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first , the matter contained in these words in itself : secondly , we shall shew the
force of the consequence ; that it may be understood how it tends to establish this
conclusion , Earthly things are not to be affected by us . In the former part three ...
... that we may be certain what those members are , he adds a particular
specification of certain of them , from the enumeration of which he would have all
the others also , which are of the same nature and origin , to be understood , i . e .
They object , that which is mortal sin , and morally evil in itself , is understood to
be so by the light of nature ; but the Heathen , who were averse to the more
flagitious crimes , as adultery , rape , and incest , thought that fornication should
5 , and 16 , seem to differ : whose opinion is either to be softened down by a
suitable interpretation , or rejected . · We may therefore assume , that by the wrath
of God vengeance is to be understood , or the punishment imposed upon sinners
He enumerates some expressly , that from these it may be understood that others
of the same kind are to be condemned and abandoned . 1 . But now ye also put
off all these . ] In this general persuasion we must first observe the circumstance ...
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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