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For they every where teach , that those who are born again in baptism not only
die to sin sacramentally , but also receive the Spirit of Christ , by whose virtue and
efficacy the lusts of the flesh are really mortified in them . Rom . vi . 6 , We know ...
First , then , we answer , that the Colossians were dead sacramentally by having
received baptism ; but are bidden to mortify their members actually , viz . in the
conversation of life : now these things are accordant , not contradictory . Secondly
Your . These members are called ours , because that . whole body of sin is also
properly ours . This natural body which we bear , is ours now as to its use ; but we
received VOL . II . it from God as to its creation : Job x Ver . 5 . 35 EPISTLE TO ...
It is contrary to the received opinion of Theologians , who deny that a
compensation of sins is to be admitted : Harlots , therefore , are not to be
prostituted lest married women should be violated . Lastly , it is contrary to the
duty of the Christian ...
... faith respecting the Person of Christ , “ " Tis the faith “ of this Creed which hath
given you admittance to Baptism ; ' tis by that " that you have been regenerated ; '
lis by this faith that you have received “ the Eucharist and the Lord ' s Supper .
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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