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Vie.

4.

Power

and

wifdome

of

God

to

bee

ad-

mired.

Ionah

a

type

of

Chrfl.

and

to

the

fea

reflore

my

Tonnes

and

daughters,

and

they

that

are

as

feed under

clods

(hall

awake and fing

:

And

trefe

dry

bones

{hall

be

againecovered

with

f

newr,fiefb,

and

skiu,as

Ezek,

37.6.

For

as

it

was

it

pof

óle

for

Chrif

to be

heldever

tinder death,

Ads

2.24

as

impof

able

is

it

for

his

members.

Let

us

comfort our

(elves

in

the

ap-

proach

o

e:nth to

our

felves,

or

our

friends

,

and

by

riling

before

hand from the

grave

of

our

fumes,

pro-

vide for

a

blefied

and

joyfull

refurreaion.

a

King.

I

3.

2

r.

a

dead

body,

calf

into

Elcfbaes

grave,

quickned:

to

our

foules and

bodies.

I V.

The wonderfull

power

and

wifdome

of

God,

that can draw

light out

of

darkneffe.

Ionahs

calling

o-

ver board into

the

Tea

was the

occafion

of

converting the

Mariners

:

Even fo Chrifls death

converted

many

of

them

that were

caufes

and

authors

ofit.

36.41.

And

as

the

Mariners

lives

were

faved

by

calling

Ionah

into

the

fea

:

fo all

beleevers

by

the

death

of

Iefus

Chrifl.

1.

Let

us

not

meafure

Gods workes

by carnali fenfes.

This made

the

two

difciples

going to

Emaus, Luke 24,

to

make

but

a

bad

argument

:

Hee

is

crucified,

and

be-

hold

this

is

the

third

day;

therefore

though

we thought

he fhould have

redeemed

lfrael

,

wee

are

deceived.

Whereas

faith

would have

made

a

cleane

contrary

con

-

cluf:on

:

He

is

crucified, and this

is

the

third

day;

there

-

fore he

is

the Redeemer. The Iewes,

not

knowing

the

Scriptures,

and

power

ofGod,

are

hardned againfl

Iefus

Chrifl,

exile

Ring

a

great

Emperour.,

as

Iulius Cafar,

or

tome great

Monarch;

not

able

to

fee

that

by

fo

bafe

a

death,

life

could

be procured.

The

carnali

proteflants

are held

off

from the

true imbracing

of

Chriíl,'becaufe

they

fee

the

truth

and

fincerity

of

Chrifl every

where

fo

ref

fled

and

hated

by

great Rulers and

Doefors;

as

if

it

had

not

been

fo in

Chrills owne

perfon

and

Miniflery

;

or

as

ifChrif} was

not let

as

a

fign

or butt

of

contradidi-

on,

whereas,

therefore

it

mull needs be he. a. Let

as

admire