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Salomon

a

type

of

Chri

/t.

ded

to

it

by fixe

flayres,

fignifying

that the

King

rifeth

above

all

his

fubjeFts many

degrees

in praCtife

of

many

vertues;

wifdome

,prudence,juftice,fortttude,

piety

r

So

Chrifts

Throne

is

infinitely

exalted above

all

Princes,

a-

bove

men

& Angels,

dominations, principalities,thrones,

and

fetat

the right

hand

ofGod

;

and

himfelfe

as

infi-

nitely.tranfcendeth

all

creatures

in

practice

of

all

graces,

in

perfeéion

of'

all

holíneffe..

3.

The

figure

was

round

:

fignifying

the

perfeftion

and firnplicity

of

the

minde in

the

judge

difcerning

caufes

;

who

could

not

abideany deceitfull,

fraudulent,

or hypocriticall courtes

or

corners

:

Such

is

the Throne

ofChrift,

in

whom

was

never found

guile

nor

deceit, neither can

he

abet,

or

not

hate

it

in any.

4. There

were

two

pillers

or barrel

to

beare

tip

the armes of

Salomon:

fignifying the

rewards

and

defence

ofgood

men,

and the punilhment

and

re-

preffing

of

evill men by

the

power

of

his

arme,

whereby

Kings

and

kingdomes

are fuftained

:

So

our

Lord

jefus

upholds

his

kingdome

by

reward

and

punif1

went

;

and

in

the

laft day

ihall

let the

fheepe

at his

right

hand,

and

the

goats

on his

left.

S.

Two

Lyons

of

gold

aanding

by

the

f#ayes

noting the

power

and

fortitude

of

the

King, whofe ftrength

is

as

the llrength

of

Lyons

againft

enemies,

and

to

put

in

execution

wife

and

foveraigne

counfells. But

;alomons

ftrength was weakeneffe

to the

ftrength

of

Chrift;who

as

a

couragious Lyon

of

the

tribe

of

Judah

(hall tease

and fpoyle

his

enemies ,.:and

nose

/hall

rcfcue,

Hof

S .

i

4.

6.

The

Foote

of

is

was

ofgold,

z

Chr.9.1

8.

to

note

the freedome

of

the

King

from

covetoufnefre

;

that

he ought

to

have

his wealth

under his feet, and

fo

matter them

as

they neither

over-

come nor corrupt him:

So

Chrift

the

judge

of

the world

molt

perfectly

defpifed the world;

and

at his appearing

fhafl

let it

tinder his

feet and

burne it.

2.

For

ad-

miniftring according to

thole

gifts.

Salomon

did with

fuck

admirablewifdome

judge

betweene

the

two

hors