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chosen the poor in chis World, rich thou Simon Barjona : for Flesh and Blood hath not revealed it un: to chee, but my Father which is 30 Severity to those, who being wilfully Blind, had rejected him, he had rebetter by it. Thus that Text, Róm. 6. 17. is to be understood. It was

nike and said, I thank thee, O Father; a Lord of heaven and : L. earth, because thou hastó hid these things from the wife and 2012: prudent, and haft d revealed them unto babes. 26. Even

10, Father, for so it · seemed good in thy fight. 27, All things are f delivered unto me of my Father : and

no man knoweth the Son but the Father: neither *knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to


whomDeut. 10. 14. Behold, the e 1 Cor. 1. 21. Afrer that, in Heaven, and the Heaven of Heavens the Wisdom of God, the World by is the Lords thy God, the Earth Wisdom knew not God, it pleased also, with all that therein is.

God by the foclishness of Preach-
Mouth of Babes and Sucklings haft
See phal. 8. 2. Out of the s ing to save them that


+ Mar. 28. 18. -All Power thou ordained Strength —

is given unto me in Heaven and “Ila. 29. 14. The Wisdom of in Earth. ' † Joh. 13. 3. Jesus knowtheir wife' Men shall perish, and the

ing that the Father had given all Undertadding of their prudent 10 things into his Hands.- Cor. Men shall be hid. t ; Coř. 1. 27.

15. 27. He hach put all things unGod hath chosen the foolish Things

der his Feet. But when he saithi of the World, to confound the all things are put under him, it is Wise ; and God hath chosen the

manifest that he is excepted which meal Things of the World, to con- 15 did put all things under him. found the things which are migh-Eph. 1. 2. Hath put all things unty to Cor. 2. 8. Which none

der his Feet, and gave him to be of the Princes of this world knew : the Head over all things to the for had they known it, they would

Church. ce on Mat. 28. 18. not have crucified the Lord of 20 8 4 Job. 1. 18. No Man hath Glory Jam. 2. 5. Hearken, my

seen God at any time; the only beloved Brethren, hath not God

begotten Son, which is in the Bo

fom of the Father, he hath declared in Faith, and Heirs of the Kingdom him. . that any abich he hath promised to them 25 Man haid

seen the Father, Tave ha

which is of God, he hath seen the
:: Mat. 16. 19. -Blessed art Father. Joh. 10. 15.

As the
Father knoweth me, éven fo know I

the Father
vealed them unto Babes, that is, Persons of humble and reachable Tempers.

an Act of God's meer Mercy that he gives Grace to any z but fo great is his Love and Goodness to fallen Man, that he denies this Grace to none but those who reje&t the Offer of it, and refuse to be made not matter of Thankfulness, that they had been the Servants of Sin, but it was matter of Praise, that they who had once been Servants of Sin, did from the Heart obey that Form of Do&trine delivered to them by the


that love him?

in Heaven,

It is undoubtedly.


whomsoever the Son will reveal him. 28. I a Co to me, all ye that labour, and are heavy laden, will give you rest. 29. Take my yoke upon ус b learn of me, for I am c meek' and slowly and ye shall é find rest unto your souls. 30. F

yoke is easie, and my burden is light.




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* Joh. 7:37. -Jesus stood and Daughter of Jerusalem : cried, saying, If any Man thirst, thy King cometh unto thc leo hiin come unto me and drink. is just, and having Salvation Joh. 6.35. Jefus faid unto them, and riding upon an Afs, and I am the Bread of Life: He that s a Coli the Fole of an Ass. cometh to me shall never hunger, 2.7; 8. But made himself and he that believeth on me, shall Reputation, and took upon hi never thirst. As 4. 12. Neither Form of a Servant, and was ma is there Salvation in any other : for the likeness of Men : And there is none other Name under 10 found in Fashion as a Man, he Heaven given among Men where bled himself, and became obe by we must be saved. Ifai. 55. 1. unto Death, even the Death of Ho every one that thirsteth, Cross. ye to the Waters, and he that hath * Jer. 6. 16. Thus faith no Money, come ye, buy and cat, 15 Lord, Stand ye in the Ways yea, come buy Wine and Milk see, and ask for the old Pa without Money and without Price. where is the good Way, and w

ÞJoh. 13.15. I have given therein, and ye shall find reft you an Example, that ye should do as I have done to you. : Phil. 2. 20 f* 1 Joh. s. 3. His Commai 5. Let this Mind be in you, which ments are not grievous. Rom. was also in Christ Jesus. :: 1 Pet. 22. I delight in the Law of God, 2.21. ---Christ also suffered for us, ter the inward Man. Pfal. 1 leaving us an Example, that ye should

14, 24, 103, 104. I have rejoiced follow his Steps. 1 Joh. 2. 6.25 the way of thy Testimonies, He that faith he abideth in him, much as in all 'Riches. Thy To ought himself allo so to walk, even stimonies are my delight and m as he walked.

Counsellers. How sweet are th
Mat. 12. 19.
Mat. 21. 15.
Words unto my



sweet Behold, thy King cometh unto zo er than Honey to my Mouth thee, Meck, and fitting upon an Through thy Precepts 1 ger Un Als.

derstanding: therefore I hate eved + Zech. 9. 9. Rejoice greatly, ry false way. O Daughter of Zion, thout, O

your Souls.

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2. But

Corn Fields on the Sabbath day, did eat; rubbing them in their Shew.bread, that was taken from before the Lord, to put hot, bread

Thalt set upon the Table Shew bread

T that time Jesus went on the fabbath-day through

the corn, and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the a ears of corn, and to eat. when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto him, Behold, thy disciples do that which' is not lawful to do upon the labbath-day. 3. But he said unto them, Have ye not read what • David did when he was an hungred, and they that were with him, 4. How he entred into the houte of God, and did eat the Ċ shew-bread, which was hot lawful for him to eat; neither for them which were with him, but only for the d Priefts. 5. Or have ye nótread in the law; how that on the fabbath-days F 2

the "Deut. 23. 35. When thou

and his sons shall eat the Flesh of comes into the itanding Corn of

the Ram, and the Bread that is in thy Neighbours, then thou mayst the Basket, by the door of the plack the Ears with thine Hand; Tabernacle of the Congregatibut thou shalt not move

Sickle Ś on. And they shall eat those things into thy Neighbours ftanding wherewith the Atonement was Corn. * Mar. 2. 23. And it came made, to consecrate and to fanétia to pass, that he went through the fie them : but a Stranger Thall noc

eat thereof, because they are holy, 2 and his Disciples began, as they jo * Lev. 8. 31. And Mofes said un

went, to pluck the Ears of Corn. to Aaron, and to his Sons, Boil the * Luk . 6. 1. And it came to pass

Flesh at the door of the Tabernaon the second Sabbath after the cle of the Congregation: and there firk, that he went through the

eat it, with the Bread that is in a som fields : and his Disciples is the Basket of Confecrations, as..! plucked the Eárs of Corn, and

commanded, saying, Aaron and his Sons shall eat it. Lev.

it (the Shew.bread] shall be Aaron's 21. 6. So the Priest and his Sons, and they shall eat it Save him hallowed Bread: for in the holy Place: for it is most I there was no Bread there but the holy unto hiin, of the Offerings

of the Lord made by fire, by a per

petual.Statute. in the Day that it was taken a. Numb. 28. 9, 10. And on

the Sabbath-day two Lambs of the Exod. 25. 3o. And thou first year without Spot, and two

. before me alway. Levit. 246. the burnt-offering of every SabThou shalè fer them in iwo Rows, bath. † Joh. 7. 22. Moses there. on a Row, upon the pure Ta: 30 fore gave you Circumcision, and

ye on the labbath-day circumcise a Exod. 29. 32, 33. Aaron Max

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ther he would heal him on the

the priests in the temple (1) profane the sabba are blameless? 6. But I lay unto you, that in thi is one a greater than the temple. 7. But if ye had what this meaneth, I will have mercy and not fice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless. the Son of man is Lord even of the fabbath-da And when he was departed thence, he went into

fynagogue. 10. And behold, there was a man hací his hand withered : , and they asked him, sayi it lawful to heal on the subbath-days ? that they r accuse him. 11. And he said unto them, What shall there be among you, that shall have one 1 and if it f fall into a pit on the fabbath-day, wi

at 2 Chron. 6. 18. But will God ther he would heal on the in very deed dwell with Men on bath-day: that they might Earth? Behold, Heaven, and Accusacion against the Heaven of Heavens" cannot † Luk. 13. 14. The Ruler contain thee; how much less this s the Synagogue answered with House which I have built ? Mal. dignation, because that Jesus 3. 1. --The Lord whicm ye seek bealed on the Sabbath day, and Hall suddenly come to his Temple: "unto the People, There are even, the Meffenger of the Cove days in which Men ought to wo nant, whom ye delighe in; behold, 10 in them therefore come and he shall come, faith the Lord of healed, and not on the Sabba Hcfts.

day. t Luk. 14. 3. Jefus answ b* See the Note and References : ing, spake unto the Lawyers at on Mat. 9. 13.

Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful Mar, 3. 1. And he entred do 15 heal on the Sabbath-day? 7J gain into the Synagogue, and there 9, 16. Therefore said some of dl was a man there which had a wi Pharisees, This Man is not of Go thered Hand. * Luk. 6. 6. -He because he keepeth not the Sat entred into the Synagogue and bath-day. Others said, how ca taught:' and there was a Man 20 a Man which is a Sinner do fuck whole right Hand was withered. Miracles ? and there was a Division Mar.3.2.They watched him whe

among them.

Job 5. 13. He taketh the Wife Sabbath day, that they might ac. in his own Craftiness. cuse him. Luk. 6.7. The Scribes 25

f + See Exod. 23. 4, 5. If thou and Pharisees watched him, whe


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(1) That is, do those fervile Works on the Sabbath-days, which would h?ve been utterly unlawful, had not the Worship and Service of God made them neceffary ; for Example, the killing and preparing the Sacri fices, Circumcising of Children, &c. You see therefore, that in Case of Necessity, the Rest of the Sabbach may be broken. Do not then 2. ? y longer blame that in my Disciples which you allow to be lawful in ochers,

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wouldt forbear to help him; thou Ex fhalt surely help with him. : Deut. Ethers Afs, or his Ox, fall down by followed him, and he healed them

them : 'thou shalt surely help him every him, how they mighe destroy him.

+ Luk. 6. II. And they were filled

fought the more to kill him, because us on Father, making himself equal with

God. + Joh. 10.39. They fought 75.

pot lay hold on it, and lift it out? 12. How much then

is a man better than a sheep? wherefore it is lawful to 3 do well on the fabbath-days.

13. Then faith he to the Stretch forth thiné hand? and he stretched it FI forth; and it

was restored whole, like as the other. 14. Then the Pharisees went out, and * held a . Counfel (Or, took Counsel] against him, how they might de

froy him. 15. But when Jefus knew it, he o withdrew I himself from thence : and great « multitudes followed

him, and he healed them all. 15. And d charged them that they should not make him known: 17. That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Efaias the Prophet

, saying, 18. • Behold, my servant whom I have cholen, my beloved in whom my soul is well pleated : I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall the v judgment to the Gentiles. 19.

19. He shall not strive, nor cry, neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. 20.

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking fax shall he not quench, till he fend forth judgment unto victory. 21. And in his name thall the Gentiles trust. 22. T Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil

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blind meet thine Enemies Ox or Ass go again to take him: but he escaped - ing astray, thou shalt surely bring

out of their Hand.

+ Joh. 11.53. it back to him again. If thou see From that Day forth they took Couna

the Afs of him that hateth thee, Sel together for to put him to +]ying under his Burden, and


b.: Mar. 3:9. † See on Mat.

10. 23: 21.4. Thou shalt not see thy Bro C + Mat. 19. 2. Great Multitudes the Way , and hide thy felf from 10 there.


+ See the Note on Mat. 8. # ME


+ Mat. 17. 5. † Mar. 3.6. The Pharisees See on Mat. 3. 16, 17. went forth, and straightway took


40. 11. He shall feed his servered with the Herodians against 1 5 Flock like a Shepherd. Ezek. 34

15, 16. Į will feed my Flock, and

I will cause them to lie down, with Madness: and communed one

faith the Lord God. I will feel with another what they might do

that which was, loft, and bring Jelus. + Joh. 5.18. The Jews 20 gain that which was driven oiy,

and will bind up that which not only had broken the Sab broken, and will strength an bath, but said also that God was his

which was sick.

See Mat.9.32. They

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