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Manna,acypeofCh

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Church.

bee could

become

a

fit

food

and

Saviour

of

his

Every graine

of

Manna

rnuft be

ground and

broken

:

fo

muff

Chrift

bee

broken

and bruifed

in

the winepreffe

of

Gods

wrath.

Every

graine

of

Manna mnfl bec

baked

in

the Oven

:

fo

muff Chr,

fl

bee parched and baked,

yea

and

dried

up

in the

Oven

of

his

Fathers difpleafure.

And

this was extraordinary

and

above nature

in

ir,

that

one

heate (

namely

of

the

Sunne) melted

it;

another

heate

(

namely of' fire

) baked

it'; very ftrange,

but

fig

-

niñcative

of

the fame in

Chrift. The

heat

of

his

love to

mankind

melted him

;

but

the

heat

of

his Fathers

wrath

(

as

hot

as

fire

)

baked

him,

and

fitted

him

for

our fpiri-

tuall

food.

z.

The

Manna being

dreffed

mu

fl

be

eaten,

that

is, applied

to

their

fubfiance,

and

digefled

for

their

nourifhment

:

fignifying

Jefils

Chrift,

who

although

(

like

the

Manna

)

he mutt

be

gathered

in

common,

and

muff

bee received whole

(as

Manna muff bee

gathered

whole

)

yet

he

mull

be eaten

in

Ceverall,

that

is, fpecially

applied

to

every beleever for

his

food

and

ftrength

;

by

which

application hee becomes

food

in our

hunger, and

phyficke

in

our

weakne{fe

as

the

Manna

was

to

them,

and

other

had they

none.

3.

They

muff

ufe

it

all,

and

referve

none till

the

morning;

for

if

they

did,

it

putri-'

fled,

and

worrnes grew

in

ir,verff.

19.

ao

:

To

fignifi6

that not the profetlion

of

Chrift

profits

any

thing

with-

out

faithfull applying

of

him.

Yea

and

as

Manna

refer

-

ved,

petrified

:

fo

Chrift

becomes

a

fcandall and

a

roke

of

Offence

to

the unbeleeving

of

the

World,

that

corttèì

`

thiemfflves

to

heare

of

Chit

andhaste

the

wordtgr

ongc

thè'tii

but

apply

it

not

to

their'lìéaíts

and

liver:

The

fvoeeteft Manna

becomes

a

rottennefafe

and'

a

layout

of

death to

carnall

profef

ours.

raef

.

But

why did the

Lord caufe'thc

Nlar

a"daily

ptttrifie,,

if

kept

ía`

,tct

Anfxr.

T.

He will

have

them

daily

depend upon

his

hands and

provihon

;

that

was

no

time

nor place

to fhift

covetoufy,

Why Manna

putrifed,if

-re.

terved.