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High

prief1s

4di®ns,

a

type

ofChrfl,

Father

Ikno

o

that

heareft

me

alrraiei

:

And

accomplifh-

ed

not only

in

his holy intc rceflion upon earth,

and

now

in

heaven

:

but manifetlly

in

that

blefling

of

his difciples

by

laying

his

hands

upon

them, which

was

his

1aí1

aftion

upon

earth,

Lrike

24.50.

6.

The Prïefls were

to

pre

-

ferve the Oyle for lights and the incenfe,and

for

the dai-

ly

meat offering, and

the

anointing oyle.

And

the over

-

fight

of

the

whole

Tabernacle, and

all

in

the

SantWary,

and

all

the inflruments

belonged

to

their

care

for

the

fafety

in

moving,

carying, [landing,

&c.

fignifying

Iefus

Chrifl

the

preferver

ofall

grace

in

his Church. He

one-

ly

watcheth

for

the

fafety

of

his

Church,

for

the uphold-

ing of

his

holy miniftery,and

all

holy

conftitutions

which

elfe

would quickly

be

broken

up. He

plants the Minifle-

ry, and

he remorves

it

at

his

pltafure.

He path

the leven

[tars

in his

right

hand.

Hee

is

the

great Archbifhop

of

foules

to

the

whole Church,

and

no

other

in

this kinde

but bee

:

So

much

of

common

anions

mii[leriall.

I

I. Ac

ions

more peculiar

to

the

high priefl

were,

I.

daily, 2.

weekely.

3.

yearely.

4.

continually.

L Hee mull daily,

i.

dreffe

the

holy

lamps

and

lights morning

and

evening

before

the

Lord,

Lev.

24.

213.

to

preferve

the

lights from going out.

Shadowing

Chri[l the

true

light,

by

whom

the

light

of

true do-

carine

nauft

ever

Chine

in

the

Church,

and

never

goe

out

;

by

which

the

true beleevers (hall

bee

delivered

from

darkeneffe and

death. This

was formerly

figured

by

Gofhen,

there was light

when three

dayes darkneffe

was

over

all

/Egypt.

And

this

was figured

by

the

pillar

offire

that

never

failed till

they

came

to

Canaan.

2.

he

mutt

daily burne incenfe

before the Lord

upon

the

Altar

of

Tweet

perfume

:

fignifying

Chrift our

high Prie[t

dai-

ly

offering up,

I.

our

duties

and fervices

done

by

his

appointment,

and

which

through

him

fmell

as

a

fweete

incenfe acceptable

to God.

a

.

our prayers, called

odours

of

the

Ssints,

and

a

fweet

suceufe.

And

as

no

incenfe

plea-

fed

iq-5..

Iohn

17.

A

Rions

proper

to

the

high

Pric

LI.

Dail»

Exod.3

s.7,8:

Revel

5.8.