ness' and forbearance and longsuffering ; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to e repentance ?

5 But after thy 'hardness and impenitent heart & treasurest? up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;

6 Who will 'render to every man according to his deeds :

7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:

8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not mobey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

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us-ward. Account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation.

e See on Mat. iv. 17. fSee on Acts, vii. 51.

& Deut. xxxii. 34: Is not this laid up in store with me, and sealed up among my treasures? Amos, iii. 10 : They know not to do right, saith the LORD, who store up violence and robbery in their palaces. James, v. 3: Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.

Eccles. xii. 14: For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

i See on MAT. xvi. 27.

Mar. xxiv. 13: He that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.

JOB, xxiv. 13: They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof. 1 Tim. vi. 3,4: If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; he is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings. 2 Tim. iii. 8: Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth : men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.

m Rom.i. 18. 2 Thes. i. 8: Taking vengeance on them that

9 Tribulation and anguish, upon every "soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew 'first, and also of the Gentile ;3

10 But P glory, honour, and "peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile :4

11 For there is no respect of persons with God.

12 For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned “in the law shall be judged by the law

; 13 (For "not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the

3 Gr. Greek. A. V.

4 Gr. Greek. A. V.

partiality. Ma.

know not God, and that obey not the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

* Ezek. xviii. 4: The soul that sinneth, it shall die.

• Amos, iii. 2: You only have I known of all the families of the earth : therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities. LUKE, xii. 47, 48: That servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. 1 Pet. iv. 17. The time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the Gospel of God?

p 1 Pet. i. 7: That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

À Ps. xxxvii. 37: Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

See on Acts, x. 34. s Rom. iii. 2.

+ Luke, xii. 47 : The words under ver. 9. John, v.45: There is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom

ye trust. " See on Mat. vii. 21, 24.

law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves :

15 Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while 'accusing or else "excusing one another ;)

16 In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ ?according to my Gospel.

17 Behold, thou art called a Jew, and effect. Gen. 'the conscience witnessing with them. A. V. between themselves. A. V. 'But if. Wh. We.

Judg. i. 7: Adonibezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered their meat under my table: as I have done, so God hath requited me.

wGen. xx. 5 : Said he not unto me, She is my sister ? and she, even she herself said, He is my brother. In the integrity of my heart and innocency of my hands have I done this.

* Éccles. xii. 14: For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether

it be good, or whether it be evil. John, xii. 48: Xe that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day. Rom. iii. 6: God forbid : for then how shall God judge the world? 2 Tim. iv. 8: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing. See on Acts, x. 42.

Y LUKE, viii. 17: For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.

2 Rom. xvi. 25: Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my Gospel. 1 Tim. i. 11: According to the glorious Gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust. 2 Tim.ii. 8: Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my Gospel.

a Ver. 28, Mat.iii. 9 : And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father : for I

that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham. John, viii. 33 : They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man : how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? Rom. ix. 6,7: Not as though the word of God hath taken none effect. For they are not all Israel, which are of Israel: Neither, because they are the seed of


say unto

brestest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,

18 And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent,10 being instructed out of the law;

19 And 'art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness,

20 An instructor of the foolish," a teacher of babes, 12 which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.

10 triest the things that differ. A.V. is the ignorant. We. Dod. 1of the unlearned. Ma. Cr. Bi. Gen. Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called. 2 Cor. xi. 22: Are they Hebrews ? so am I. Are they Iraelites ? so am I. Are they the seed of Abraham ? so am I,

• Rom. ix. 4: Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption-and the giving of the law.

c Isa. xlv. 25 : In the LORD shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory. do. xlviii. 2: They call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel. Mic. ii. 11 : The heads thereof judge for reward:-yet will they lean upon the Lord, and say, is not the Lord among us? none evil can come upon us. John, viii. 41: We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

Deut. iv. 8: And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day? Ps. cxlvii. 19, 20: He showeth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel. He hath not dealt so with any nation : and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.

e Phi. i. 9, 10: This I pray,--that ye may approve things that are excellent.

fMAT. xv. 14: Let them alone : they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. do. xxiii. 16, 17, 19, 24: Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor! Ye fools and blind : for whether is greater, the gold, or the temple that sanctifieth the gold? Ye fools and blind: for whether is greater, the gift, or the altar that sanctifieth the gift? Ye blind guides, which strain at a gnat, and swallow a camel.

8 Rom. vi. 17: Ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. 2 Tim. i. 13 : Hold fast

21 Thou therefore which "teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

22 Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, i dost thou commit sacrilege ? 13

23 Thou that "makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God ?

24 For the 'name of God is blasphemed 14 among the Gentiles through you, as it is written.

13 robbest thou God of his honour ? Co. Ma. Cr. ! evil spoken of. Co. Ma. Cr. Bi.

the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me. do. iii. 5: Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof.

h Ps. 1. 16, &c: Unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth ? &c. Mat. xxiii. 3, &c: All there-. fore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not ye after their works : for they say, and do not, &c. 1 Cor. ix. 27: I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection : lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.

Mal. iii. 8: Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.

k Ver. 17.

'1 Tim. vi. 1: Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour; that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. Tit. ii. 5, 8: That the word of God be not blasphemed. That he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say

m 2 Sam. xii. 14: Howbeit, because by this deed thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme. Isa. lii. 5: They that rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name continually every day is blasphemed. EZEK. xxxvi. 20, 23: When they entered unto the heathen, whither they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them. These are the people of the LORD, and are gone forth out of his land. I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the heathen, which ye have profaned in the midst of them.

of you.

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