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But , in the first place , we must premise , what the scope of the Apostle is ; for it is
useful , nay , necessary to have this before our eyes , that we may understand
what an apt and suitable bearing all his observations have upon it . The whole ...
Having established the doctrine of the Gospel , and vanquished the seducers ,
the Apostle comes to the business of exhortation , that he might train to holiness
of life those whom he had brought to hold the truth of faith . But this exhortation ...
The word opovɛīte , in our translation set your affections , embraces two acts ; the
act of the mind or of the understanding reflecting about any thing ; and the act of
the will and affections approving and loving any thing : Therefore , the Apostle ...
The Apostle calls all those things , in which the kingdom of God does not consist ,
things of the earth ; as riches , pleasures , honours ; and I add , in fine , those
ceremonies and observations which centre in things earthly and corporeal : for
The poet heretofore sang , Our bosoms do not admit two cares ; and the Apostle
said , foolish and hurtful lusts drown men in perdition , 1 Tim . vi . 9 . 2 . We must
observe , that Paul forbids us to seek and savour earthly things , he does not ...
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I'm teaching through Colossians in a small group study that I team teach. The reason I bought this commentary was the shining review from Spurgeon, quoting Charles Bridges, who said that of all commentaries, this is second only to Owen on Hebrews. Wow. Read full review