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1

Noah

a

type

of

Chrili.

iii

ftion,ignominy,(hame, finne,

curie,

yea

the

torments

of

hell.

That

his Church

might

be

in

fàfety

with

him,

he

will

bee

in

danger

with

her,

and

every way to

helpe

her, will

bee

every

way like

her in

all

things, firne

ex.

cepted.

V.

Both of

them

were

repayrers

of

the

world.

From

Noah

defcended

all

the inhabitants

of

the

earth:

from

Chrill

all

the

inhabitants

of

heaven.

The

world

againe

was

re-

peopled

and

repleniflìed

by Noahs

pofie-

rrty

:

the

Church and

every member

is

Chrifis

poflerity.

Both

of

them

were prefervers

and

providers

for

all

forts

of

Creatures:

But

Noah

as a

fieward;Chrift

as

Lord

and

owner

ofthem:

Noah for

a

few,Chrifl

for

all: Noab

for

a

yeare

and

a

little more,Chrifi perpetually.To

both

of

them

the creatures

came

in,

and

were obedient to

them. Though

never

fo

fierce

and

favage

out

of

the

Arke,

yet

in

the

Arke

they were mild and tame

:

So

to

Chrifi

the windes,

feas,

divels obey;

and

if

Lyons and

Cockatrices

come

into the Arke

and

Church they

be-

come

as

Iambs

and

little

children

putting

off

all

ficrce-

neffe,

Tfa.

r

a

.6.

V

I.

Both

of

them

offered

a

facrifice

of

ref},

and

fweet

favour to

the Lord,

Noah, Gen.8,z

r

.

As

men are

delighted

with fweet

favours, fo

was

Noahs

facrifice

pleafing

to

God.

But

his

was

a

facrifice

but

oftef

ifica-

taon,

witnefing

his.faith and

thankfiilneffi

:

The

facri-

fice

of

Chrifi was

a

perfeci fatisfaRion,

in

which

he

offe-

red

not

the

bodies

of

cleane

beafis

as

Noah,

but

his

owne

body

as

a

Lamb

without

fpot,

not

upon

an

Altar

built

by

Noah,

hand,

but

upon

the

Altar

of

his

Deity,

not afcending

to

heaven by

ordinary

fire;

but offered

through

his eternal!

fpirit, cornpard

to

fire,

Neb.9,

r

4.

And

therefore mull

fully

fatifie his

Fathers

juftice,

appeafe his

wrath,and

be

moll

acceptable

in

it

felfe, and

muff bring Noahs, and

all

other

facrifices

into

accep-

tance.

And from

hence

it

was

that

with

both

ofthem

God

5.

Sacrifice

of

te-

1

[tification, and:

of

fatisfa.dion.