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V

Vater

out

©f

the

Ro

ck,

aope.

301

well

that

fpringeth'up

to

eternalllife.

3:

What

meaner

may

we

ufefor

the

attaining

of

wal-

Means

to

get

.

ter

out

of

this

rock

?

water out

of

rock.

Anf

4

I

.

Be an

Ifraelite.

That

rock was fmitten

onely for

them

:

This

rock

is laid

in

Sion, not

in

Egypt.

No Egyptian,

no

Canaanite,no Romith Egypxian

that

drinkes

of

that

Popifh puddle

,

no profane

worldlings

tafte

of

thefe

waters

;

fwill and

draffe

is

good

enough

for

fuch

fwine.

2.

Come

to

the

place.

lfrael rnuft

goe

1

out

of

their

houles

as

well

to

fetch

watet

out

of

the rock,

as

to

gather

Manna.

The

place

whence

the

rock

fends

water

is

the

threfhold ofthe San

tmaary,E.tFCh,47.

Iftvee

will

not

iliac

out

of

our dores, wee

may

juftly

Bark

e.

3.

Avoid

Letts

and hindrances

that

damne

up thefe wa-

ters

:

As,

I.

Ignorance

of

their

worth,

and

ofthy

o

vr,e

neede;

Et:á'-

sees..

Ioh.4.

z

ó:

If

thou

kaerreft the

gift°

o.Ì

God,

,

thoet

womidd

ì

have

asked,

&c.

Good

reafon,

thou want

it,who

Oink,

eft it

a

thing thou mayft

befi

want'. Marty

among us(likei

TantAluu)in

the midit

of

water

die for

thirfl.

z.

Hard=

`

neffe

of

heart, which

keepesthe

fatale

dry

axe

battenb¡

and

abiding

in

the

naturáll

hardwire

of

a xk,á

the wa-

ters

of

this

fpirituall

rock are

loft

upon it.

3.

A

quench-

ing and

grieving

of

the fpirit:this

turns the ftream

ano-

ther way,that

it

finds

another

channel.

;reeve not

tle

fpirit,but

grieve rather

that

thy

felfe

art

fo

ftráit -necl

ed

j

a

veffell.

4.

Secure

neglect

of

meaner.

A

man

that

will

be rich

followes

the

meanes

:

Co

he that

meanetl)

t9

'

be

rich

in

grace

:

whereas

he

that

meaneth

to

die

a

beg

ger,cafts up

all

and

makes holy day at

his

pleafure.

4.

Provide

i.

the bucket

of

faith

to

draw

;

for

the

Fie.pes

.

zrell

is

deepe,

and

without

this

bucket thou gettefl none,

Ioh.4.

r

I.

z.

Find

a

fit

veffellto put

the(e

waters

in

:

As

T.

a

cleane

veffell

ofa

pure

heart.

Who

would

put

P

quavit

or

Balme

water

in

a

fury

and

(linking

bottle

?

a.:

a

whole

veffell,

that

it leake

not out

againe.

This

whole