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190

Citane

perfons,

types

of

ChriJI.

will

he

thee, where

he

findes

a

true,

endeavour

after

cleannefre.

3.

Leper

two

Wayesclearafed.

Sea.

VIII.

Now

followes

the

oblation

for the

uncleanneffe

ofle-

pr

®fie.

The

cleanfing

of

the

Leper

is

in

Lev.

r

el..

where

we

read

of two

forts

of

oblasions

prefcrïbed.

i

.

For

the cleanfing

of

him

that

bee

might

come

into

the

tent,

z.

After

his cleanfing

and

comming

into

the tent,

knee

mull offer

three

Lambes,

one

for

a

trefpaffe offering, one

for

a

fanne

offering,

another

for

a

burnt offering,

with

a

number

of

ceremonies about

the Lambes,

all

leading

to

Chrift.

But

in

this

place

we

are onely

to

fpeake

of

the

former, concerning

his

cleanfing, Lev.

14.

from ver.

Where

a.

to

8.

i

.

The

Leper

to

be

cleanfed

mull bee

brought to the

Prief}.

For

he

only

molt

difcerne and

pronounce

of

it,

whether it

he

cured

or

uncleane

:

figni-

Lying

that

the

firmer

that

delires

to

be

cleanfed,

muff ha-

fien

to

jefus

Chrift

the

onely

high

Priefi

of

the new Te-

f}ament,

who

onely

is

able

to

cleanfe and heale

our

le-

profie

of

(inne, and

herein

is

farre

beyond

all

thofe

types.

The Prieft could difcerne

of

bodily leprofie,

and pro-

nounce

them

clean

if

they

were

fo,

but bee

could

not

make

them

cleane

if

they were

nor. But Iefus

Chrift

can

properly

forgive

(inne,

the

fòules

leprofie,

being

the

healing

G;d,

and

onely Phyfitian

of

foules.

Z.

The

Priefh muff

goe out

of

the

campe

unto him

to

confider

him

:

to fignifie,how

Iefus

Chrift

findes

us

when

he

firft

comes

unto

ns,.namely

fach

as

(having the

moll"

loath

-

fome leprofie running upon us) have

no right to

thé

communion

of

Saints,

nor to

any

of the priviledges

of

Gods

people,

but

outcafts and

aliens

from

God,from

the

faith,

and

from the common

wealth

of

Ifrael,Ephef.Z.

i

z,

3.

The

Prieft muff

firff

fee

him healed,

and

then

pro-

ceed

to the

exaa

cleanfing,

ver.

3.

fignifying

a

twofold

anion

I