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Let us now examine the words themselves respectively . Your life . ] The word life
is taken for that supernatural life whereby we live to God under a state of grace ,
and whereby we are to live with God in a state of glory : For the life of grace is ...
Hence that word of the Psalmist li . 10 , Create in me a clean heart ... But these
words in God , are added , because Christ himself , as man , hath withdrawn
himself from the earth , and ascended to God the Father . Therefore , God is
In these words you have the general exhortation to the practice of mortification .
We may observe in them , First , the connexion or dependence of the words ; for
the illative particle therefore , compels us to look to what goes before . They are ...
Let us , therefore , in the third place , consider this object ; and since every word
here used by the Apostle hath great meaning in itself , we shall examine each
singly . Members . ] As to this first word we must point out two things : First , what
These words are not to be taken in such sense , that we should conclude it is
peculiar to these sins alone to excite the Divine wrath ( for this meets all sins ) ;
but because upon those gross flagitious crimes , which especially overthrow
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