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Expofition upon

the

firfl

V

e

a.

I

vnto

vs,

that

by no vnthankfulnetfe,or difobedience wee

may

make forfeiture

of

it.

I

could

wi(h

it

lérioufly me-

ditated in thefe fecuretimes,whercin how true

is

it

that

men

a

61e(fe

themfelues in

their

wickedne

f

fe

,

and adde drun-

kenneffetothirfl;

and

as

Ifiraelites,

when they lined

in

Theft,

Adulterie,

all

abominations, yet

becaufe

the

d

Temple

of

the

Lord

wasamong}tthem,fecured

themfelues

from Gods

wrath;

fo

wee, for

the Church

and Gofpels

fake

yet

continued. I

fay as

the

Prophet,

C

Goeto Shiloh

take

view of Rome,

ThefIalonica, Churches of

Afìa,

where once God

fer

his

Name:fee

what

bee

bath

done

to

them;

made

them

feates

for

4ntichrift, and

curlèd

Ma-

hornet.

Thefe things hapned

co

them

f ar

enfamples,

and

are

writtenfor our

warning,

to make

vs

cautionate,that

we

fall

not

by

example

of

like

vnfaithfulnelfe,

and difo-

bedience.

Sinnes expofing

to

like

wrath

ofGod;

Firfl,

g

bar-

rennefe and

rebellion. Secondly,

h

cruell vfage

of

Gods

Meifengers.

Thirdly,

i

light

etleeme

of the Word of

God;

this

bringsthat

famine

tobe

trembled

at;

that

ei-

ther

the

rarenefre may make it

precious, or

the

vtter

re-

moouall

lay

vs

open

to

the

extreame

wrath ofGod.

In

God

the

Father

and

in the

Lord

Iefut Chrift.

A

de.

fcription of the

Church of God,

as

lbme

thinke,

to put

difference

betwixt Chrillian Church

es,and

the

atremblies

of

Pagans

and !ewes,

which

are

not

in

God, but

in I-

dols

;

not

in Chrift,

but

in

an

abfolure

god, whom

they

conceiue,

and worfhip out

ofthe

blelfed

Trinity. In the

Farber, and

the

Sonna, that

is,fay

fòme, in

the

faith

and

worlhip

ofthe Trinity

;

lay

others,

in

blelfed and

hea-

uenly fellowfhip with

the Father

and

Sonne, by bond

of

the Spirit

:

let vs

adde,

that

the words import

a

kinde of

k

crs,and

fublillence in the Dierie,by meanes

of

that

vnion

myllicall

betwixt Chrift

and his

Church.

Lo,here

the highdignity

and priailedge

of

'the

Church of Cod

, brat

after

a

fort

to

the Deitie in Chrift,

and

made

one

rritb

it

;

the

U