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JoThua

d

type

of

ChriJi.

be

doss.

3.

I6.figa.mull

divide their

inheritance

by

lot,

and

fo

every

one

mull:

receive

it;

not

by

right

ar

deft

t,e4.14.

2.

A

nd

fa

God. ComnftYded Mofes

Numb.

26.

55

:

So

our

loAssa

divides to

the

elea

their

inheri-

tance in the

heavenly

countrey, not for

their

merits

and

deferts,but

by

his

rich

and free

gift.

If

no

Ifraelitecould

Jaime

ofla/boa

one

foot out

of

merit

and

elefert,

but

all

of

promife and grace

:.

much

leffe

may

we

our

Childs

part

in

heaven. Gods

mercy is mans

merit:.

4.

Iofhua

gives

them

the

land

with

this

condition, that for

fo

great

labour and tray

ell

in

preparing

fo

good

a

land

they

ffoord

him an inheritance among

them,ch.19.4i.

Our

lama

was

not

inferiour

in

labour and

pains to

Iofbsia

in

purchafing

us

a

better

land;

and we

mull

give

hiin

the

inheritance

he

asketh(fo

they

did

to

Io

r

4)thathe

may

dwell

among

us,

or

in

the rnidfl

of

us.

Now

the inheri-

tance

he.asketh

among

us

is

our

hearts

purged

by

faith.

He

defires

no

more

of

thee for

all his

pains

but

a

little

raw=

tithe

tnidfl

ofthee,

which

himfelfe

will

build

and

dwell

in.

¡Ethou

doff

not give

him

his

demand, be.

fides

thy

unkindueffe and unthaakfulneffe,

thybeart

(hall

lie

asa

ruinous

wall,

as

a

natty

and

(linking hoale, a

cage

oluncleane

beafls

and

lulls;

yea

an

habitation

o

Devils;,,

5. Ia/ß'ua

brings

them

into the good

land,

and

as

(Done

as

they

Bate

the corne

of

the

land

the

Manna,

ceafeththc

next

tnwrrow,eh.5.12

.

So

when

our

Ialhraa

bring

as

into

our

good

land

to

eate the

fruit

©ffir

the

gocdthings

and meanes

of

this

world

fhall

ceaCe.

The

Manna

the

preaching

of

the

word,

cdebratianof%crements,.

faith,

and hope,

&c.But

we

are

fare

of

better meanes,or

better

things

without

meanes;

in

thehope

and

expeaarion

of

which:

we

ruff

pe.rfevere in

the

faittt,and

wale

in hope

through

our wilderneffe.

The fruits

of

that

good

land

willbe

worth

all

our

labour.

6,

Rt./boa

brings

none

into

the

land

but

cotiqu:erours,,

and divides

the

land

to

a

conquering

people

.

So

our b./haft

givestheland.ouelyta

him