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Manna,

a

type

of

ari

ft.

caille

?

How

did the Lord watch

U

ordecai

while'he

flept,

Heft,

6.

I.

he

(le

pt,

but

the

King (hall

not

íleepe till

he have advanced

Mordecai

?

How

did

he watch

over

Peter

(AEI./ x.7.)

whilit

he flept

fo

fait in

the

night

as

fcarce

an

Angell could

waken him,

and

brought

him

through the

fleepie

watch

?

Our

experience

can

tell

ús

every

morning

how

the Lord

keepes our

houf:s,

cur

felves

without

feare

again'{t

robters,fares,

dàngers,in

the

night

he makes

us`fleepe

fafety,and

while

we

are help-

le(fe,

naked,

fenceleffe,

becomes

a

wall

of

proteftiotn

round

about

us.

3.

In

the

night

of

death he gives not

over

his

watch

`but

watcheth the very

bones of

the

Saints,that

in

the

morning

of

the rcfurreaion

they may

mory

fully

enjoy

Chrift the

true

Manna,

and attaine

a

full

meafure and

gomer,and

a

perfea

fatiety and

fülnefie

of

this

fweet

bread

of

life.

Pfa.

r

7.

I

s

avid

calls

it,a

Pate%

fying

with

Gods

Image

;when

he

fha awake.

Sect..

Y

and

Gods

bounty

Gods

bountiFulneffe

III.

See

in

this

gift

,

toward

his

freeneífe

to

his

Church

in

three

things.

y

He offers

Church,

to

be

Ifrael Mannah

without

the asking,feeking,

or

buying;-

it

noted.

colts

them nothing but gathering

:

even

fo he offers

us

,

falvation

by

jefus Chriít

while

wee

aske

not

after

him.

He

is

found of

them

that

feeke him

not.The

first

Adam

rues

away

from God

sprefence: the

fecond

Adam runnes

after

him to

feeke

and

recall

him

out

ofhïs

bu(hes.

Now

what

defert

or

merit could-there

bee

in

the

firft

Adam

to

be followed

with

grace

in his

flying

From

it

?

And

if

there

be

none

in

him

;

how

come wee

his

pofterity

to

more poffibility to merit

any

thing but

death,more then

he?

No,

here

is

nometit,no

buying

of

Mannah

but

onely

a

faithfulland

:thankfbll

`acceptance

of

it.

x.:

He

tames

it

downe

in

abundance, his hand

is

not !bore;

he opened

the windowes of

heaven

elt

d

mimed

dorm

Manna to',

T3

eate,