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Cleanepe!finf'YPes

of

Chrifl.

which

is

feated

in

all

the members

, fo

as

from

the

crowne

of

the

head

to

the

foie

ofthe

foot,

there

is

no-

thing

found

:

but

a

general' ataxy

or

diforder

in

want

of

all

goodneffe

in

all

parts

,

and proneneffe

to

all

evil'.

4.

.Miferable are

the

etfe

s

ofthis

clofe

uncleannelle:

As

r..in

this

Image

of

finne, no ugly

toad

can

bee

Co

h.atefull

to

us

, as

wee

unto

God.

a.

The

whole

man

lies

fubjet

under

the

curfe

and

wrath

of

God

;Rom.

-.18,

the

fault

came

on

all

to

condemnation.

3.

Nothing

can

,proceed

from

us

but

what

is

foule

and

damnable,

What

can

a

Serpentca(i

out

but poyfon

?

Whatfoever our

owne ftrength or will

can

bring

forth

is

tainted

with

this

leprofie

;

for

freewill remaineth

onely

to

evili.

4.

Nothing

without

us

that

we

can

touch,

but

we taint,

till

we be cleanfed,noted

in

the

infection

of

houfes

yell

fels,

garments.

Both earthly

things,all

the creatures,all

our

cornforts,aaions,to the

unpure

all is

fo

:

Yea

divine

aions,the

word,

Sacraments,prayer,

almes,

all

polluted

by

us

and

to

us,fo long

as

we

be unconverted

and

in our

uncleane

nature.

5.

Ari

unregenerate

man

can con

-

verfe

with

no

man,

but

(as

a

Leper)

he

inFels

him

by

example, provocation

,

corrupt opinions, frothy

fpee-

ches, fruitleffe

behaviour.

And

ifthey that

poyfon

mens

bodies

are

worthy

extreme

punifhment,

and

every

man

detefts

theta :how

much

more revere

wrath

of

God

1

are

they

liable

unto

,

that do

nothing but

poyfon mens

foules? 6.

No Leper

was fo

worthily

caft

out

of

the

campe

;

as

all

of

us

by

nature are

worthily

caft

out

ofthe

fociety

of

Saints

in

earth

and

in

heaven,

yea

from

the

prefencc

&

fellow(hip

ofGod

and

jefus

Chriff,

and that

for

ever.

Sinne

properly

{huts

out

of

heaven,no uncleane

.

thing

comes

there:nothing more

hateful

to God,nothing

but

that

hated

by

him.

7.

All

this mifery we

our

(elves

.canneitherdifcerne

nor

remedy.

It

makes

us

pure

in our

one

eyes

,t

ho

ugh

wehe

notwafbcd,

Prov.3o.1

a.

We

lye

wallowing

in

our filthineffe, and.:delight in

it

as

the

fwine

171

;At.

x.fiOgeIHs

eire4

7roJbcS

viiES

4

MiCcrable ef-

fceis

of

i.vwa-d

uncleanncflè.

.,

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