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.

Manna,

a

type

of

Chrf.

ry

morning

of

every day

;

early muff they

gather it,

the

firft

thing

they did

:

To

liignifie,

that

wee moll

embrace

Chritl

fpeedily,

while the

meanes

la(f

and offer

them

-

felves.

Chrifl

is

worth

our

fira

care;

and

his

comtnan-

dement

is,

fire

to

peke

the

kingdome

of

God.

The

foo-

lith

virgins fought

Oile

and Manna

too late.

3.

The

meafure:

T.

Every

man

hath

a

meafure

out

ofthe

common

heape:

fignifying

that Chri[f

is

the

fame

treafury

to poore and rich,

finall

and

great;

and

every

beleever

and Ifraelite bath

his

portion

and

mea-

fure

:matured

out unto him,

(for

he

mull live

by

his

°Tyne

Hab.2.4.

faith

)

and

a

fevered

meafure

of

knowledge

and

fanai-

fication

from

others.

2.

Every man hath the

fame

meafure. There

was one

meafure

for

all,

a

Gomer for

every

perfon

:

So

every

Chriffian

bath

his

Gomer,

and

the

fame meafure.

For

although

there

is

difference in

the

graces

of

fanaification

(force

being

in

the higher

formes

of

knowledge,

force

in

lower;

force

of

little

faith, force

of

great

faith

;

force

whofe

zeale

is as

a

fmo4ng

faxe,

in

fomea

bright

flame) yet

juftification

by

Chrift

is

equall

to

all,

and

Both

not

admit

a

more or

a

Non

fu

cipit

Z

Leff

e.

The youngling

in

grace

is

as

truely and

fully

juPci-

34'

6'

minr1*

fled

as

the ancient

beleever, though

not

fo fully

fanai-

lied,

;.

;

Every

man

bath

a

full

Gomer,a

full

meafure:

to

fiignifie

that

in

Chriff

is

no

want,

but

wee

are

compleat

in

him,

Col.

2.1

o.

And

as

the

gathering Ifraelite (though

he

gathered

leffe

then

force

other)

had

his

Gomer

full

:

fo

bee

that bath

the weakefl

grace,

and weakeff

faith

(if

true

and

found)

(hall

attaine the

fame falvation

which

the

ífronger beleever

attaines. For

the fame

precious

faith

attaines

the fame

common

falvation.

a;

I

I.

Wee

muff

confider

this

Manna in the

Jews

ufe

Their

uCe

ofit.

of

it.

a

.

In

refpea

of

the dreífing.

It

muff

be

ground

and

baked

before

it

could

bee

fit

food for

the

I

raelites

:

fignifying

that Jefus Chriff

mull

firf'c

be

ground

and bro-

ken

upon the

Croffe,

and

pounded

with

pafüon

before

heel