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from the truth. 15. * Unto the pure (1) all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving, is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled. 16. They profess that they know God'; but in works they * deny him, being abominable,and disobedient,and unto every good 'work' * reprobate (Or, void of judgment].

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Etrine : 2. That the aged men be * sober [Or, vigilant], grave, temperate, found in faith, in charity, in patience : 3. The $ aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh * holiness [Or, holy women], not * falfe accufers,

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and but your inward Part is full of ra commanding to abstain from Meats, vening and wickedness. Ye fools, s which God hath created to be redid not he that made that, which

ceived with thanksgiving of them is without, make that which is that believe and know the Truth. within also ? But rather give Alms For every Creature of God is good, of such things as you have: and and nothing to be refused, if it be behold all things are clean unto you so received with thanksgiving. + Rom. 14. 14, 20. I know and am i Rom. 14. 23. - Whatsoever perswaded by the Lord Jesus, that is not of Faith is Sin. there is nothing unclean of it self: 16. kt 2 Tim. 3. 5. : Jude ver: but to him that effeemeth any thing 4. See on i Tim. 5.8. to be unclean, to him it is unclean. 15 + Rom. 1. 28. See on 2 Tim. -All things indeed are pure ; but it is evil for that Man who eateth

CHA P. II. with offence. † 1 Cor. 6.12. All at 1 Tim. 6. 3. : 2 Tim. 1." things are lawful for me, but all 13. of Tit. 1.9. See on 1 Tim, things are not expedient. This 20 1. 10. repeated 1 Cor. 10. 23. t 1 Cor. 10. 3. b to Pet. 3. 3. See on i Tim. 25. Whatsoever is sold in the Sham

(1) This Expression is not to be taken in the most general Sense; buc to be limited to things lawful, and in their own Natuie indifferent. As if the Apostle had said, Whatsoever the Jewish Teachers may advance, whatever Commandments of Men from their most celebrated Doctors, refpe&ting Meats, or Perfons, or Things, they may teach, unto the Purc, to him who lives soberly, righteously, and godly, and useth no other Liberty than the Gospel gives, all things in their own Nature indifferent are pure ; what he ears and touches does not defile him: but to them that are defiled and unbelieving, to them that are immoral and wicked, and ob. ftinately continue in their Unbelief, even the things which they account pure and clean are not pure į for their mind and Conscience being defiled, their Actions are defiled, and to them nothing is pure. See the Note on I Cor. 6, 12,

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. ness, gravity, sincerity, 8. Sound speech that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary past

may be ashamed, having no evil thing to fay of you. 9, Exhort 1 fervants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well m in all things ; not * answering again [Or, gain-Saying), 10. (1) Not purtoining, but shewing all

good fidelity ; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things. 11. For the P grace of God * that bringeth falvation, bath appeared to 9 all men [Or, that bringeth salvation to all men, hath appeared.); 12. Teaching us , that denying ungodlinefs and's worldly lufts, we should live foterly, righteously, and godly in this present world; 13. u Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God, and our Saviour Jesus Chrift

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US e Phil. 4.9. I entreat thee also 9. ' Col. 3. 22. 1 Tim. 6. 1, true Yoke-fellow, help those wo 2. t 1 Pet. 2. 18. See on Epk. men who laboured with me in the Gospel.

m See on Eph. 5. 24. 5. : 1 Cor. 14. 34. † Eph. 5 n See on Eph. 6. s. 5:22. + Col. 3, 18. ti Pet. 3: 1.

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See on i Tim. 4. 12. 5 : Eph. 6. 24. Grace be with s; 1 Joh. 2. 16. All that is in all them that love our Lord Jesus the World, the Luft of the Flesh, and Chrift in fincerity.

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of Life, is not of the Father, but is Tim. 1. 10.

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and powers, to obey magiftrates, to be ready to every good work, 2. To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men. 3. For we our felves allo were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another

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But after that the kindness and * love [Or, pity] of f God our Saviour toward man appeared, 5.8 Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the h washing of rege

neration, † Exod 15. 16. Fear and dread e See on 1 Cor. 16. 11. fhall fall upon them, -till thy

CH A P. III. People pass over, O Lord, which 1. a 1 Pet. 2.13. See og Rom. thou hast purchased. + Exod. 19, 13. I. $, 6. If ye will obey my Voice in s o See on Eph. 2. 10. deed, and keep my Covenant, then 2. Pfal. 64. 3. Who {the Wick. ye shall be a peculiar Treasure unto ed] wher their Tongue like a sword, me, above all People: for all the and bend their Bows to Moot their Earth is mine. And ye shạil be Arrows, even bitter Words. Eph. 4. unto me a Kingdom of Priests, and 1031. Let all Bitterness, and Wrath, an holy Nation.-- Deut. 7.6. Thou and Anger, and Clamour, and evilart a boly People unto the Lord thy speaking, be put away from you. God. the Lord thy God hath Tic. 1. 10. There are many unruly chosen thee to be a special People and vain Talkers.- Jam. 4. li. unto himself, above ail People that

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Speak not Evil one of another.--are upon the face of the Earth. i fer. 2. 1. Wherefore laying alide Deur. 26. 18. The Lord hath a. all Malice, – and Envies, and all vouched thee this Day to be his Evil.speakings. 1 Pet. 3. 9. Not peculiar People, as he hath promised rendring Evil for Evil, or Railing thee, and that thou fhould keep all 20 for Railing: but contrariwise Blçihis Commandments.

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d See on 2 Tim. 2, 24, 25. himself, and Ifrael for his peculiar 3. ef Eph. 2. 1. t Col., 3. . Treasure. 1 Pet. 2.9. Ye are a cho. ti Pet. 4. 3. See on i Cor. 6. fen Generation, a royal Priesthood, 25!!. an holy Nation, a peculiar People, ft Tic. 2. 11. See on i Tim. that ye shovid' fhew forth che See on Eph. 1. I. Praises of bim who hath called 5. ! + Rom. 3. 20. + Rom. 9. you out of Darkness into his mar. + Rom. 11. 6. + 2 Tim. 1. 9.

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neration, and renewing of the holy Ghoft; 6. Which he shed on us * abundantly, [Gr. richly] through Jesus Christ our Saviour;

7. That being justified' k by his grace, 1 we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life. 8. 1 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm confiantly, that they which have believed in God, might be careful to " maintain good works: these things are good and profitable unto men. • avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are ? unprofitable and vain. 10. A man that is an heretick, 9 after the first and second admonition, ' reject ; 11. Knowing that he that is such, is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himielf. 12. When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or

Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me to Nicopolis: for I have determined there to winter. 13. Bring Zenas the lawver, and a Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them. ' 14. And let ours also learn to * maintain good Works [Or, profess honest

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them before the Lord, that they ye shall be clean : from all your strive not about Words to no profilthiness will I cleanse you, fit, but to the Subverting of the + A&s 2. 33. -Having received of 5 Hearers. the Father the Promise of the holy, 9 :: 2 Cor. 13. 1. This is Ghoft. he hath fhed forth this which the third Time I am coming to ye now fee and hear. + Rom. s. you: In the Mouth of two or three 5. Hope maketh not ashamed, be Witnesses shall every. Word be e. cause the Love of God is fed a-10 Itablished. broad in our Hearts, by the holy, 1 + Rom. 16. 17. t 2 Thef. z. Ghost which is given unto us. 6, 14. t 2 Joh. ver. 10. 7 k ::: Tit. 2.11.

See on Rom. Mat. 18. 17. 3. 24. and on Aēts 13. 39.

I1.S.: Acts 13.46.-It was ne. i Rem. 8. 23, 24, --Even we 15 cessary that the Word of God our selves groan within our selves, should first have been spoken to waiting for the Adoption, to wit the you: but seeing ye put it from Redemption of our Body. For we you, and judge your selves unworthy are saved by hope : but hope thar is of everlasting Life, lo, we turn to fet n, is not hope: for what a Man 20 the Gentiles. Joh. 3. 20. If out feeth, why doch he yet hope for? Heart condemn us, God is greater Heb. 1. 14. ---Sent forth to mini. than our Heart, and knoweth all fer for them who fhall be Heirs of things. Salvation.

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It was written to Titus, ordained the first bishop of the church of the Cretians, from Nicopolis of Macedonia.

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our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and o fellow-labourer,

2. And to our beloved Apphia, and :, Ar:hippus our fellow-soldier, and to the a church in hy house: 3. Grace to you, and peace' from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4. I thank my God, naking mention of thee always in my prayers. 5. f Hearng of thy love and faith, which thou haft toward the Lord Jelus, and toward all faints; 6. That the 8 communication of thy faith may become effe&tualh by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in

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the Necessity of Saints. 2 Cor. 15. 28.

9. 13. — They glorifie God for PHILEMO N.

your professed subjection unto the 1.4: Ver. 9. † Eph. 3.1. f Eph. s Gospel of Christ, and for your libe4. 1. 12 Tim. 1. 8. See on Acts ral Distribution unto them. - Phil.

4. 15. -No Church communicated Phil. 2. 25.--Epaphroditus, with me, as concerning giving my. Brother and Companion in La and receiving, but ye only. Heb. bour, and Fellow-Soldier.

10 13. 16. To do good, and to commu. 2. f Col. 4. 17. ---Say to Ar nicate forget not.-chippus, Take heed to the Mini h See on Phil. 1.9. Atry.

7.1. Cor.7.4, 13.

I am filled d See on Rom. 16. 5.

with Comfort, I am exceeding joyful ; Eph. 1. 16. † 1 Ther. Is in all our Tribulation. We were t? Thef. 1. 3. See on Rom. comforted in your Comfort; yea,

and cxceedingly the nsore joyed we for 5. f † Col. 1. 4. See on Eph.

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