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Rickes

vvhat?

pf

al.

34.

Uf:the

Aiches

of

Chrif$..

Perfon

in

Trinity,

the

Soone

of

God,

the

Heire

of

Heaven,

and

earth,

rich every

way

:

When

he

was

poore,

he was

God

then,

though

he

cover,

ed

his

God

-head

with the vayle

of

humanity,

with our bafe

and

beggerly

nature

that

he

took

upon

him,

hee was

alway rich.

But

efpecially

this

hath

reference

to

what

he was

before

he

tooke our

nature,

he was

rich,

becaufe he

was

God

,

and

indeed

God

onely

is

rich

to

purpofe,

independently,

and

eternally rich

.

Riches

im-

ply

(among

other

things)

plenty,

and

plenty

of

precious,

and

good

things,

and

propriety,

they

muff

bee

good things

that

are our

owne.

Chria

had plenty

of

excellent things,

and

they

were his

owne,

he was

not

onely

-rich

in

trea.

fare,

as he

faith,

gold

is

mine,

and

[liver

is

muse,

but heaven and

earth

that

containes

all

treafures

are his

:

The

earth

is

the

Lords,

and

the fislne

e

thereof,

and it

is he

that

made

the

heavens

; hee

that

made heaven and

earth mull

needs

be

rich,

nay if

there

were neede, he

can

make

a

thousand

heavens,

and

earthes,

hee

is

not onely mighry,

but

Alinighty,

not onely

fufficient,:

but

Alfufñ-

cient,

he can doe

what

may

be

done,

he

can

doe

what

he

bath done, and

more

then

he

hath done,

and

more

then we

can

conceive,

hee

can remove

all difficulties

that

hinder

him, he

is

rich

in

pow

er,

and

wifedorne, every way.

The

poynt

is

ve-

ry

large, but

it

is nor fo

pertinent

to

the text to

Phew

what

he was

in

himfelfe,

but

what

hee

was

for

our

fakes,

therefore

L

will

bee

fhortei

in

it.

H.°nce

!