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Z40

....IMP.

5urfiea;

The

Pafféover,

4

type

of

Chrifi.

ment,

unlefre

thou

continual

to

reforme and

renew

thy

heart

and life, and confcionably

avoideit

all

leaven

of

fin

all

thy

life

;

which

is,

or ought

to

be

a

cöntinuail

Chrifti-

an

Paffeover.

V.

As

the rews

muff

Bate

the

Pafreover

with

their

bines

girt,

with

(laves

in

their

hands,

eating

in hafte

as

tending to

their

Countrey

:

So

we

muft

never

come

to

the

Sacrament,.

but

with

holy hearts and

meditations

:

r.

Serioufly

confidering

what

ftrangers

and

pilgrims

we

are

here below

;

not having

any

continuing

City

here,

but

are

feekng

n

Countrey,

Heb.i

3.14

Hee

that

is a

true

eater

of

our

Pafch all

Iamb,

muff

not

pitch downe

his

f}affe

here

;

but

as

Chriftian Rechabites, Ier.

3

î.

efteeme

themfelves ilrangers,content themfelves

to

dwell

in

tents

ever

ready

to remove

;

not

dit}raeting

themfelves

in

building

haufes,

or

planting

vineyards, or

fecki

ng

great

things for

thecaafelves.

Hence was

that

commendable

admonition

of

the ancient Church,

in

the

time

of

the

Sacrament, ufed

in

our Liturgic

:

Lift

up

your

hearts:

z.

Wee

mull

cate the

Lamb

haftily

,

haftning

unto

Chrill

the

true

Paffeover

;

and

not

infifl in

thefe

Sacra=

ments

of

ours, which

are

Hill

but

as

fhadows

of

good

things

to

come

;

yet

ferving

us

through

this

our orange

Countrey,

and

fpeeding

us

into

our

®wne Canaan and

countrey, and that

with

all

expedition

; Peeing

that

to

be

diffolved

hence,

and to

be

with

Chrifl,

is

belt

of

all, Phil.

z.z

3

:

3.

We

mutt

celebrate

our

Paffeover

with

Raves

in

our hands,

that

is,

the doctrine

of

the

Law

and

Gof-

pel

held

in

our

hearts,

as a

fiaf

a

to

defend our

felves

in

the

right track

and

path

of

holy

doarine,

and holy

con.

verfation

;

to repulfe our

advertaries

that

come out

a-

gainft

as, for

it

is

the

fword

of

the Spirit

;

and

to

leane

Capon,

as

a

ftaffe,

in

our

weakneffe and wearinefle.

This

flak

muff

not

lie

by us

in

our books

;

but

be

held

in

our

hands

and

hearts, and

bee

(

not

in

our

pofreffion onely,

but)

in our daily ufe. Hee bath

no

comfort

of

this

sa-

crament,