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A54583 A learned, pious, and practical commentary, upon the Gospel according to St. Mark wherein the sacred text is logically analyzed; the meaning of the holy Spirit clearly and soundly opened: doctrines naturally raised, strongly confirmed, vindicated from exceptions, and excellent inferences deduced from them: all seeming differences in the history between this and the other evangelists fairly reconciled: many important cases of conscience, judiciously, succinctly, and perspicuously solved. By that laborious and faithful servant of Christ, Mr. George Petter, late Minister of the Gospel at Bread in Sussex. Petter, George. 1661 (1661) Wing P1888; ESTC R220413 2,138,384 918

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etc._n etc._n our_o saviour_n have_v in_o the_o two_o former_a verse_n instruct_v and_o teach_v his_o disciple_n both_o the_o reason_n why_o he_o think_v fit_a to_o interpret_v the_o parable_n unto_o they_o as_o also_o why_o he_o speak_v in_o parable_n to_o those_o without_o now_o before_o he_o lay_v down_o his_o exposition_n of_o the_o parable_n he_o reprove_v his_o disciple_n for_o their_o ignorance_n in_o that_o they_o understand_v not_o his_o parable_n and_o this_o he_o do_v the_o more_o to_o stir_v they_o up_o to_o a_o earnest_a desire_n to_o have_v they_o open_v and_o to_o make_v they_o the_o more_o attentive_a to_o his_o exposition_n of_o they_o know_v you_o not_o that_o be_v understand_v you_o not_o this_o parable_n viz._n
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the_o word_n preach_v have_v such_o virtue_n and_o efficacy_n to_o work_v grace_n in_o the_o elect_n not_o from_o the_o minister_n themselves_o which_o preach_v it_o but_o from_o god_n himself_o bless_v his_o own_o ordinance_n and_o accompany_v it_o with_o the_o powerful_a work_n of_o his_o spirit_n this_o be_v employ_v verse_n 27._o where_n it_o be_v say_v that_o though_o the_o husbandman_n sleep_n and_o rise_v up_o night_n and_o day_n that_o be_v do_v pass_v day_n and_o night_n secure_o not_o take_v care_n or_o thought_n how_o to_o make_v the_o seed_n fructify_v yet_o it_o do_v spring_n and_o grow_v of_o itself_o by_o the_o blessing_n of_o god_n upon_o it_o so_o that_o it_o be_v not_o the_o care_n of_o the_o husbandman_n nor_o any_o mean_n that_o he_o use_v or_o can_v use_v after_o that_o he_o have_v sow_v the_o seed_n that_o can_v make_v it_o to_o fructify_v but_o the_o cause_n hereof_o be_v the_o blessing_n and_o providence_n of_o god_n make_v the_o seed_n to_o spring_v and_o 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it_o preach_v this_o preach_v of_o the_o gospel_n together_o with_o the_o virtue_n and_o efficacy_n of_o it_o be_v call_v the_o kingdom_n of_o god_n because_o by_o mean_n of_o it_o god_n do_v reign_v in_o the_o heart_n of_o his_o elect._n as_o if_o a_o man_n shall_v east_n seed_v into_o the_o ground_n by_o these_o word_n our_o saviour_n impli_v that_o as_o sow_v of_o seed_n be_v the_o mean_n to_o bring_v fruit_n so_o the_o preach_n of_o the_o word_n be_v the_o mean_n to_o bring_v forth_o the_o spiritual_a fruit_n of_o grace_n in_o man_n doctr._n see_v then_o from_o hence_o the_o excellency_n and_o necessity_n of_o the_o public_a ministry_n of_o the_o word_n
though_o we_o seek_v to_o physician_n in_o sickness_n yet_o trust_v not_o in_o they_o as_o asa_n do_v 2_o chron._n 16._o 11._o but_o in_o the_o lord_n who_o wound_v and_o heal_v job_n 5._o 18._o use_v 3_o use_v 3_o see_v how_o needful_a to_o join_v prayer_n to_o god_n with_o the_o use_n of_o physic_n that_o the_o lord_n may_v give_v a_o blessing_n to_o it_o if_o this_o be_v necessary_a when_o the_o extraordinary_a gift_n of_o heal_v be_v in_o the_o church_n jam._n 5._o 14._o much_o more_o now_o seek_v not_o only_o to_o physician_n as_o asa_n but_o to_o god_n in_o the_o first_o place_n mark_v 5._o 27_o 28._o when_o she_o have_v hear_v of_o jesus_n she_o come_v in_o the_o press_n etc._n etc._n 1620._o nou._n 26._o 1620._o inn_z this_o miracle_n of_o cure_v the_o woman_n which_o have_v the_o bloody-issue_n we_o consider_v 1._o the_o description_n of_o the_o person_n cure_v 2._o the_o miracle_n itself_o 3._o the_o consequent_n touch_v the_o first_o of_o these_o the_o person_n cure_v be_v describe_v 1._o by_o her_o present_a affliction_n be_v disease_v with_o a_o bloudy-issue_n 12_o year_n which_o disease_n be_v incurable_a notwithstanding_o she_o have_v suffer_v much_o of_o many_o physician_n and_o have_v spend_v all_o she_o have_v on_o they_o verse_n 26._o 2._o she_o be_v describe_v by_o her_o behaviour_n towards_o christ_n set_v down_o verse_n 27._o she_o come_v to_o he_o behind_o in_o the_o press_n and_o touch_v his_o garment_n touch_v her_o disease_n and_o the_o continuance_n and_o incurableness_n of_o it_o we_o have_v speak_v now_o to_o proceed_v to_o speak_v of_o her_o carriage_n unto_o christ_n where_o consider_v 1._o the_o occasion_n of_o it_o she_o have_v hear_v of_o jesus_n 2._o the_o behaviour_n itself_o her_o come_n to_o christ_n behind_o in_o the_o press_n and_o touch_v his_o garment_n 3._o the_o cause_n move_v she_o so_o to_o do_v for_o she_o say_v if_o i_o may_v touch_v but_o his_o clothes_n i_o shall_v be_v whole_a when_o she_o have_v hear_v of_o 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cause_n hereof_o be_v the_o weakness_n of_o her_o faith_n and_o that_o by_o this_o kind_n of_o carriage_n she_o show_v herself_o fearful_a and_o doubtful_a whether_o christ_n will_v heal_v she_o or_o not_o but_o if_o it_o be_v so_o it_o be_v not_o likely_a that_o our_o saviour_n will_v so_o high_o commend_v her_o faith_n as_o he_o do_v afterward_o verse_n 34._o tell_v she_o that_o her_o faith_n have_v make_v her_o whole_a therefore_o the_o true_a reason_n why_o she_o come_v behind_o christ_n to_o touch_v his_o garment_n and_o not_o before_o his_o face_n to_o speak_v to_o he_o i_o take_v to_o be_v this_o 1._o because_o her_o disease_n be_v such_o as_o by_o the_o ceremonial_a law_n be_v account_v unclean_a insomuch_o that_o such_o as_o have_v it_o upon_o they_o be_v for_o that_o time_n to_o be_v separate_a from_o the_o society_n of_o other_o lest_o by_o touch_v they_o they_o shall_v be_v defile_v therefore_o she_o come_v behind_o christ_n private_o and_o secret_o lest_o if_o she_o have_v come_v open_o the_o people_n shall_v have_v reprove_v she_o and_o put_v she_o back_o from_o christ_n as_o be_v a_o unclean_a person_n and_o not_o fit_a to_o come_v into_o company_n 2._o her_o disease_n be_v unclean_a she_o be_v ashamed_a to_o acquaint_v our_o saviour_n christ_n with_o it_o open_o before_o the_o people_n therefore_o she_o choose_v rather_o to_o come_v behind_o christ_n and_o only_o to_o touch_v his_o clothes_n be_v by_o faith_n persuade_v that_o if_o she_o can_v but_o do_v this_o he_o be_v both_o able_a and_o willing_a to_o cure_v she_o for_o she_o say_v matth._n 9_o 21._o she_o say_v within_o herself_o that_o be_v she_o resolve_v and_o rest_v persuade_v in_o she_o own_o heart_n by_o faith_n quest_n if_o i_o may_v but_o touch_v his_o clothes_n i_o shall_v be_v whole_a quest_n why_o do_v she_o persuade_v herself_o she_o shall_v be_v heal_v by_o touch_v his_o garment_n answ_n answ_n not_o that_o she_o think_v the_o power_n and_o virtue_n of_o heal_v to_o be_v in_o his_o garment_n of_o themselves_o but_o she_o be_v persuade_v that_o such_o be_v his_o divine_a power_n that_o he_o can_v cure_v she_o by_o the_o touch_n of_o his_o garment_n and_o in_o this_o she_o show_v some_o imperfection_n of_o faith_n in_o that_o she_o thus_o far_o tie_v the_o power_n of_o christ_n to_o his_o garment_n that_o she_o think_v he_o can_v not_o or_o will_v not_o cure_v she_o without_o touch_v it_o see_v chap._n 6._o 56._o this_o place_n make_v nothing_o for_o the_o papist_n who_o from_o hence_o will_v prove_v that_o the_o relic_n of_o the_o saint_n depart_v as_o they_o call_v they_o as_o their_o garment_n bone_n and_o such_o like_a may_v have_v power_n and_o virtue_n to_o work_v miracle_n and_o consequent_o that_o such_o relic_n be_v to_o be_v honour_v with_o a_o kind_n of_o religious_a worship_n so_o bellarmine_n teach_v de_fw-fr eccles_n triumph_n lib._n 2._o c._n 2_o 3._o but_o this_o can_v be_v prove_v from_o hence_o for_o 1._o it_o be_v clear_a that_o the_o garment_n of_o christ_n have_v not_o any_o heal_a virtue_n in_o they_o or_o power_n to_o work_v a_o miraculous_a cure_n but_o this_o power_n and_o virtue_n come_v only_o from_o christ_n himself_o as_o be_v say_v afterward_o verse_n 30._o he_o know_v that_o virtue_n be_v go_v out_o of_o he_o not_o out_o of_o his_o clothes_n and_o if_o such_o virtue_n have_v be_v in_o his_o clothes_n it_o will_v have_v heal_v some_o other_o no_o doubt_n as_o well_o as_o this_o woman_n for_o among_o so_o many_o people_n which_o touch_v and_o throng_a christ_n it_o be_v likely_a that_o there_o be_v some_o other_o which_o be_v disease_v in_o body_n 2._o though_o there_o have_v be_v such_o virtue_n in_o christ_n garment_n to_o work_v a_o miracle_n yet_o it_o follow_v not_o that_o the_o like_a be_v or_o may_v be_v in_o the_o garment_n or_o other_o relic_n of_o the_o saint_n especial_o of_o such_o as_o be_v depart_v this_o life_n 3._o the_o popish_a relic_n be_v all_o or_o most_o of_o they_o counterfeit_v be_v not_o likely_a to_o have_v any_o such_o virtue_n in_o they_o so_o much_o in_o way_n of_o clear_v the_o sense_n of_o the_o word_n in_o these_o two_o verse_n now_o to_o gather_v some_o instruction_n from_o they_o first_o of_o the_o occasion_n of_o this_o woman_n come_v to_o touch_n christ_n which_o be_v the_o fame_n she_o have_v hear_v of_o he_o that_o be_v of_o his_o person_n and_o miracle_n by_o which_o he_o have_v hitherto_o sufficient_o manifest_v himself_o to_o be_v the_o son_n of_o god_n and_o the_o true_a messiah_n the_o hear_n of_o this_o fame_n of_o he_o move_v she_o to_o believe_v in_o he_o though_o she_o have_v never_o yet_o see_v he_o or_o any_o miracle_n of_o he_o and_o not_o only_o to_o believe_v in_o he_o but_o to_o show_v her_o faith_n by_o come_v to_o he_o thus_o to_o touch_v his_o garment_n that_o she_o may_v be_v heal_v observe_v observe_v in_o that_o this_o woman_n never_o believe_v in_o christ_n nor_o show_v her_o faith_n in_o he_o till_o she_o come_v to_o have_v some_o knowledge_n of_o he_o by_o the_o report_n which_o she_o hear_v hence_o we_o learn_v that_o we_o must_v first_o have_v knowledge_n of_o christ_n in_o some_o measure_n before_o we_o can_v believe_v in_o he_o or_o show_v forth_o any_o true_a fruit_n of_o faith_n knowledge_n be_v the_o ground_n of_o faith_n and_o the_o beginning_n of_o it_o psal_n 9_o 10._o they_o that_o know_v the_o name_n of_o god_n will_v put_v their_o trust_n in_o it_o rom._n 10._o 14._o how_o shall_v they_o believe_v in_o he_o of_o who_o they_o have_v not_o hear_v therefore_o act._n 8._o 35._o first_o philip_n preach_v jesus_n unto_o the_o eunuch_n and_o then_o the_o eunuch_n come_v to_o
tumult_n make_v by_o the_o mourner_n assemble_v to_o solemnize_v the_o funeral_n of_o the_o young_a maid_n which_o be_v dead_a verse_n 38._o 2._o his_o reprove_v of_o that_o their_o tumult_n and_o superstitious_a mourning_n which_o they_o use_v together_o with_o the_o reason_n of_o his_o reproof_n because_o the_o maid_n be_v not_o dead_a but_o asleep_o verse_n 39_o 3._o their_o derision_n or_o laugh_v he_o to_o scorn_v 4._o his_o put_v of_o they_o all_o out_o of_o the_o house_n and_o take_v the_o father_n and_o mother_n of_o the_o maid_n together_o with_o his_o three_o disciple_n before_o mention_v and_o so_o