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... it shews all those things to be of no esteem . But now they are said to savour of
or seek earthly things , who place their happiness in these things , who by these
earthly blessings ( as they are called ) are inAuenced in all their judgments and ...
... and affect lofty or celestial things : Christ sitteth at the right hand of God ;
therefore it behoves us to seek and to affect the things that are above . First we
shall explain the meaning of these words ; and then shew the force of the
argument Ver .
Those things being explained , it remains that we shew the force of this argument
: Christ sitteth on high at the right hand of God ; therefore we ought to seek and
affect the things which are above . There are two reasons which strengthen this ...
Lastly , the Apostle ' s conclusion is supported by what is honourable and due . It
is honourable , that they who have died sacramentally in baptism , should shew
in their life that they are really mortified . It is due , that they who have vowed the ...
The Apostle proceeds still further to shew that earthly things are not to be sought
or savoured by Christians , but heavenly ones . He derives his argument from the
expectation of the glory destined for us . We shall consider first , the matter ...
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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