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242

The

Pafseover,a

type

of

WO.

And

how we

may

receive

whole

Chrifl.

finne

is

it

to

referve the conrecrared

hot

(as

they

foo-

lifhly

call

it)either

to

boxe

up,

or to

hang

up,

or to

wor-

fhip

and

adore

it, or

pray

unto

it,

or

carry

it

in

proceßî-

on,

or

lift

it

up

with

both

hands

above the

Priefis head,

that it

may

be

worfhippcd

with

divine

and

Idolatrous

worfhip;

or

yet(ït

it

be

poflìble)

with

more

blafphemy

to

offer

it

upon

an

Altar,

as

an

unbloody

facrificc for

the

finnes

of

the

quicke and

dead,which abolifhcth (at once)

the

whole Priefthood

of

Chrifl.

All

which

the

Lord

would prevent

in

this conftitution

,

that

no

part

of

the

lambe

mutt

be

referved,

but

if'any

were left

it

muff

burnt

with

fire.

I

I.

Wee

Bate

the whole

lambe, when

with

the

lignes

we

receive

the

thing

fgnified,which

is

Chrift

and

all

his

merits.

Wee

malt

feede upon and

digeft whole

Chrift

;

that

is,

bee

united

fo

firaitly

and

undividedly

to

Iefus

Chrifl,

as

the

meat

which

is

changed

into

the

fame fabftance

with

our

bodies

;

and

this

by

the faith

of

cur hearts

,

which

fo

ftraitly knits

us

to

Chrifl

as a

mar-

riage

bonde;

and he becomes

a

perfect

nourilhcne.nt

to

us

unto eternall

life.

Neither

could

our Lord fitlier

ex-

prefre

this

fink

union,then

by

feeding

and eating;feeing

there

cannot

be

a

firairer

union

in

nature,then betweene

the

thing nourifhing

and

nourifhed.

.920.

What

may! doe

thus

to receive the whole

Lambe

?

eilnfiv.

z

.

Come

hungry

in

fence

of

the

want

of

faith

,

and

defire

of

fupply.

2.

Labour

to

feels

the

fweetneffe

of

Chrift

;

take heed

of

defpiing

this fweet

Mannah.

Let not

the

hunger

of

the

Onyons,garlick,

and

flefh

pots

of

Egypt

thruft

downe

the

defire of

this

Man

-

nah

which

comes

downe

from

heaven

;

to

which the

o-

ther

Mannah

was

not

halte fo

fweet.

3.

Thinke

it

not

enough

to

eate

the

flefh

of

Chrift

Sacramentally,

if

not

fpiritually. Conceive

what

a

fearefull delufion it

is

to eate the

Sacrament

of

the

flefh

of

Chrifl

in.the

Sup-

per,