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Sin

not

to

be

accounted

fligltr,whJ11e

facrifice

is

fo

corny.

Melchizedek

a

type

of

V

I.

The

excellency

of

the

perron fnewes the

greatneffe

of

the

Sacrifice,

the greatneffe

of

the

facrifice

the

greatneffe

of

the

finne, Melchizedek,becaufe he

was

but

/

kened

to

the

Scm

e

of

God,

Hcb.7.

3.

could

not

offer

a

Sacrifice

to

take away finne

:

he

mil

be

the

Sonne

of

God indeed,

and

God

himfelfe that marl doe that. The

leaíl

finne

which

wee

account fo

light could

never

be

expiated, but

by

the

blood

of

him

that

is

God

as

well

as

man.

All

created

flrength

cannot

Band

under

the

bur

-

then

of

the

leaft

finne.

Therefore

in

the

worthineffe

of

this

perron

fee

the unworthinefle

of

thy

finne

to

hate

and

abhorre ir,

and

thy

(elfe in

dull

and afhes

for it.

An

haynous and execrable

offence

were

that

which

no-

thing

could

take away but the

death

of

the

Prince.

rfaaca

type

of

Chria

in

five

tefpeEts.

r.

CHAP.

V.

4.

Ifaac

a

type

of

Chr

:.

I.

TN

his

birth.Ifu

ie,the

Pone

of

Abraham the

father

of

the

faithfull

:

a

promifed

feed

long before

he

was borne,

in

whom

all

the nations

of'

the earth fhould

be bleffed. Yea fo

orange was his

birth,

as

that

he

was

not

to

be

borne

by

the

ftrength

ofnature;

but

of

Sarahr

dead

womb when

it was not

with

her

as

with

o-

ther

women, infomuch

as

when

the

Angell

foretold it

to

her

fhe

thought

it

impo

flibie,Gen.

t

8A

2.So

Chrifl the

lonne

of

Abraham commonly

fo called.

The

onely

Sonne

of God

by

nature,

who

is

the father

of

all

the

faithfull,

who

are

taught to

fay;

Our

father,

&c.

The

onely

true

promifed

feed long

before prophecied

of,

and expe

aed

of

beleevers before his

inanifeflation about foure

thou

-

fand yeares.

Borne and

incarnate

not

by

the strength

of

niture,

but by

the power

of

the

holy

Ghoft

after

an

un-

conceivable