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a desire to 'depart, and to be * with Christ; which is far better :

24 Nevertheless to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.

25 And 'having this confidence, I know that I shall abide and continue with

you
all for

your furtherance and joy of faith ;17

your rejoicing may be more abundant in Jesus Christ for 18 me by my coming to you again.

27 Only " let your conversation be as it becometh 19 the Gospel of Christ : that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with Pone mind 9 striving together for the faith 20 of the Gospel ;

28 And" in "nothing terrified by your adver

17 the advancement of your faith and joy. Dod. 18 through. Ham. 19 let your behaviour be worthy of. We. 20 in defence of the faith. Bi.

i 2 Tim. iv. 6: I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departing is at hand.

See on John, xii. 26, IPhi. ii. 24. m See on 2 Cor. 1. 14.

n Phi. iii. 20 : For our conversation is in heaven ; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. See on Eph. iv, 1.

• See on Phi. iv. 1.

Pl Cor. i. 10: Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you ; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.

9 JUDE, 3: It was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Isa. li. 7, 12: Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings. I, even I, am he that comforteth you : who art thou, that thou shouldest be afraid of a man that shall die, and of the son of man which shall be made as grass ? MAT. X. 28 : And fear not

saries : 'which is to them an evident token of perdition,21 + but to you of salvation, and that of God.

29 For unto you." it is given in the behalf of Christ,22 'not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 w Having the same conflict * which ye saw

and now hear to be in me.

in me,

CHAP. II. I He exhorteth them to unity, and to all humbleness of nind, by the

example of Christ's humility and exaltation : 12 to a careful proceeding in the way of salvation, that they be as lights to the wicked world, 16 and comforts to him their Apostle, who is now ready to be offered up to God: 19 he hopeth to send Timothy to them, whom he greatly commendeth, 25 as Epaphroditus also, whom he presently sendeth to them.

IF there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if

any

a fellow

21 destruction. Pu.

22 for Christ. Bi. Gen. Rh. Pu.

them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul : but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

• 2 Thes. i. 5: Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer.

See on Acts, xiv. 22.

u See on Acts, v. 41. ¿ Eph. ii. 8: By grace ye are saved through faith ; and that not of yourselves : it is the gift of God.

w Ver. 29. 1 Cor. xv. 10:1 laboured more abundantly than they all : yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. Col. i. 29 : Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily. do. ii. 1: 1 would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you. 1 Thes. ii. 2: We were bold in our God to speak unto you the Gospel of God with much contention.

* Acts, xvi. 19, &c: They caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers, &c. 1 Thês. ij. 2: But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully intreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the Gospel of God with much contention.

CHAP. II. • 2 Cor. xiii. 14: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and

ship of the Spirit,' if any • bowels and mercies, 2 Fulfil ,

ye my joy, that ye bed likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.

3 e Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory ; but ' in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

4 5 Look 4 not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus :

6 Who, i being in the form of God, k thought it not robbery to be equal with God :6

'communication of spirit. Ham. ? compassion and mercy. Co. Cr. Bi. Gen. 3 of one soul. We. * Aini. We. s for his own profit. Co. Who, being in the form of God, did not covet to appear as God. Whit'

. Who, being in the forın of a God, did not take upon to be equal to a God. Wh.

the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all.

b Col. iii. 12: Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering.

John, iii. 29: He that hath the bride is the bridegroom : but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice : this my joy therefore is fulfilled.

See on John, xvii. 11. e Phi. i. 15, 16: GAL. v. 26 : Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another. James, iii. 14 : But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

See on Rom. xii. 10.
& See on Rom. xiv. 1.
n See on MAT. xi. 29.
See on John, i. 1, 2; and John, xiv. 9.

k John, v. 18: The Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his father, making himself equal with God. do. 33 : The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself 'God.

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saries : " which is to them an evident token of perdition, 21 t but to you of salvation, and that of God.

29 For unto you." it is given in the behalf of Christ,22 "not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ;

30 "Having the same conflict "which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.

CHAP. II. I He exhorteth them to unity, and to all humbleness of thind, by the

example of Christ's humility and exaltation : 12 to a careful proceeding in the way of salvation, that they be as lights to the wicked world, 16 and comforts to him their Apostle, who is now ready to be offered up to God: 19 he hopeth to send Timothy to them, whore' he greatly commendeth, 25 as Epaphroditus also, whom he presently sendeth to them.

IF there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any a fellow

21 destruction. Pu.

22 for Christ. Bi. Gen. Rh. Pu.

them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul : but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

• 2 Thes. i. 5: Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer,

See on Acts, xiv. 22. u See on Acts, v. 41.

Eph. ii. 8: By grace ye are saved through faith ; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.

w Ver. 29. 1 Cor. xv. 10:1 laboured more abundantly than they all : yet not I, but the grace of God which was with

Col. i. 29: Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily. do. ii. 1:1 would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you. 1 Thes. ii. 2: We were bold in our God to speak unto you the Gospel of God with much contention.

* Acts, xvi. 19, &c: They caught Paul and Silas, and drew them into the marketplace unto the rulers, &c. 1 Thes, ij.2: But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully intreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the Gospel of God with much con. tention.

CHAP. II. • 2 Cor. xiii. 14: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and

me.

ship of the Spirit,' if any b bowels and mercies, 2

2 • Fulfil ye my joy, that ye bed likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.

3 e Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory ; but ' in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

4 5 Look 4 not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus :

6 Who, ' being in the form of God, k thought it not robbery to be equal with God : 6

' communication of spirit. Ham. ? compassion and mercy. Co. Cr. Bi. Gen. 3 of one soul. We. 4 Aini. We. s for his own profit. Co. . Who, being in the form of God, did not covet to appear as God. Whit. Who, being in the forın of a God, did not take upon to be equal to a God. Wh.

the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all.

Col. iii. 12: Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering,

c John, iri. 29: He that hath the bride is the bridegroom : but the friend of the bridegroom, which standeth and heareth him, rejoiceth greatly because of the bridegroom's voice : this my joy therefore is fulfilled. a See on John, xvii. 11.

e Pai. i. 15, 16: GAL. v. 26: Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another. JAMES, iii. 14: But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

See on Rom. xii. 10.
& See on Rom. xiv. 1.
" See on Mat. xi. 29.
See on John, i. 1, 2; and John, xiv. 9.

k John, v. 18: The Jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the sabbath, but said also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God. do. x. 33 : The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but for blasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.

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