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36

)

Iofeph

a

type

of

°hrift.

'never

falfely

accufed,

they

lay

things

tohis

charge he

knew,

as

falfely

condemned, bound

yea

faftened

to

the

Croffe

betweene

the thieves

,

and

call

into the

grave

as

into

a

prifon

,

till

the

time of'

his

deliverance

came,

that

he

was

taken

out from

prifon

and judgement,

as

Ifai.

S

3,

S.

Iv

.

in

his

advancement and preferment.

For,

.

As

l

ofeph

was

feparate

from

b4s

brethren,1Cen.

49.2

6.

that

is,

advanced

by

God to

honour

above

them

all

:

So

Chria

was fèparate

and

advanced

in glory

above men

and Angels,

Pleb,

i

.q

.

bath obtained

a

farre

more

excellent

name

then

the

Angels.

2.

Though

Isfeph

was

fhot

at

by

the archers,

yet

his

arme

was

l}rengthened,

the

bonds

and fetters

were

looted,

and

he not

onely

brought out

of

prifon, but

advanced

to bee Lord over the

whole

land,

and

next

unto

Pharaoh,having

all

adminillration

delive-

red unto him

:

Sojefus

Chrit,

although

he was

a

But

or

figne

of

contradicîion. yet his

arme was flrengthened

to

raife himfelfe

out

of

the

grave,

to

lode

all

chames

of

fin,

to

loofe

all

forrowes

of

death,

and being rifen againe

was

advanced

and

exalted

above

all

creatures,

all

power

gi-

ven

him in heaven

and

earth,

his

throne

fet

next

unto his

Fathers,

the Lord

of

his Church, and

ruler

of

the

whole

earth,

to

him

is

committed

the

governement,

and

his

bounds

are

the

utmos`l

hills

,

Pfalm.

2.

yea the

whole

Church

in

heaven and

earth

is

his

to

whom

all

power be-

longs.

3. As

Pharaoh every

way

honoured

Iofeph;

As

r

.

He richly

decks and attires him,

puts

a

golden

chaise on

his necke,

Gen

41.42.

2.

They mull

cry

be-

fore

him,

As

brech,

that

is,

every

man

mull

bow

to

him.

3

Every

man

mull

depend on

his

word,Gen.41.5

S.

Goe to

Iofepb

( faith

Pharaoh)

and

what

he faith

to

you,

doe

yee

:

So

God

the

Father

bath

highly exalted his

Sonne

jefus,

and

given him not. onely the rich

robes

of

immortality

and glory, but

Name

above

all

names,

that

i

at

his blame every

knee íhall Bowe. He appointed

not

John

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