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3.

Examples.

Brazen

Serpent,a

type

of

Chrifi.

ferpents, but that

God

of

all

the

world

to

whom

all

crea-

tures

obey.

2.

Hee will have

his

people

hereby

know

and

acknowledge

the

power

of

his

word.

For

it

was

not

the

Serpent

as

it

was

braffe ,

nor

as

it

was

lifted up,

nor

as

it

was

beheld, that

could heale

them,

but

as

unto

this

l

gne

was

added,

the.

word,

firft of

commondement,

fecondly

ofpromife. By

vertue

ofwhich word the

infec4-

ed

perform

were

cured. Pfal. i o7.2o,

he_rent

out his word

and healed

them.

Gods

word

alone

can

make

a

Serpent

Neale,

and

a

dead

ferpent rellore

to

life.

3.

Hee

will

thew

the mighty

power of

his arme,

which

hath

ever

by weake things confounded

the mighty.

See

this

in

examples.

When

God was to

fave Noah from the deluge, one

would

have

thought

it

fit

to

have reared him up

a

migh-

ty turret

of

iron

or

Adamant,

or

founded him

force

in-

vincible

building

upon force

mighty

rocke to

have re-

filled the

waters

:

But Noah

mull

build himfelfe

a

weak.

Arke

of

boords

and

a

little

pitch, and that

mua

floatal

the

time,and

fuflane

all

the

waves

and

billowes

without

mall,

flame, or

Pilot,

or

any

the

like

meanies

to pre-

ferve it.

When

God

was

by

loArta

to demolifh

the

mighty

walls

of

Jericho,

he bids him

not

fer

againfl

it

huge

en

gins

or

warlike

Ramms

and

batteries

to batter

it

;even

dayes

together,

but

bee

mull

call

downe

the

walls

with

looking

on

thern,and

winne

the

City

by

walking

about

it

feven dayes

;

and

onely

blow

upon-

it

with

Rammes

homes,

but not lift

an

hand

or

Weapon

againfl

it.

Iefh.

6.

When God

fends

Gideon

againfl an

huge army

of

Mi-

dianites

to

overcome

them,

a

man

would

have

thought

he

would

have

furnifhed them

with

armour

of

proofe

and munition fit

for the

warre,

but

Nee

puts

into

their

hands

trumpets

and pitchers and lampes

within

the

pitchers,and

bids them

not

fight

but

onely

make

a

noyfe,

y

and