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eater

out

of

the

R

ock,a

type.

2.

As

from

that

rocke

iffued

waters

to

cook

and

comfort

Ifrael

in

their

wearineffe and wandrings

:

fo

from jefus Chrift do

iffue the

waters

of

refrigeration

and

comfort,

to

coole

and refrefh

the dry

and

thinly

foule;

to

allay

the

heat

ofa

raging

and

accufing

confcience;

and

to

revive

with

new ftrength the fainting

foule

in temp-

tation

or

perfecution.

And

therefore

the tryed traveller

and

thinly

paffenger

is

called

to

there

waters

,Mat.

r

T.28,

I

f

a

.

5

5

r.

For

nothing

but found

grace

from

Jefus

Chrifl can

quench

the tormenting

thirft ofan

accufing

or

dif}reffed confcience.

3.

As

from

that

rocke ftreamed abundance

of

waters

to

make

fruitfull

that

barren wilderneffe

wherefoever

!,

they

rune

:

fo

onely

from

the

true

rock

iffue

plentiful!

waters ofgrace to

make our dry

and barren

hearts

fruit

-

full

in

all

workes

ofrighteoufüeffe

:

Ifa.

44.

3,

4,

/wit/

Poore

water

upon

the

thirfly, and

floods

upon

the dry

ground;

I

will

poure

my

rpirit

upon thy

feed,arnd

my

bleJng

upon

thy

buds;

and

they

;hallgrow

as

among

the graire, and as wil-

lows

by

the

rivers

of

waters.

All

this blellîng

of

fruitful-

nefheis

from the

Rocke.

See

Eph

1.4.

I

I

I.

In

tlse

manner

of

attaining this

water,

are

In

the

manner

many

Tweet

refemblances.

of

obtaining

it.

I.

The

people

might

aske

Mo

eJ

water,

but

Adofe.t

f.refcmblanccs,

cannot

give

it.

It

is

God

mutt

give it,

and

miraculoufly

fetch

it

out

ofa

rocke,

which how it

fhould be,

Mofes

cannot conceive

:

So

men

may

feeke jùflification, and to

drink

waters

of

falvatiô

in

themlelves, either

by

nature,

as

Pelagins,

or

by

merit

as

Popifh

jufticiaries

do, either

in

the

Law

of

Mofes

as

the

jews,or

in

Evangelical

Coun.

fells,as

the

fond

votaries

ofthe

Church

of

Rome:

But

no

Jew

can

tell

how

to procure

any

water

to himfelf,neither

can

Adofes

give

it.

By;the

Law

olMofes

no

man

can

bee

',

juftified,nor

by any

fond devifes

beyond the

Law. But

God ofhis

grace

bath

deviled

a

way,

and

poynted

to

us

a

rocke

of-living

waters,to

fu

pply

unto

us

that

which

was

impoilble