Baxter - Houston-Packer Collection BS2096.A1 1701 .P3

Ch. 6. Five thoufandfed. St. Mark. Chrifi walketh on the ta. Ch.6. grafs. 4o. And they fate down in Souls. 3. Even the appearance ofChrift him- ranks by hundreds and by fifties. f if in a ftrange way, may amaze the faithful. 41. And when he had taken the 52. For they confidered not the five loaves and the two fifhes, he miracle of the loaves, for their heart - looked up to heaven and bleffed , was hardened. , gave 5 a. Had they duly confidered the miracle and brake the loaves , and b of £cedin, no further miracle woutd have . them to his difciples to fet before teemed fó ftrange to them. N. They xhar them ; and the two fifhes divided have not hearts hardened as the wicked, may he among them all. 42. Andthey be hardened as to fame particular thing. did all eat, and were filled. 43. And 53. And when they had paffed they took up twelve baskets full of over, they Caine into the land of the fragments , and of the fiches. Gennefaret, and drew to the chore. 44 And they that did eat of the loaves, were :about five thousand men. 38, &c. N. t. This Miracle had wirncffis enough. a. Though God do or now feed his Servants by Miracle, he dodr perform his Promife, and provide for them nev:rthelefs s and is no lets to be nulled. 3. Even miracu- lous Foed is to be Íàn&ified by heavenly Bene- dióüon. 45 And firaightway he con- ftrained his difciples to get into the fhip , and to go to the other fide before unto Bethfaida , while he fent away the people. 46. And when be had fent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray. 47 And when even was come, the fhip was in the midfìt of the fea, and he alone on the land. 48. And he law them toiling in rowing: (for the wind was contrary unto C II A P. VII. them) and about the fourth watch ofthe night he cometh unto them, walking upon the fa , and would have paffed by them. 49. But when they faw himwalking upon the lea, they fuppofed it had been a fpirit, and cried out. 5o. (For they all faw him, and were trou- bled) And immediately he talked with theta, and faith unto them, Be of good cheer, It is I , be not afraid. 51. And he went up unto them into the fhip, and the wind ceafed : and they were fore amazed in themfelves beyond meafure, and wondred. 45, 6-e. N. r. If Chrift muít pray fo much, what erect lyee We ! 2. If Cltrift fay, Eft is I, benota raid,] this Paald quiet ttmerous 54. And when they were come out of the fhip, ftraightway they knew him.. 55. And ran through that whole region round about, and began to carry about in beds thole that were fick, where they heard he was. y6. And witherfoever he entred, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the lick in the flreets, and befought him that they might touch, if it were but the border of his garment : and as many as touched him, were made whole. 5;. N. O that we were as earneft followers of (Thrift for Salvation, as they were for the good of their Bodies! And that we could as bodily believe and trulthim for our our Souls, as common experience ofSuccefs caufed them to do for their bodily health. I. 1 Hen came together unto him the Pharifees, and certain of the fcribes, which came from feru- falem. 2. "And when they law force of his difciples eat bread with defiled (that is to fay, with unwafh- en) hands, they found fault. 3. Fox the Pharifees, and all the Jews, ex- cept they wafh'their hands oft, eat not, holding the tradition of the el- ders. 4. And when they come from the market, except they wafh, they eat not. And many other things there be, which they have received to hold , as the waffling of cups, and pots, brafen veflels,- and of ta- bias.