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Clean

perfons,type,r

of

Chri

,.

...._._...

words

(

God,

my

God

)

doth

flrongly

prove the

con-

trary,

3.

This

bird

muff bee

throughly

confuted

to

afhes,to

make

it

a

fweetfavour to the

Lord,Levit.i.i7:

fignifying

that

never

was

any

thing

fo

grateful'

and

ac-

ceptable

to

the

Lord,

as

the

whole

burnt

facrifice

of

his

Sonne

;

in

which hee

finelled

a

favour

of

eternal'refl.

To

which

the

Pfalmifl

alludeth, Let

him finell

a

favour

of

all

thy

oblations, and tonne

thy

burnt

offerings

into

aJhes.

4.

When

all

thefe rites wereobferved, the party

that

was uncleane

(hall bee cleane,

Levit.

i .R.

and

Chap.:

5.

1

3,28

:

tìgnifying

that

a

party

¡unified

by

Chrins blood,

and exercifing

true repentance,

and

the

fludy ofholineffe

and

new

life

;

is

brought

in againe

into

the

right

and

fel-

lowlhip

of

God

and his

people,whatfoever

his unclean

-

neffe

formerly bath

beene.

And

thus

bath the legal'

cleanfrng

of

this perfon

brought

us

to the

Evangelical'

in

Jefas Chri1

.

L

Sundry

grounds

of

confolation

to

the

Church

and people

of

God.

i

.

A

s

Chril

feemed

cleave

di-

vided

and

fundred

from

his

Father

and

from

his

Church

but

was not

:

fo

his members

often

feeme

quite fundred

from God

and

all

comfort,

but

are

nor,

z.Cor.4.8.

and

Chap.

6.9.

A

godly

man

may

bee

in filch

a

ftraight

as

David

was,

when

thus

he

brake

forth

to

Ionathan

;

e

As

the Lord liveth, and

as

thy

foule

liveth,t

here

it but

one

fiep

betzneene me

and

death

:

and

yet

when

bee

can

fee

no paf-

(fage,

God

makes

a

paffage

forth.

Hence may

a

Chrifli

I

an

(

with

Paul)

challenge

all

perills and

dangers,

and

contemn

them

as

too weake

to

feparate

as

from

Chriff,

Rom.

8.39.

yea

in all

things wee are

not

onely cônque-

tours, but more

then

conquerotars. So

was

Chrifl

in

death,

and

from under

the

grave more

then

a

conque-

tour.

Let

a

Chriflian

he

flame

it

hinders him not from

being

a

conquerour

;

and

what ever

bee may

lofe,

he

lo-

j

feth not

the love

of

God

;

who loveth

him

to the

end,

whom

hee

once

l

®vet'

;

and therefore

onely

the

found

1

Chriftian

Pfal.xo.;

Note.

x.

Comfort to

the

godly,