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¶Prief

s

appareil,

a

type

of

Chri/1.

the

pore

members

of

the

Church

have

a

ground

of

much

comfort;

in

refpet

r.

of

their

head fo arrayed.

2.

ofthemfelves,

and

in

refpea

of

themlèlves

confi

er-

ing thofe garments.

j.

in

the

generall.

2.

in

the

parti-

culars.

Firfi,

in

refped

of our

high

Prieft

jefus

Chrii3

thus

I.

I"

1"i''

fo

glorioufly

arrayed.

T.

In

the

Ephod

we

fee

his

mighty

arrayed.

power, who

caries

his

Church upon

his

fhoulders

of

power

and protection.

Alas

!

where fhould

wee

lie

if

our Lord did

not

lift

us

up, a'-d beare

us

up

!

But

now we

never need to

difcourage

our

felves,

by

cafling

what

¡hall

become

of

the

Church

or

religion,

if

fuch

and fuch

projects prevaile,

for

Co

long

as

we

are

on Chrifis fhoul-

ders we

are fafe.

z. In

the

Peliorall

behold

the

ardent

and furpaffing

love ofJefus

Chrift

to

his

Church.

For

as

he

caries us on

his fhoulders

by

his

power

:

fo

he caries

our

names

on his

heart

by

his

love.

This

our

true high

Prieft

cannot forget his Saints

when

he feetnes

to

turne

his backe

on

them,

but

Hi

bath

their

names

before his

eye. And

this

is

the

happineffe

of

the Church,

in

which

fhe

may

well

ref

her

felfe;

that (according to

her prayer

Cant.

8.6.)

Chrif

fetteth her

ou

a

Pale

on

his

heart,

and

au

a

fsgnet

on

hips

arme.

How

is

it poffible

to forget

that

which

is

fea'ed

on

the heart

?

How

can

the

eye

look off

the

fignet on

the arme? For

a

Liner,

becaufe

it

is

moff

precious,

is

moll

carefully

kept;

and being upon

the

arm

of

('

hrif},

what

arme

can

pull

us

offfrom him

?

Objeil.

Oh

that!

might

know

my happineffe

to

bee

fet

on

Chriffs

heart

!

Sol.

If

thou wouldff

be

fet

as

a

f

gnet

on

the

Lord

s

arme,

become

the

Lords fervant,

and

be

faithfull

in

this

fervice.

See

Flag.

z,

z

3.

O

Zerubbabel

my

fervant,I

mill

fit

thee

as

a fignet.

3.

in

his

Miter

wee

fee

ourhigh

Prieft crowned

with

honour

and

glory above

all

men

and

Angels.

And

all

the

Church

muff

fay

(as

Pf4I.

132. i

8.

)

On

him

let

hid

Groyne

foturiß5.

And

if

the

dignity

of the

K

2

head

..vorte..7,03,....loa*.c.