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Jofhua

a

type

of

C%rif,

3.

He may

deferre

the

promife

but

never

deny it

or

himfelfe.

Wait

(fill.

I

I

I.

Is

Christ

the true

Iofhu

:

?

r. Acknow-

ledge

him

our

Captaine and

head.

2.

Submit

our

Pelves

unto him,as

I

fraell unto

Iofhria,

IooIT,.1. j

1.17

.

All

that

thou commandcft

us

we

will doe,

and

whether thou

fendeft

us

we will

goe;as

we

obeyed

Mofes

in

all

things

fo

will

we

obey

thee.

3.

Follow

him

as

our

guide

into

that

etcrnall

tea,

and depend

on

him for

cur

inhe-

ritance

there.

v'Iofes

cannot carry

us

in,for himfelfe

muff

onely fee the land.

So

wee

may

fee the

land

of

promife

a

farre offin the

Law;but

onely

jefus

can

bring

us

in,for,

i

.

He

alone is

entred already to

take

pofhe4lion

for

us.

2.

He

hath

undertaken

to

carry

us

through our

wilder

-

neffe

to

our

Canaan.

I

V.

What

conditions

we mull obferve

in

comming

to

heaven,

as

they

in

comming

to

the good

land.

i.

The

land

is

theirs

and poffeflion

given,

but

many

Canaanites and Jebufites muff

dwell

in

the

Land

under

tribute

flill,

ch,

r

5.63,

and

r

6.

10. So

notwithflanding

1)

all

our

promifes

ofreft,

and

poffeffìon

ofpeace

ofcoi

fci-

ence,

in this

world

are

fome

yea

may

Canaanites

and

Jebufites

to

molefi

Gods

people.

But at

laf}

our

Iófhua

leaves

never

an

enemy untubdued.

There

!hall

nothing

which

is

unholy

get within the

walls

of

that City

;

bee

fees

the

lai

enemy

deftroyed,

z. They

muff

not

come

into that

land

till they were circumcifed;for

all

the

forty

yeares

in

the wilderneffe

they were

not

circum-

cifed,ch,

5.3.7,

Till

the

fhame

of

Egypt

was

remocved

veri. 9

,lofbtia

cannot

bring

them

into the protniied

land.Which

fhatne(as

luni;ts

thinks)was

the

prophane-

neffe

of'

their

fathers

contracted

in

Egypt,

whereby

they

grew

careleffe

of

Gods

ordinances.

OurIo_iva

brings

not

ust

into

our

Canaan

fo long

as

wee

are

pro

-

phane and

uncircumcifed

;

till he

have circumcifed our

hearts,

and

we

be

holy

and fanaifiied

:

for without

flail

E

3

be

53

Vfe.

3.

Duties

we

ovv

to

Christ out

Mjillsa.

'

t

e.

4.

Conditions to

be obfcrved

in

going

to

hea-

vcn.