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130

Hoy

put

on.

Yfe.3.

Comfort

to the

godly.

Prie

s

ap

p

arell, a

tipe

of chriji.

dnfro.

Paton

whole Chrift,

as

the

Prieft'all his

gar

-

ments.

r .

By

making him our

owne; we

mutt weare:

our

owne

garments.

Specials

faith unites to

Chri,and

marieth

us

to him,

that

he

is

ours, and

we

his.

t,

Co-

ver

thy

felfe

with the

fácrifice

of

his

death.

"arm

ha.

ving finned

covered

his

nakedneflè

with

skins

of

dead

beatts

;

figniFying

that

all

his

Gntull

po(lierity

mutt

cover

themfelves

with

the

facrifice

ofChrift

dead;

the

righte-

oufneffe and

perfeftiou

of

which,

is

the

linnen

Ephod in

which

thou being wrapped, mutt

offer up

thy

fácrifice.

3.

Array

thy

felfe

with

his

vertues, to adorne

and

decke

thee.

This

is

the broidered coat

which

thou mull weare,

of

manifold vertues and graces

;

which

as

jewels and

ornaments

muff

thine

in

thy life,

as

the

many glittering

ftones

did

in

the

breaftplate.

So

the Apottle,F.

phe(.4.24

Pat:

on

the

new

man

created

after

God

in

righteoufneff

e

and

holiavefe.

4. Put

on

Christ

by

Chriftian

profeflììon.

Our

appareil

is

feene, and

rakes

us

knowne to

others.

Ser-

vants make themfelves

knowne

by

their cloth

they

weare,

whole

they

are.

The

Prieft

mutt

put

on

the

Plate

on his forehead,and

we

are

commanded

to

cary

the

name

ofGod

and

the

Lambe

in

our foreheads,

Rev. 14.

r.that

men

may

never

fee

our faces, but

therein

reade the holi-

neffe

and innocency

of

our converfation.

S.

Put

on

the

girdle,

Have

thy loinei

girded.

Luk,e

r

2.°

3

5

.

Stand in

a

readineffe,

i

.

To

all

duties

of

Chriftianity.

2.

To

all

acceptable

facri fives

of

faith, repentance, prayer,prai-

fes,

obedience.

3.

To

offer up

our

(elves

by

life

or

death

to the

glory and praise

of

God. We

had

need

bee

thus

begirt

that we

may ftand

to the

con.feflìon

and

pro-

feflion

of

the

truth,

not

knowing

when

or

what

tryalls

will

come;

befides

that the

world,nor

pleafure,nor

tufts

feldomne

finde

us

unprepared.

And

can

he

be

a

good.fub-

jea

who

is

alwayes

unprepared

for

his

Princes

fervice;

but

ever

ready

to

ferve

his

enemy.

I

I L From

the being

arrayedwith

thefe

garments,

the