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Pfa1.3

4.20.

Not

2:

Aire& purity

of

heart

and life.

Motives.

Clean

perlons,

types

of

chrft.

Chriflian

is in a

fire

eflate.

If

forrow

be

for

a

night,

joy

will

returne

in

the

morning

;

after

darkeneffe

as

fine

to

fee

light.

As

jefus Chrift

keeper

his

headfhip,and

death

cannot

fever him quite

:

fo

the

members

may bee pin-

ched

(yet

not

quite eff)but abide

members

0i1í.

z

.

As

the

fpeciall

providence

ofGod

watched

his

owne

fonne,

that though

hoe

was

in

wicked

hands

that wanted

no

will,yet

they

were

kept

From

breaking

one

bone

of

him

:

foe

Both

the

fameprouidence

watch

over

his

members;

that howfoever the

wicked

of

the

world

pinch and

preffe

them,

yet the

promife

is

made

to

them,

He

keepes

all their

bone$, not.one

of

them

i$

broken,

that

is,

without

the

will

ofour

heavenly

Father,

as

Mat.

1

0.

tg.

Nct

arc

hayre fhall

fall ;

for the fame providence

watcheth

the

head

and

members.This confìderation

is

ufed by

Chrifl

to

remoove

exceffive feare

of

men.

If

thou

fee

thine ene-

mies encreafe

as

bees

about thee,ready to

Nike

and

fling:

Let

thy

waies pleafe

the

Lord,

he

can

i.turne

their

hearts

to

peace

as

Efaus to

Jacob

when

he purpofed

his

death

;

and

Labatn$

to

Jacob

when he intended

evill

intreaty

to.

wards him.

2.

He

can

tunic their

counfell

to

folly,and

bring

it

on

their

owne

heads,

as

in

Haman

and Acbito-

phe1.

3.

He

can

turne

their

evill

to thy good

and fal-

vation,

according

to

the

Paying

oflofeph

to

his

brethren,

Yee

intended

evill

againil

me,but

God

turned it

to

good

as

this day.

4.

He

can

take

them

off

at his pleafure;

he hath

an

hooke

for

Zenacherib

;

and Balsam

(hall

not

curfe

though he

would never

fo

faine.

3.

In

that

Chrifi

brought no

uncleane

thing

to

his

facrifice

(figured

in

pulling

out

the

maw

and

feathers,

and

calling

them

betide

the

Altar in

the

place

of

Mlles)

wee

have

com-

fort

in

the

offering

of

all

our

fervice and facrifices

of

prayer,

prayfes, alines,

duties,

all

unclean

in

and

from

us:

but

prefented

in

Chriits'facrifice noancleannetfe

is

in

them.

I

I.

How

carefull

the

Lord

is

that

his people

pre-

ferve