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168

And

why.

Note.

2.

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Cleaneperfons,

types

of

Chriji.

below.

r

.

There

mull

be

a

difference

betweene

this

heaven

and

earth,

and

that

new

heaven

and

new

earth

in

which dwells

nothing

but

righteoufneffe

;

for had

the

Saints

no warre

,

there

needed

no

watch

,

there

could bee no

vi

Tory;

if

no feede

time,.

no

harve.

2.

GODS

mighty

power

is

more

manifefl

in gathe-

ring

and

preferving

a

Church

to

himfelfe

out

of

fin

-

ners,

and

among

(inners

;

and hee

magnifieth

his

mer-

cy

both

in

covering

and

curing fo great

and

many

corruptions.

3.

The

goály

in

fence

of

their

unclean-

neffe

are

kept

low

in

their owne

eyes,

and

watchfull

of

their

waies;

and fo

are

driven out

of themíelves

unte

ChriII

for

righteoufneffe

,

and

unto God

for

flrength

continually,

as

privy

unto their

owne

contit9uall

weake-

nefle. So

to

fubdue prefiiFnption 'Pau1

mull have

a

buffe-

ter,

and

to

way

-lay

fecurity

cornming

on

Ifrael,

all

the

Canaanites mull

not

be

fubdued.

4.

In

that they

can

-

not

expe&

freedome

from

fouleneffe

and

uncleanneffe

heere

below,thcy

may

the rather

defire and afpire

to that

heavenly Tabernacle into

which

no

uncleane thing

can

enter,

Rcv.

2

e.

27. and

with to

bee tranflated

thither

where

righteoufneffe

(hall

dwell,

yea

the

righteous

and

holy

God

(hall

dwell

irhmediately

in

the

mid

fl

of

his

saints,

and

all

things

together

with

themfclves

(hall be

molt

abfolutcly

cleane

and holy.

1

I.

The Lord

by

fo

large

a

dekription

of

legall

un-

cleanneffe

would

have

them

and

us

looke more neerely

and

flerioufly

upon

our

owns

mifery by

finne,both

in

the

caufe,

and

in

the

eff°eJs

ofit.

The former

by

bringing

us

to the

contemplation

of

the

foulencffe

of

our

natures,and

uncleanneffe

even

in

our

birth

and originali. For

howfo-

ever men

little

efleeme

or

bewaile

this

uncleanneffe

of

nature

and original!

time

;

yet the

Apofhe

(better

ac-

quainted

with the

nature

of

ir)

calls

it,

The

f

nne

;

and

the finningfitme;

and the

finne

which dwelleth

into,

and

compafetb.ati.

46ottt,

Rom.,

a

7,

Neither

can a

man

ever

be