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Water

ode

of

the

RoCk,4

type.

289

as

miraculously,

as

formerly

hee had

done

their

famine

and hunger.

Hee

commands

Motes

to

take his

rod

and

f

fe'

Litt

it

ea

k,6..

to the

Rock,

and

then

fhould

iffue

waters

in

a-

bundance

to

fatisfie ali

the Campe, both

man

and

beaíts

;

and

fo

he

did,

Exec/.

i

7.6.

tl

Now

wee

may

not thinke

that

this

fac

concerned

onely

lfrael

in

the

wilderneffe, but

even

all

the Church

and

Ifrael

of

God

paging

through the wilderneífe

of

this

The

thin

curs

world

:

And

that

for

thete

reafons.

i

The Apoftle

as

The

(

t,Cor.io.4.)

calleth

it

a

fpirituall rocks,

both

for

be-

theirs: reafons.'

ins

miraculous

in

e

tea.,,

and

for

being

a

type

of what

was

to come.

It

was

both

miraculous and fignificant,

and

Propter

rniract

#-

therefore

called

fpirituall.

2.

The

fame

water which

lofameffeatsen,

they

drank,

we

alto drink,

as in

the

fame

Chnp.and

ver.

P

propterfn-

tttii

fittttïi7.

becaufe

in

the

holy

Supper

of

the

Lord,

the

matter

of

Apip,

our fpirituall

drink

is

the

fame

with

theirs,

and

that

is

the blood

of

Chrift,

refembled

by

theirs

:

The

diffe-

rence

is

onely

in the

maner

of

drinking.

3.

Including

this ;water

of

the

Rock,

the

Apoflle

faith

:

they

are all

types

to admonifh

us,

and are written

for

vs, verf,6

&

i

r

4. Moll

plainly

he affirmeth, verf.4,

and

that

Rock was

i\

opt

pet

fil

ft1n

Chril;

not

in

feebflance

but

in fzgnification,

faith

Agui-

tiam,fedper

nae.

Now

wee

having

as

much

to

doe

with

Chrift

as

figni

fcantiam.

they, wee

mutt

farther

enquire

into

this type.

i

.

To

parallel

it with

the truth

by

comparing

them.

2.

By

applying

ir

in

forne fruitfoll obfervations

to our

felves.

a

Rock

The

The Kock was

a

type

of

Chrifl three

wages.

s.

As

s

a

it

was

a

Rock,

2. As

out

of

it

iffued

water.

3.

Ira

the

typpe

in

manner

Of

obtaining.

I.

As

a

Rock, it

elegantly

typed out

Jefrts

Chr'iit,

I,

fitly

compared

to

a

Rock

in

five

refer-nblances.

In

nature

le

flue

T.

For

the

defpicable appearance

:

The Rock

is

in

ap-

pearance

dry

and

barren,

The

molt

unlikely

thing

in

all

the world

to

afford

water

;

fo

as

it was incredible

to

C/%lofes

and

baron

themfelves

to

fetch

water out

of

a

+

Rock.

If

God

had

commanded them

to

have

beaten

V

fire,