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42

Execution

faithfull

for

matter

and

manner.

rrof

redenptia.

nia,

fedrelationis.

Mofes

a

type

of

chr/1.

rence, Chrift

wrought,

by

his

owne

power

:

Mofes by

Chritf.

3.

Both

joyfully

executed their

office

whe-

ther we

confider the matter, or

the

manner.

i.

For

the

matter.

1.

Mofes brings glad

tidings to

the

I

frae-

lites

oftheir

deliverance

out-of

Egypt,

and

that

from

God,

Exod.

z9.3o.

Chrift

brings

from

God

the

glad

ti-

dings

ofeterna1 falvation,

and deliverance

from the

fpirituall

Egypt

and

bondage under Phari®h

of

hell

to

all

the

elea

of

God.

2. Mofes received from

God

and

delivered

to

his

people

the Law,and was

a

Mediator

bet

weene

God

and his people. Gal.

3.19. the

Law was

delivered

in

the

hand

of

a

Mediator

:

that

is, Mofes,

as

Ails

7.38.

Now

Mofes was

Mediator

of

the

Old

Teffa-

ment,not

a

mediator ofredemption,

but

of

receiving

the

law

and

delivering

it

to

the people, ffanding

betweene

God

and

them,

as

his

mouth to them,and theirs to

him:

But Chriff

our true

Mofes,

T.

not onely

receives

the

Law,

but

fulfils

it.

2. When

(M'tofes

had

broken the

tables,

to

thew

how

wee

in our naturne had broken the

Law, our

true

Mofes repaires

it

againe.

3.

He

writes

the Law

net

in

tables

offfone,

but

in the

tables

of

the

hearts ofbeleevers.

John

1.

17.

the

Law was

given

by

Mofes,

but

grace

by

Chriff. Mofes could not

pearce

the

heart,

nor

fupply

grace

to

keep the

Law.

4.

He

is

Me-

diator

ofa

new Covenant,

and

furety

ofa

better

teffa

-.

rnent,Heb.7.23.and

9.1

S.

3.Mofesgives

Ifrael an excel-

lent

patterne

of

the

Tabernacle,and

all

the

utenftls

to

the

very

leaf

pines about

it:But

our Mofes delivers

a

perfec

dot`trin

from heaven,and

certaine

and perpetual

rules

for

the

worfhip

of

God to

his

Church and

the

wel

ordering

of

it

even

in

the

fmalleff

things.

And

as

nothing was

left

which

muff

not

be

framed to

the

patrerne

feene

in

the

mount

:

So

bath

not

Chriff left

the worfhip of

God

in

whole or

part,

in

great

or

(mall

matters

to

the

liberty

ofinen;for then

he

Ihould

have

beene

leffe faithfull

then

Aefes.

q,..

Mofes

inaituted the

Paffeover

and

facri-

fices