Effects of

2 COR. VII. godły sorrow. no rest, but bwel A. D. 60. to be repented of: were troubled op

but the sorrow of every side ; i without bch. 4. 8. the world worketh were fightings, within i De. 32. 25. death.* . were fears.

11 For behold this @ Nevertheless cb. 1.4. selfsame thing, that God,k that comfort. I ch. 2. 13. ye sorrowed after a eth those that are

mob. 2. 4.

godly sort, what carecast down, comforted

fulness it wrought in us by the coming + Or, you, yea, what clearof Titus;


ing of yourselves, 7 And not by his to God.

yea, what indignation, coming only, but 2 Sa. 12, yea, what fear, yea, by the consolation

what vehement desire, wherewith he was

Ma. 26.75.

yea, what zeal, yea, comforted in you, o Pr. 17. 22. what revenge! In all when he told us your p ch. 2. 4. things ye have apearnest desire, your

proved yourselves to mourning, your fer

be clear in this matvent mind toward

ter. me; so that I re- ver. 9

12 Wherefore. joiced the more. * Kara esov. though I wrote unto 8 For though I

you, I did it not for

manner God you, made you sorry with

his cause that had a letter, I do not re

done the wrong, nor pent, m though I did

ver. 10

for his cause that

* The sorrow repent: for 1 perceive of the world suffered wrong, p but that the same epistle is the certain that our care for you hath made you sorry, way to des- in the sight of God hangh i mere bnt for peration, un-might appear unto a season,

less God pre-l va

you. 9 Now I rejoice. not rent it as

appears from 13 Therefore we that ye were made the horrid were comforted in sorry, but that ye examples of your comfort : yea, sorrowed to repent-Cain, Saul, and exceedingly the ance: for ye were

Ahithophel, 1

The more joyed we for the made sorry t after a but the re joy of Titus, because godly manner, that corded tears his spirit 4 was reve might receive da of David give freshed by you all. mage by us in no

the clearest 14 For if I hav

example of thing.

boasted any thing to 10 For godly sor- kind of sor- him of you, I am not row worketh repent-row.-Beza. ashamed ; but as w ance to salvation potl ='spake all things to Liberality of 2 COR, VIII. the Macedonians, you in truth, even so A.D. 60. | 5 And this they did, our boasting, which

not as we hoped, but I made before Titus, Gr. bowels. first gave their own

1 ch. 6. 12. is found a truth.

selves to the Lord, 15 And his tin.

and upto us by the

Ph. 2. 12 ward affection is

will of God.

s 2 Tb. 3. 4.1" more abundant to

16 Insomuch that

Pbm.8.21. ward you, whilst hel

we c desired Titus, remembereth

a Mar. 12. 44. that as he had begun,

r the obedience of you all,

1 Gr.

so he would also fin.

simplicity. how with fear and

| ch.9. 11.

ish in you the same trembling ye received is ye received bch. 9. 1.

grace also. him.

997 Therefore, as 16 I rejoice there & 24. 17. ye d abound in every fore that I have Ro, 15. 25, thing, in faith, and confidence in you in

26. utterance, and know.

1 Co. 16. 1.ledda on all things.

u ledge, and in all dili3, 4.

din CHAP. VIII. o ver. 17.

gence, and in your

1 ch. 12. 18. love to us, see • that 1 MOREOVER,bre

1. Or, gift.

ye abound in this thren, we do you tolver. 4. 19. Brace wit* of the grace of a ice 151 8f I speak tot by God bestowed on the & 12. 13. commandment, but churches of Macedo-lech. 9. 8. Iby occasion of the

fi Co.7. 6.

forwardness of others, 2 How that in al

and to prove the singreat trial of affliction 6

5 Ma. 8. 20.
Lu. 9. 58.

cerity of your love. the abundance of Pb.2.6, 7.19 For ye know the their joy and a their h1 Co. 7.25 grace of our Lord deep poverty abound-AP 19 12 Jesus Christ, 6 that, ed unto the riches of Ma. 10.42, though he was rich, their I liberality. 1 Ti. 6. 18, yet for your sakes

3 For to their pow. 19. he became poor, that er, I bear record,

He. 13. 16. ye through his poveryea, and beyond their tt Gr.

ty might be rich. power they were will will

11. willing.

10 And herein II ing of themselves; 5 ch give my advice : for 4 Praying us with yer. 1

this iis expedient for much intreaty that rrepikouer,

you, who have begun we would receive the we make before, not only to gift, and take upon us known to do, but also to be the b fellowship of

forward ttk a year the ministering

grace of
God, &c.

ago. the saints.

11 Now therefore

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Exhortations 2 COR. VIII. to liberality. perform the doing of A. D. 60. sent with him the it; that as there was

brother, whose praise a readiness to will," Ma. 12.

I Ma. 12. 43, is in the Gospel so there may be a per

La. 21.3.

3 throughout all the formance also out of

mEx. 16. 18.

churches; that which ye have..

| 19 And not that 12 For lif there be ver. b. only, but who was first a willing mind. ch. 12. 13. also

also pchosen of the

ch it is accepted accord-p 1 Co. 16.3, churches to travel ing to that a man

with us with this hath, and not accord-t Or, gift, grace, t which is ad

ver. 4.6, 7. I ministered by us 9 to ing to that he hath

ch. 9.8. pot.

the glory of the same 13 For I mean not9 cb. 4. 15.

Lord, and declaration

r Ro. 12. 17. or your ready mind: that other men be

at other men Del Ph. 4.8. eased, and ye bur- Pe. 2. 12. 20 Avoiding this, dened:

10r, he hath.

that no man should 14 But by an e

blame us in this a.

+ Ph. 2. 25. quality, that now at

bundance which is this time your abun- ver. 14

administered by us: dance may be a supply So far I. 21 Providing for for their want. that Christianity honest things, not their abundance also seems to re-only in the sight of

Iqnire this emay be a supply for:

the Lord, but also in

quality, as your want: that there that we the sight of men. may be equality :* should not 122 And we have

15 As it is written, suffer others sent with them our Hem that had gather

to lack the brother, whom we necossaries

we ed much bad nothing of this pre

have oftentimes provover; and he that sent life, ed diligent in many had gathered little while wo things, but now much had no lack.

abound in

more diligent, upon 16 But thanks be

them. Writ-111

the great confidence

by. It is to God, which put worthy of re-wnica 1 nave the same earnest care mark, How you. into the heart of Titus urgently the 23 Whether any do for you.

apostle, enquire of Titus, he is

pleads in be17 For indeed he 1 For indeed, he half of his

my partner and fel

my accepted n the exhor- poor bre- lowhelper concerning tation; but being thren, while you: or our brethren more forward, of his he would re-be enquired of, they own accord he went

ceive nothing are the messengers

for himself. 14 unto you.


" of the churches, and 18 And we have

the glory of Christ,

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2 COR. IX. recommended. 24 Wherefore shew| A. D. 60. up beforehand your ye to them, and be

bountyt, whereof ye

t ch. 1. 14. fore the churches,

& 9.2.

had notice before, the proof of your

Fich. 8. 4.

that the same might love, and of our

Ac. 11. 29. be ready, as a matter boasting to your Ro. 15. 26. of bounty, and not as behalf.

1 Co. 16.1. of covetousness.*

Ga. 2. 10. 6f But this I say, CHAP, IX b ch.8. 19. He which soweth 1 For as tonching lo ch. 8.24. sparingly shall reap the ministering to a ch. 8. 10. Talso sparingly; and the saints, it is super-le ch..6. 17. he which soweth fluous for me to write 18. 22. I bountifully shall read to you:

It Gr. also bountifully. 2 For I know b the blessing:

Ge. 33. 11..

| 7 Every man acforwardness of your 1 Sa. 25.27. corains a

cording as he purposmind, for which I 2 Ki.5. 15. eth in his heart, so boast of you to them lt Or, which let him give; 50 of Macedonia, that hath been so grudgingly, or of neAchaia d was ready much spoken cessity; for h God a year ago; and your or before. loveth & cheerful zeal hath provoked

ked [ Pr. 11. 24. giver very many.

& 19. 17. 18i And God is able

& 22. 9. 3. Yet have I sent

Ga. 6.7.9. to make all grace the brethren, lest De. 15. 7.

16 abound toward you; our boasting of you

h Ex. 25. 2.

that ye, always have should be in vain in

& 25.5.

ing all sufficiency in this behalf; that, as Pr. 11. 25. all things,may abound I said, ye may be Ro. 12.8. to every good work: ready :

Ji Pr. 11. 24. 9 (As it is written, 4 Lest haply if they & 28. 27. Het hath dispersed of Macedonia comel Ph. 4. 19. Jabroad ; he hath givwith me, and find t Ps. 112. 9. Jen to the poor : bis you unprepared, we 1 Is. 55. 10. righteousness remain(that we say not, ye) mito. 10. 12. eth for ever. should be ashamed in Ma. 6. 1. 10 Now he that this same confident

ministereth! seed to

" ver. 5boasting.

* That is,

the sower both mi. 5 Therefore Not dono nister bread for your thought it necessary sordidly, and food, and multiply to exhort the breas extorted your seed sown, and thren, that they

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COR. X. spiritual power. 11 Being enriched A. D. 60. you, that I may not in every thing to

be bold when I am all + bountifulness, liberality.

present with that which n causeth i Gr. confidence, wherethrough us thanks-simplicity, with I think to be giving to God.

ch.8.2. bold against some. 12 For the admi-nch. 1. 11. which I think of us

tion of this ser- & 4. 15. as if we walked acvice not only suppli- och. 8. 14. cording to the flesh eth the want of the p Ma. 5. 16. 3 For though we saints, but is abun-19 He. 13. 16. walk in the flesh, we dant also by manyrch. 8.), do not war after the thanksgivings untos Ja. 1. 17.

Hesh : God;

a Ro. 12. 1.

14 (d For the wea13 Whiles by the

b ver. 10.

ponse of our warfare experiment of this

Mis cb. 12. 5. are not carnal, but mipistration they Or, in out

mighty fit through glorify p God for tard ap.

Gods to the pulling your professed sub-pearance. down of strong jection unto the gos-c ch. 13. 2. holds ;) pel of Christ, and for

5 h Casting down vou liberal q distri-1. I Co. 4.21. imaginations, 95 and bution unto them, and !

every high thing that

"reckon. unto all men ;

d ko. 6. 13. exalteth itself against 14 And by their i Th. 5.8. the knowledge of prayer for you, which .l Ti. 1. 18./God, and bringing long after you for the 2 Ti. 2. 3. into captivity every exceeding grace of Ac. 7. 22. thought to the obediGod in you.

1 I Co. 2. 5. ence of Christ; 15 Thanks be unto 110r,to God. 6 i And having in God for his unspeak- Je. 1. 10. a readiness to revenge able gift.

19 all disobedience,

& 3. 19. when your obediCHAP. X. Or, ence is fulfilled.

reasonings. 7 I Do ye look on 1 Now I Paul ich. 13. 2.10. things after the outmyself beseech you ch. 2.9.

ward appearance ? by the meekness and

If many man trust to gentleness of Christ,

himself that he is who b in presenco Jao. 4.6.

Christ's, let him of am baso among you,..

himself think this

nch.11.23.1 but being absent am 10..3:23: again, that, as he is bold toward you : & 9. 1. "Christ's, even so ars 2 But I beseech ==lwen Christ's.

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