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146

`FriefisAilsont,

a

type

of

Chri/1.

1

fed

God but that

which was offered upon

that

golden

Altar

:

fo no

duty

or

prayer

of

mars is

farther accepted

then

offered

up

by

him

and

from him,

whofe golden pu-

rity

gives

merit

and

worth

unto

them.

And

as

the

in-

cenfe

malt

be

offered up by

the

high Prieft morning

and

evening

:

fo

the

continual(

vertue

of

Chrifts merit

al=

cendeth

daily

before

God,

and perfumeth

all

the Sanftu-

ary,

neither

is

there any

other

way

to

the father but by

him.

I

I.

He muft weekly make the fb+wbread,

and

let

it

before:he

Lord

confirmedly.

Exod.

a

s.3o.

And

more

ex.

prefly, Levit.

24.

5,

6.

Every

Sabbath he

mutt

fet on

the

table

twelve

loaves

according

to

the twelve tribes,

and

take the

old

away,

to

the maintaining ofhis family;

for

which

ale

they

might well

fuce,

every loafe

weighing

about

fevenoreight

pounds.

Here

was

a

figure

ofChrift

the

true

bread

oflife, who

lets

hhntilfe

(in

the

preach

-

ing.of

the

Gofpell,and administration

of

the

Sacraments)

before

the

face

ofGod

(that

is,

in

the

affemblies

gather

-

ed'together

every Sabbath,)the

molt

fufficient

food

and

refrefhingof

the

Church, to

continue

it

in life,

ftrength,

and good-

ef}ate

from

Sabbath

to

Sabbath till

that

eternal!

Sabbath

come.

I

I

I. He muft

yeare`y once

(and

that

in

the

day

of

expiation)goe

into

the

Hoy of

Holies,

Excel. 3o.

to.

and

Lev.

16.

2.

and

34.

to

make

an

attonement

for

himfelfe,

for

all

his

houle,

and

for

all

the

people,

but

not without

blood. Signifying,

that Chrift

by one

alone

facrifice

of

himfelfe bath

opened

the

Sanftuary

of

heaven,

and by his

attention bath

made entrance

into

it

on

our

behalfe,

and

there

appeares

before

God

once

for

all

to make

inter-

cation

for

us.

See

Heb.

I

o.

t a,

19.

And

as

he

muff goc

alone

without

all

attendants

:

fo Chrift

muft

tread

the

winepre

f

f

e

alone:

I3o

friend,no

difciple,f}ands

with

him;

no fellow, no

companion

goes

with

him to

make at-

tonementi

but

all feare

and

fiyethat

we

might

call

oatr

eye,

Weekely.

Yearely.

Zfay

63.

3.