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The Apostle seems clearly to assert it in this place : but the whole Scripture
proclaims our mortification and vivification to be the effects of the Divine power
alone , produced by the Holy Spirit regenerating and inspiring new life into men .
For original and inbred sin , although it is only one actually , yet is it virtually a
whole army of vices ; not unlike a seed , which is actually single , but virtually all
those which are produced from it . Their corporeal constitution , and other
As the study of deceitfully pleasing men can produce nothing else than eye -
service ; so the true and genuine fear of God always produces simplicity and
sincerity . As , therefore , the cause is connected with the effect , he places the
fear of ...
This procured him the friendship of Luther and Melancthon , although he
subsequently had a dispute with the latter on the subject of concession to the
Romanists , which difference of opinion , as usual , produced considerable
enmity . He then ...
They are altogether destitute of this salt , to whom it is customary and pleasant to
blab out words corrupting to the mind or the affections of the hearers : for it is the
property of salt to restrain corruption , not to produce it . They corrupt the mind ...
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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