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Melchizedek

a

type

of

aril!.

i

17

1

very skilfully,

that

being

the

firft

veffell

chat

ever

was

made

fOr

the

water)

without

Anchor,

matt, fierne,

Py-

lot,

or

Matter

to

governe.

it

(

far

Noah

was (hut

in

by

God)

how

fhould

it

be but:carried

by

winds and waves

upon

rockes,

or

hills,

or

(ands,

or

trees,

or.

buildings,

and

fo

in

an

inttant

f

plitall too

.pieces,

but that the

Lord

was

SStearfinan in

all

that

-.voyage

?)

So

the

fafety

or

the Church

is,

that

it

bath

fo

faichfùll

a

Pylot,whofe Co-

venant

made

in

his

Church

is

the

wall and defence

of

his

people,

more

liable

then

the foundation

of

the

earth.

Which made

David

to glory

;:

Though the

earth

tee

mooned,

and

the'neotintarinr

tumbled

into

the

lea,

yet

the

Church

may

glory

in

the

fàlvation

of

her

God.

In our

leaser

trials,

formes,

oppofitions

looke to

God

our

fafe-

ty

r

be

within

the Arke,

God

will

provide

for

thy

fafety.

S.

The

Arke had

a

time

tobe

freét:

front the deluge

of

waters

:

So

the

Church bath

a

time for

her deliverance,

Rev.7.

14.PfaI

5

5.z

z.

6.

When

the flood

of

waters

bated,

the

Arke

refced

on

a

mountains

of

Ararat,

Gen.

8.4.

So

when

tlae

waters

of

affiiaion

are

dried

up,

the

Church

hath her

reftin the

holy mountain

of

God,Pf,

i

5

CHAP. IV.

3. Melchizedek

a

type

of Chrß.

Ebrews

7.3.

Hee

mu

likened

to

the

Sonne

of

God.

Wee

muff

fearch

wherein

and

how

Chris

was

the

truth

of

that

figure.

I

In the

notation

of

his name. _2íelchizedek

fig

-

nifietb

King

of

righteaufne

ffe

:

Our Saviour was

indeed

properly

Ki

g

of

rig

hteouffne

f

fe,

Hc6.7. z.

lfai.

i

r

.

e}.Pfal.

45.6,7.

thy

kingdome

is

a

scepter

of

righteoufnefe,

thou

lovefl righteoufnefe,

M41.4.z..Chria

the

Sonne

ofrigh.

C

teoufaeffe

Pfal.46.z.

Arca

tandem ex

di.iuzio libeí

ata:

fie

Ecelefa.

Arca cefante

di-

luvio

in

monte

requievit

:

Ec-

clefia

mundi

pi,-

éfibm

ce

'antabaLs

in

ash

munte.

Melchkedel¿

a

type

of

ChriAa

in

4.

refpe4