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The whole discussion , then , of the Apostle has respect to this , viz . that after the
doctrine of the faith of the Gospel had been established , and the impostures of
false apostles exploded , he might stir up the Colossians to exercise holiness of ...
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 ...
It is a common saying , The mind is where it loves , not where its actual scat is :
and that saying in the Gospel is also well known , Where the treasure is , there
will the heart be also , Matt . vi . 21 . Since then Christ , who is the love and
delight of ...
Thou hast consecrated thy mouth to the Gospel : it is unlawful to open it for such
things ; sacrilege to accustom it to them , says Bernard . Whence that Canon of
the Council of Carthage cited by Gratian , which runs , We are of opinion that a ...
This may be understood either of an eternal or temporal election , by which
Christians are separated from the filth of the world to serve God according to the
precepts of the Gospel . And I consider the Aposlle means this latter election ;
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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