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wummimmie

Cleane

perfons,

typer

of

Chr>!

.

rnaniry

can

cleanfe

or

juRifie

the

firmer.

Neither

the life

of

Chritt

without

his

death, nor

his

death

without

his

life can

availe

us

to

righteoufrieffe.

Ac`7s

20. 23. God

flied

his

blood

to

purchafe

the Church

to

himfelC

2.

The

Prieft mutt

dip the

live

bird,

and

the

Cedar,

and

fcarlet

lace,

and

hyfope in

the

blood

of

the Sparrow

Raine

and

pure

water,

ver.

6.

fignifying

i.

That the

deity

of

Chrifk

(which

is

impaffible

in

it

felfe)

can

yeetd

us

no

comfort

alone,

had it

not been

joyned

to

an

humanity

fubjea

to

paíhon, which

is

plainly

meant

by

dipping

the

live

bird

in

the blood

of'

the

flaine.

For therefore the

forme

of

God

muff

take

our nature, to better

our nature,

and

take

our

flail,

that

by

death

hemight

defiroy

him

that

116.2.1

4.

had

the power

of

death. z.

The fcarlet, cedar

and

hy-

fope

muff

be

dipped

alto,

to

Phew

that

all

the

graces

we

receive

from him

muff

be

dipped

in

his

blood,

by

which

alone

we

have

both

accefhe

unto

grace,

and acceptation

into

grace.

For by

the

dipping

and union of

this

live

1

bird

and

flaine,

we

come

into the

grace

and

favour

of

God,

being

united

fart}

to

his humanity,

then

to

his

di-

vinity,

and fo

are

knit

to

his

whole

perfon,

and by

him

we

come

to the

father.

3.

The

Prieft muft

let the live

bird

goe

into the

broad field,

ver.

7.

fignifying

T.

Chrifts

efcape

and

deliverance from deach,and

the pow-

er

ofthe

grave. a.

His exaltation

after

he

was

once

confecrated,his afcending

on high,and

being

made

high-

er

then the heavens, Heb.

7.

z6.

3.

The

publication

and maniteftation

of

righteoufnefte purchafed

by

the

death

of

Chritt,

in

thebroad

&

open

field

of

the

Church,

and

this

in

the

daily

miniftery

of

the

Gofpell.

Thirdly,

concerning the

party

to

whom

this

cure

mull`

be applyed. The

Prieft muff îprinkie

on

him

that

is

to

be cleanfed,

this

blood (even

times

:

fignifying

i.

That

only

Chritt jefus

doth

fprinkle his

blood

on

penitét

foules,fiom

whom

only they mutt expeel

pardon

&

pur-

ging

from

fins.

z.That

Chrifts blood muff

be

particular

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o

ly