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Jonah

a

type

of

Chríß.

who

rejecried

Chrift

in

his abafement and humiliation;

but

we

rejea

the

Lord

of

glory,

now

exalted.

I

I. In

the

type and

truth

the

freedorne

of

Gods

fa-

vour

in

the

calling

ofthe

Gentiles.

Ionah

was

a

preacher

of

grace

to

the

Gentiles

:

and

Chrift

was

a

preacher

of

grace

not

to

Jews

onely, but

the Gentiles

alto

:

being gi-

ven for

a

light

to the

Gentiles,

that

he might

be

the

fàl-

vation

of

Gentiles to the

fàrthefî

parts

of

the earth. For

r

.

God

is

not

the

God

of

Iews

onely,

but of

Gentile,, alfo.

Rom.

3.

29.

z. Chrift

was

the promifed feed

in

whom

all nations

mtsft

be

Pled.

Gen.

22. 18.

Hence comes

in

our

title to

grace,

and

not

from

any

defert

of

curs.

For

what

is

amiable

in

the

wilde Olive

?

It

is

onely

Gods

free

calling,

who

calls

her

that

was not

beloved,

to

bee

beloved.

Objec`l.

If

we

bee grafted

into

Chrifl,

and received

into

grace,

all is

well,

we

are

in {late

good

enough.

Sol.

Some

are

grafted

into

the Church

by

profeffion

of

mouth onely,

as

all

were

not

Ifrael that

were

of

1

fracl:

and

fome planted into

it

by

the

faith

of

the

heart.

1

he

former

are

not

altered

from

their wilde nature

:

the

o-

ther

are renewed

to

the

Image of

Chrift.

Therefore

let

none

content

them

Caves

with

externall

profeffion,Joy-

ning

in the

word,

facraments, and

prayer

;

but labour

for

¡oundneffe

oft

ith and

grace,

by

which

onely wee

become branches

of

the

true

O'.ive; whereas

to

be

han-

ged

as

a

fcien,

by

a

thred

of

profefrion,

will not keep it

from

withering.

III.

In both we

have

a

certaine Embieme,

and

proof

ofour

refurre6lion.

Rom.

8,

I

i .

lithe

Spirit

ofhim

that

railed up

Jonah

and

Jefils

be

in

us,

he

fhall

alfo

quicken

our

mortall bodies,

and

ifthehead

berifen the

members

muff rife

alto.

For

as

God

fpake

to the fifh,

and

the

fifh

gave up

Jonah

as,

from

the

dead

:

fo

¡hall

God

fpeake

to

the earth

and

fea

and

all

creatures,and

they

(hall

give up

their

dead. )P1.26.19.

he fhall

fay

to the

earth give,

and

re.

Z.

Vocation

of

the

Gentiles.

Kom.9

4.

VP..

3.

Our

rcfiureEti-

on

afliired

to

us,