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The first , comprehended in the four first verses , teaches us how , and stirs us up
to seek the true end , that is to say , heaven , and Christ dwelling in heaven . The
second exhorts to the practice of those things which are ordained to this end .
This Christ himself teaches us , Luke xxiv . 26 , Ought not Christ to have suffered ,
and to enter into his glory ? And the Apostle , Heb . i . 3 , After that he had purged
our sins , he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high . 3 . As to the ...
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 ...
Having gone through that former part of the exhortation which teaches us what is
to be sought without us , and what to be avoided ; the Apostle proceeds , and
teaches what is to be extirpated and abolished within us , what is to be nourished
I The Apostle teaches that after all the external acts of lust have been repressed ,
the internal motion itself , and the unbridled passion must be restrained . llados ,
then denotes that disposition of the mind whereby any one is fitted and ready for
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