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A Christian serving the lusts of sin , is a deserter and voluntary captive . For he is
delivered from the service of sin , this tyrant being weakened and smitten with a
deadly wound . See the miserable and shameful condition of these in 2 Pet . ii .
It behoves us also to maintain this royal temper , and to resolve that we cannot ,
in conformity with the dignity of our condition , engage with worldly minded men
in the contest for earthly things ; but that we ought so to frame our course with the
Therefore there is need of special faith . Consolations . 1 . Not we ourselves , but
Christ is the keeper of the eternal life promised to us : Therefore , although we are
compelled to tremble , as often as we consider our frail condition in ourselves ...
... slay his innocent son , and the Jews to carry away the goods of the Egyptians :
Therefore , by the intervention of a special and extraordinary command , the
obligation of an ordinary one ceases ; because the condition of the case is
Into what a sad condition have you cast yourself ? By los" ing the faith of the
Creed you have lost all ; the Sacraments of your " Priesthood and Episcopacy are
grounded upon the truth of the Creed . 6 One of these two things you must do ...
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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