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Mat.3.j

6,

Yfe.

I.

Preferve

inte-

grity in

the

worm

times.

Math.5.i6.

Noah

a

type

of

chrifi.

God

didmake

a

covenant

of

grace

for their pofterities,

that

he

would

never breake out

in

filch

wrath againtt

them,

confirming

the

fame

unto

the

pofterity of Adam

by

the

figne

of

the

Raynebow,

and

to

the

pofterity

of

Chrift

by

the

Sacrament

of

Baptifine,

and

the Lords

Supper.

V

I

I. Both

of

them

fent

a

Dove

out

ofthe

Arke.

Noah

when

the

waters ailwaged,

and

much

of

his

feare

and daunger

was

pall:,

fends

out

the

Dove

who brought

an

Olive

branch,

a

figne

of

joy, comfort,

and

abating of

the

waters

:

So

Chritt

jefus his

fuffe

rings

and

labours be-

ing ended, fent

his

Spirit

forth

(which

had

lighted

ae

a

Dove on

him)

and

brings

joy,

and peace, and

com-

fort

into

the

hearts

ofall

beleevers, bringing

in a

tetti-

mony

,

that Gods wrath

is

appeafed,

the

waters

are

diminifhed,

his

love

and

favour

returned

which

is

better

then life.

Now to

application.

I.

In

the

type and

truth

learne

:

if

all

the world

l'

about

us

be given

to

wickedneffe,

and

wee

be

can

into

never

fo

wicked

an

age, then

to

labour

to

fbine

in

the

middeft

of

a

naughty

gensration,Phil.

z.

i

-.It

is

a

fìngular

praife

be

a

Lot

in

Sodom,

and

in

a

corrupt

age

to

bee

unlike finners.

For light

to

Chine

and

Phew

itfilfe

in

darkenefhe,

is

beautifull and

glorious.

Let

your lightfo

fh

ne

before men,

that

they may

feeyour

good

works.

andglo-

rifieyour

father

which

is

in

heaven.

To

Phew

our

(elves

formes

of

God,

and children

of

light

among enemies

ofGod

and

light,

is a

fingular

honour. Noah fafhioned

not

himfelfe

to

thofe corrupt

times

;

nor Chritt

to the

evill behaviour

of

that

age.

Never had

Chablis

more

need

among

fo

many

wicked

fathions,

to

be

exhorted

not

to

fafbion

thetnfelves

to

the

world.

If

a

Preacher

hold

on a

preacher

of

righteoufneffe

in

fingleneffe

and

fincerity

of

heart,

not

fafhioning himfelfe

to

the

pre

-

fent

temporizers and

men

-

pleafers,

Let

all

the

world

fcorne,