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is among you envying, and ftrife, and * divisions [Or; faltie ons], are ye inot carnal; and walk * as men (Gr. according to man]? 4. For while one faith I am of Paul, and another, I am of Apollos, are ye not carnal ? '5. Who thenis Paul, and who is Apollos, but ministers by whom ye believed, even as the Lord gave to every man?'. 6. I have planited, Apollos watered: but God gave the increafe, 5. So then, neither is he that planteth (1) any thing, neither he that watereth: but God that giveth the increase. 8. Now he that planteth, and he that watereth, are one and every man fhall receive his own reward, according to his own labour. 9. Fore we are labourers together with God: ye are Gods * husbandry (Or, titlage], ye aie. God's build


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ing. 10. According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master-builder I have laid the h foundation, and another buildeth thereon." But let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. il. For other foundation can no man'lay, thani that is laid, which is je fus Christ. 12. Now if any man build upon this 'foundation, gold, silver, precious stonies, wood, hav, stubble : 13, * Every mans work thall be made manifest. For the day fhall declare it, because it * fhall be revealed [Gr. is reveal ed] by fire; and the fire shall try every manis work, of what sort it is. 14. If any mans work abide which he hath built thereupon, he thall receive a reward. 15. If any mans work thall be burnt, he shall suffer lofs: but. he himfelf fhall be saved; yet so, as by fire. '16. Kurow : ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you ? 17. If any man * defile [Gr. destroy] the temple of God, him shall God destroy : for the temple of God' is holy, which temple ye are. 18. Let no man deceive himself: If any


w $0. 5 Rom. 12.3. See on Rom. Furnace for Gold: hut the Lord

trieth the Hearts. Isa. 48. 10. Be$A&s 18. 8. Many of the Com hold, I have refined thee, but nou rinthians, hearing {Papl] believed, with Silver ; I have chosen thee and were baptized. "it Rom. 15. s in the Furnace of Affliction. Jer. 20. Yea, fo have I ftrived to preach 23. 29. Is not my Word like all the Gospel, nôt where Christ wa's Fire ? Faith the Lord. * Zech. 13. named, lett i fould build upon ano-' 9. I will bring the third Part ther. Man's Foundation. 1 Cor. 4. through the Fire, and will refirit 15. Though you have ten chou. 10 thèm'as Silver is refined, and will land Instruéters, yet have ye not try them as Gold is tried.- t i many Fathers: for in Christ Jesus Pet. 1.. That the Trial of your I have begotten you through the Faith being much more precious Gospel. I Cor. 9. 16**Are not than of Gold thaç perisheth, tho you my work in the Lord ? Rev. Is it be tried with Fire, might be 21.14. The Wall of the City had found unto praise, and honour, twelve Foundations, and in them and glory at the Appearing of Jefus the Names of the twelve Apostles Chirift. †1 Pet.24. 12. Beloved, of the Lamb. : " id" think it not Atrange concerning the

1 tlsa. 28. 16. + Eph. 2.2. fiery Tryal which is to try you. 20. See on Mát. 16. 18. .

Jam 1. 3. Knowing this, that 'the 13% ai Cor. 4: 5.

trying of your Faith worketh und Job 23. 10. When he hath Patience tried me, I thall come forth as Gold. 16. m * 1 Cor. 6. 19. + 2 Pfal. 66. 10. Thou, O God, - haft og Cor.6.116.:. t Eph. 2. 21, 22. proved us : Ithou shalt thied us as Silt Heb. 5. 6. See on 'Rom. ver istoried. Prov. 17.3. Thesfis - 8. 9. ning Pot is for Silver, and the

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ful. 3. But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of mans * judgment (Gr. day]: yea, I judge not mine own self. 4. For I know nothing by my felf, d yet am I not hereby justified: but he that judgeth me is the Lord. 5. Therefore e judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifeft the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have f praise of God. 6. And these things, brethren, &. I have in a figure transferred to my self, and to Apollos for your fakes : that ye might learn in us, not to think of men above that which is written, that no one of you ben puffed up for one against another. 7. For who * maketh thee to differ (Gr. distinguisherh thee] from another ? and what haft thou that thou didst not i receive ? now if thou didft receive it, why doft thou glory, as if thou hadft not received it? 8. Now ye are full, now ye are krich, ye have reigned as kings without us : and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you. 9. For I think that

God Grace of God, which is given me to Thou art inexcusable, 0 Man, you.ward. Col . 7. -Epaphras whosoever thou art that judges. our dear fellow-fervant, who is for in the Day when God mall judge you a faithful Minister of Christ. I the Secrets of Men by Jesus Tim. 1. 12. I thank Christ Jesus s Chrift, according to my Gospel. our Lord, who hath enabled me, t Rev. 20. 12. The Dead were for that he counted me faithful, judged out of those things., which purting me into the Ministry. were written in the Books, accord. T, Tit. 1. 7. A Bishop must be ing to their Works.. blameless as the Steward of God. 10 I See on Rom. 2. 29. T! Pet. 4. 10. As every Man hath 6. st 1 Cor. 1. 12. See on received the Gift, even so minifter Cor. 3.4. the same one to another, as good " See on Rom. 12. 3. Stewards of the manifold Grace of 7. i Prov. 2. 6. The Lord

• 15 giveth Wisdom; out of his Mouth Prov. 21. 2. Every way cometh Knowledge and Underof Man is right in his own Eyes: standing. + Joh. 3.27.-A Man can but the Lord ponderith the Hearts." receive nothing, except it be given

Joh. 3. 20,31. If our Heart con- him from Heaven. Rom. 12. 6. demn us, God is greater than our 20 Having then Gifts, differing accorde Heart, and knoweth all things. ing to the Grace given unto us. Beloved, if our Heart condemn us t Jam. 1. 17. Every good Gift, and not, then have we confidence to every perfect Gift is from above,

and cometh down from the Father ST Pfal. 130.3. + Pfal. 142.3. 28 of Lights.- 1 Pet. 4. 10. Ase. T Rom. 3. 20. + Rom. 4. 1. See overy Man hath received the Gift, ea on A&s 13. 39.* .

· ven so minifter. $. • * Mat. 7.1. Judge mot, chat ·8. * See on Rev. 3.77. ye be not judged, - * Rom. 2. 1, 16.


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