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Godlinefe

a

`il.y,erie.

it

never

thinke

of;

as

it

is

excellently

fet downe,

I Car.

2.

through the

whole

Chapter,

t

cor.

E.

Againe,it

is

a

Myfierie5

becaufe when

it

was

revealed,

is

was

revealed

but to

few

:

it

was revea-

Revealed to

led

at

the

firft

but

to

the

'ewes

;

God is knowne

in

few.

ferory,

&c.it

was

wrapped

in

ceremon:es,and types,

and in

generali

promif:s, to

them; it

was

quite

hid

from

mot'

parr

of

the world.

Againe,when

Chrift

came, and

it

was

difcove-

3

red

to

the

Gentiles

;

yet it

is

a

Myfierie

even in

the

Hid from car

Church,to

carnali

men,that

heare

the Gofpel,and

nail men.

yet doe not

underfland

it,

that

have

the

veile over

their

hearts

;

it

is

hid

to

them

that

perifb

,

though

it

be

never

fo

open

of

it

feife

to

thofe

that

be-

leeve.

In

the fourth

place,

itisa

Myflerie

;

becaufe

4

though

wee

fee

fume

and

arcell

of

it

yet

is

revealed

part

p

p

>

y

utinpart.

we

fee

not

the whole Gofpel

5

we

fee

not

all,

nor

wholly;

We

fee

but

in

part,

and

know

but

in

part

:

fo

it

is a

ltMyfierie,

in regard

of

the full

accompli(h-

ment,

Yea,

And

in

the

next

place

it

is

a Myflerie

,

in re-

s

gaid

cfwhat

we

doe

not

now,

but

(hall hereafter

what

we

to regard

of

alai]

know. How doe

we know

Divine

Truths

now

?

know.

In

the Mirror

of

the

Word

,

and Sacraments

we

know

not

Chrift

by

fight

;

that

manner

of

know,

ledge

is

referved for

Heaven

:

fo

,

here wee know

as

it

were

in a

kind

of

Myfterie;

wee

fee

divine

things

wrapped

up

in

the Mirror

ofthe

Word,

and the Myfteries

ofthe

Sacramentsdndeed,this

comparätivelÿ

to

the

iewifb

Church,

is

to

fee the

face

of

God in

Chrifi;

a

cleare

fight

:but

compared

C

to

l

.