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David

a

type

of

Chrf.

63

I. For

his

perfon.

David

.the

fon

ale

ffe

:

Chrift

the

true rod

out

of

the flocke

of

lofJe,

Ifai.

t.

i .

Both

of

obfcure

and

low

parentage.

Both

out

of

dry and

defpi-

cable

roots.

Both

Kings.

Both

Kings of

Itrael. Both

their

Kingdomes railed out

of'

humility. Both men

af-

ter Gods owne

heart.

Both

David!

;

for even this

roote

of'

Ieffe

was not.onely commonly

called by

the

name

of

the

fonne

of

David,

but

of

the name

of

David

himfelfe,

Etech.

34.24.

My

fervant David

ó,a11

bee

the

Prince

a-

mong

them

;

which

was long after

David

was

dead.

le_

remiah

30.9.

they

f

all

ferve

the

Lord

their

God,

and

Da-

vid

their

King,whom

I

will

raife

up

unto them. Hofea

3.5.

they

Jh

ll

reel

e

the

Lord

their

God,

and

David

t(rieir

King:

that

is, not

the

typicall

King

David

dead long before,

but

the

Meffiah

the

true

`David,

to

whom

only

prayer

and

fpiriruall

worfhip

belongs.

I

I.

For

his

vocation

and calling.

i.

Both

called

to

be

the

head

of

nations,

Pfal.

1

8.43.

thou haft made

me

the

head

of

nations

:

which

was

not

literally

true

of Da.

vid,who

was

properly

King

ofone

little

corner

in Iudea;

but

of'

Chrifl the true

David,

whole Kingdome

was

from

fea

to

lea, and

to the

worlds

end.

David

of

a

fliep-

herd

of

fheepe, was railed

to

bee

a

fhepherd

of

men,

Ieven

of

Gods

people

s

So

was Chrif}

railed

of

God to

be

the chiefe

f

epherd

of

the

&ecke,

I.

Pet,

5.

4.

And

not

of'

bodies

,

as

David

but

of

foules,

i

.

Pet.

.1.

2.5".

2.

The

time when.

David

was anointed about

the

thirtieth

yeare

of

his

life,

2.Sam.ç,4:

and

Chrifi

was

baptized

at

thirty

yeares, and

inveffed

into

his

Office.

3.

The

place

where.

David

made choice

of

Ierufalem

for

his royall

feate and

Metropolis,

being anointed

of

God

to the

King

dome

of

Ifrael:

So

Chrif

},

being an-

ointed the

everlafting

King

of

all

the

Ifsael

of

God,

makes choice

of

Ierufalem

there to

rule

and

fhew

his

power

upon

the Croffe his

chariot

of

triumph, crowned

with

a

crowne

of

thornes

;

and

after in

his glorious

re-

fùrre¿ion,

I.

i,

Pcrfon.

2.

z.

Calling.

P

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