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Ionah

a

type

of

Chrifi,

belly

of

the Whale whole,

and

paffed

through

the

ran-

ges

and

armies

of

teeth

as

(harpe

as

fpeares

without

breaking

or

crufhing

one

bone

of

him,

or the

le

ftlimb

of

his

body

:

So

jefus

Chrift

paffed

through the

ítrait

gate

of

c'eath,

but

as

one

bone

of

him

was not

broken

;

the

fpeciall and

extraordinary providence

of

God

in

both

of

them

watching

the

whole

bufineffe.

z. As

the

Lord

fpake unto the

fifh,

and

the

filh

againft his

will

muff

cal} tip

Jonah

on

dry

ground

:

So

the

belly of

the

earth

can

keepe Chrift

no

longer then the

third

day

( no

more

then

the

belly

of

the

Whale

could

keepe

Jo-

nah)

his ble[fed

body muft

fee no

corruption.

3.

As

Jonah

returned from

his

grave

with

a

long

of

praife and

thankefgiving,

Chap.

z

:

So

jefus

Chrift

returned

to

Í

life

from

his

grave

with

a

fong

of

triumph and

viaory,

fore

-

prophecied,

Hof,

t 3.14.

and

accomplifhed,

t

.0

or.

15

.5

j

.0

death

vhere

it

thy

fling!

O

grave

inhere

it

thy

vi-

i

¿Tory

!

4.

As

Jonah

an

Hebrew

goes

not to

preach

to

I

the Ninivites,

being

Gentiles;

till

after

his refarrec

Lion

I

out

of

the

belly

of

the

Whale

:

So

jefus

Chrifl an He-

I

brew,

not

till

after his

refurrec`tion,

leaves

the

obfiinate

1

jewes;

and by his ApoUles

miniftery

and

preaching

turnes

himfelfe

to

the Gentiles,

A8.

13.46.

S.

As

Jonah

after

this

delivery,

went

and

preached the

do-

trine

of

repentance

with

great

fruit

and fucceífe,

to the

converfion

of

all

Niniveh,

and

preventing the

fearefull

wrath

denounced

to

come

within

fourty

dayes

:

So

our

Lord

jefus after

his

refurreaion

and afcenfion, fending

out

his

Apoftles

to

preach repentance and

remiíïìon

of

times, mightily

prevailed,

and

fuddenly converted

ma-

ny

nations

of

the

Heathen,

and

brought

them to

faith

and repentance.

For

Application

:

I.

Let

us

acknowledge

a

greater

then Jonah

here,

Yfi.

z.

(2vT.

tth.

t

2.41. Left

as

the Ninivits

flail

rife up

againft

Repen

at

of

the

jewes, they

rife

all()

again

us

if

wee

convert

not,

his

fccv

cs.

e

4

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