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'bible

for

thee

in

the

fight

of

the

adverfary,ver

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is

a,

teflimernÿ

e,f

fuch

mighty

and

mira-

culous

poWerin God

for

his;peá

ïe,

that

even

Moles,Í

himfelfe

ftaggered,

and could

fcarce

conceive

a

worke

offuch

power

from

God.

Here

is

a

worke

of

omnipo-

tency

in

cleaving the

hard

rocke,

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i

-.

To

'Ihew

.

That

he

is

a

free

worker

not

tied

to fèrond caufes;but

at

his-

pleafure

can

hinder,

alter,

ór

change

the

power

of

nattité,

?fa.

i

i

S.

3.

2.

That

he

can

worke

by

contra-

ries; and

civt

of molt

unlikely=

(yea

contrary)

manes,

eff`ec`I

his

owne

pleafure.

fmk

i

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any

thins

ímapofble

to

God

?

That

we

fhould

èaf}

our

eyes

on

this pow-

er.

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6

t

. 7

T

,

Once

have

I

beard ft,

yed

twice/

hat

power

be-

longeth to God;

And

hence Marne

i.

Motto

limit the

holy one

that

made

heaven and

earth

ofnothing.

2

. Faithfully to

de-

pend

on

this

'power when

we ffeno

rneanes

of

fafety

or

fupply,but

all

the

enemies

contrary.

For

the

rock

(hall

yeeld

water rather then thou (halt

Want

what

hee

fceth

good

for thee. g. In

thy

fainting and fvearineffe,when

thy veakneffe

tells

thee

thou

art

not

able

to

got'

oil

in

this

wilde'rneífe

for want-

ofvvater

of

comfort and

con'

folation,

nay

art

hopeleffé

in

thy

feffe

or

any

meanes

thou

canft make;

now

hope above

hope,

Gods

power

is

fiif

frcient

in

thy tveakéneflè;

Sampfan (hall

getboth

vinery

and

water

by

a

jaw

-bone,

the moli

unlikely

thing

in

the

world

for

either:

And

though

this

power

now

worketh

not

miracles

ordinarily

;

yet

before

thou that'Waitëft

on

hi

:n

(halt

inifcarric, hee will

miraculouflyfuniaine

thee.

I

I

I.

Heere

is

teflimony

ofGods

admirable mer-

cry

to

his

people.:lfrael deferved

to

be

fmitten'for

their

murmuring

and rebellibn

;

but

the

rock

is

f

nirten

for

them. The rock

is

notfmitteñ

for

it

felfe,

but

for Ifrael.

fa

Plead

of

a

revenging

power

which

they

might

have

expected.,

An

almighty

power

in

Chri

f

t

r-or

his

Church.

Our

duck.

Gods

mercy

to

his people,

admirable.