11 Not slothful in business ; fervent in spirit ; dserving the Lord ;

12 e Rejoicing in hope ; fpatient in tribulation ; & continuing instant in prayer; minister. Luke, xiv. 10: When thou art bidden, go and sit down in the lowest room. Rom. xiii. 7: Render therefore to all their dues : tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom ; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour. Eph. v. 21 : Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. Phi. ii. 3 : Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Col. iii. 12: Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering. 1 Pet. ii. 17 : Honour all men. do. v. 5: Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility.

b EccLEs. ix. 10: Whatsoever 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. Acts, xx. 34, 35: Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered unto my necessities, and to them that were with me. I have showed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive. c See on Acts, xviii. 25.

Heb. xii. 28 : Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.

e Luke, x. 20 : In this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven. Rom. v. 2: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. do. xv. 13: Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. 2 Cor. xiii. 11: Be of good comfort. Phil. iii. 1: Finally, my brethren,, rejoice in the Lord. do. iv. 4: Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice. 1 Thes. v. 16: Rejoice evermore. Heb. j.6: Whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end. 1 Pet. iv. 13 : But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

FJOB, ii. 10: What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil? LUKE, xxi. 19 : In your

13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; i given to hospitality. patience possess ye your souls. Rom. ii. 7: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life. do. v.3,4: Knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope. "1 Tim. vi. 11 : But thou, o man of God, Aee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Heb. x. 36: For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. do. xii. 1 : Let

us run with patience the race that is set before us. James, i. 3, 4: Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wantin nothing do. v. 7: Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. 1 Pet. ii. 19, 20: For this is thankworthy, if a man for conscience toward God endure grief, suffering wrongfully. For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

& Acts, ii. 42: And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

do. xii. 5: Peter therefore was kept in prison : but prayer was made without ceasing of the Church unto God for him. See on LUKE, xviii. I.

Ps. xli. 1: Blessed is he that considereth the poor : the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. Heb. vi. 10: For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have showed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister. do. xii. 16: But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased. 1 John, iii. 17: But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the - love of God in him? See on Acts, xi. 29.

Gen.xviii.3,4: [Abraham] said, my Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant. Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree. do. xix. 2 : [Lot) said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet. Acts, xvi. 15: [Lydia) besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. Tim.

. 2: A Bishop then must be blameless-given to hospitality. Tit. i. 8 : A lover of hospitality. Heb. xiii. 2: Be not forget

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ye dored me: I was scă, ac v rsz me: I was in prison, and ye cane me te L:1, 5: Ha azri bars and her in hear 200 tie Loei sáoved great mercy upon her; and they reced te. I Cor. Í 3: Whether one member sata, zi ce nendas sula whit; or one member be honoized, 2 the members rejoice with it. GAL. v1.2: Bear ve one anotia's grias, as so tassi the law of Christa Hez. 13: Resender wen that are in bonds, as bound with them: 290 them we ca sier adversity, as being Tomare also wie boir. .

see on Jous, Ii. li. * Pz. em. 1: LORD, my heart is not hanghty, nor mine eru ketty: neither do I exercase myself in great matters, or in tag to bezh for me. JER. IT.5: Seetest thoa great things for thyself? seek them not.

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* Rox. xiv. 16: Let not then your good be evil spoken of. 2 Cor. viii. 21 : Providing for honest things, not only in the vight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men. Pai. iv. 8: Whatsoever things are true, whatsoerer things are honestthink on these things. 1 Thes. iv. 12 : That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without. Tur. j. 8 Sound

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18 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, r live peaceably with all men.

19 Dearly beloved, savenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, * Vengeance is mine ; I will repay,'' saith the Lord.

20 - Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : 'for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

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trary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you. . 1 Pet. ii. 12: Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles. do.vi. 16: Having a good conscience ; that, whereas they speak evil of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your good conversation in Christ.

See on MARK, ix. 50.
Ver. 17. See on Mat. V. 39.

Deut. xxxii. 35: To me belongeth vengeance, and recompense. Ps. xciv. 1:0 LORD God, to whom vengeance belongeth ; O God, to whom vengeance belongeth, show thyself. Ezek. xxv. 12, 13: Thus saith the Lord God; Because that Edom hath dealt against the house of Judah by taking vengeancé, and hath greatly offended, and revenged himself upon them; therefore thus saith the Lord God; I will also stretch out mine hand upon Edom. Nah. i. 2: God is jealous, and the Lord revengeth ; the Lord revengeth, and is furious; the Lord will take vengeance on his adversaries, and he reserveth wrath for his enemies. Heb. X. 30: We know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord.

u Exod. xxvi. 4,5: If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again. If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt surely help with him. Pro. xxv. 21, 22: If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink : for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee. MAT. v. 44: But I say unto you, Love your enenies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persécute you.

v I SAM. xxiv. 16, 17: Saul said, Is this thy voice, my son David? And Saul lifted up his voice and wept. And he said David, Thou art more righteous than 1: for thou hr

be ye 'transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

3 For I say, " through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think ; but to think soberly, according as God hath k dealt to every man the measure of faith.

1 discern and approve. Whit. Rh. 2 Gr. to sobriety. A. V. because he is not for our turn, and he is clean contrary to our doings; he upbraideth us with our offending the law, and objecteth to our infainy the transgressings of our education. 1 Pet. i. 14: As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance. 1 John, ii. 15 : Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Eph. i. 18: The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints. do. iv. 22—24: That ye put off concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; and be renewed in the spirit of your mind; and that ye put on the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness. Col. i. 21, 22: You, that were sometime alienated and enemies in your mind by wicked works, yet now hath he reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy and unblameable and unreproveable in his sight. do. iii. 10: And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him. 8 Eph. v. 10, 17. See on 1 Thes. iv. 3.

See on Rom. i. 5. i Ver. 16. Pro. iii. 7: Be not wise in thine own eyes.

do. xxv. 27 : For men to search their own glory is not glory. do. xxvi. 12, 16: Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him. The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason. EccLEs. vii. 16: Neither make thyself overwise. Isa. v. 21: Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight! Rom. xi. 20, 25.

* MAT. xxv. 15 : Unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability. I Cor. xii. 7, 11 : The manifestation of the Spirit is


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