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M.

na,

a

type

of

Clará

ft.

z83

whom

aloneis fall

nourifhnnent

to

eternal'

life

Nothing

is

good to

falvation,but

by

Gods revelation.If the

word

preached

doe

not

teach

thee Chrift

(the

true

inanna)thou

never

knowft him

of

thy felfe.Let

us

pitty

and

pray

for

the

lamentable

blindneffe,

not

of

Popi(h

reculants only,

but

of

wilful'

and careleffe

abfenters

of

themfelves

from

the houle

ofGod;whofe

Judgement

is

jut

if

they

never

come

to

a Paving

knowledge

of jefus

Chrift.

3.Hath

Chrift

beene made

knowne

to thee,that

thou

haft

tatted

the

fweetneffe of him

in

the Gofpell

?

As

Chrift

tàid

to

Peter,

Co

I

fay

to

thee,

Happy,

art

thou,

for

fleJh

and

blood

bath not revealed

him

to

thee,

brit the

Father

which

is

in

heaven.

sea

7.

2.

Concerning

our

duty we

learn

fhdry

inflru6 ions,

which

may be

reduced

to

fixe

heads..

I. To

get

in us an hunger

and

thirft

after

jefus

Chrift;in

whom

alone

is

full

nouri(hment,

and

without

whom we

are

farre

more

miferable

then Ifrael had been

without

manna.

For

i.

Onely

this hunger

makes

us

value

him,

and

fee

our need

of

him.

It

is

hunger

that

is

the

bell fawce

that

makes

manna

fweet

;

and

without

hunger

a

full

belly

defpifeth

an

h

sny combe.

It

is

hunger

that

makes

the

prodigal'

forme

looke

towards

home.

2.

It

is

the note

of

a ble

fled

man,to

hanger

and

thirfl

after

righteonfneJfe,

cAtat.5.6,

And

this

man

will not reft

till

he

be fatisfied.

David

was

an

happie man

in

fuch

hungry

delires,

when

bee

defired after

God,

as

the

chafed

Hart

after

the

waters.

This

thirft would

Bate

out

and

thruft

out

the thirft

after

the world

;

that

dropfy

thirft

after

gold

and

filver,which

is

never

fätisfied:

As

alto

the thirft

after

the puddlewater

ofearthlypleafures:And

this

thirft

would

devoure

and

conlume

the

thirft after

revenge,

as

Mofes

his

rod

confumed

the rods

of the

forcerers.

I

L

To

got

out

of

our tents,and take

paines

to

gather

our

Our

duties

in

refpett

of

this

Manna:

I.

Hunger

and

third

forChrif.

Motives.

2:

Take

paires

for

him.

Motives.