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For as he , whilst protected by his guards , held the citadel , ruled the miserable
citizens , and compelled them to obey his commands ; but after he had been
stripped of his defence , forced from his citadel , overcome , and bound , was
For he is speaking not of the profane and the dead in sins ; but of Christians , i . e
. those whom he presumes to be regenerate : and he commands them to mortify
their members , & c . Therefore , for the sake of perspicuity , we must admit the ...
... There is nothing pure in a mind corrupted by lust . 3 . It is objected , Sin cannot
come by a Divine command ; but God commanded Hosea the prophet , Go take
unto thee a wife of whoredoms , and make to thyself children of whorcdoms , & c .
Lastly , whichever of these be the fact , it may be answered , That God can
specially command a thing which may be forbidden by the ordinary law : thus he
commanded Abraham to slay his innocent son , and the Jews to carry away the
What they affirm , that brothels are to be tolerated lest married women should be
violated , is contrary to the Divine command , Deut . xxiii . 17 , There shall be no
whore of the daughters of Israel , & c . It is contrary to Apostolic doctrine ; which ...
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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