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1

Nazarites,

types

of

Chri

fi.

2.

Abítemious

and why.

from

himfelfe,

whereas whofoever

elfe

have

any

holi-

neffe

it

is

from him.

5. His

holineffe

was

effentiall

(

not

accidentali

)

as

he

was

God

;

and

as

bee

was

man

( by the

union

of

the manhood with his

divine

nature

)

was

bellowed

upon him

in full

meafure,

yea

beyond

meafure

;

and therefore

is

called,

fuge

fe

of

grace

and

holineffe,loh

a

But in

the

moll

holy men

this

holineffe

is

a

received quality

by

communicating

of

his

fpirir,

and

that

imperfectly

and

in frnall

meafure. 6.

They

might

be holy

in

part for themfelves, but could

not

impart

that

bolineffe

to

others

:

But

Chrilf

is

not

onely

holy

in

him

-

felfe,

but

fan&ti

fieth

them

and

the

whole

Church

;

bee

being the

originali

and

fountaine

of

all

holiref

e.

They

might

be

legally

cleane

in

fore

anions

:

but he was

mo-

-

-rally

cleave

in

all

obfervations. They

in

Tome

paffages

of

their

life

:

but

bee

in

hilnature,

in

his

difpofition,

and

in

the

fulfilling

of

all

righteoufueffe.

I

I.

Nazarites

by

the

Law

(Nlemb.6.z,;.)

muff

ab-

flaine from

wine

and flrong

drinke,and

all

that commeth

ofthe

grape.

i

.

Becaufe

they

were

to

ffudy

the

Law

of

God,

and

the

Lord will not

have

them meddle

with

any

ding

that

might trouble

their

braille,

or

unfit them

torn

holy

{Indies.

2.

Hce

would hive

them

pateras

of

fobriety

and

temperance,

and

reflraine them from

whatfoever might flirre

up

lull,

orocca

ion

intempe-

rance. In

which,

what

elfe

did

they

but

fhadow

our

Sa.

viour

Chrift

?

Who

was

a

true

Nazarite,

not

inthe'l'e't-

ter

and,ceremony

(

for

he

did

drinke

wine,

and

mirac-

lcxdly

provided it

for

others;

yea

ordained

wine

an

ele-

ment

in

the

Supper,

that

every Chriflian

might

drinke it)

but

in

the

morality

and

truth

of

the

thing

bee was

the

onely

perfeti

Nazarite.

Never

was

any

fo

intent in

{lu-

dy_,

invocation,

preaching,

aáing,

and

fuffeting

all

things

for

our

falce,

as

he was.

Neither

was

any

creature

fo

ab-

lli.ent

and

temperate

as

he was

;

he farted

fourty

dayes

and.

fourty nights,

and

after

that

°(

being

hungry)

het

would