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" See on John xv. ver. 7. clause 1. " Αnd I myself also am pursuaded of you, πmy brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another, Rom. xν. 14. Wherefore comfort one another with these words, 1 Τhess. iv. 18. Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edity one another, even as also ye do, ν. 11. Υet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother, 2 Τhess. iii. 15. Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; Αnd make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way, butletit rather be healed. Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall see the Lord: Looking diligently lest any manfail of the grace of God , lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble Jou, and thereby many be defiled, Ηeb. xii. 12-15. "See on Μatt. xxvi. ver.30. clause 1. " I will sing with the Spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also, 1 Cor. xiv. 15.

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" See on 1 Cor. χ. ver, 31.

Αnd in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered, 2 Chron. xxxi. 21. With my whole heart have Ι sought thee : Ο let me not wander from thy commandments, Psal. cxix. 10. "Ά thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest, Εccles. ix. 10.

εSpeakunto.allthepeopleoftheland, and to the priests, saying, When ye fasted and mοurned in the fifth and seventh month, even those seventy years, did ye at allfast unto me, ευεn to me ! Ά' when ye did eat, and when ye did drink, did not ye eat for yourselves, and drink for Jourselues & Should ψε not hear the words which the LoR D hath cried by the former prophets, when Jerusalem was inhabited and in prosperity, and the cities thereof round about her, when men inhabited the south and the plain, Ζech. vii. 5 -7. Μoreover, when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance : for they disfigure their faces, that they may appearunto men to fast. Verily I sayunto you, Τhey have their reward, Μatt. vi. 16. With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men, Εph. vi. 7.

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pel him to serve as a bond-servant : Βut as an hired servant, αnd as a sojourner, he shall be with thee, αnd shall serve thee unto the year of jubile : Αnd then shall he thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return. For they are my servants, which I brought forth out of the land of Εgypt: they shall not be sold as bondmen. Τhou shalt not rule over him with rigour, but shalt fearthy God, xxv.39-43. Τhou εhalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, uhether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates: Αt his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart uponit: lest he cry against thee unto the LoR D, and it be sin unto thee, Deut. xxiv. 14, 15. If I did despise the cause of my man-servant or of my maid-servant, when they contended with me ; What then shall I do when God riseth up ! and when he visiteth, what shall I answer him ! Did not he that made me in the womb make him ! and did not one

fashion us in the womb : Job. xxxi. 13-15. Αnd Ι will come near to you to judgment, and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith the LoRD of hosts, Μal. iii. 5. Βehold, the hire ofthelabourers who have reaped down our fields, which is of you kept back ί; fraud, crieth : and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth, Jam. ν. 4. "See on Μatt. xxiii. ver. 8. clause2.

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