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q.6

Mofes

a

type

of

Chrifi.

Ife.

2.

Bee

faithfull

in

doing thy

office.

Yle.

3.

$hew faith

in

the

fruit

of

it.

the whole

will

of

God,4as

2o.27. Was the

Sonneleffe

faithfull

?

3.

This

doctrine

is

fully and fufhciently

confirmed

by many and

mighty

miracles

both

in

Mofes

the fervant,

and

in

Chrifi

the

Sonne, and

being

no new

dot`'trine,

it

needs

no new

miracles.

It

is

too

idle

to

call

For

other

miracles,

when

they

cannot

proove that

wee

bring

any

other

do6trine.

If

wee fhould

bring

in

Strange

and lying

doetriaes

never

knowen

to

À

-lofes

or

Chrift,

as

they doe, wee would

caft

about

for lying

wonders,

and

pretend

fabulous

miracles

to prove them

as

they

doe.

I

I.

Whatloever

office

or

function

God

fets

thee

in

,

bee

faithfull

;

fo

was

c.Xofes

the fervant

;

fo

was

Chrift

the

Sonne.

Haft

thou

an

high

place

in Gods houle

as

Mofes

?

be

faithfull,

fee

i .Tim .1.12. Art thou but

a

doore-keeper in

Gods

houle

?

bee faithfull,

in

faithfull

performing

of

whatloever

God

reveales to

bee his

will.

Haft

thou

received

any

talent

?

lay

it

out

to

thy Lords

advantage,

elle

can't

thou

not

bee

faithfull. Let

thy

care

and

Rudy

be

to bee

found

not

onely

faultleffe,

but

faith-

full in

all

things

according

to thy

Christian

profefhon;

that

faithfulneffe

may

bee

thy praife

and

crowne

in Ma-

giltracy,

Miniftery, private

life,

in

the

whole

prat

ife

of

religion;

and

alto

thy

comfort

living

and

dying,,

when

the

Lord (hall

witneffe

unto

thee

as

to

Mofes

in his

life,

time,

1ltssmb.

12.7,8.

and

dead, D

eat

.34.5,r

o.

Mofes

the

fervant

of'

the Lord died,

and

there arofe no

filch

Prophet.

I

I

I. Labour

to

expreffe

the

fruit

of

faith, Heb.

r

i

.

z6.

to

preferre the

)(late

of

Gods

people above

all

earth-

ly profits and

prerogatives;

account the defpifed

con

-

dition

of

the Saints

above

the

admired

happineffe

of

wicked men.

Mofes

would

joyne

hirnfelfe

to them

when

bee might have

beene in

the

height

of

honour

:

Chrift

would

not be

in

heaven

without

them,

but

endu-

red more affliction, then

Mofes could,

to

enjoy them.

Hence obferve

foure

forts

of

people

that

are not

of

Chrils