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Yfe. 3.

Notes

of

them

that

receive

comfort

by

this

Pillar.

Cloud

and

Fire,

types

of

Never

was there

fo

hot

a

Pillar

of

fire, but

there

was

a

cooling

and

covering

cloud

as

neere us.

The

Cloud

that

makes

the Red

fea

give way,can

conquer

Canaauits

too,

and all

the furious

enemies

that

come

out

againa

us.

Were

it

not for

this

Cloud

ofGods

gracious

proteftion,

there

were no ftanding

again(1

the heat

and

rage

of

fuch

,

fiery

enemies.

Lay

up this

meditation

for

time

to come

:

Time

(hall bee

when

our Lord jefus

(hall

appeare,<n

f

a-

min1fire,

2.The

fr

i

:

Heb,

i

o

7.

bee

comer

with

a

violent

fire

:

Pfd.

s

o.3,

afire (hall

devour

before

him.

This

(hall

burne

up

the

fiuds

of

heaven and earth

;

and

now how

(hall

any

man

bee

able

to

hand

before thefe great

bur

-

flings

?

Now

know,

1.

That that

dreadful!

fire

(hall

attend

Chrilf the

head

as

a

fervant, for

the

finali

falvati.

on

of

his

members.

z.

It

(hall

bee

commanded

to bee

comfortable to

the

elect

; as

moft

dreadfull to the

wic-

ked,

driving

them to their

wits end

;

even

as

this

Pillar

of

fire

was

:

And

as

the waters

of

the

deluge,

which

(

while

they

drowned

the

world

of'

the

ungodly

)

lif-

ted

up

the

Arke, and

Paved

that

from

drowning.

I I

I.

Who

they

bee

that

may

expea

to

partake

of'

all

thefe

comforts from

this

Pillar.

e.4nfw.

The Cloud

is

not the

fame

to

all

:

But the

fame cloud

that

lightned

Ifrael,

cali

darknef

a

en the

'Egyptians

;

fo

Chris

is

not

the

fame

to

all,

not (weer,

not comfortable to

all

:

But

to

fuch

as

are,

I .

Of mount

Sion,

Ifni.

4.5. true members

of

the

Church,

fonnes

of

the

Church,known

by

cleaving

to

the

Aremblies.

Vpon

Sion and

the

Affemblies

thereof

(hall

be

a cloud.

In Sion

fhall be deliverance. And

as

the hills

compaffe

Jerufalem,

Co

Both

the Lords

proteCiion his

people.

2. Such

as

be

in

the

Lords wayes, gotten out

of

the

Egypt

of

their

darknef

a

and

earthlinefe,

and

moving

f

111

towards Canaan;

for

fo

did

the Ifraelites

:

So

Pfal.

91.1

1.

they

(hall

keep

thee in

cil

thy wayes.

All

the while

Ifrael