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David

a

type

of

Cbril

1.

4.Kingdonle.

Entrance.

PfaI.I

rS.zs:

Adminiftrati-

on.

Eternity.

Pf.t3z.s2,.

flanged the devill

onely, but

overcame

death,

hell,

the

grave;

and chafed

before him

all

the

armies

of

(innes,and

bands

of

temptations

which

come out

aga.inft

the Ifrael

ofG

®d.

4.

In that

noble

victory

David

cuts

off

Go-

tiabs head

with

his

owns fword

:

So

in

the

wildernefl'e

the

devill, the

great

Gotiah

ufed

Scripture agäinft

Chrift,

and

Cbrift overthrowes him

and

cuts

off

his

head

by

the

fame

fword

of

the Spirit, the

word of

God.

And

now

daily

he

convinceth

the wicked

enemies by

the

teftitnony

of

their

owne

confcience,

íß®m.

z.

i

5

,

He

nee

-

deth

no other

fword

or weapon

againft

them

then

their

owne.

I V.

David

was

a

type

ofChrift

in

his

Kingdorne:

firít,

in

refile&

of

the

entrance,

fecondly,

of

the

admini-

ftration, thirdly,

of

the continuance

or eternity.

i.

T

a-

vid

entred

not

without thong

©ppoficion,

much

con-

tempt

and difdaine

:

fo

our

David. For

of

both

it

was

verified,

dice

famerbich

the

builders

refirfed,

.ir

become

cbiefe

flame

of

the

corner.

No

man

was

more

defpifed

of

Saab

courtiers then

David

,

who

was

thought farte

enough from

the

Kingdome

:

fo

no

man fo much

defpi-

fed

and

rejeaed

of

the

Scribe

,

Phar

#fees,

chiefe

Priels

and

people,

as

Chrift.

Barrab&

an honefkman

to

hint;

and

yet

was

mightily

atad

unexpectedly

inverted into

his

Kingdome by

his glori©ns

ring

from

the dead.

z.

in

his

adrniniftration.

David

will

¡Rdge

uprightly,

and fing

mercy and

juement

;

he

will

endure

no

hate

-

full

perfon

in his prefence. But

our

David

is

the ¡aft and

righteous

judge

of

all

the

world;

and

molt

f

ncerely

fpenceth

mercy

to the

penitent

firmer,

but feeder

the

impenitent with

judgement.

3.

In

the continuance

or

eternity.

God

promifed

mercy

to

David

and

his

feed

for

ever,

which promiks

are

not

to

be

extended

to

his

Darnall

fuccegion,

for the

princely dignity

is

taken from

therm.

Their

glory was

eolipfed

in

the

captivity,

and

wheretenow

any

of

erde

race

according

to

the

,fìeBut