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The

Red

Sea,

a

type

of

Chrift.

l

257

3.

As

Ifrael

mull watch this

Pillar

night

and

day, and

frame

their whole

courfe

unto it

for

motion or

Ration,

for

action

or

for

refl:

fo

mufl

we

to

Chrifl

(our

Pillar) in

the

Scripture.

Bleffed

is

the

man

that

meditates

in

the

Law

of

the

Lord

night and day. And

as

they

muft give

diligent

heed

both

day and

night

to

be

ready

for their

journey

whenfoever

the cloud fhould moove;and there-

fore are

laid to

keepe

the Lords

watch,

Num

9. 19.

fo

muft

we

alwaies

watch, and

be

in a

readineffe

;

becaufe

we

know

not when the Matter of the

houle will come,

at even

or

at

midnight,

at

the cockcrowing

or

in

the

dawning,

(Mar.

1

3. 35

.

Remember

for conclufron;

that

bleffed

fhall

that

fervant

be(and

he

onely)

whom

his

Ma-

iler (when

he

cot

meth)

findeth

well doing.

CHAP.

XXI.

The

Red

Sea,

a

type.

T?1efcond extraordinary

Sacrament

of

the

Old

Te-

ítament,

poynting unto

jefus Chrift, was

the

Red

See;

which

being miraculoufly

divided

by

God,

the

1

f-

raelites(purfued

by

the Egyptians)

paffed

thorough

the

midi of

it, Exod.i

4.

x

a.

Now

for our

profitable and

fruitfull beholding

this

great

worke

of

God, wee

will

confider

it,

I.

as

a

miracle

in

it

felfe.

a.

as

a

type

and

fig

-

nification

of

Chrift.

3.

as

applyable

to

our

felves

in fome

profitable obfervations.

I.

In

this great

miracle

are

many miracles

As

i.That

fo vaft

a fea

fhould

bee

devided

with

the

lifting

up

of

a

rod.

For the breadth

of

that

Sea,

where

Ifrael

went over,

was

(by

computation

of

Prolomy

and

other Geographers)

twelve

or

fifteene

Germane

miles,

at lean

thirty

fixe

of

ours;

fo

Chytreus

upon this

place.

S

z;that

Red

fea

a

type

of

Chrifi.

Miracles

in

the

miraculous

di-

viding

ofit.