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"011103.10.malsava.....acr=s-

High

Triar,

types

of

Chrif.

lowing

in

ossr

blood

and

flthineffe,

or

covered

with

fil-

thyc1outs

and

raggs

of

finne,and

the

apparell

of

death,

fhould

have tkete

taken

a

1,

Zetch.1.4.

But

to

be

thus

arrayed

and

covered,

yea

decked and adorned

with

fuch

beautie and

glory,

is

more

caufe

of

joy

and

comfort.

I

I.

In

their parts

they

affure

our

happineffe,and

Peale

up

our

comfort

I. The

Peaorall

thews

how God

of

eemes

of

belee.

vers

;

that

they

are

the precious parts

of

the

earth,

fig-

nified

by

the

twelve

precious hones.

It

For

price.

A

great iumme

of

money will not

buy

one

of

thefe

pre

-

cious

f}ones:,

For

wee

are

not redeemed

with

gold,

fil-

ver,

or

corruptible things

;

but

with

precious

blood.

Hee

muff bee

tome

great King

that mutt

buy an

Vnion

;

but

bee muff bee

the

great

God

that

can purchafe

one

of

thefe precious

hones,

4é.

20.

2.

For

Ihining

and

beauty.

If

a

man

were

clothed

with the

Sunne,

he

rnuflt

needs thine glorioufly.

The

meaneí}

beleever

is

clothed

with the

Sunne,Revel,

i

1.1

;

and

M-

uineth

in

the firma-

ment

of

the

Church

with

the

beanies

of

thrifts

righte-

oufnetfe

as

the

Swine in

his ífrength.

3.

For

hidden

venues

and

fecret

operation.

The godly have

not

a

thine

and

thew,

but the true

fubftance

of

nány

venues

`and

graces fecretly

laid

up

in

their

hearts,

and

working

mightily

in

them

:

the

{tones

out

of

common

Quarry,

that

is,

common

men

have not

filch

things. 4.

For

rareneffe.

It

is

an

hard thing

to

find

a

godly

man,

thefe

are

rarer

then

mof}

precious hones.

Elieu

'could

not

fee

one

in

the world

befides

himfelfe, though

there were

many. 5.

For

their

efiimation,

and

the

reckoning

of

them

with

God

and

good men.

Although

the world

out

of

ignorance and malice

fcorne

this pearle,

an

as

.

fwine tread them

under foot

yet the

jeweller

knows

them;

our high Prieft

placeth

them

upon

his

breaf}.

And

a

wife

Merchant

knower that

a

pearle

troden under

foot

is

a pearle

:

and

in

it

felfe,a

pearle lying in

the

quarry

K

3

or

'33

Ezes.....,,

In

the particu-

lars.

I.

._

Beleevershigh-

ly eíteemed,as

precious

ítones