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For Augustine hath properly remarked , that these things may also be called
things which are above , because as to the excellency of their worth they far
surpass earthly things ; as , furthermore , because all things of this kind are
But now they are said to savour of or seek earthly things , who place their
happiness in these things , who by these earthly blessings ( as they are called )
are inAuenced in all their judgments and decisions . These sensualities are well
The Author , or the Cause of the glorious and blessed life which we expect , is
Christ himself : Whence he is called our life by a causal not an essential
predication ; because it was he that promised this life to us , it was he that merited
it for us , it ...
Nothing that is of any moment and worth can be snatched from the pious man .
Against our good things ( as they are called ) of fortune , even against this frail life
, the ungodly may prevail : but against the good things Ver . 4 . EPISTLE TO THE
Therefore , the act of mortification attributed to us is nothing else than the '
svépyarch , or operation springing from infused grace , even that which we have
called the internal or habitual mortification effected by the Holy Spirit . 2 . It is
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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