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mandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus. For this is the will of God, [even your sanctification. 1 Thess. iv.

1, 2, 3. 18. • And be not Wine [is] a mocker, strong drink [is] raging; and whodrunk with wine

soever is deceived thereby is not wise. Prov. xx. 1. Be not

among wine-bibbers ; amongst riotous eaters of flesh: wherein is excess; For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty.

Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions ? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause ? who hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at the wine, they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, [when] it moveth itself aright: At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shalfutter perverse things: Yea, thou shalt be as he that lieth down in the midst of the sea, or as he that lieth upon the top

of a mast. They have stricken me, [shalt thou say, and] I was not sick; they have beaten me, [and] I felt [it] not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again. Prov. xxiii. 20, 21, 29, 30, 35. And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenne88. Luke xxi. 34. Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenne 88. Rom. xiii. 13. The time past of (our) life may suffice us to have wrought the will of the Gentiles, when we walked in lasciviousness, lusts, excess of wine, revellings, banquetings, and abominable idolatries: Wherein they think it strange that ye_ run not with (them) to the same excess of riot.

1 Peter iv. 3, 4. d but be filled with thea And the saying pleased the whole multitude; and they

chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost. Spirit;

Acts vi. 5. For he (Barnabas) was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith. Acts xi. 24. And the disciples were filled with joy, and with the Holy Ghost. Acts xiii. 52. For the kingdom of God is not meat and driuk; but righteousness and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. Rom. xiv. 17. 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. Rom. xv. 13. Speaking to

tolle o come, let us sing unto the Lord ; let us make a joyful

noise to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before yourselves in psalms his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise and hymns, and spi- unto him with psalms. Psalm xcv. 1, 2. Sing unto him, ritual songs, making sing psalms unto him: talk ye of all his wondrous works

Psalm cv. 2. Sing unto the Lord with thanksgiving ; sing melody in your hearts praise upon the harp unto our God. Psalm cxlvii. 7. And unto the Lord.

when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the Mount



of Olives. Matt. xxvi. 30. And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. Acts xvi. 25. I will sing with the Spirit, and I will sing with the understanding also. I Cor. xiv. 15. Teaching and admonishing one another in psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts unto the Lord. Coloss. iii. 16. Is any merry ?

let him sing psalms. James v. 13. 20. f Giving thanks || And said, Naked came I out of my mother's womb, and

naked shall I return thither : the Lord gave, and the Lord always for all things taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord. Job i. 21. unto God and the Fa-|| I will bless the Lord at all times : his praise (shall] conther, in the name of|| tinually [be] in my mouth. Psalm xxxiv. 1. I thank my

God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which our Lord Jesus Christ.ij is given you by Jesus Christ. 1 Cor. i. 4. I thank my God

upon every remembrance of you. Philipp. i. 3. Be careful for nothing ; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. Philipp. iv. 6. Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light. Coloss. i. 12. And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Coloss. iii. 17. We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers : Remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thess. i. 2, 3. We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is ineet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth. 2 Thess. i. 3. But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth. 2 Thess. ii. 13.

In every thing give thanks : for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thess. v. 18. By him therefore let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually, that is, the fruit of sour] lips

giving thanks to his name. Hebr. xiii. 15. 21. 8 Submitting 8 But Jesus called them [unto him,] and said, Ye know that

the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, yourselves


and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But another in the fear of it shall not be so among you: but whosoever will be great God.

among you, let him be your minister ; And whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant. Matt. xx. 25—27 ; also Mark x. 42–44. Ye call me Master, and Lord : and ye say well; for (so] I am. If I then, [your]

Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to


wash one another's feet. John xiii. 13, 14. [Be] kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another. Rom. xii. 10. (Let] nothing be [done] through strife or vain-glory, but in lowliness of mind, let each esteem other better than themselves. Philipp. ii. 3. Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all (of you] be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility : for God resisteth the proud, and giveth

grace to the humble. 1 Peter v. 5. 22. h Wives, submit Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is

fit in the Lord. Coloss. iii. 18. [To be] discreet, chaste, yourselves unto your keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, own husbands, as unto that the word of God be not blasphemed. Titus ii. 5. the Lord.

Likewise, ye wives, [be] in subjection to your own husbands ; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conversation (coupled) with fear. Whose adorning let it not be that outward Cadorning] of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; But [let it be] the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, (even the ornament] of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price. For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands. I

Peter iii. 1-5. 23. i For the hus- ||* Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow band is the head of thell and thy conception: in sorrow thou shalt bring forth

children ; and thy desire [shall be] to thy husband, and wife,

he shall rule over thee. Gen. iii. 16. But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the

head of the woman is the man. 1 Cor. xi. 3. keven as Christ is thek See on Chap. I., 22, (v) page 14. head of the Church; I and he is the Saviour And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his of the body.

name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Matt. i. 21. And this spake he not of himself: but being High Priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus should die for that nation; And not for that nation only, but that also He should gather together in one the children of God that were scattered abroad. John xi. 51, 52. Feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. Acts xx. 28. And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, [even] Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come. I Thess. i. 10. And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the

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book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation. Revelat. v. 9. Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ

our Saviour. Titus iii, 6. 24. m Therefore as the Ye call me Master, and Lord: and ye say well: for (so] church is subject unto

I am. Johu xiji. 13. Nevertheless let every one of you in

particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife Christ, (so let) the wives (see) that she reverence her husband. Ephes. v. 33. Let [be] to their own hus- the woman learn in silence with all subjection. But I suffer bands in every thing.

not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. 1 Tim. ji. 11, 12. Even as Sara'obeyed Abraham, calling him Lord. 1 Peter iii. 6. See on verse

22 (h) page 72. 25. Husbands, love And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and your wives,

took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her. Genesis xxiv. 67. Rejoice with the wife of thy youth. [Let her be as] the loving hind and pleasant roe; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times, and be thou ravished always with her love. Prov. v. 18, 19. Husbands love your wives, and

be not bitter against them. Coloss. jii. 19. even as Christ alsoSee on chapter v. 2, (') () page 62. I am crucified with loved the church, and

Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in

me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the gave himself for it; faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself

for me. Galat. ii. 20. And from Jesus Christ, [who is] the faithful witness, [and] the first-begotten of the dead, and the Prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood.

Rev. i. 5. 26. ” That he might And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine

own blood, I said unto thee, [when thou wast] in thy blood, sanctify and cleanse it Live ; yea, I said unto thee, [when thou wast) in thy blood, with the washing

of Live. Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, water by the word.

behold, thy time (was] the time of love; and I spread my
skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware
unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the
Lord God, and thou becamest mine. Then washed I thee
with water ; yea, I throughly washed away thy blood from
thee. Ezek. xvi. 6, 8, 9. For I will take you
the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will
bring you into your own land. Then will I sprinkle clean
water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all

filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. Ezek. xxxvi. 24, 25. Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth. And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. John xvii. 17, 19. Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except


from among

a man be born of water and [of] the Spirit, he cannot
enter into the kingdom of God. John iii. 5. Now ye are
clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
John xv. 3. And now, why tarriest thou ? arise, and be
baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of
the Lord. Acts xxii. 16. That they may receive forgive-
ness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanc-
tified by faith that is in me. Acts xxvi. 18. And such
were some of


ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. 1 Cor. vi. 11. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus ii. 14. According to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour. Titus iii. 5, 6. Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water. Hebr. x. 22. The like figure whereunto, [even] baptism, doth also now save us (not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience towards God), by the resurrection of Jesus Christ. 1 Peter

iii. 21. 27. 9 That he might| The King's daughter [is] all glorious within : her clothing

[is] of wrought gold. She shall be brought unto the King present it to himself a

in raiment of needle-work: the virgins her companions glorious church, not that follow her shall be brought unto thee. With gladhaving spot, or wrinkle ness and rejoicing [shall] they [be] brought: they shall

enter into the King's palace. Psalm xlv. 13, 14, 15. or any such thing; but Thou [art] all fair, my love; (there is) no spot that it should be holy| thee. Song of Solomon iv. 7. Thou shalt also be a crown

of glory in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the and without blemish.

hand of thy God. Isai. lxii. 3. And the Lord their God shall save them in that day as the flock of his people: for [they shall be as] the stones of a crown, lifted up as an ensign upon his land. Zech. ix. 16. For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present (you as] a chaste virgin to Christ. 2 Cor. xi. 2. And 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. Coloss. i. 21, 22. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus ii. 14. Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present (you] faultless before the presence of his glory with

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