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Manna,

a

type

óf

Chráf.

us

a

fervent

love

of

God, who

loved

us

with

a

pitifull

love

when wee

were

in

fo

pitifull

a

cafe

;

as

alto

with

fo

feafonable

love,

when

our

extreme need

urged

us

,

a

with

fuck effec`tuall

love,

as

(pared

us

the greateft gift

of

love,

and

the richefl mercy

that

heaven and earth

can

containe

to

relieve

our

want.

t.

To

labour to

love our

enemies,

as

God

did

us

being his enemies.

For

naturali

men and

hypocrites can

love thofe

that

love

them,

ti

latt.5.

45

.but

if

we

love

them

that

hate

ta"s,we

fhall

be

the

fennel

of

our heavenly

Father.

3.

To

move

us

to

ceafe

from

our

(manes;

for

who

would

goe

on

to

provoke

fo

good

a

God, that

Rill pro

Vents us

with

love and mercy

?

And

if

hee

pleafe

to

referve

love

for

us

while wee

are

yet

in

our

finnes, and

in

love

with

them

;

how fweet will

his

love

be,

when

we

ceafe

to

love

them

?

How

f

}rung

will

it

bee,

and

how

conflant

?

For,

doth

bee

not

call

us

off

I

when

wee

are

enemies,

and deferve

hatred,

and

will

hee

ever

call

off

thofe

whom

he

thus loveth

?"

This

love

(hall

be

fironger

then death,

for

that

(hall not quench it.

I

I.

See

the

watchfulneffe and care

of

God

over

his

Church.

The

manna

fell

with

the

dew

;

and

while the

people

of

Ifrael

fiept,

the Lord watched to

fpread

a

table

f

©r

them

:

becaufe,

1.

he

that

Ieepeth

Ifrael

fium-

breth

not nor fleepeth.

The

eye

of

the

Lord

(

faith

Bay)

is

without

a

fleepe,

ever watchfull

:

a.

becaufe

bee

is

a

tender

father,

and

Ifrael

is

his

Tonne

and

firft

borne.

A carefull

father

is

waking for

his

childs

good while it

fleeps and

takes

no

care

:

In

like

mauer

bath

this

watch

-

full eye

kept

it

felfe

waking,

from

the

beginning

of

the

world

till this

day.

How

did it watch

over

a

4braham

and

all

his

beleeving

poflerity

;

whileft

he

and

we

were

all

in

the

night

of

finne and

death

?

And

whileft

wee

were

in a

dead

(leepe,

how

carefully

did

hee

provide

this

heavenly manna,and fpread it

about

the

tents

of

the

Church

in

all

ages

?

i

.

In

the promife

of

the

bleffed

feed.

z. In

the types and

T

adowes fignifyinga

nd

ng

6

And

hcw

it

frhouid`vvoi

in

us.

z.

Gods

watch

-

fvinc

re

and

care

over his

Church,

to

be

noted.