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Brazen

Serpent,a

type

o

Chrí

.

p

f

Foure qualities

r

If

thine

eye

have

beetle

rightly

af1'eaed

;

which

()fate

eye

that

will

appeare in

fourc particulars.

Fir!i,

if

it

be

a

difcer-

looks

to him.

nix?'

eye

cleared

to

fee

in

jefus

Chriíl

two

things

;

the

firit

his

power,

the

fecond his

will

to

cure.

That

bee

is

able

to

helpe,

being

the mighty

God

;

and

that

flee

is

willing to

cure,

being

a

compaffionate Saviour,

who

him

fclfe

was

flung to death

that

he

might

have compaf-

Pion

on them

that

are

flung,

Heb

z.18. Secondly,

if

it

bee

a 'Not/me/Sill

eye.

.Hee

that

had féene

the

lfraelites

running about

the

brazen

ferpent,fhould

have

fetne

ma-

ny

a

teare falling, and

heard

many

a

deepe

groan;

and

pitifull

complaints

of

their

deadly

paine and

poifon.

Hall

thou

come to

jefüs

Chrift with förow

in

thy

heart,

with

teares

in

thy

eyes,

with

lamentable groanes

and

complaints

ofthy

mifery

by

finne

?

this

is

to

looke upon

him for

cure. Zach.

2.10 the members

of

the

Church

,fhall

behold

him

and

móurne,as

a

man

for his

onely

bonne.

Such

lookers

on

him,

he

looketh

upon and

eafeth,

Matt.

I

1.2

8. Come

unto

mee

all

that

are

weary

and

heavy laden,

and

1

will

cafe

you,

Thirdly,

ifit

bee

a

rrif

ing

and

cra-

t

vines

eye;

for there

is affeEtion

as

well

as

vifian

in

the

1

eye.

As

the

lame man

that

lay in

Solomon

porch

(

4a,

3S)

wilily

looked

on

Peter

and

John,

expeting

to

re-

ceive

fomething

from

them

: fo no

doubt did

the

Ifrae-

lites

on

the

Serpent.

And

fo

Inuit thou

hold

on

waiting

and

expeeting

found cure

from Chrift,

&

take

no denial!

ÌI

till

thou

bee

fully

cured

;

for

fo

did the

Canaanitifh

wo-

man

prcvaile:

Fourthly,

if'

it

be

a

faithful/

ftedfafl

eye

;

a

beleeving eye

carries cure fibril

Chriit.

Chrift

was

wont to

aske

fame

of

his

patients

that

came for

cure,

if'

they

did

beleeve

he

could

helpe

:

and

in

the cure,

Accor-

ding to

thy

faith

bee

it

unto

thee

:

and

after

the

cure;

goe

thy

way,thy

faith

bath

made thee

whole

:

and

much

Emore

works

bee

the

cure

of

foules by meanes

of

the par-

ties faith,

and

not

without

it.

iz.

If

the

mug

were

gone,

and

the poifon

of

the

fer-

pent