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Noah

a

type

of

Chrifi.

fon,and heart.

2.

North

was

a

perfett and

upright

man,

ien.6.9.

that

is,

not

defiled

with

Idolatry,

falfe

religion,

opinions, or external' crimes

:

but

Chrift

was perfe

t

limply and abfolutely,Noah

but

comparatively.

Noah was

perfeCE

but

in

part :Chrift perfeftly

perfect

:

Chrift Le-

gally:Noah Evangelically.Noah

perfec`f by

the

perfection

ofanother

:

Chrift

by his

owne. Noah perfect

becanfe

without open

crime

:

Chrift

being

without

fin*.

3.

Both

walking

with

God,

found grace

with.

God.

Noah,Gen,6.8.

Chrift,

Luke

2..4o.

5

2.

But Noah found

grace

by

acceptation

and

imputation

:

Chrift

by corn

-

pleat

merit

and fatisfaction.

Chrift

found grace by his

owne

perfeaion

and

juftice

:

but Nash

cloathed

with

Chrifts.

1

T

I. Both

ofthem

were

Preachers

of

righteou4-

nelle.

But

Chrift

preached

his

owne doctrine, Noah

Chrifts. Both

invited

unto repentance.Both

called men

to avoid the Judgement to

come.

Both lived-and preach-

ed

in

a

molt corrupt

age,

when there

was

a

generali

de-

fection both

in

d©frine

and

manners.

Both

their

Mini

-

fteries

were

defpifed,and:

that

defpight

ofboth

fearefully

revenged ;the

one by

water,the

other

by

fire

and

fword:

both

by

utter defolation,

as

the like never heard

of

be-

fore.

I

V.

Both

ofthem makers

ofan

,Ake,

and Mafters

ofit.But

Noah

ofa

materiall

;

Chrift ofa

fpirituall, the

Church. Noah

to

fave

rimers

from the deluge of

waters

temporal].

:

Chrift to

fave finners

-from

the

deluge of

Gods wrath

eternal

]..

In

the making

of

their Arkes

they

are

very

like.

i

.

Both doe

all

about

their

Arkes

at

Gods

commandement.

For

as

the Lord did not hide

from

Noah

his

decree,

Gen. 6.1

3

:

So

he communicated

his

whole

will

and counfell

to

his

Some

concerning

the

falvation

of

the

Church, loh.8.26.

2. As

Noah

takes

many trees,

at

Gods

commandement, and

ftrongly

clo-

feth

them together,

and

pitcheth them

within

and

without

......R........,

ch,ius

iaf»per-

feeius:

Noah

aK;'rens

ad

per

-

fetlionen.

Auguft.

4.

Noahs

AI ice

and

Chrifts:

6,

rcfemblanccs.