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Ierem

9.1.

High

priefls,

a

ty,

pe

of Chri

ji.

clued

in the

bode

ofdeath

:fo

now after

his

refurreaion

he

bath attained

all

excellency

of

glory and

happinefle,

free

from

all

mifery and

furrow,

never

to

be

interrupted

any more

by

any

griete or adverfary

power.The

Crowne

ofGod

is

let

upon

his

head for ever:

The perpetuity

and

fubflance

of

this Law

concernes

both

Miniflers

and

people.

i

.To

teach

both the

one and

the other not

to

growinto

excelle

of

forrow

or

paflion,

but

to

be examples

ofgravity,rnoderatiô,& wel

weifding

of

Affections;&

to

be

patternes

of

patience and

holy

obe-

dience

in

fuffering

extreame

adverfities,

as

well

as

in the

actions and

exerciCe

of

pradick

vertues.

a. To

give

te-

flimcny

of

their

hope

and affurance

of

the happy refill

-

rection

of

their

friends,

for

whom

they

mull not

forrow

ác

men

without

hope.

3.

To

flew

that

no occafion

or

naturali

affection,

no

not

the

neareft

and

greatet

change

befalling

their outward

eflate

might

diftraCt

them from

their

charge

and

duty

;

or

fo

difquiet the

peaceable

tranquillity

of

their

minds,

as

any

part

of

their

duty

might

be

hindred

formatter

or

manner. And

therefore

in

this

cafe

our Saviour

(confirming

the

perpetuall

equi-

ty

of

this

Law)faith,

Let

the

dead bury

their

dead, follow

thou me. And

the

I.ord

is

fo

aria

in

this

cafe(Lev. i

0.6)

that

when

flarons

formes

were

fo ftrangely flame be-

fore

his

face,

he

mull not mourne.nor

air

a

Foote

out

of

his

Minillery,

left

he

dye, and

therefore

the

text

faith

:

baron

held

his

peace,ver.

3.

So

no

outward

refpea

of

duty

to

friends

Irma

call us

fromduty

to God.

Ob.

if

the

Prieft

mull

not weepe,how

could they

fe-

rioufly

repent of their

fins?

Anfw.

The Prieft

mull not weepe for

any

tempo-

ral loffes,nor

for

perfonall

lofl'es;and

in

naturali

regards he

mutt

be

impafliònate

:

but

for

his

frines he

might.

Jere-

my a

Prophet

and

Prief}

wifheth

his

head

a

foun

twine

of tearer,

The

high priefl

mull

weepe for his

owne

and

the

peoples

firmes

in

the

day

of

expiation,

and

if.

he

I

we

epe