,l.,.

How to

order

0\ll

f•J·

Hofc.a

7.

f ,

~lal.a.J,

Exod.J>.G.

}

Cor.Jo.$.

v~re,,;

liCay

j6.7.

Y<r.>f.

~btth:u.,.

Pfal.t.n:

l'rOM7·t•1

preAching, but.finging

forth His

praife.

And that,

not~~

Jlruments,

and not

i~jlrsments

of the

~eere

alone,

b~t

infirumenrs ofthe

f/uwf:

tn.

hels

and all, that!o it may bee

Hofannam altij11ms,

1nthevery

higheft

k'JJ

htoo,

Thisfotexu/temtu.

e ave,

But, many a dofe

Hypocrite

may doeall this, andmanyacounrerfeitsh

,

~nd

Sheha

did all this, to

David;

got t\Jern

ajlee!i~gforced tountenance,tak/~

11

Joy:

And therefore the other ;that

God

will have hts)oy, not bethejoyofthe non

tenance alone, acleere face, and acloudy overcafi bean; he will have thegl

~off,"

ofthe

heart

too,ofthe inner man:

Cor meum

&

caro mea;

the

heart,as

well as the

fl~e

~o

be joyfull. The

joy

ofthe.foule,is the

Joule

?f

joy:

not a

bod1

without

afoule,whlch

JS

but a

carcafe. Strange chzldrm

may

(and Will)

dijfemhle 'Wtth me

(faith the

PC:

1

XVIII.

XLIV. )dijfemble agladnejfe,for

felre ofbeing noted;and yet within

in

ha

me

you wot what. But, Godcalleth tor his

defontibm lfrael,

which we read

[,~:7:•

groundofthe hmt,

That is (indeed) the true fuuntaine ofjoy, that our

ltps mayb

1

faine, when weJing unto Him, and

fo

may our{o111e, whi' hhe hath delivmd,

Nay

H:~

delivered both : and therefore,Qoth the

body

to rejoyce,'!nd the

foule

to

beg/411:

This

doth

L11temur

adde, to

exttltemus.

Ifthen we be agreed, that wewill doe both, I come to thelafi, howto

ordtr

1

u

1

joy,

that it may pleafe Hirn,forwhom it is undertaken. Itisnoteveryj"],thatHcli.

keth. Merry they were, and joyfull (they thought) that kept their Kings day

(

n

1[.

VII.) by taking in

!Joule

after

bsule,

till they were fick againe. So they that

MAIACht

fpeakes of, there came nothing oftheir

fe~fts,

but

dung

(beare with ir, itis the

Holy

Ghofi

his

o~vne

terme) thatis, all in the

htlly,

and

htlly.cheere.

So thcy,thatfate

dow

11

e

to eat anddi(i11!ct, "'!d

r~fo

ttp t1play,

and there was all; that is the

C11lvuftaJI:

a

C•lfe

can doe as lnuch.

Butwith nonofthefe

wM

Godpleafed:

and as good no

joy,

as not

to the purpofe';·asnotto pleafe

Him.

That it may be to the purpofe, that

Gsd,

roay take pleafure in it, it mu{\beginne

at

HofannA,

at

-Aperite mihip1rt114 I11jliti11,

atthe

Temple-do1re;

there mu!\:

it

goe in,

it mufi

hlejfe,

and be

6/effiJ

in the

h~ufeofthe

Lord.

I

wiU

firfi

makejoyfu/J in

my

ho~Je

of

prayer (it i.t Godhy E{ay :)

the fireameofour

j1y,

muficomefrom the fpring·head

of

Rtligi1n.

Well

then, to theChurchwearecomc : fofarreomvard. Whenwearethcre,'

what is

to

be

done~

Somewhat we mufifay,wemull not fiand mute. There tofiand

fiill, that, the

Prophet

cannot skill of. That then, we may (there) fay fomething,he

here frames, he here endites us averficle, which after grew into fuch requefr, asno

feajl

ever without it,without an

Ho(a1111a:

it grew fo familiar,as the very

childrm

were

perfect inir. The fumme and Cubfiance whereof (briefiy)is no more,

but(which

we

all defire) that

G1d

would

fiillf•ve,

llill

pr~ffier,

llill

Meff'e

him, that in His name, is

come unto us (that is)

King

D•vidhimfelfe, whomallintheHoufe,andallofthe

Houfe of the

L9rdbletfe

in His name.

And to everygood purpofe doth he this : for,

joy

hath no fault,but

tba~

itis

~oo

lhort, it will notlafr, itwill be taken from ustoo foone. It is ever a

ham,

m

allW•

tolletur 4vobi.t;

fubject rothe worme,that

Iona's

g~urd

was. It.fiandeth ustherefore tn

;band; to beginwith

Hofanna,Co

to

joy,

as that wemay long Joy

to

pray

for the[?"·

tinuance, that it bee not taken from us: ever remembring, thetruetempero

1g•

is

(exultate in tmnore)

notwithoutthemixtureoffomefeare. For,th,sday,we eef

what it is,

ajoyfuUday : we lcnownot

(faith

Salomon) what thenextdaJ wtllbe '

andt

not what the

next day,

what the

next yeare

much Jelfe. Whanvillcome, wee kn01V

not· what our linnes call for to come,that weknow ; even that Go

D

Omuld call

ta

judgcment,if not byjre,byfomewhat elfe. If it

be

but for this,it.concernes us6eer·

ly, to fay our

Ilofanwa,

thatthe next yeare bee as this. Iris our wtfedome tfbherhe

01 )

· to make the meanes, for the continuanceof it, that Go o

would

pdt

flab

it

t egoo

w~rke,

Hee thi.t day wror1ght in

m~

llill bletfeus, with the continuance ofrhefamc

blejfing

s.

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