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298

Water

out

of

the

Rock,

a

tyke.

Doc aslrraeI

at the

Rock.

Thira

for

Christ.

Conditions.

but

could

not

helpe

a

dead

man

:

but

this

quickneth the

dead

foule

with

new

and heavenly

life. 5.

The wa-

ters

of

that rock

quenched natural

the(

:but this quench-

eth

all

unnatural!.

One drop

of

it

tailed

by

Z'whew

quenched

all

his

unnaturall

thirft after

the

world

:

and

in

Paul

all

the thirft

of

revenge and

furie againff

the Saints.

6.

The rock

gave

water

twice

:

this

rock

gives

wa-

ters

of

comfort

alwaies.

The water

ofthat

rock

follow-

ed

them

a

great

while,but

at length were dryed

up

:

but

the

waters

of

this

rock

are

never dried

up,The blood

of

C

H

R

I

ST is

alwaies rwnning,and

a

fre(h

fountaine

ne-

ver

dry

7

The

Iiaelites

dranke

of

that water,

and

were

contented for

a

little while

;

but

by

and

by

did

this

againe

:

But

he

that

drmkes

ofthis

water

(hall never

thir

fi

4ptine,loh.4.

+that

is,miferably

as

they

:however

he

thall

delire

it

fill,

yet

his

very

delire

is

his

happinefie

and faciety.

I

I.

How we

are

to

carry

our

(elves

to

this rock

and

fountaine,namely,as

Israel

to

that rock.

r.

The

Ifraelites

this

and

call

for

water, they

fee

and

feele

their

need

and

want

:fo

we

muff

feele

our

want

of

Chrift,

and

get

a

fervent delire

after

Chris

and

his

graces,

becaufe

onely

the

thirfiy are

called, Ifa.

S

5.1.

and

onely

they in

want

fee

the

worth

of

the

thing wanting.

Now

we

may

not thinke

that

every

with

after Chrift

is

this thirft

;

for

the

worfi

can

with

a

part inChrift

:

but

this

thirft

and

delire

mutt

have

three conditions

:

t.

It

mull

be

fervent

and eager

as Sampfons,

Give

me

water,dr

I

die.Iud.

t

5

.18. As

the chafed

Hart

panteth

af-

ter

the

rivers

o

f

water,

fo

doth

my

foul,

after

thee,

Pf4a.

r

.

2.

It

muff be faithful!.

We

mutt not

thirft with

repining

and dithdence,as

the Ifraelites, but

with

faith

and

confi-

dence:This

drawes

vertue from

Chri(l,

According

to

thy

faith,be

it

to

thee.

3.

It

muff

be

confiant.

The Ifrae-

lites

thirft

fill

till they

obtaine

their

delire

:

fo

we

muff

not

content our (elves

with

defire,ar

to

come

where this

water