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3.

Witdome.

Chrift

greater

then

Salomon,

inwifdome,

$.things.

Joh.q.46.

4.

Royal'

glory.

In

Chrift,farre

greater and

better.

Revel.rp.iz.

Salomon a

type

ofc'hriß.

fently

after,the

kingdome was

rent into

peeces

:

But

oer

Salomon

brings

a

peace

which

none (hall

take away.

I

I

I.

Salomon

excelled

all

other

men

in

wifdome

and

knowledge,

z

Káng.4.29,30.

But

Chrin

is

the wif-

dome

of

the

father

,

and

farre

excells

Salomon; as

in

.

whom

are

hid

all

the

treafures

of

wifdome

and

know-

ledge,

Col.

z. 3.

For

r.

Salomon

had wifdome

by

do-

nation

and

gift:

Chrifts

was native and

proper.

2.

S4-

/moo

by

all

his

wifdome knew not

mens thoughts

:

but

Chrifl

i new

what

was

in

mats,

Ioh.

2.

s

s.

3. Salomon

though

very

wife in

himCelfe

could

not

infufe.his

wif-

dome into

others

to

make

them

fo

:

But jefus Chri

{t

is

made

ofGod

our

wifdome,

r

Cor.

r.3o.becaufe he

is

not

onely

our

head

as

King,but

as

Mediator,unto whomwe

as

members are

myf

ically

united.

4.

S41omow

was

net

fo

wife

in

the beginning

of

his

raigne,

nor

in

the

end

:

but

our

true

Salomon

was

never

de[fitute

of

the

wifdome

of

God.

5. Salomons

wife

fayings have

commended

his

wifdome

in

all

the

Church

ofGod;

the

.

fame

of

his

wife

fpeeches

and

ac`tioas

fpred through

the

world

:

But

much

more hath

the

fame

of

Chrifts

do-

ttrine

and

miracles,Mat.4.24.

And never

man

fpake

our

Salomon,by

his

adverfaries

confeffion;

therefore

not

Salomon.

I

V.

Salomon

was

a

type of Chri{t

in

that he

was

a

King

of

greatefl

royalty,wealth

and

glory

that

Ever

was.

He

fo

inriched

his

fubjefts,

that

fi?ver

and

gold

were

as

common

to

them

as

[tones

in

the ftreets,

i .

King. 3.13.

no

King

on

earth

was

like

Salomon

:

but

Salomon

was

no King

to Chrift.Cant.3.

r

r.

Come

forth

ye daughters

of

Sion,

look! upan

King

Sa!otrtoii

with

the

crowne

wherewith

his mother

crowned

him

dc.

That

was

(no

deubt)royall

and

glorious

to

behold;

but

we

fha1l

fee all

Salomon

glo-

ry

nothing to Chrifts. For

r

.

Salomon

had

but

one

Ctowne

:

but Chrift

hath

many

Crownes

on

his

head,

2.

The

maids of Sion admire

Salomon

for

his,

and

re-

verence