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Z!`TaCer

out

of

the

Rock,

type

p

and

doth

for ever preferve

his

word

preached

;

and in-

(tinned

Sacraments

in

which

he

perpetually

holdeth this

mercy

before

the

eyes

of the

Church.

Let

us

raife

mo-

numents

of

Gods

mercies

to

our

felwess

and

not

forget

letter

favours

i

we

would

not forfeit them

:

But

finch a

mercy

as

this

is

in

jefas

Chrifl the

true

Manna,

let

it

live

in

our

hearts,

in our memories,

fences, affeElions, ac4i-

ons,

in

walking

worthy

of

it

;

for

thus

it

becommeth

the

juft

to

be

thatnkefWI.

C:np.

XXIII.

rarer out

of

the

Rock,

a

type.

He

fecond

extraordinary

Sacrament

fealing up

to

Water out

of

Ifrael

their nouri[hment

and

ílrength

in

the

Cove_

the

Rock,

a

nant,

was

the water out

of

the

Rock!.

After

the

Lord had

type'

brought

Ifrael

through the

dangerous

Sea,

bee

brings

them

to

Eh m,

a

tweet

and

fruitful!

place,

where were

twelve

fountaines

of

water,

and

feventy Palme

trees,

there

they camped

and

breathed

,

Exod.

15.

27.

Not

long

after

they

mull

come

into

the dry

defart

of

Sin,

where

they want

both bread

and patience

;

¡for

they mur-

mure

againfl

God,

and exclaime againít Mofes

and

1a-

ron.

At

this

time

the Lord

feeds

their

bellies,

and

fills

them

with

miracles

of

which

Manna

was

full.Thenceat

Gods commandement

mull

they come unto

Rephidim,

Exod,i7.r.

Here have they

bread

from heaven,

but

no

water, Now

contend they

as

fat}

with

Mofes

for

water

as

before

for bread. And

as

thirfl

is

the

more

eager

ap-

petite,

fo it

ineagers

their

affcciions

that

ulTofes

corn

-

plaines

to

God

they

are

ready

to

kill

him.

God

fees

their

rebellion and

puts

it

up

;

and

inflead

of

revenge

of

their

horrible

obílinacy and

ingratitude,

fatisfies

their

thirll

asl