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40

Mofes

a

type

of

Chrtf.

that to

him which

is

fpoken

of

Iofeph,

Gen.5

0.19. Ís

not

he

for

ue

under

God

?

4.

Let

his

gracious

prorrüfes

comfort

and feede

us,as

Iorephs

brethren

were

comforted

by

his,

Gen.

So.

2.1.

S.

Offer

him

fuch gifts

as

wee

have,

prayer,prayles, duty, endeavour.

Be

encouraged,

Iofeph

will

accept

fmall

and

meane

gifts from

brethren,

although

he

need

them

nor, Gen.43.

s.

Our

Iofeph

de-

fpifeth not

a

graine

of

race,not fmoaking

flax.

Mores

a

type

of

Chriít,4.w

aies

siíxiles;nonpares.

Y,

CHAP.

VII.

6:

Moles

a

type

of

Chr,

4.,aies.

Ofes

was

a

type ofChrifk. Deut.

r

8.

i

8.4

Prophet

will

I

raite

ty

like unto

thee

:

Here

is

a

fimilitude

a

likeneffe,

no

parity

no

egrality.

This

is

the

difference:

Chrift

is

worthy

of

more

glory then Mofes, Heb.

3.

3.

For Mofes was meere man

:

Chrift

God

as

well

as

man.

Chrift

the

Builder

of Gods

houle, Mofes

but

afone

in it.

Chrift atonne

in

the

houle

:

Mofes but

a

fervant. Chriff

the Lord of

his

owne

houfe being

the

Church

:

Mofes

a

fervant

in

his

Lords houle.

Now

let

us

fee

wherein

the

fimilitude

is.

T.

In his

perfon

and

effare.

1.

Mofes was

of

meane parents

and

birth

:

So

was

Chriff ofa

poore

de-

cayeA

and

dryed

flocke,

and

borne

of

a

poore

Virgin,

who

at

her purification

brought

a pagre

of

Doves,

a

gift appointed

for

poore perfons,

Luk.t.z4.

Whereas

rich

folkes

mull

bring

a

Lamb

of

a

yeare

old,

Lev.

i

z.6.

z. Motes

was

no

fooner borne but

he

was expofed

to

the cruelty

of

King

Pharaoh,

and

fought out to

death:

So

Chrift

in his

infancy

was fought

by

Herod to bee.

gaine. But

both

by

Gods

extraordinary

and

elpeciall

providence

Paved

and

delivered, that both might

bee

faviours