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Manna,

4

type

of

Chri/ls

learne,

t.

To

labour

for increafe

of

faith:for

by

faith

they

pared

through

the

Red

fea,Heb.

t

t

.29.

So

nauft

thou

get

faith

for

thy

ve(l'ell

to

paffe

thee

through. Faith

in

tryall

is a

great viF

ory;in

the bottome

of

the

fea,in

dee-

pe

afflictions

it

is

molt

glorious.

It

is

nothing to

be-

leeve in

pro

perity

:

but in defperation to

beleeve,in

the

bottome

ofthe

fea

to

{land

ftill,yea

in

the

bottome of hei

to

hope

for

heaven

,

there

is

faith.

2.

To

loyne

to

Gods

people. Let

not the

'Egyptian thinke

the

way

is

made

for him. Except

thou

goefr

out with

Ifraell

(as

Exod.

t

2.3

8.)

the

fea

will know

thee for

an

/Egyptian,

and

cover

thee.

3.

To

get

God

their guide, and

to

follow

him.

Neither

Noah

upon the

top

of

a

world

of

feas,

nor

I

frael

in

the bottome

of

the

fea

(hall mifcarry,

if

God

become

the Pilot. Follow thy

guide,goe

on

for-

ward,feate

not,

rear

in

God

for

fafety

in

extreame

dan-

ger,and

thou art

the

fitteft

for

his

helpe

and

deliverance.

See

2.

Chro.2o.

i

z.

We know

not

what

to

doe,

but

our

eyes

are

towards thee.

z65°

CHAP.

XXII.í

Manna,

a Type ofCbrt/1.

Here

were

among

the jewes

two

extraordinary

Sa-

craments

which

Pealed

up

unto beleevers

their

con-

tinuall

nourifhment

and prefervation

in

grace by

the free

Covenant

of

God

in

the

Meflìah.

The former was

Manna

from

heaven

:the

latter,the

water

out

ofthe

rock:

Both

of

them molt

lively

fètting forth

jefus

Chrilt,

the

true

bread and

water of

life

to

ancient

and prefent

be-

leevers.

In

which

fence

the

ApoiAle

(I

Cor.

ro.

3.4.)

calleth

them

firituall

meat,and

fpirituall

drinl¿.

The Story

of

Manna

is

recorded, Exed, t 6,14.

The

proper

Minna

a

type

of

Chriít.