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Ionah

a

type

ofGhri/f.

CHAP.

xrr.

I

I.

Jonah

a

type

of

Chrill

:

in

4,

refpells.

JOnahwasarypeof

Chrift, as(.24

t.

12.

39, No

fgne

fhalbe given them,

but

the

fîgne

of

the

Prophet

Jonah.

I.

In his name

and office.

Both

Ionah:,both

doves,

one

in

name,

the

other

in

nature. Both mournefull,

one

in

a fea

offorrowes (hut

in the whales belly,

the

other

a

man

offorrows,

and fuch

as

no man ever fuflained and

overcame. Both Prophets,

Jonah

fent

to

preach

repen-

tance

to Niniveb

:

Chrift

the

true

Jonah,

the

great Pro-

phet

of

the

Church was

fent

to

preach the

fame

doffrine

to the world

Mat.4.

i 7.

Then

Iefus 6eganne

to

preach

and

fay, Amendyonr

dives

&c.

Both

of

them

in expreffe

words

muff fignifie

to their

hearers,that

without

repen-

tance

they

were

in

Rate

of

perdition.

II.

In

refpeLt

of

his

death

and

fuffering.

In

the

1.

kind,

2.

manner,

3.

fruit.

i

.

The

kinde

;

it

was

a

willing death,

a free

will

offring.

For

as

Jonah

when

the

tempeff was

ray

fed, freely

ofllred

himfelfe

to

death

when the

Mariners

would

faine

have faved

him,

/m.1.1 i.take

me,and

call.

me into

the

fea that

the

tetiipeft

may

ceafe

:

So,

when

the

forme of

Gods wrath

was

boiftrous

againft

the

fumes

ofmànkind, jefus Chriff

our

Jonah

offered

himfelfe

to

the

death

;

for

he

had

power

either

to

lay

downe

his life,

or

to

retaine

it,

lob. 10.)

8.

Ne

man

tallth

away

my

life

from

me,

but

I

lay

it

downe

of

my

felfe.IoLt.

i 8.

S,I

am

he,

2.

The

terrible

and

dread-

ful

manner.

For

as

Ionah was

fwallowed

up

of

theWhale

who

made

but

one

model!,

of

him

:

So

Chrif

was

fwal-

lowed

up

of

death,

and

fecund whollydevoured of

the

curie

of

Cod.And

as

the

one cryed

in

the

Whales

belly,

& oxt

of

the

belly

of

hell,lon.2.2,and

verf.4.

I

am calf

away

G

3

out

Foure things

delivered

in

whichiona''

was a

type.

I.

Name

and

office.

2.

Kind

of

death.

Egofum.

Manner.