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... exhortations to newness of life : For he would have a good tree to bear good
fruit , namely , a sound faith to yield a holy life . You perceive the scope . In the
second place , then , it is easy to elicit the sum or argument of the whole Chapter
The argument , therefore , from the resurrection of Christ is strong for our spiritual
resurrection . Hence the Apostle , having laid down the death and resurrection of
Christ , subjoins “ Outu nai nais aoriseo Je , & c . Likewise reckon ye also ...
Those things being explained , it remains that we shew the force of this argument
: Christ sitteth on high at the right hand of God ; therefore we ought to seek and
affect the things which are above . There are two reasons which strengthen this ...
Secondly , when the Apostle reasons , Ye are dead , therefore ye ought to savour
earthly things , an argument is deduced by a simile . For as bodily death severs
men from all commerce with earthly things , so this spiritual mortification ought to
4 . When Christ who is our life shall appear , then shall ye also appear with him in
glory . The Apostle proceeds still further to shew that earthly things are not to be
sought or savoured by Christians , but heavenly ones . He derives his argument ...
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