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Highprie&

ai`rm,is

type

of

Chaff.

ledge, his

lips

muff

feed

many, bee

Muft (land

in

the

counfell

of

God,

and beeas

his mouth

:

And

as

Jefus

Chrifl brought

the

whole

will and

counfell

of

God

from

the

bofome

of

his

Father

:

So

mull his Minifter declare

that whole

counfell

to

the Church,

and

keepe

nothing

backe.

3.

The

Minifter

mutt daily

drefíè

the holy

lampes

and

lights

morning

and

evening,

and

preferve

the

light

from

going

out

he

mull prouide

oile

for

the

corr-

tinuall

feeding

of

the

lights,

that

is,

by

painefull and di-

ligent

ftudy

of

the

Scriptures

and

meditation

bee mutt

furnifh himfelfe

to

the

worke

of

the

Miniflery,

that the

light

of

holy

do

_trine may

thine

by

him

on

all

occafions;

that

having

the

tongue

of

the learned he may be alwayes

ready

to

fpeake

a

word

to him

that

is

weary, and never

want

words

of

comfort

which

may

bee

as

oile

to

the

di-

flreffed foule.

4.

He mull daily borne

incenfe

before

the Lord

upon the

Altar

of lweete

perfume,

that

is,

of-

fer

daily prayers

as

fweet odours

in

the Name

of

Chrift,

who

is

the

Altar

offweet

perfume both

for himfelfe

and

his

people. He mull

pray alto for

the

people

and

bleffe

them;

as

Samuel,

God

forbid

I

flould

f

:one

aping

God,

and

not

pray

for

you.

For

his

office

is

to

fland

betweene

God

and

his

people. Every man

mull

bee

his

owne

mouth

to God

;

but

bee muff

bee

the

mouth

of

every

man. 5.

He

mull weekly let

the

Shew

bread

before

the

Lord,that is,propound

Jefus

Chrift

the true bread

oflife,

the

Manna

thatcame

downe

from heaven,

the

continual(

flrength

and

nourifhment

of

floe

Church

of

God,

both

in

the

miniftery

of

the

Word

and

Sacraments,

which

the

ancient

Church

did

weekely

celebrate,

as

the Prieft

did

weekly

fér

the

loaves.

,

Nay

bee

muff

not

onely

let

them before

others,

but himfelfe mull

feed

on

them,

as

the Pricfts

did

on

the

Shew' bread,

all

the

weeke

and

yeare long, left

it

befall

him

as

that

Prince,

a.Krn

1.7.20.

that law

plenty

of

food

with

his

eyes,

but

tailed

not

of

it for

beülgtrodep,under

fooç

:he.died

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