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Manna,

a

type

of

Ghyá,/.

that

is

to

fay,

that

which

thou getteft

falfly,

or well got

-

ten

which thou

fhouldit

expend for

Gods

glory

and

the

charitable

reliefe

of

the

poore

members

of

Jefzs Ch

doefa

not,all

that

mall

rot

and ftinke,

as

Nolen

manna

did.

Sett.

6.

I

I.

In

refpea

of

our felves alto

we

learne

fundry

in-

flruEtions from the

confederation

of

both the manaahs,

the

typicall and

the

true manna. There

inftruaions

cqn-

cerne

r

.

our eflate.

Z.

our

duty.

I .

Concerning

our eftate:

To

note

how

fenfelcít'e

and

void

of

underftanding every

man

is

by

nature

in

the

things

ofGod

and

jefus Chrifi,Exod.

t

6.

t

-.No

e

of

the

Jewes knew what the

manna was

:

No

more

loth

any

man

know

by

nature

the things

of

the

Spirit

of

God.

1.

Cor.

z

.

r

4.

The natural'

man

perceiveth

not

the things

of

Cod.

If

he

perceive

them

not

in

hisunderftanding,much

leffe

can

he

receive them

in

his

affeClien.

Tell the

Jew

of

Chrift,

or

let

the

Jew

hearc

Chrift

himfelfe fpeaking

of

himfelfe

(the

manna and

bread

of

life) they conceive

he

is

bread

for

the belly,thcy

muff eate

him

up

ftraight,

Ioh.

6.5

z. Tell

Nicodemís

of the new

birth,he

can

conceive

no

fecond

nativity, but of

going

into his

mothers

wombe

againe being

old, lob.

3

4. Tell

the

Samaritan

of

the

wa-

ter

of

life, (he cannot

conceive whence

to

have

it,

ifnot

out

of

Iaco6s

well,

which

hee and

his

cattell dranke,loh.

4.1

z.

Nay

fuch

is

our

palpable blindneffe

in

fpirituall

things,as

we

cannot onely

not

finde

them,but even

offe-

red

unto

us(as

the

manna

to them) we

cannot

apprehend

them,nay

wee

cannot

but

rejec`I

them,

as

that

woman

of

Samaria;

Jefrs

Chrift

offers

himfelfe

unto her,tlic

acorns

him,and will not make

nor

meddle

with

him,Ioh.4.9.

The rearm whereof

is

partly in

the

things themfelves,

and

partly in our felves,

t.

The things

are

things

of

Gods

fpirit,

and

cannot

be

reached or

judged

by any

rule

in

Vfe

in

rcfpeEt

of

our

['elves.

c

lilanofhint-

felfc

fcnfelcfle

of

the

thins

of

Icfiis

Chxi{.

Reafon

i

.