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Circumcifion,

a

type

of

thrift.

Sacraments

of

the

Cloud

and

the red

Sea. 2.

To

the

Paffeover and

the

Lords Supper

answered

Mannah

from

heaven

and

water out

of

the Rock.

Of

thefe

wee mull

(by Gods

af1ì

ance)

fpeak

in

order, not what

we might,

for

that

were

endleffe,

but

what

we

muff

neceffarily,

fo

far

as

they

preach

Christ unto

us, or

may

fet

us

nearer

unto him.

2,05

CHAP.

XVIII.

Circumcif

on,

a

Type.

Herein

i.

What it

is.

2.

How

it

figures

Chrif

.

3.

obfervations.

I.

elrcumcifion

was

a facred

rite ordained

by

God;

wherein,by cutting

off

the

foreskins

of

all

the

males

of

the

jewes

in

the

eighth

day,

the

Cove-

nant

of

God

made

to

&lbraham

was

fealed

up

to

him

and

all

his

pofterity.

r .

A

facred

rite

ordained

by

God

:

God

is

the

Author

:

For

I.

He

only

that

can

promise

and give the

grace,

can

Peale

the

Covenant.

2.

o/Ibra-

ham

received

it

ofGod,

Rem.

19.1

i.

therefore

God

gave

it,

3.

the

inftitution

is

in

Gen.i 7;

where

is

the

word

of

inftitution,

I.

in commanding,

2.

in

premifing. 2.

The

fubjeet

of

Circurncifion

were

all

the

males of

Ifrael

def.

cendingofe.lbraham. For

these

must be

diftinguifhed

from

all

families

of

the

earth,Gen.

i

7.4.

Neither

may

we

thinke

that

women

were

excluded out

of

the Covenant

of

grace,

for

they

werecôprehended under the

Circuit).

ci(ion

ofmales.And

God

(pared the

weaker

fexe;becaufe

it

was enough

to

bring

them

within

the number

of

esibrahams

pofterity,

to

be borne

of

the

males

circa

cifed. Betides,

as

the

males

carry

a

fpeciall

type

and

ere*

Iemblance

Definition

of

Circumcision

expounded

in

parts.

Y

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z.PTflmi

Jo.