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Iofhua

d

type

of

Chrif

.

of

him

:

a

broken

and

a

contrite heart

our

true

lo-

fhua never defpifed. Hee

that

offers

repentant

tanners

grace

before

they

fecke

it, when

they

feeke

it

will

not

deny it.

3.

When

God

by loAria

had

wrought

that

great

miracle

of

flopping

up

the river

Jordan,

till

they

paffed

over,

Chap.

4.

2, lofbasa

commmanded

twelve

men

of

Ifrael to

gather

twelve

{tones

out

of

lordan,

and

fet

them

up rnemorialls

of

Gods great

as

to

all

potted-

tie

:

So

our

lofboa

having

wrought

many mighty

mira-

cles

for

the

confirmation of

his

holy

doctrine,

comman-

ded twelve

men

his

twelve

difciples

by

the

preaching

of

the

Gofpel,

to Brea through

all

the

world,

a

monument

and

memory of

the

wondrous

workes

of

the

Sonne

o

God

in the working

out

of' mans

falvation, and leading

them

to

the

heavenly Canaan,

Ï.

What

a

fearefulì

thing

it

is

to

bee

an

enemy o

God

and

his

Church. Never was

lofhua

fo

mighty

a-

gaine

the

enemies

of

Ifrael

(not

one

of

whom, were

he

never

fo

flrong, could

ftand

before

him)

as

our

Iofhsta

i

to roote out

at once

all

his

enemies.

Art thou

an

ene-

mie

to

jefus,

an

hindrer

of

any

of

his

people

in

their

way

to

Canaan

?

looke

to

thy

felfe. Suppofe

thou

halo

power

above

lo/htia

the

type,

art

thou flronger

then the

true

Iofhrsa

?

Hee carries

viáory

in

his

banner.

lidiaan

Thall

cry

with

his

guts

in

his

armes

:

O

Galilean thou

haft

the

victory. The proudeft

enemy

íhalt

be

as

lambs

grease

before

a

confuming fire.

Our

great

lofbaua

(hall

fet

his

feet

upon

thy

necke,

and

make thee the

duff

ofhis

footfloole;

nay

bee

fh,all

fet

the

feet

of

his

defpifed

fer-

vants upon

thy

necke

as Iofhna

did. The power ofone

and

thirty

Kings fhall

not

carry

it

again(l

him.

If

thou

art an

enemy,

haflen thy repentance ,..elfe

thou

hafte

nett

thy deflru6tion. if'

thou

worke

not

the

will

of

God,

God

will

worke

his will

on

thee.

And

what

need!any

man

bee

offended

at

the

prefent

profperity

of

Gods

enemies be

they never fo

:great,.feeing.

our lóffr

ei

E

2

(hall

f

f

s

Tfe

r.

A

fearefull

thing to

be

an

enemy

of

the

Church.

Yic

fii

Gtlilae.

bZui non

faciunt

pet

Voluntatem,

de

lis

fit

Dei

vo-

lunt.