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2Zt

The

Pafscover,a

type

of

ChriI1.

4

and

curing.

Faith

onely

is

an

herbe

of

foveraigne

vertue

both to

pasrFfi4

the

heart,

A5,

i

S9

:

and

to

heals

all

the

wounds

of

coñfcience.

AE

.

G.3

a .

the Gaoler

wounded

and

pricked

in

heart

mull

belceve in

the

Lord

Iefau

chriß,

and

bee

fáved. Our Lord hirníèlfe

was:wont

to

fay

to

diilretfed perfons, According

to thy

faith

bee

it

to

I'rie ceteris

re-

thee. 4.

It

was

fitter

then

other Herbst

for

the receiving

eipiendv

rafter-

and

fprinkling

ofliquor

fo

faith,

although

a

low

and

gendo

weeks plant,

is

onely

fit

to

receive

the

precious

liquor

of

valdeapta.

4

the

blood

of

Chrifl. Onely

faith draws vertue

from

Chrift

;

as in

the poore woman

that

[food

behind

Chril't,

c.'tarke

S.3á. And

the

want

of

this

bunch

of

hyffope

difables

Chrifl from doing thee

any

good.

Chrift

could

doe

nothing.

in

Capernaum

for

their unbelief.

V(e.

r.

I.

Note

hence;

how

wed

are

to

prize

and magnifie

Guilts

hlood,

the

blood

of

Chrill. For

if

the flladow

of

this

precious

to

b

highly

blood

mull

be fo

preferved,

fo

carefully

faved

in

a

cooly

prized

ve

%ll

:

how

much

more ought

the blood

it

felfe

?

weft.

How

may

I

prize

the blood

of

Chritt

?

How.

of

Anfw.`

j;

ConGdr,

with the

dignity

the

per fon,

the

infinite

value

of

it

:

That

it

is

able

to

p irchAfe

the

whole

Ckureh

of

God,

Aft.

ze.

2g.

which

a

thoufand

worlds

of

wealth

could

not doe.

No wealth

in

heaven

or

earth

befides

this

can

redeeme one

fule

:

And

therefore

the

Apoille,

i

.

Per. 1.19.

lets

this

precious blood

again

all

corruptible thingf,as

gold and filver,and things

fo

much

let

by

amongst

men.

z.

Confider

the

precious

things

which

it

procures

us

both

in

earth

and

in

heaven.

Précious things

,

.

Here

below it

procures

us

foure

things.

a. Re-

procured by

it

:

conciliation

and

peace

with

God, Rom,

;.25..

and

.Ephef.

2.

On

earth.

i

wee which were

forte

off,

are

made

nests

by

the

blood

of

Chrift.

2.

A

fweet

tranquillity

of

mind

and

peace

of

confcience,

which

all

worldly treafure

cannot

purchafe

;

becaufe

now wee

are

within the

Covenant of

God,

living

in

his love which

is

better

then

life

and in

this

love

is no lacke,

but

an

abundant

fupply

of

all

need-

full