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High

Pries,

types

of

Chrft.

135

thefe

Babylonians begin

to

wriggle,

as

a

fnake

deadly

wounded,

with

hope

to`'raigne

in

thefe

Churches

as

fornetime

they did

; and

for

the

finnes

of

the

land, they

may

recover

power

by

their

craftincffe

to furprize

forme

ignorant,

filly,

and

unfable

perfons

:

yet

(hail

they pre-

vaile

againfl

none

whole

names

are

written

in

the

booke

of

life;

but by

the power

of

our Captaine

wee

(hall

tread downe both

Satans

and Antichritls kingdorne,and

prevaile againft

all

that rifeth

up againa the

power

of

Chrif

.

See, VI.

Priefts,

types

in

the

execution

of

their

Office.

Having declared

how

the

high

Prief},

and priefts

of

the old Teftament

refembled

our

high Priefl

of

the new

Teflament Jefus Chriff

in

refpe&

of

his

folemne

Matsu.

ration and

invefliture

into

his Othce

:

Now

wed

are

to

thew how

he

farther typified our Lord,

in

refpect

of

his

admini_fration and

execution

of

ir.

Many are

the

fpeci-

all

Lawes which

the

Lord

gave

to the

I'riefts

concer-

ning

their

careful'

cariage of'

themfelves

above others,

and thefe may

be

reduced

to

two

heads. z.

As

concer-

ning

their

common

anions.

z.

As

concerning

their

ani-

ons

minif

eriall.

Concerninig his

common

anions,

hoe

was

prohibited

diverfe

things

which

were

lawfull

in

other

men.

I

will

mention three.

I. The

Friel?'

muff

keepe an holy abflinence from

wine

and

rong

drinke,

for the time they

entred,into

the

1

Tabernacle ,

Levit,

io.

9.

a

Law was

made

for

all

the

Priefts,.

upon

occafion

of

Nadabs

and Abihaes

punì(h.

É

ment

;

who

being

(as

it

feerne) drunke,

offered

_grange

6

fire,

and

were burnt

by

fire

before

the

Lord.

i

nd

the

fLord

gives

a

reafon

of

this law

:

left

their

mindesor

fences

might

be

diftraned or

difturbed,

fo

as

they could

jnot

rightly

difcerne

or

execute,

the

things pertaineni

to

K

4

God,

Common

aEìi-

ons

of

the

Pricks

:

3.

1.

Ahí}inence

from wine

and

rirong drinke.