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David

a

type

oflrig.

To

the

head

is

given the fpirit

in all

ftrine1fe:

to

us

mem-

bers,

ofthat

fulneff

e,

Ioh.

Li

6.

To

him

beyond

all

mea-

fure:to

us

according

to

meafure.

I

I.

That

jefiis

Chrill

is

the

right

and

undoubted

Kingofhis

Church,

ofwhom

David

was

buta fhadow.

And

it

will

be

worth

our

labour

to

enquire

how

farre

the

troth exceeds the

type.

1.

For

originali,

Davids

kingdome

and

all

other

Kings and

kingdomes

are

me-

diately from

men,

either

from fome

meane family,

as

Jffais,or

fome

greater

houfe

in

fome corner

ofthe

earth:

But

the

kingdome

of

aria

is

irnmediatly

and

un-

changeably

from

heaven.

Dan.

z.

44.

the

God of

heaven

gall

raife

up

al

kngdeme,that

is

immediately; for

mediat-

i

ly

all

kingdomes,Kings,

and

power

is

from him.

2.

Ire

refpeél

ofunaion.

All

they

are

annoynted.

1.

by

men,

2.

with

materiali

oyle.

3.

to

be

temporary

Saviours.

4

from temporary dangers.But

Chrifks

annoynting was

by

the

Spirit

of

God,

with

more divine

and

excellent

oyle

above

all

hùfellotres, Pfa1.45.7.

that

he

might

be

a

fpirituall and eternall'Saviour;

a

Jeftis Paving

his people

from

their

hones, and

fuch

fpirituall evills

as

pertain

to

the

life

to

come.

;.

Their

titles

are

flately

and

glo-

rious.

David

as

an

Angell

of

God,

as

the

woman of'

Tekoah

faid,

fo

Czfar

Auguftus;

Charles

the great,

Con-

fiantine

&

Alexander the

great, to let out

their

glory. But

all

thefe

are

nothing

to

the true

and

undoubted

tide

of

Jefus

Chrill

:

who

is

King of Icings and

Lord

of

Lords,

Rev,

r

9.16.

And

if

this

were

too

little

he

bath another,

for

he

is

God

and

man

in

one

Perfon:

our Immanuel,

a

flyle

too

high for

Pope

or Potentate, for

men

or

Angels,

ifaj

7.14.

4.

Their Scepters

are

of

metal, gold

or

lily

er,

which they hold

in

their

hands,and

by

them

they

fave

or

flay

innocent or

nocent

:

But his Scepter

is

but verbal!,

which

he

holds

in

his

mouth,

the

word

and

breath

of

his

mouth

more

pure

then

the

gold

of

Ophir, more

potent

then

all

the Scepters

of

all

Kings

put

together:

By

this

F

4

he

ire.

Z.

Chrift

the

true

King

of

:he

Church.

And9.

wales

more

excellent

then

David

1.

Original!.

2.

Vnaion.

3

Titles.

Rex

mg/7,6,

Do-

minus dominan-

tiuna.

scepters.

Rev.tg.i

S.