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Cleane

perfons,

typer

of

Chrifi.

CHAP.

XV1.

Cleane

perlons

:

Types

of

ChrJ.

er

He

fourth ranke

of

holy perlons pointing

us

unto

Chrift,

were

fuch

perlons

as

were

cleanfed

from

a-

ny legali

uncleaneneffe

The

perfons

legally

uncleane

were

of

feverall

forts,

and

every

fort

had his

feveral

fort

of

cleanf

ng,

all

of

them looking

towards

and leading

us

to

Ielus Chrif}.

To

give fome taft

in

fome particulars.

Le.

gall

uncleanenefffe

was

caufed.

i.

from

without,

by

touching

or

tatting.

2.

from

within,

as

unclean

iflites.

3.

from

within

and

without,

as

Leprofie.

Order

requi-

reth that we

fhould

fpeake,

I. of the

feverall unclean-

neffes.

I

I.

ofthe

feverall

cleanfings.

Sets.

1.

I.

The kindes

of

legali uncleaneneffe

were

three

:

L

The

firft

kinde

of

legali uncleanenefle

was

by eate-

ing

or

touching

any

uncleane

meat

or

creature,

Lev.'

r .

and 28.

,.u.

How

did

the

creatures

become

uncleane,

which

G

od

ad

made

good.

'Inf.

The

Law of

diftin

&ion

of

meats

was not

there-

fore ordained

becaufe

thole creatures were

evil[

in

their

nature

(for

God

law

all

his

workes

very

good)

but

pro

-

hibited

onely

in

their

ufe.

'

Neither

doth

the Lord

pro-

nounce

them

uncleane by

their creation, but

by

a

tempo

-

rary

inftitution

which

reftrained their

ufe

and touch.

Objet..

It

feemes

they

were

fo by

creation

:

for

be-

fore

the

ceremonially

Law, there

was

a

dii}inetion

of

clean

and

(

ncleane

in

Noah;

time,

Gen.

7. 2.

159

Cleanfüaa the

uncleane

a type

of

Chofi.

3.

Sorts

of

un-

cleanneile.

I.

By

meats or

creatures

that

were unclean

e.

Whence this

uncicannef

e.

anfw.