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Gircumcifiono

type

of

Chri/l

.

gifed

lis

himfelfe,

and

his blood

died to

fulfill

the rite

of

the

Law in this

all

beleevers

men and

women

are

is

C.hrifts

blood

once circuencifed

to

fulfil

the

rigout

of

the

Law.

5.

In the

effeft.

By

that,

the

perfon

wars

race

ved

into

the

fociety

of

Gods

people

according

to

eater

nail profefliion

:

by

this

the

(inner

is

received into in.

ward

end

eternal' fellowfhip

with

sod,

and into

come

tnu

lion with Gods

people.

6.

In

tbt

latitude

èr

ex-

tent.

In

that, the

Prieft

circa

mcifed

in

one part

of

the

body

:

in

this Chrift

our high

Prieft

circunhcifeth tlh«

whole

man.

In that,

one

beloved

part

was

call

away

with

griefs

and

forrow

:

in

this,

the whole corruption

of

natures

and

all

beloved

faanes ;

with

no

telle griefe

and forrow

of

heart

for

them.

p.

In

the

durance and

continuance.

That was temporary, but

till

the

comming

of

Chrift

;

who

retord

tke

type,

mod

tweed the

.nrrb

ä

but

this

is

to

continu

for ever, till

the

fet»nd comming

of

Chrift ;

and

is

moft

perfeftly

fnifted

and

confumrnate

in

heaven.

The

notes

or

market to know

inward

circumcifion

attained

by

Chrift,

are

thefe.

I.

The

party

to

bee cir

-,

cumcifed

wasrprefeutedand

offered

to

this ordinance

of

God,

as

willingand

contented

to

part

with

his

flefh

and

blood

in

obedience

to

God

:

fo here

thou

haft

begun

thy

circumcifion,

if

thou

haft offered

up

thy foule,

body, end

all,

4

re4fenadle

facrifice

to

God, Rom.

z

2,

r,

willingly

mortifyng

all

the

deeds

of

the

flail,

and

denying

and

re-

nouncing

all

flefhly

Tufts

and

aftéftions, which

are

as

fleece

and

as

deare

unto thee

as

the

parts

of

the

body

Sv

Col.

z,

i

r.

it

mtrft bee

a

pitting

of

the

finfall

body

implying,

not

a

fuffering

it

onely

to

bee

violently taken

and

cut

away

:

but

a

voluntary

putting away,

and

par-

ting

with

it'.

Indeed

in

legali

Circumcifion

the

infant

could

not

cut away

the

flcfb

of

his body

:

bur

in

Evasi'

gelicall

Cii:cwncifion

thy

felÇe

muff

put

ofi'

this

,fnft

body

of

flefb,and

be

snore

then

moere patient.

a.

At

P

x

there;

%i

..tiif:giscm

de,

ftruxit,

vaidd.

tern

*draft.

Notes of ia-

ward

and

Cpi

rituali

circuac+

cilion.

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,

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