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Jhados,

Dhy.

S

worke done,

nor

to

jutlifie the obferver

:

but to thew

jutlification

by Iefus

Chrift,

the

truth

and

fubftance

of

them

;

to

bee

types

of

him,

pointing

at

him

in whom

the Father

is pleated

;

to

bee

Allegories

and

refensablara-

ces

of

the

benefits

of

Chrif},

exhibited

in

the

new

Te-

flacnent;

to

bee teflirnaonies

of

the promife

and

Cove-

nant

on

Gods

part

;

to be Sacraments

and feales

of

faith

on

the part

of

the

beleeving

Iew, exciting

and

confir-

ming his faith

in

the

Mefliah

I

V.

God

would

have

this heape

of

Ceremonies

;

.

As

bonds and

fine

wes

of

the

miniftery and

publike

meetings;

in

which the

voice

of

the promifed

feed,

and

the found

of

wholfome

and

laving

doríne

might

bee

preferued

in

the

Church,

and propagated

to

pofterity.

2.

To

be

externall

fignes

of'their

profeffion,

by

which

God

would

have

his

Church

diflin& from

all

nations

of

the earth.

3.

To

be

to

the

unbeleeving

Jewes,

an

ex-

ternall difcipline to bridle

them,

and

an

exercife

to

frame

them

(at

leaft

in

externall

converfation)

to

the Policy,

and

Commonwealth

of

Wes;

for

elfe

they mull

be

cut

off,

and

excluded.

V.

Gods

wifedome

in

appointing thefe Ceremo-

nies

;

i

.

Appointed

a

certaine

obfervati

on

of

the

line

and tribe

whence

the

Mefliah should

cone

according

to

the

promife.

2.

Enjoined

a

certaine

provifion

for

the

Mini(lery,

which

had no

certaine

part

of

the

land

allot-

ted

to

them.

3.

That the

poore

might

be

fo

provided

for,

as

that there

might

not

be

a

beggar

in

1

frael.

The former propofitions

and

reafons being

delivered

by

way

of

Preface,

wee now

come

to

Phew

that

which

our Text properly

calleth

for, that

is

;

wherein or how,

Chrift

is

the truth

of

thofe

figures,

and

the

body

of

thofe

(hadowes

of

the

Ceremonial! Law.

Chrifl

was figured

in

the

old

Teflament

by

holy Per

-

t

onsi,

and by

holy Things.

Of

the

moil

holy and

emi-

nent Perfons

who were

figures

ofChrift,I

wil propound

tome

inftances.

B

3

CHAP.

4.

V

fe

of thereto

the

Jews.

5..

Gods

wifdorne

in appointing

them,

The

ge,nerall

divifìon

of

this

Treatife,