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6. Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, (1) whether P prophecy, let us prophesie. according to the proportion of faith: 7. Or a ministry,
6. * f 1. Cor. 12. 4, 7, 11. Now received the Gift, even so minifter there are diversities of Gifts, but the the same one to another, as good same Spirit. But the Manifestati. Stewards of the manifold Grace of on of the Spirit, is given to every God. If any Man speak, ler him Man to profit withal. But all these sfpeak as the Oracles of God; if a. worketh that one and the self. ny Man minister, ler him do it as Tame Spirit, dividing to every Man of the Ability which God giveth: severally as he will. Eph. 4 7. that God in all things may be glo. Unto every one of us is given Grace rified through Jesus Chrift.according to the Meafure of the lo o Ver. 3. Gift of Christ. Heb. 2.4. God al-" ptCor. 19. 10, 28. t i Cor. fo bearing them witness, both with 13. 2. ti Cor. 14. 1, 29, 31. Sec Signs and Wonders, and divers on Aes it. 27. Miracles, and Gifts of the holy Ghost, .9.91 Cor. 12. 5. There are dife according to his own Will. t 115 ferences of Administrations, but the Pet. 4. 10, II. As every Man hath fame Lord.
let us wait on our ministring; or he that r teacheth, ont teaching; 8. Or he that s exhorteth, on exhortation : he that u * giveth [Or, imparteth], let him do it * with a fimplicity [Or, liberally]; he that b ruleth, with die ligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. 9. Let a love be without diffimulation Abhor thag
which * A&s 13. 1. There were in the 2.: 2. Cor. 8. 2. Their deep Church that was at Antioch cer. Poverty abounded unto the Rich, tain Prophets and Teachers ; as es of their liberality. " Barnabas. A&ts 29, 28. Take bi Thef. 5.. 12: We beseech heed unto your felves, and to all s you, Brethren, to know them che Flock over whom the holy which labour among you, and are fuer Ghost hath made you Overfeers, you in the Lord, and admonish to feed the Church of God.- Eph.you. Tim. s. 17. Let the 4.'11,12. He gave -some Pastors Elders, which rule well be counted and Teachers: for the perfecting ofjo worthy of double Honour, especithe Saints, for the work of the Min ally they who labour in the Word mistry, for the Edifying of the Body and Doctrine. Heb. 13.17, 24. 0. of Christ.' ti l'im. 5.17. Let the bey them that have the Rule over Elders that rule well be counted you, and submit your felves. worthy of double Honour, especi- 15 Salute all them that have the rulę. ally they who labour in the Word over you. . and Doctrine. 1 Pet. 5. 2. Feed the ct 2 Cor. 9. 7. God loveth a Flock of God which is among cheerful Giver." youm
9. d t 1 Tim. 1. s. t 1 Pet. I; 8. S.: Afts 15. 32. See on 20 22. See on Joh. 13. 34, 35.
e Pfal. 34. 14. Depart from Evil, 1 + Mat. 6. 1, 2, 3 Take heed and do good. Pfal. 36. 4. He that ye do no: your Alms before devisech Mischief upon his Bed, he Men to belien of them :, otherwise setteth himself in a Way that is not ve have no Reward of your Father as good; he abhorreth not evil: which is in Heaven. Therefore Pral 37. 27. Depart from Evil, and when chon doft an Alms, do not do good, and dwell for evermore. found 1 Trumpet before thee. t Pral. 97. 10. Ye that love the But when thou doft Alms, ler not Lord, hate evil. Pfal. 101. 3. 1 thy left Hand know what thy 30 will fet no wicked thing before mine right Hand doch.
which is evil, cleave to that which is good. 10. f Be kindly affe&tioned one to another; * with brotherly love [Or, in the love of the brethren], in honour & preferring one another: II.Not slothful in business: i fervent in spirit; serving the Lord : 12. k Rejoicing in hope'; pa.
tient Eyes: I hate the work of them Mind, Meeknefs, Long-suffering. that turn aside, it shall not cleave 1 Pet. 2. 17. Honour all Men. I to me. Psal. 119. 128. I efteem Pet. S. $. Likewise ye Younger, all thy Precepts concerning all submit your selves to the Elder; things to be right, and I hate eve- yea, all of you be subje&t one to a. ry false Way. Prov. 8. 13. The nother, and be clothed with HumiliFear of the Lord is to hate Evit; stg. Pride and Arrogancy, and the evil 1. h Eccl. 9. 10. Whatfcever Way, and the froward Mouth, do I thy Hand findeth co do, do it with hate. Ifa. 1. 16, 17. Wash ye, thy Might ; for there is no Work, make you clean, put away the Evil nor Device, nor Knowledge, cof of your doings from before mine 10 Wisdom in the Grave whither Eyes, ceafe to do Évil, learn to do thou goest. well. † Amos 5. 14, 15. Seek i See on A&s 18. 25. Good and not Evil,that ye may live. 12. k Luk. 10. 20. In this reHate the Evil, and love the Good, joice not, that the Spirits are suband establish Judgment in the 15 je&t unto you: but rather rejoice, Gate. i Pet. 3. 10, 11. He that because your Names are written will love Life, and fee good Days, in Heaven. Rom. 15. 13, Now let him refrain his Tongue from the God of Hope fill you with all Evil, and his Lips that they speak Joy and Peace in believing, that ye no guile. Let him efcher Evil, 20 may abound in Hope through the and do Good. 3 Joh. ver. ii, Power of the holy Ghost. 2 Cor. Beloved, follow not that which is 13. 11. -Be of good Comfort evil, but that which is good. Phil. 3. 1. Finally, my Brethren,
"Io. f + Heb. 13. 1. t 1 Pet. 2. rejoice in the Lord. t Phil. 4. 4. 17. See on Joh. 13. 34, 35. 25 Rejoice in the Lord alway: and a.
% Ecclefiafticus 3.18. The greate gain. I say, rejoice. t 1 Thes. 5. 16. er thou art, the more humble thy Rejoice evermore. Heb. 3. 6. felf, and thou shalt find Favour be. Whose House are we, if we hold fore the Lord Mat. 25. 26. fast the Confidence, and the rejoice Whosoever will be great among 30 ing of the Hope firm unto the end.' you, let him be your Servant. ' Job 2.10. -Whac! shall we Luk. 14. 10. When thou art bidden, receive Good at the Hand of God, go and sit down in the lowest Room. and shall we not receive Evil? Rom. 13. 7. Render co all their dues, Rom. 5. 3,4.-Knowing that Tri. tribute to whom tribute is due, cu- 35 bulacion worketh Patience; and ftom to whom custom, fearto whom Patience, Experience; and Experifear, honour to whom bonour. Eph. ence, Hope. Rom. 2.7. To them S. 21. Submitting your felves one who by patient continuance in wellto another in the fear of God. doing, feek for Glory, and Honour, | Phil. 2. 3. Let nothing be done 40 and Immortality, eternal Life. through Strife and Vain-glory,' Heb. 10.36. For ye have need of but in lowliness of Mind let each le Patience; that after ye have done fteen other beiter chan them felves. the Will of God, ye might receive Col. 3. 12. Pue on therefore (as the the Promise. Heb. 1 1. — Let Ele&t of God, holy and beloved) 45 us run with Patience the Race that bowels of Mercies, humbleness of
sight of all men. i8. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you,live peaceably with all men. 19. Dearly belov. ed, d avenge not your felves, but rather give place. unto wrath: for it is written, e Vengeance is mine ; I will repay faith the Lord. 20. Therefore if thine f enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt & heap coals of fire on his head. 21. Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.