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... necessary to know , and frequently to revolve in mind , these heavenly things ;
for no one seeks that about which he thinks not : But neither is it sufficient to think
, unless it is done with love and affection ; for nothing is sought by us except that ...
That no one can savour of things heavenly and things of the earth at the same
time . For if this could be done , there would have been no need of this clause
denying and forbidding it ; but it would have been sufficient to have said , set your
The opinion of good men , together with the testimony of the conscience , is
sufficient for pious persons in this evil world , against the lip of those speaking
lies ; for as the Poet wisely sang , False praise can charm , unreal shame control
Christ and his Spirit renewing us is not esteemed of sufficient value by us , unless
we esteem this new man of such great value , that we consider all other things ,
which men generally think make them honourable or despicable , as nothing in ...
If a just cause is not a sufficient ground for inflicting revenge , it is evident that
they grievously offend who break forth into disputes and strifes for triling and
nugatory causes , nay , for those that are unjust and absolutely nothing . See Matt
. xviii .
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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