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Ioq.

e.

Mtafurc.

Comm,unica-

tion.

Conf

oration

of

priefis,a

type

of

Chrift.

this.

pile

fwimmes

aloft

:

So

the

Spirit and

graces

are

higheft.

2.

No

firanger had

that Oile,

but onely

per

-

fons and

things

fannified

:

So

none

but Gods Eleft

have thefe precious

and

faving mercies. /oh.

t

4.17. The

world

cannot

receive

it, that

is

gifts not common,

but

of

fanftification.

3.

That

perfumd

all

the

place

where

it

was

:

It

is

the

Spirit

ofGod

that

fweetens

and

perfumes

all

our

anions

and natures,

otherwife

moll:

corrupt

and

loathforne

to

God.

4.

That

fanrtified

the

thing

to

which

it

was applied ,

and

fee

it

afide

to

an

holy

nie.

Without

this

Oile the

facrifice

of

the

Jew

was

as

if

hee

had killed

a

dog.

It

is

the

Spirit

that

fets as

apart, and

fannifieth to the Lord

us,

our

perlons, our actions,

2.

Tim.

2.21.

The

fervice

that wants

the

fpirit

is

hateful!

to

God.

S.

Oile is

cleare

and fhining, and

snakes

o-

ther

things

anointed

to thine

:

The

holy

Ghoft within,

enlightneth the mind,

and

brings

in

the

true light

and

knowledge

of

God.

r.loh.a.27.

the

anointing

hall

teach

you

all

thing,. 6. Oile hath

the

force

of

fire

in pene-

trating

and

fabtly pearcing, and

is

the

fuel!

and

feeder

of

fire

and flames

:

So

the

Spirit

of

God

is

a

pearcing

fire

in

the

heart, and

kindles

and maintaines

in it the

ardent

flames

of

the

love

of

God.

Holy thoughts

as

fparkes

file

upward.

7. Oile fuppleth, cherifheth, comfor-

teth

:

So

the

Spirit of confolation anoints

with

oile

of

gladneffe,

Pfa1.45.7.

It

is

he

that

brings

peace

and

tran-

quillfty

into

confciences.

2.

The

meafure,

powred

in

abundance

upon Aaran,

head.

Not

dropped

but

pow

-

red, fignifying

the

abundance

of

gifts and

graces

soft

plentifully conferred

upon

Chrift

our

head. For

as

it

was

proper to the

high

Pried

to

bee

anointed

on

the

head, whereas

the

common

Priefts were anointed

but

in

their hands,

not

on

their

heads

:

So

was

Chrift

as

the

headanointed

with

oile above

all

his

fellowes,

and recei-

ved

the

fpirit beyond

meafure,

fignified

by

powring

on

the

head. 3.

The

communication

of'

this

oile.

it

flayed