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Of the 'Riches

of

thrill.

Mediator

before

hee came

in

the

flefh

,

becaufe

hee

undertookc to

his

Father to

difcharge

the

office.

But

Chrifl

being

God,was

it needfull

that

he

(hould

become

poore,

might not

an

Angell

,

or

Come

other

creature have ferved

for the worker

No

,

God

being

rich

muff

become

poore,

or

elfe hee had

not

beetle

able to

bring

us

backe

againe

to

God

;

It

is

an

ad of

Divine power to

bring

us

backe againe

to God,

and bee

that

(hall

fettle

us in

a firmer

flare then

-we

had in

L./lc/art),

mull

bee

God; To

flabli(h

us

fironger,

and

to

convey

grace to

us,

to

make our

flare

firme,

onely -God can doe it .

There

are

fome things

in

the mediation

of

Chrifl

that

belongs

to

mi-

niflery,

and

fome

things

to authority,. thole

that belong to

Miniffery,

are

to be-2

fërvant,

and

to

die,

and

that

he muff be

man

for;

but

there

are

fome things belong to

authority,

and

power,

as

to

bring

us

backe

to

God, to

convey

his

Spirit

to

preferve

us

from

Sathan` our

great

enemy,

for thefe

worker-

ofauthority,it

was

re-

quifite

he fhould be

God

.

In

a

word, the great

-

ncife

of

the

ill we

were

in,required

it:

who could

deliver us

from

the bondage of Sathan,but

God

e

he

muff bee

fironger

then the

flrong

man

that

muff

drive him-out

:who

could know our

fpiri-

tuall

wants,the terrours

of

our confcience

,

and

Neale, and

conifórt them, but

God

by

his Spirit

e

Who

could

free

us

from

the

wrath

of

the.

great

God,

but

he

that

was

equall

with

God'

And then

in

regard of

the great

good

wee

have

rre.a.

Anfn,.

nur

Mediator

muff be

God.

Y

for

the

greatneßè

of

the ill

wee.

were

in.

z

In'reg+rd

of

the good

wee

have

by

km.