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cilicd'ztn,Hö

why.

Anifotf

of"Angels,

it

thewes likewife

their

4

irt;ployment; an

Hof$ is-for

defence

or

offence,

For ;mploy-

that

is

the

imployment

of

Angels

here

belów

Retit.

elpccially_,

fbtithedeferte.ofthe

Church,

and

for

the

ofehceditheënetiés

'of

the .Chutch

It

isa

great

com'ffórt

to

the

Church

,

and

children

of

God;

The

Church

is

in

the middeff

of

divels

sere,

.wee arekali

ftrángerc in

the

way

to

heaven;

wee live iti

tip

rniddeil

of

1

'evils

-;

and

'Devils

incarnate,'

devíllith minded men,

that

are

led

with

the fpirit

>of

tie

Devil',

but

here

is

out

corn-fort ; wee'have

a

multitude,

an

Holt of

An-

g

l,

whörfdoffi'ee'is

to

defend

the

church,

and

t&bffend'-thVenent

és

of

the

Church,

is

wee fee

in

Scripttife

AgaineanI-

affimplyes

f

rength,

we

"have

a

itrovgarrifon;and

guard,pveare

Kings in

Chri/i,

F

©rftrength;

s

hai

e

heed

Of

guard,

and

God bath

ap-

po3YYt&l

ors

°a

'ftrorig

guard',

a

guard

of

Angels,

Angels

feverally

are

ftrong creatures ,we

fee

one

of

them detlroycd

all

the

fir

borne-in

Egypt,

one

of

them

deftroyed the

Hoff

of

senacherib

the

AJs'yrian

in

onen

ght':I

lone

Angell

deftroyed

a

whole

Hoff,

confi

fling

of

many

thoufands,what

can a

multitude

of

heavenly

Angels

doe? Yet

1

all

are

for

the

fervike

ofchrif4,and

of

his

Church;

thefe

and fuck like

obfervatiois

we

may gather-

hence,

that

they

are faid

to be

an

Hof''.

of

An-

gels.

Beloved

;

we

have need

of

fuck com forts

,

and

Guard of

An-

geb1els

eomfor.

let

it

not

fee:ne

flight unto

cis

to

beare

of

Art

ca

gels,becaufe

we

fee

them

note

It

is a

thing

for-

gotten