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4ng

elt

Apparition.

Now

as

before his

birth,

bee was

revealed

by

Ch-rift

re,ea-

degrees

,fo after

his

incarnation,

hee

was revea-

lea

to ailíorci

led

to

all lar

ts,

to

.the

old

in

sirmeon

,

to

women

in

"Put,

a

ProphetefTe,

to

wife

men,

and

to

filly

fhephcards,

to

all

ra.

ndc3'óf

men_;

and

to whom-

footer the

incarnation

of

Ghrit

was

revealed,

when

he

was

borne they

allentertained it

with

joy.

The

Angels

t}héy

fang and praifed

God

;

Simeon

was

even,C.Qn,tept,

then

to

dyr?.and

ZgGhà-

ry

you

fce'before

h 'alrtfbreálkes

forth

;

Pleßed

bee

the Lord.

God

of

Ífrae

&c,

and

the fhepherds

went

away

rejoycing. There is

a

fpeciall

paffage

of

divine providence

ill

the çarriage

of

this

mani

fellation,,

fórr

Chrijiyv4icveile4t,o ;thewife

men

that

were

Gentiles,:

byaStarre;

becaufe

they

were given

toftarre-

gazing,

he

was

difcovered

to

the

fhepberds

by

the apparition

of

Angels

:

The

Scribes

that wereconvetfart

in

Scripture,

they

found

it out

by

torching

the

Scriptures:,

,God applies himfelfe

to

every

mans

condi-

tion.

And

frcddenly

there

macs

frith

the ii;agel

a

multitude,&c,

You

fee

here,how

ever

Chrifi

lay in

the

Cratch,

Beatles

of

in

the

Manger ; yet notcvithiland

ing

there were

Chi-Ms

Divini-

fome'cite=fiances that

(hewed

the

greatreffe

cy

in

his

abate,-

()this perfon,

that

he

was

no ordinary

perfon;

me

he

lay in

the

Cratch indeed,

but

the

wife

men

came and

adored

him,

and

he,

appeared

to

the

fhepherds

,

poOre

men,

Vet

natwithilanding,

P

3

here

k