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Cleane

perfons,wes

ofarifo

.194

-

..._.,._.....

a:

ion

of

lefus

Chrift

in the

curing

of the

leprafre of

fin.

For, r.

he muff heale

the

finnerby

the

grace

of

juffif

-

cation

and

found

converfion;

but this

is

notall,for

there

remains

a

great

deal

tó do

before

we

can

be

foúdly

clean-

fed.

And

therefore

2.

he

muff

beftow

on us

his

"S

irit,to

`worke

in

us

a

daily

growth

and

proceeding in

ian&ifi-

cation, before we can

be

pronounced eleane.

4.

The

Prie{1

muff

prepare

r.

two

little

live

birds

of

the

clean

kinde,vcr.

4.

I.

two

birds,

to note

the

twofold

na-

ture

ofIefus Chrift,

his

deity

and

humanity.

z

two

little birds, to note the

humility

and

meane

efteeme

of

our Lord

and

Saviour

Chrift.

3.

two

cleane

birds,

to

note

the

unfpottedand

furpaífing

purity

of

both his

na-

tures. 4.

two- live".birds,

one

to

die

and

the

othérto

live,

tonote

that

Chrift

had

one

nature

to dye

in,

ano-

ther

not

fubjeato.death

:

As

alto

the

twofold

date

of

our

Lord Iefus,

his

fuffering

and dying

efface,

and

his

glorious

and

exalted eftate. z.

he

mull prepare

Cedar

wood,

fcarlet,

and

by

lope

:

noting

-(as

we have-heard)

the

excellent

graces

that Chrift

brings

to

his

lotion;

both

in

regard

of

himfclfe,

his

Church,

and

his father

And

figniIying

that

Chrift

and his graces

arc

infeperabd'e

And

teacheth

chat

no

man

:canzhinke

to

bee

cle

tife

by

the

blood

ofChrift, that

is

careleffe

to

receive hisgraces;

which thou

muff

as

eagerly

defire

aktirnfelfe.

_

5.:

'The

ufe

of

thefe

rnaterialls

ofcleanfing,

concerne

t

che

dying bird.

2.

the

living

bird.

3.

the party to

-bee

eleanfed.

Firff

concerning

the

dy

ir;g

birde.

r.

Onc'.-f

the

birds

gulf

be

flaicre-

:

pointing

at

thie

death

without

which

is

no

purging

or

cleanfing

of

finne,

web':

!:

9.

z

z.

But one bird

onely

dyed

:

fo

Chrift

was

pot te',

death

esncerîing

the

flefh,

r

Pet,

3,

18.

2.

It

liuft

bee

'

Elaine

over

running

water, that

tl

blood might. fail

into

the water.

The

blo©d_falling

into

the water

-

tiíiei':

r

.

that

a

fountaine

of

grace

by

the

death

of

Chrift

is

o

`-

pened