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cause have I sent unto you e Timotheus, who is my f belove. ed son, and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you & into remembrance of my ways which be in Christ, as I teach every, where i in every church, 18. Now some are puffed, up as though I would not come to you. 19. But I will * come to you shortly, if the Lord will, and will know, not, the speech of them which are puffed up, but the power. 20. For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power. 21. What will ye? n shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love,and in the spirit of meekness ? ..... .
.. . CHAP - V. .. TT is reported commonly that there is fornication among
yoy, and such fornication as is not so much as named amongst the Gentiles, that one should have his fathers wife. 20° And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourn. ed, that he that hath done this deed, might be taken, a
or. 1, 16. [1 was.. minded] to pass as pear ? 'y you into Macedonia, and to come>>2. d Lev, 20. ir. The Man that gain out of Macedonia unto you, lieth with his fathers Wife, hatti nd of you to be brought on my uncovered his Fathers Nakednefs : ay topard Judea. - ' ** both of them fhall furély be put to . Rom. 15. 32. t Jam. 4. 15.30 death; their Blood shall be upon them.
even 'Christ our m passover is * facrificed [Or, sain] for us. 8. Therefore n let us keep * the feast [Or, holy day] not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincérity and truth. 9. I wrote unto you in an epiftle, not to company with fornicators. 10. Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go p out of he world. 11. But now I have written unto you, (1) not to keep company, 9 if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator,or covetous,or an idolater,or a railer,or a drunkard, or an extortioner, with such an one, 'no not to eat. 12. For what have I to do to judge s them also that are withou? do not ye judge u them that are within? 13. But them that are without, God judgeth. Therefore å put away from among your selves that wicked person.
delivered. By this Power Ananias and Sapkira were punished with Death, A&ts 5. 5, 10. Elimas wich Blindness, Afts 13, Jl. See Dr.Whitby on 1 Cor. 4. 21. and i Cor.5.4.
(1) It may be for the Interest, and seems to be the Duty of Ierious Chriftians, and may prevent their being infected by Bm vil Examples, not to cultivate a voluntary and needles Acquaintance and Friendship with ill Livers ; but that we, in the pretént State
things, are not obliged to forbear all Conversation with them. dee. Mr. Kettlebell's Discourse on the Sacrament, Chap. VI.
i CH A P. VI. ARE any of you, having a matter againft another U go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints? 2. Do ye not know that the a saints fhall judge the world? and if the world fhall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3. Know ye not that we fhall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life. 4. Ď If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life? fet them to judge who are lealt efteemed in the church. 5. I speak to your shame, Is it so, that there is riot a wise man amongst you? no not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren? 6. But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers. 7. Now therefore there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to Jaw one with another: why do ye not rather c take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer your selves to be defrauded ? 8. Nay, you do, wrong and defraud, d and that your brethren. 9. Know ye not that the è unrighteous shall not f inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived:
neither 2. a 7 Pfal. 492 14. ' † Dan. 7. ousness, Idolatry, Witchcraft, Ha. 22. '|Luk. 22. 30: f Rev 2. 26. tred, Variance, Emulations,Wrath, | Rev. 3:21. + Rev. 20. 4. See on Strife, Seditions, Herefies, Envy. Mat. 19. 28.
in ings, Murders, Drunkenness, Re4.0.71 Cor. 5.12. ' .
vellings, and such like : Of the 7.0 † Prov. 20. 22: † Luk. 6. " which I tell you before, as I have 29.. † Rom. 12. 17, 19. t 1 Thef. also told you in time.paft, that they 'S. 15. See on Mat. 5. 39, 40.. . which do such things shall not ina
8. d † See on i Thef. 4. 6.. . herit the Kingdom of God. t Eph.
9. e I Cor. 3. 3. - Whereas 10 5.3, 5. But Fornication, and all there is among you Envying, and Uncleannefs, .or Covetoufnefs, ler Strife, and Division, are ye not it not be once named amongit you carnal, and walk as Men ? See on .as becometh Saints. For this ye Rev. 21. 27. i.
I know, that no Whoremonger, nor Joh. 3. 3, 5. Verily verily, I unclean Perfon, nor covetous. Man, say unto thee, Except a Man be who is an Idolater, hach any Inbee born again, he cannot see the King. ritance in the Kingdom of Chrift, and dom of God. Except a Man be of God. Col. 3. 5,6. Mortifie there born of Water, and of the Spirit, fore your Members which are up. he cannot enter into the Kingdom of go on Earth ; Fornication, Unclean. God. 1 Cor. 15.50, This I say, “ness, inordinate s Affection, evil Brethren, that Flesh and Blood Concupifcence, and Coverournefs, Cannot inherit the kingdom of God; which is Idolatry; for which neicher, doth corruption inherit in things fake, the Wrath of God cometh corruption. Gal. 5. 19, 20, † 21. ne on the Children of Disobedience. Now the Works of the Flesh are? | Heb. 12. 14. Follow Peace with manifest, which are these, Adultery, all Men, and Holiness, withont Fornication, Uncleanness, Lascivi