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matically. When one or both filled the Tabernacle or Temple, or covered them, as Exod. xl. 34, 35. 1 King. viii. 11. 2 Chron. V. 14. Ibid. vii. I, 3. Ezek. xliii. 5. xliv. 4. that what it or they represented should fill the Church. That there should be no Occasion for those typical Priests, cc. to enter, to sacrifice, or serve there. More particularly every thing that is represented in Ezekiel was prophetick to threaten the Wicked with Destruction, and comfort the Church : The Descriptions and Representations which were exhibited in the Cherubim, in the Temple, and what was therein delineated, were typical of what was to be. The Person above the Cherubim was he which was to rule in the Christian Church, or State. The Lion and Man joined, in the Temple, and the Palm were what was to be instead of the Che-' rubim; that joint Person was to be not only the second Person and Man joined, but the Supporter, the Conqueror, the Ruler. So that this Glory, Ezek. i and iii. 23. stood among the Gentiles. Ezek. xliii. 2. came from the East, and entered at the East Gate, and the Earth shined with it. And when the Glory of the Aleim of Ifrael, and its Splendor, and the Cloud departed, or went up from the Che
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rubim, and went to the Threshold of the House, and the Cloud filled the House, and afterwards the Glory returned, and stood upon the Cherubim. And the Cherubim with the Glory went out of the Temple, and stood at the East Gate ; and the Glory went up from the Midst of the City, and stood upon the Mountain which is upon the East Side of the City. As Ezek. viii. 4. ix. 3. X. 3, 4. 18, 19. xi. 22, 23. Those, who these Visions represented, after their Appearance in Splendor there, should leave that Church and that City, bo.
He, who this Type bore the Name of and represented, was predicted, promised, and prayed for in Words. But as those who, for want of understanding the Hebrew Tongue, the Types, so Manner of expressing them, and the Originals by them, and had no other Idea but that the Father must be elder than the Son, have attributed every thing, though cvery Person is Jehovah, is one of the Aleim, is in many Senfes Father; to Jehovah, to Aleim, to the Father, as in Property, dc. I am to shew that keeping to the Types reclaims all those, each to each Person, and puts an End to all those Disputes. As the SubAtance of the Heavens the Names, is the
Type of Jehovah, of the Aleim ; so Fire, Light or Glory, Spirit, &c. is of Yehovah, of the Aleim. As Fire is the Father of Light, of Glory; so the Light the Glory, is the Light, the Glory of the Father, &c. Begetting or proceeding, bc. is not to give an Idea of their Beginning, but of the Manner of their Existence; any more than sending or being sent is any Evidence of Superiority or Inferiority, but their Oeconomy in the Covenant, as in the Types. Whenever there is Fire, it is begetting and sending out Light; and Light is going out. And the Spirit is proceeding from Fire and Light. The Light shews the Son, the Son reveals the Father. These Connections are not used in any manner of Property or Superiority, but in Distinction to the Light the Glory, the Spirit of the Names, or any other. So, in Distinction to the Essence, which was the Glory, had laid it down, or vailed it, taken on Flesh, through which only the Splendor appeared for the Time, but had Power to re-assume his Glory; and the Manhood, who was to appear like a Servant, was to suffer, was to be raised, . and taken more immediately into the Ef- . sence, and with it to be glorified. I shall cite a few of the Texts, Numb. xiv. 20. I have pardoned all the Earth Mall be
filled with the Glory Jehovah. But those who had seen it and rebelled were not to cnter into Canaan. Plal. lxxii. 19. And. blessed be his glorious. Name for ever, and leĩ the whole Earth be filled with his Glory. Ibid. Ixxxv. 10. Surely his Salvation is nigh them that fear him; that Glory may dwell in our Land. ibid. 1xxxiv. 11. Jehovah will give Grace and Glory: No good thing will be with hold from them that walk uprightly. Ifa. iv. 2. In that Day shall be the Branch of Beauty and Glory. . When Tehovah shall have washed away the Filth of the Daughters of Sion, and mall have purged the Blood of Jerufalem from the midst thereof, by the Spirit of Judgment, and by the Spirit of burning. And Jehovah will create upon every Dwelling-place of Mount Sion, and upon her Asemblies a Cloud and Smoak by Day, and the Shining .of a flaming Fire by Night: For upon all the Glory Mall be a Defence (a Covering.) Ibid. vi. 3. And one cried unto another, and said holy, holy, holy is Jehovah of Hofts, the whole' Earth is full of his Glory. Ibid. xi. 10. And in that Day there mall be a Root of Tefle, which mall stand for an Ensign of the People ; to it Mall the Gentiles seek, and his Reft fall
be Glory. The Reason of the coming of the Glory, which had been predicted and foreshewed, was also predicted, Ifa. xvi. 4.-For the Extortioner is at an end, the Spoiler ceaseth, the Oppressors are consúmed out of the Land: And in Mercy mall the Throne be established, and he mall fit upon it in Truth, in the Tabernacle of the Beloved, &c. Ib. xxiv23. When Jehovah of Hosts all reign in Mount Sion and in Jerusalem, and before his Ancients the Glory. Ibid. xxxv. 2. They fall See the Glory of Jehovah, the Excellency of our Aleim-Then mall the Eyes of the Blind be opened; and the Ears of the Deaf shall be unstopped. Ibid. xl. 3. The Voice of him that crieth in the Wilderness, prepare ye the Way of Jehovah, make straight in the Depart a Highway for our Aleim.
And the Glory Jehovah shall be revealed, and all Flesh mall see it together. Ibid. xlix. 5. Though Ifrael be not gathered, yet jhall í be glorious in the Eyes of Jehovah, and be my Fæderator shall be my Štrength. Ibid. lviii. 8. Then shall thy Light break forth as the Morning, and thine Health (or Medicine) fall spring forth speedily, and thy Justice Mäll go before thee, the Glory Jehovah shall gather thee up. Ibid. lix. 19. So jall they fear the Name of Je