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A15447 Seuen goulden candlestickes houlding the seauen greatest lights of Christian religion shewing vnto all men what they should beleeue, & how they ought to walke in this life, that they may attayne vnto eternall life. By Gr: Williams Doctor of Divinity Williams, Gryffith, 1589?-1672.; Delaram, Francis, 1589 or 90-1627, engraver. 1624 (1624) STC 25719; ESTC S120026 710,322 935

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be_v smooth_a than_o oil_n when_o he_o say_v unto_o amasa_n est_fw-la ne_fw-la pax_fw-la mi_fw-mi frater_fw-la 20.9.10_o 2_o sam._n 20.9.10_o be_v it_o peace_n brother_n and_o yet_o while_o the_o tongue_n call_v he_o brother_n his_o sword_n stab_v he_o to_o death_n like_o a_o enemy_n so_o sin_n as_o it_o be_v a_o cunning_a apothecary_n that_o write_v on_o the_o outside_n of_o his_o box_n pharmaca_n medicine_n when_o as_o within_o there_o be_v nothing_o but_o venena_fw-la poison_n proponit_fw-la quod_fw-la delectabile_fw-la supponit_fw-la quod_fw-la exitiale_fw-la ungit_fw-la pungit_fw-la it_o promise_v wealth_n but_o it_o bring_v woe_n 8.13_o revel_v 8.13_o woe_n woe_n wo_n to_o the_o inhabitant_n of_o the_o earth_n vae_fw-la propter_fw-la culpam_fw-la vae_fw-la propter_fw-la tribulationem_fw-la mundanam_fw-la &_o vae_fw-la propter_fw-la paenam_fw-la aeternam_fw-la woe_n for_o our_o offence_n woe_n for_o our_o misery_n woe_n for_o our_o eternal_a punishment_n and_o it_o anoint_v we_o with_o oil_n
unwillingness_n in_o they_o to_o serve_v he_o but_o because_o he_o deni_v his_o grace_n unto_o they_o whereby_o they_o may_v be_v enable_v to_o serve_v he_o and_o this_o denial_n of_o his_o grace_n be_v no_o injustice_n in_o god_n because_o their_o own_o sin_n have_v make_v this_o separation_n betwixt_o god_n and_o they_o he_o god_n be_v not_o bind_v to_o give_v the_o wicked_a power_n to_o serve_v he_o and_o make_v every_o man_n like_o unto_o turnus_n soul_n fugit_fw-la indignata_fw-la per_fw-la umbras_fw-la to_o hide_v himself_o from_o this_o shine_a light_n and_o god_n be_v a_o debtor_n to_o no_o man_n that_o he_o shall_v inlighten_v any_o but_o who_o it_o please_v he_o second_o i_o say_v that_o this_o extend_v of_o his_o special_a goodness_n unto_o some_o and_o not_o to_o other_o be_v no_o accept_n of_o person_n in_o that_o sense_n which_o the_o scripture_n say_v god_n be_v no_o accepter_n of_o person_n for_o first_o saint_n augustine_n tell_v we_o that_o ibi_fw-la est_fw-la acceptio_fw-la personarum_fw-la ubi_fw-la quae_fw-la aequalibus_fw-la ex_fw-la aquo_fw-la debentur_fw-la inaequaliter_fw-la distribuuntur_fw-la there_o be_v the_o acception_n of_o person_n person_n what_o it_o be_v to_o be_v a_o accepter_n of_o person_n where_o those_o thing_n which_o be_v equal_o due_a to_o all_o man_n be_v unequal_o distribute_v to_o some_o man_n but_o where_o those_o thing_n which_o be_v due_a to_o none_o be_v free_o give_v unto_o some_o and_o unequal_o distribute_v unto_o those_o yet_o herein_o be_v neither_o partiality_n nor_o iniquity_n because_o as_o our_o saviour_n say_v god_n may_v do_v with_o his_o own_o what_o he_o will_v 20.15_o math._n 20.15_o and_o give_v the_o same_o to_o who_o he_o please_v and_o thereby_o huic_fw-la facit_fw-la misericordia_fw-la tibi_fw-la non_fw-la fit_a iniuria_fw-la he_o do_v but_o show_v mercy_n unto_o the_o one_o and_o he_o do_v no_o injustice_n to_o the_o other_o second_o the_o meaning_n of_o the_o holy_a ghost_n in_o say_v that_o god_n be_v no_o accepter_n of_o person_n be_v not_o that_o he_o choose_v not_o one_o man_n rather_o than_o another_o for_o so_o he_o choose_v jacob_n and_o hate_v esau_n 1.2_o mal._n 1.2_o but_o that_o he_o choose_v not_o any_o man_n in_o regard_n of_o the_o outward_a endowment_n or_o natural_a gift_n or_o any_o other_o thing_n that_o be_v in_o that_o man_n rather_o than_o in_o other_o man_n as_o not_o achitophel_n for_o his_o wisdom_n not_o absalon_n for_o his_o beauty_n not_o samson_n for_o his_o strength_n man_n god_n choose_v no_o man_n for_o the_o love_n of_o any_o thing_n that_o be_v in_o man_n not_o dives_fw-la for_o riches_n nor_o jacob_n for_o any_o thing_n that_o be_v in_o jacob_n more_o than_o in_o esau_n for_o who_o he_o choose_v he_o choose_v mere_o out_o of_o his_o mere_a grace_n and_o goodness_n towards_o the_o one_o rather_o than_o the_o other_o as_o he_o himself_o plain_o show_v i_o will_v have_v mercy_n on_o who_o i_o will_v have_v mercy_n 33.19_o exod._n 33.19_o and_o so_o you_o see_v how_o abundant_o god_n be_v good_a eternal_o in_o himself_o general_o unto_o all_o and_o more_o especial_o unto_o his_o saint_n oh_o then_o let_v we_o not_o be_v like_o the_o egyptian_n that_o find_v out_o the_o stream_n of_o the_o river_n nilus_n but_o know_v not_o the_o spring_n from_o whence_o they_o issue_v let_v we_o not_o be_v ignorant_a of_o that_o spring_n and_o fountain_n from_o whence_o we_o receive_v so_o many_o benefit_n god_n that_o we_o shall_v acknowledge_v all_o our_o goodness_n to_o proceed_v from_o god_n and_o so_o many_o stream_n of_o goodness_n for_o this_o be_v but_o like_o the_o swine_n to_o eat_v the_o acorn_n that_o fall_v on_o the_o ground_n and_o never_o to_o behold_v the_o tree_n from_o whence_o they_o fall_v or_o to_o bear_v the_o name_n of_o god_n write_v in_o our_o heart_n by_o the_o pen_n of_o nature_n and_o yet_o to_o be_v like_o the_o athenian_a altar_n wherein_o be_v engrave_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d to_o the_o unknown_a god_n but_o rather_o in_o all_o thing_n whatsoever_o we_o have_v or_o enjoy_v health_n wealth_n or_o prosperity_n spiritual_a or_o temporal_a grace_n let_v we_o with_o saint_n james_n acknowledge_v the_o same_o to_o descend_v from_o above_o and_o to_o proceed_v unto_o we_o from_o this_o abundant_a goodness_n of_o god_n and_o for_o the_o same_o 1.17_o james_n 1.17_o let_v we_o ascribe_v unto_o god_n the_o honour_n due_a unto_o his_o name_n to_o worship_v he_o with_o holy_a worship_n and_o so_o much_o for_o the_o four_o particle_n of_o the_o abundant_a goodness_n of_o god_n chap._n ix_o of_o the_o superabundant_a truth_n of_o god_n the_o five_o particle_n of_o god_n goodness_n be_v that_o he_o be_v abundant_a in_o truth_n now_o truth_n say_v anselmus_n be_v as_o time_n or_o as_o light_n which_o though_o but_o one_o yet_o be_v it_o diverse_o distinguish_v so_o truth_n say_v the_o philosopher_n be_v various_o consider_v and_o that_o either_o be_v arist_n aethic_n l._n 4._o c._n 7._o &_o moral_a l._n 1._o c_o 33._o what_o moral_a truth_n be_v 1._o moral_o 2._o physical_o in_o the_o first_o sense_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d truth_n be_v a_o virtue_n even_o place_v betwixt_o arrogancy_n and_o simulation_n or_o as_o cicero_n define_v it_o and_o which_o saint_n augustine_n hold_v to_o be_v the_o best_a definition_n of_o it_o veritas_fw-la est_fw-la per_fw-la quam_fw-la immutata_fw-la quae_fw-la sunt_fw-la quae_fw-la fuerunt_fw-la &_o quae_fw-la futura_fw-la sunt_fw-la dicuntur_fw-la truth_n be_v that_o i._n e._n that_o virtue_n whereby_o thing_n past_a thing_n present_a and_o thing_n to_o come_v be_v immutable_o relate_v as_o they_o be_v and_o this_o truth_n though_o it_o be_v in_o god_n or_o rather_o from_o god_n because_o he_o always_o say_v and_o relate_v thing_n immutable_o as_o they_o be_v yet_o be_v it_o not_o in_o he_o as_o in_o we_o because_o in_o we_o truth_n be_v a_o moral_a virtue_n whereby_o as_o by_o a_o habit_n we_o be_v propense_a and_o incline_v to_o show_v forth_o the_o thing_n as_o they_o be_v but_o in_o god_n it_o be_v not_o as_o a_o quality_n but_o a_o essential_a property_n whereby_o he_o be_v what_o he_o be_v and_o can_v no_o more_o leave_n to_o be_v or_o to_o relate_v truth_n than_o he_o can_v leave_v to_o be_v a_o god_n be_v what_o physical_a truth_n be_v in_o the_o second_o sense_n veritas_fw-la cuiuslibet_fw-la rei_fw-la est_fw-la proprietas_fw-la svi_fw-la esse_fw-la quod_fw-la stabilitum_fw-la est_fw-la ei_fw-la the_o truth_n of_o every_o thing_n be_v the_o propriety_n of_o his_o be_v or_o as_o saint_n augustine_n say_v verum_fw-la est_fw-la id_fw-la quod_fw-la est_fw-la that_o be_v true_a which_o be_v illud_fw-la enim_fw-la omnes_fw-la verum_fw-la dicunt_fw-la esse_fw-la quod_fw-la tale_n revera_fw-la est_fw-la 5._o a●gust_n soli●●que_fw-la l._n 2._o c._n 5._o quale_fw-la esse_fw-la videtur_fw-la etc._n etc._n for_o all_o man_n say_v he_o affirm_v that_o to_o be_v true_a which_o be_v indeed_o as_o it_o seem_v to_o be_v and_o that_o to_o be_v false_a which_o be_v not_o as_o it_o seem_v to_o be_v as_o the_o image_n of_o a_o man_n in_o a_o glass_n seem_v to_o be_v a_o man_n and_o be_v not_o and_o therefore_o though_o it_o be_v a_o true_a image_n of_o a_o man_n yet_o be_v it_o a_o false_a man_n and_o so_o he_o be_v a_o false_a friend_n which_o seem_v to_o be_v a_o true_a fr●end_n and_o be_v not_o a_o most_o heavy_a sentence_n against_o they_o which_o say_v they_o be_v jew_n 2.9_o revel_v 2.9_o and_o be_v not_o but_o be_v of_o the_o synagogue_n of_o satan_n which_o say_v they_o be_v christian_n but_o serve_v not_o god_n and_o which_o seem_v to_o be_v just_a and_o honest_a man_n but_o inward_o be_v raven_a wolf_n because_o they_o be_v not_o what_o they_o seem_v to_o be_v do_v deceive_v themselves_o and_o the_o truth_n be_v not_o in_o they_o and_o therefore_o 1.6_o 1_o john_n 1.6_o nihil_fw-la prodest_fw-la illis_fw-la nomen_fw-la usurpare_fw-la alienum_fw-la &_o vocari_fw-la quod_fw-la non_fw-la sunt_fw-la it_o will_v avail_v they_o nothing_o to_o usurp_v a_o wrong_a name_n and_o to_o be_v call_v what_o they_o be_v not_o for_o though_o they_o may_v deceive_v the_o world_n yet_o christ_n which_o be_v truth_n itself_o and_o know_v all_o truth_n will_v tell_v they_o at_o the_o last_o day_n that_o he_o never_o know_v they_o that_o be_v 25.12_o math_n 25.12_o to_o be_v true_a christian_n which_o they_o seem_v to_o be_v but_o be_v not_o and_o thus_o god_n be_v truth_n and_o that_o two_o way_n 1._o essential_o in_o himself_o 2._o causal_o in_o all_o thing_n first_o god_n be_v essential_o true_a yea_o truth_n itself_o as_o moses_n and_o as_o our_o saviour_n say_v quia_fw-la est_fw-la quod_fw-la est_fw-la 32.4_o deut._n 32.4_o because_o he_o be_v that_o which_o he_o be_v and_o that_o which_o he_o seem_v to_o be_v and_o thus_o proper_o
prove_v and_o that_o the_o holy_a ghost_n be_v god_n as_o all_o the_o holy_a father_n have_v as_o sufficient_o confirm_v &_o yet_o that_o there_o be_v not_o three_o god_n but_o one_o god_n sym._n athan._n in_o sym._n as_o athanasius_n show_v therefore_o it_o must_v needs_o follow_v that_o all_o three_o have_v but_o one_o and_o the_o selfsame_o essence_n and_o consequent_o that_o the_o son_n be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d patri_fw-la consubstantial_a or_o coessential_a unto_o his_o father_n and_o therefore_o also_o hence_o it_o must_v needs_o follow_v that_o as_o caluin_n say_v our_o saviour_n christ_n be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d a_o god_n of_o himself_o independent_a as_o absolute_a as_o the_o father_n be_v and_o yet_o for_o the_o better_a understanding_n of_o this_o point_n how_o christ_n may_v be_v say_v to_o be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d god_n of_o himself_o 33._o thom._n p._n 1._o q._n 33._o we_o must_v consider_v that_o aliud_fw-la est_fw-la habere_fw-la essentiam_fw-la divinam_fw-la à_fw-la seipso_fw-la himself_o how_o christ_n be_v god_n of_o himself_o aliud_fw-la habere_fw-la essentiam_fw-la divinam_fw-la à_fw-la seipsa_fw-la existentem_fw-la it_o be_v one_o thing_n to_o have_v his_o divine_a essence_n from_o himself_o and_o another_o to_o have_v his_o divine_a essence_n exist_v of_o itself_o to_o say_v that_o the_o person_n of_o the_o son_n have_v his_o divine_a essence_n that_o be_v his_o personal_a be_v from_o himself_o we_o can_v because_o it_o be_v from_o the_o father_n the_o father_n communicate_v his_o whole_a essence_n unto_o the_o son_n and_o therefore_o we_o say_v that_o the_o son_n ratione_fw-la 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d in_o respect_n of_o his_o personal_a be_v be_v not_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d god_n of_o himself_o but_o god_n of_o god_n and_o light_n of_o light_n as_o the_o nicen_n council_n have_v it_o because_o the_o person_n of_o the_o son_n exi_v from_o the_o person_n of_o the_o father_n but_o to_o say_v that_o the_o son_n have_v his_o divine_a essence_n exist_v of_o it_o self_n ibid._n idem_fw-la ibid._n be_v most_o certain_a quia_fw-la remota_fw-la relatione_fw-la ad_fw-la patrem_fw-la sola_fw-la restat_fw-la essentia_fw-la qua_fw-la est_fw-la à_fw-la seipsa_fw-la for_o take_v away_o the_o relation_n of_o the_o son_n unto_o the_o father_n there_o remain_v but_o the_o essence_n which_o be_v of_o it_o s●lfe_o and_o therefore_o we_o say_v that_o the_o son_n quoad_fw-la essentiam_fw-la absolutam_fw-la in_o respect_n of_o his_o absolute_a essence_n be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d a_o god_n of_o himself_o because_o the_o essence_n of_o the_o son_n be_v the_o very_a same_o that_o the_o essence_n of_o the_o father_n be_v and_o so_o to_o this_o truth_n set_v down_o by_o caluine_n bellarmine_n himself_o subscribe_v christo_n bellar._n de_fw-fr christo_n but_o the_o old_a and_o new_a arrian_n can_v endure_v to_o yield_v he_o to_o be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o same_o essence_n with_o his_o father_n but_o rather_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o some_o other_o such_o like_a essence_n but_o not_o of_o the_o same_o substance_n as_o athanasius_n show_v fidej_fw-la athan._n in_o l._n de_fw-fr expositione_n fidej_fw-la and_o therefore_o they_o do_v object_n first_o against_o the_o word_n here_o use_v by_o the_o father_n to_o express_v this_o truth_n second_o against_o the_o truth_n and_o true_a meaning_n of_o the_o matter_n contain_v and_o declare_v by_o this_o word_n nicen._n ob._n idem_fw-la in_o l._n de_fw-fr decret_a con._n nicen._n first_o for_o the_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d though_o first_o find_v out_o by_o themselves_o yet_o of_o all_o other_o the_o arrian_n can_v not_o endure_v it_o as_o athanasius_n witness_v because_o as_o they_o say_v neither_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d essence_n nor_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o same_o essence_n can_v be_v find_v any_o where_o in_o all_o the_o scripture_n 1.20_o sol._n that_o the_o word_n essence_n be_v plain_o derive_v out_o of_o scripture_n rom_n 1.20_o to_o this_o epiphanius_n answer_v that_o although_o the_o name_n of_o essence_n in_o plain_a term_n be_v not_o find_v either_o in_o the_o old_a or_o new_a testament_n yet_o the_o sense_n and_o signification_n thereof_o the_o synonomie_n and_o aequivalencie_n of_o the_o same_o be_v obuious_o find_v in_o many_o place_n for_o the_o apostle_n speak_v of_o his_o eternal_a power_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d and_o godhead_n and_o what_o be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d his_o godhead_n but_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d the_o very_a essence_n of_o god_n 2._o philip._n 2._o and_o so_o he_o speak_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o form_n of_o god_n but_o the_o form_n of_o any_o thing_n be_v no_o less_o philosophical_a than_o the_o essence_n of_o that_o thing_n and_o saint_n peter_n say_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d that_o we_o may_v be_v make_v partaker_n of_o the_o divine_a nature_n 1.4_o 2_o pet._n 1.4_o but_o the_o nature_n of_o god_n and_o the_o essence_n of_o god_n be_v both_o the_o same_o beside_o essence_n be_v derive_v of_o esse_fw-la to_o be_v and_o it_o be_v the_o abstract_n of_o the_o name_n or_o word_n which_o in_o the_o concrete_a be_v call_v ens_fw-la be_v but_o god_n be_v say_v to_o be_v both_o ens_fw-la &_o esse_fw-la 3.14_o exod._n 3.14_o the_o chief_a being_n and_o to_o be_v in_o the_o scripture_n as_o ego_fw-la sum_fw-la 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d i_o be_o that_o i_o be_o and_o he_o that_o be_v have_v send_v i_o unto_o you_o and_o therefore_o if_o the_o scripture_n call_v he_o ens_fw-la the_o be_v why_o may_v not_o we_o call_v he_o essence_n for_o though_o it_o can_v be_v well_o say_v god_n that_o abstract_a name_n be_v most_o agreeable_a to_o god_n that_o man_n be_v humanity_n in_o the_o abstract_n yet_o because_o god_n be_v most_o simple_a by_o nature_n we_o may_v as_o well_o speak_v of_o he_o in_o the_o abstract_n as_o in_o the_o concrete_a nay_o the_o abstract_n 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〈◊〉_d coessential_a or_o of_o the_o same_o essence_n time_n that_o the_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o same_o essence_n be_v not_o first_o use_v by_o the_o father_n of_o athanasius_n time_n the_o father_n answer_n that_o it_o be_v not_o first_o invent_v by_o the_o father_n of_o the_o nicen_n council_n as_o the_o arrian_n false_o affirm_v for_o one_o of_o themselves_o deny_v the_o deity_n of_o christ_n say_v that_o if_o they_o shall_v yield_v christ_n to_o be_v a_o true_a god_n then_o must_v it_o follow_v that_o he_o be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o same_o essence_n with_o god_n whereupon_o hosius_n and_o the_o rest_n of_o the_o orthodox_n father_v conclude_v that_o he_o be_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o same_o essence_n with_o god_n and_o it_o be_v use_v long_o before_o that_o time_n though_o not_o controvert_v by_o dionysius_n romanus_n dionysius_n alexandrinus_n origen_n theognostus_n and_o other_o as_o athanasius_n affirm_v second_o they_o say_v that_o it_o be_v not_o so_o far_o fetch_v as_o the_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o another_o essence_n and_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d of_o the_o like_a essence_n which_o themselves_o use_v to_o deny_v the_o coessentiality_n of_o the_o son_n of_o god_n with_o his_o father_n so_o free_a be_v they_o to_o devise_v what_o they_o will_v to_o maintain_v error_n and_o so_o strict_a against_o the_o defender_n of_o the_o truth_n three_o fide_fw-la luk_n 6._o deut_n ambros_n l._n 3._o c._n 7._o de_fw-la fide_fw-la they_o allege_v that_o the_o scripture_n use_v the_o like_a word_n as_o 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d and_o moses_n call_v the_o child_n of_o israel_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d which_o we_o translate_v a_o special_a people_n or_o a_o peculiar_a choose_a people_n unto_o himself_o a_o people_n as_o
good_a and_o to_o bring_v they_o unto_o the_o true_a save_a knowledge_n of_o their_o saviour_n but_o as_o god_n by_o his_o true_a prophet_n do_v foreshow_v the_o come_n and_o incarnation_n of_o this_o word_n so_o will_v satan_n play_v the_o ape_n and_o by_o his_o prophet_n teach_v they_o like_a as_o oedipus_n oedipo_fw-la seneca_n in_o oedipo_fw-la blind_o seek_v his_o father_n do_v unfortunate_o slay_v his_o father_n by_o seek_v thus_o after_o christ_n to_o worship_v himself_o in_o stead_n of_o christ_n and_o so_o to_o offer_v sacrifice_n unto_o devil_n as_o the_o apostle_n say_v and_o not_o to_o god_n three_o they_o may_v by_o the_o continual_a tradition_n of_o their_o elder_n retain_v some_o relic_n of_o that_o promise_n make_v unto_o adam_n that_o the_o seed_n of_o the_o woman_n shall_v come_v 3.15_o gen._n 3.15_o and_o break_v the_o serpent_n head_n for_o we_o find_v by_o their_o rite_n and_o ceremony_n their_o priest_n and_o sacrifice_n and_o such_o like_a that_o they_o have_v a_o kind_n of_o corrupt_a divinity_n still_o remain_v among_o they_o and_o that_o they_o do_v conceive_v some_o thing_n by_o these_o outward_a thing_n that_o shall_v expiate_v their_o sin_n and_o appease_v the_o wrath_n of_o god_n for_o they_o four_o their_o own_o great_a diligence_n knowledge_n that_o the_o philosopher_n be_v wonderful_a diligent_a to_o attain_v unto_o all_o kind_n of_o knowledge_n may_v bring_v no_o small_a knowledge_n and_o understand_v of_o divine_a thing_n unto_o they_o for_o they_o be_v exceed_o great_a searcher_n of_o all_o antiquity_n and_o most_o wonderful_o greedy_a of_o all_o kind_n of_o knowledge_n and_o learning_n and_o therefore_o they_o do_v search_v into_o the_o oracle_n of_o the_o chaldaean_n egyptian_n and_o hebrew_n that_o so_o much_o as_o they_o can_v they_o may_v find_v out_o the_o truth_n both_o of_o humane_a and_o divine_a thing_n and_o so_o theodoret_n clemens_n alexandrinus_n and_o justin_n martyr_n do_v plain_o affirm_v that_o plato_n read_v the_o book_n of_o moses_n and_o the_o prophet_n and_o both_o saint_n ambrose_n and_o eusebius_n say_v that_o numenius_n a_o platonist_n be_v wont_a to_o say_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d that_o plato_n be_v none_o else_o but_o moses_n in_o the_o grecian_a tongue_n and_o saint_n augustine_n himself_o say_v that_o plato_n learn_v the_o divine_a scripture_n from_o the_o prophet_n jeremie_n 11._o aug_n de_fw-fr doct._n christa_n l._n 2._o c._n 28._o jdem_fw-la de_fw-la civet_n dei_fw-la l._n 8._o c._n 11._o when_o the_o jew_n be_v in_o their_o captivity_n at_o babylon_n but_o i_o find_v he_o retract_v this_o opinion_n in_o his_o eight_o book_n and_o eleven_o chapter_n de_fw-fr civitate_fw-la dei_fw-la for_o there_o by_o the_o computation_n of_o their_o year_n and_o time_n wherein_o both_o of_o they_o live_v he_o find_v that_o jeremie_n die_v almost_o a_o hundred_o year_n before_o that_o plato_n be_v bear_v the_o captivity_n be_v in_o the_o time_n of_o cyrus_n and_o darius_n king_n of_o persia_n and_o plato_n bear_v but_o a_o little_a before_o alexander_n king_n of_o macedon_n yet_o there_o he_o deny_v not_o but_o that_o plato_n by_o his_o industry_n when_o he_o travel_v into_o egypt_n may_v by_o some_o interpreter_n learn_v the_o scripture_n for_o as_o yet_o the_o septuagint_n have_v not_o translate_v they_o into_o the_o greek_a tongue_n and_o yet_o aristobulus_n as_o eusebius_n cit_v he_o say_v that_o certain_a part_n and_o parcel_n of_o the_o scripture_n be_v translate_v by_o other_o before_o the_o septuagint_n out_o of_o which_o plato_n may_v learn_v many_o point_n of_o the_o divine_a truth_n or_o if_o this_o knowledge_n be_v not_o have_v out_o of_o the_o hebrew_n book_n yet_o may_v he_o learn_v much_o as_o herodotus_n do_v in_o other_o point_n from_o the_o egyptian_a priest_n for_o it_o be_v not_o likely_a that_o the_o egyptian_n have_v lose_v all_o knowledge_n of_o divinity_n but_o that_o still_o there_o remain_v some_o relic_n of_o that_o verity_n which_o joseph_n and_o the_o child_n of_o israel_n when_o they_o dwell_v in_o egypt_n do_v spread_v and_o leave_v among_o they_o 105.22_o psal_n 105.22_o for_o god_n send_v joseph_n to_o instruct_v the_o prince_n of_o pharaoh_n and_o to_o teach_v his_o senator_n wisdom_n not_o only_o to_o provide_v food_n for_o their_o body_n but_o also_o for_o the_o happiness_n of_o their_o soul_n all_o these_o thing_n be_v well_o consider_v it_o seem_v not_o absurd_a unto_o i_o to_o say_v that_o plato_n and_o other_o learned_a man_n among_o the_o gentile_n be_v not_o altogether_o ignorant_a of_o the_o knowledge_n of_o this_o truth_n concern_v this_o eternal_a word_n nay_o they_o can_v not_o be_v ignorant_a of_o the_o same_o messiah_n that_o the_o gentile_n expect_v the_o come_n of_o a_o messiah_n for_o it_o be_v well_o know_v that_o the_o gentile_n do_v expect_v the_o come_n of_o the_o messiah_n as_o well_o as_o the_o jew_n though_o for_o want_v of_o the_o divine_a oracle_n they_o have_v not_o the_o knowledge_n of_o many_o particular_n of_o his_o come_n so_o well_o as_o the_o jew_n have_v and_o therefore_o he_o be_v call_v expectatio_fw-la gentium_fw-la the_o hope_n and_o expectation_n of_o the_o gentile_n and_o so_o those_o many_o multitude_n that_o become_v proselyte_n of_o the_o jewish_a religion_n those_o sibyl_n and_o prophet_n zoroastres_n baalam_n and_o other_o that_o prophesy_v of_o his_o come_n 24.17_o numb_a 24.17_o and_o those_o magi_n that_o come_v from_o the_o east_n to_o worship_v he_o as_o soon_o as_o ever_o he_o be_v bear_v do_v sufficient_o prove_v that_o the_o gentile_n expect_v the_o come_n of_o this_o word_n etc._n math._n 2.1_o etc._n etc._n before_o he_o be_v make_v flesh_n and_o therefore_o see_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d the_o word_n be_v most_o chief_o know_v or_o likely_a to_o be_v know_v both_o among_o the_o jew_n and_o gentile_n and_o that_o the_o evangelist_n desire_v to_o apply_v himself_o to_o both_o nation_n that_o he_o may_v win_v and_o gain_v the_o more_o to_o christ_n he_o use_v the_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d and_o say_v the_o word_n be_v make_v flesh_n and_o second_o the_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d be_v the_o fit_a word_n that_o he_o can_v choose_v to_o make_v way_n for_o he_o to_o express_v what_o he_o mean_v immediate_o to_o declare_v for_o he_o intend_v present_o to_o say_v that_o all_o thing_n be_v make_v by_o he_o but_o he_o can_v not_o call_v he_o by_o who_o all_o thing_n be_v make_v by_o any_o fit_a term_n than_o the_o word_n because_o all_o man_n do_v know_v that_o god_n make_v all_o thing_n by_o his_o word_n for_o by_o the_o word_n of_o the_o lord_n be_v the_o heaven_n make_v 32._o psal_n 32._o when_o god_n speak_v the_o word_n and_o they_o be_v make_v he_o command_v 148.5_o psal_n 148.5_o and_o they_o stand_v fast_o and_o so_o you_o see_v these_o few_o observation_n touch_v 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d the_o word_n here_o use_v by_o the_o evangelist_n to_o express_v the_o person_n that_o 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