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HighPrie/1S,tYpeS

of

Ghee.

eth

a

virginchaji

and undeftled,that is,

holy and

unf

potted

by

imputation

of

his

owne

righteoufneffe, and

walked

z

Corr

t.s.

by

water

throttgb

the

word,Eph. 5.26,

He marrieth her

of

his

owne

tribe

:

For

as

the

firft

Adam muff

not

marry

a

wife but

of

his

owne

flefh, and

out

of

his

owne

fide

:

fo

the fecond

Adam

marryeth

a

wife

Kling

out

of his

owne fide,flefh

of

his

owne

fl.efh,and

bone

of

his

bone.

And he will

take to

himfelfe

againe

the high Priefts

widdow,

the people

of

the

Jews,

and

marry them into

one body

with

the

Gentiles.

So

much

for the fignifi-

cation.

Now the

perpetuall

equity

of

this Law bindes

the

I

Perpetuall.

Minifters

ofthe

new

Tef}ament;

who

are

not

prohibited

marriage

by

the

Scripture,

no

more then

the

Priefts

of

the

old

Teftament:

But

for

the

honour and credit

of

this

Minifters mar-

office

and

funcetion

care muff

be

had,

that

their wives

riage,lawfull.

efpecially be

hone,

fober, freefrom

fcand.

ll,

and framed

to

the

rules

of

the

Apoflle for Minifters

wives,

a

Tim.3.

i

t.and

for

the preventing

a

number

of

[caudal

s

that

elfe

may arife

within,and

lye upon his

family.This

care

being

had, they

being

married

(hall

be

as

holy

and

honourable

in

their

fundion

as

the

Priefts

of

the old

Teftament

who

being

marryed,

were

laid

to

have

the

Crowne

of

God

upon

their

heads, and

to

offer

the bread

of

God,

and

to

be

after

a

fpeciall

manner, holy. But

how

de-

tellable

is

that

filthy

whore

of

Rome,

whofe

filthy

virainpriefts hate

marriage

but

not

luft rerufe

Gods

owne

ordinance, and

honett wives

of

their

owne,

and

like

fed hortès neigh

after their neighbours

wives,

and

cover

the

countrey

with

a

baftardly broode;

and

hold

in

their

do

&rive,

better they

fhould

have

an

hundred

Concubines

then

one married wife,and

in

their

praaife

adjudge

married

minif}ers

to

death

,

but

adulterous

priefts

to

a

light

penance,

and that

bought out

with

a

trifle

or word

of

a

friend.

One Ilory

is

memorable

out

Ease.

Deaths

of

the

booke

ofthe

Aar

of

the

Romano

Bifhops:

when the

Romano';um

Kings

4-

Apinft

che

praaii

of

Romaniíls$

Ponti

ficilm.