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Vfe.

s.

-

In

Gods

cat:fe

contcmnc gtea-

teí}

perill.

Injufru Dei,pi'i-

vate

a,

etfu.

And

prepare

for death

ap-

proaching.

David

a

type

of

Chrí/1.

meanes

of

thy

comfort

and

firpply,

hee

can ufe

weake

and

unexpefted

meanest onely

walke in

thy

calling,

and

the

rocke

(hall

yeeld thee

water

rather

then thou

Galt

be deft

itute

in

Gods

way,

or

worke.

V.

In

both

Iearne

to contemne the

greateft

and

ex-

creameft perill

in Gods

caufes. Sampfon

offered him

-

felfe

to

death,

fo

did Chrift

;

hee

went

out

to meet

his

enemies,

fo

muff

thou learnt

not

to

love thy

life

to

the

death,

Revel.

12.n.

and

with

Pail,

not

count

thy

life

deare to

firai(h

thy courfe

with

joy.

For

a

man

to

thrall

him

felfc

in

hazard, or

venture

his

-life

-without

warrant

from

God,or

by hid ovine

private

motion,

is

raffi

:

but

God

calling, in

ftanding

againft

the enemies

of

the

Church,

it

is

honourable. In

both,learne

to

prepare

for

death

ap-

proaching,

by faithfull

and

fervent prayer.

So

did

both

thefe

Sampfons.

And

the

iffue

will

bee

comfortable

as

theirs

;

that

all

thy

life

and combat (hall

not give

fuch

an

overthrow to thy

enemies

as

fuch a

death, though

ene-

mies

feeme

never

fo

much

to

prevaile.

Five

things

fpecified

in

which David

was

a type

of

CJwift.

CHAP.

X.

9.

David

a

type

of

Chr?

in

1.

refpeEts.

S

all

the

Kings of

Ifraei

were

expreffe

types

of

je-

fus

Chrift, the

head

of

his

Kingdome and

of

all

the people

of

God,

as

they

in

their times were

:

So

were there

two

of

them that were

more

manifeft fi-

gures

of

him then

all

the

reit

;

I

meane

David

and

Solo -

mon.

Of

both which

wee

are

to

enquire

wherein

the

refemblance confifteth.

David

was

fo

fpecialla type

of

Chrift,

as fcarce

is any

thing noted

of

Chrift,

but

fome

(hallow

of

it

might be obfervcd

in

David.

T.

For