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But , in the first place , we must premise , what the scope of the Apostle is ; for it is
useful , nay , necessary to have this before our eyes , that we may understand
what an apt and suitable bearing all his observations have upon it . The whole ...
I shall not follow out more of this sort , because ( as Seneca has well observed )
there is in too many divisions as great a fault as in no division . It is useful to
distribute a subject matter into parts ; it is frivolous to mince it : for to take in the ...
But to come to the matter itself , here are two things to be observed by us . 1 . The
duty to which we are excited by the Apostle , comprehended in three precepts :
Seek those things which are above ; Opoveīts , i . e . think upon and love the ...
... it sufficient to think , unless it is done with love and affection ; for nothing is
sought by us except that which is desired and loved . Bernard truly observed ,
The understanding and the affection in men are sometimes opposed to each
other , so ...
The Apostle calls all those things , in which the kingdom of God does not consist ,
things of the earth ; as riches , pleasures , honours ; and I add , in fine , those
ceremonies and observations which centre in things earthly and corporeal : for
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