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If ye then be risen with Christ , seek those things which are above , where Christ
sitteth on the right hand of God . Set your affection on things above , not on things
on the earth . Having established the doctrine of the Gospel , and vanquished ...
For the despising earthly things two others are used ; the first derived from our
spiritual death ; Ye are dead , and your life is hid with Christ , vers . 4 ; the latter ,
from the expectation of our life of glory ; When Christ , who is our life , shall
things , being certain to obtain them at last , if we seek them as we ought to do . ...
mind or of the understanding reflecting about any thing ; and the act of the will
and affections approving and loving any thing : Therefore , the Apostle would
with a constant reference to these supernal things : for this is effectually to savour
the things above , viz . to be so affected by their excellence and sweetness , as to
thirst for them with an insatiable desire , and refer all things to the attainment of ...
have said , set your affections on things above , without its being added , and not
on things of the earth . But that saying of the Saviour is true , No man can serve
two masters , Matt . vi . 24 . If , therefore , we be slaves to our earthly desires , we
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