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That former is established between God and the conscience of every individual
whenever by faith he apprehends Christ , and the remission of his sins for Christ '
s sake , and God reconciled and propitious to him . Hence says the Apostle ...
Thus Paul , who , heretofore displeased , had rejected Mark , being now
reconciled , commends the same man to the Colossians , and most diligently
guards against his being rejected by them . Vers . 11 . And Jesus , which is called
A little after , on those words , God was in Christ , reconciling the world unto
himself , he says , Through Christ He reconciled to himself the world , that is , all
those who were predestinated . In the 2d Chapter to the Hebrews also , he
19 , 20 , God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself , not imputing their
trespasses unto them : and hath ... are ambassadors for Christ , as though God
did beseech you by us , we pray you in Christ ' s stead , be ye reconciled to God .
And on this account the Apostle subjoined , after he had said that God in Christ
reconciled the world to himself , nevertheless it behoved Ministers to discharge
their embassy , and exhort all to be reconciled to God . From all which it appears
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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