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The

Red

Sea,

typeof

Chrif.

Segmenta.

ac`lions

in

this

temporal'

deliverance

,

but it

fignified

and

Pealed

fuck

anions

to the

beleeving

Ifraclices

as

both confirmed

their

faith

in the

Covenant, and

Pet

for-

ward their

lalvation merited

by

the

Meffiah,

and fo

f

ill

Iled

them

to

Chrift.

As

in

thefe

examples.

z

.

God

in

leading

his

people

to

Canaan made

thew

a

fare

way

through the

fea:fignifyiug

to

their

faith

that

God

offered

them

Jefus

Chrift the promifed

Mefliah,

through the

red

fea

of

whofe death

and paillon they

lhould find

a

fure

and

fate

way

to

paffe

them through

a

full

fea

of

troubles

to

the

true

celeftiall

Canaan

and

by him

as

by

a

firme

way

to

walke forward

to

eternal' life.

z.

When

they

£

w

the

fame

Jehovah

to divide

the

fea

into

his

divificn

Iuniru calleth

them

cuttings

ef)

and

to

drive away the

raging waters from

overflowing them;

this

aftion

fig

-

nified

to

their

faith

that

the

fon

ofGod

by his

merit and

meJiation

would

carry

them through

all

difficulties and

dangers

as

deepe

as

the

bottome

of

the

fea,

unto

eternall

reft,

and

fo

rebuke

the

feas

of

their

forrows,

and

drive

back

the raging

waves

of

terrors

and

temptations

that

threaten

their deffruEtion, that they

'hall

fafely

and hap-

pily

paffe

through

the

fea

as

it

were

on

dry

land.

3.

When

they law

Jehovah

the

Sonne

of

God

prefent

with

them

in

the voyage,

and

that

he

made the

fea

re-

turne

to

his force againe,

both to

Cave

themfelve.s

and

to

overthrow

the /Egyptians

:

It

fignified

to

their

faith

the

a

±ion

ofChria

freeing

his

del

from

all

fpiri

tuall

forces

and armies

purfuing

them;as

all()

by

a

mighty

overthrow

fwallowing

up

and

devouring (in the

bottomleffe

Pea

of

his

wrath)

all

chofe

that

come

out

and

fand

again}

them.

III.

Conclufion. There

is

no

Evangelical!

bleiiing

by

Chrift

fealed

to

us

by

baptifine, which

was

not

fig-

nified

and

fealed

to

them

in

the Red

fea.

So as

Chrift

was

as

truely

reprefented

to them

as

to

us,

though

not

fo

cleerely;.

and

the truth

and fubilance

of his

merits

ex-

hibited