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baptized into one body, e whether we be Jews or * Gentiles

Or, Greeks], whether we be bond or free, and have been f all made to drink into Olle Spirit. 14. For the body is not one member, but many. 15: If the foot hallfay, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body ? 16. And if the ear fhall fay, Becaute I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body? 17. If the whole body were an eye, where were the hearing ? if the whole were hearing, where were the fmelling ? 18. But now hath & God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him. 19. And if they were all one member, where were the body ? 20. But now are they many members, yet but ole body.. 21. And the eye cannot say unto the hand, I have no need of thee: nor again, the head to the feet, I have no need of you. 27. Nay, much more those members of the body, which seem to be intore feeble are necessary. 23. And those members of the body, which we think to be less honourable, upon these we * beftow [Or, put on] more abundant honour, and our uncomely parts have more abundant comelinefs. 24. For om comely perts have no need: but God hath tenrpered the body together, having given more abundant honour to that part which lacked : 25. That there should be no * fchilm [Or, division] in the body:. but that the members should have the fame care one for another. 26. And i whether one member Tuffer, all the members suffer with it: 'or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it. 27. Now k ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular. "28. And God hath fet some in the church, m firft apostles, » secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers,

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after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, o governa ments, * diverfities [Or, kinds] of tongues. 29. Are all apostles ? are all prophets? are all teachers ? are all * workers [Or, powers] of miracles? 30. Have all the gifts of healing ? do all speak with tougues? do all interpret ? 31. But covet earnestly the 4 best gifts And yet thew I unto you a more excellent way.

-CH A P. XIII. THOUGH. I speak with the tongues of men and of

I angels, and have not charity, I am become as founding brass, or a tinkling cymbal, 2. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could

remove mountains, and have no charity, I am nothing. 3. And a though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing. 4. Charity suffereth long, and is


5: Nomb. ul. 19. I will t. Cor. 12. 8, 9, 10. take of the Spirit which is upon c + Luk. 17. 6. See on Mat. thee, and will put it upon them ; 17.20. and they shall bear, the Burden of 3.d + Mat. 6. 1. Take heed that the people with thee, that thou, beår sye do not your Alms before Men, it not thy self alone. ..

to be seen of them. - Rom. 12. ...Pti Tim. 5. 17. t Heb. 13.17, 8, 20. He that giveth, let him 24: See on Rom. 12. 8.

do it with Simplicity. If thine 1319.7 1 Cor. 14. 1, 39. Follow Enemy hunger, feed him ; if he after Charity, and desire Spiritual 10 thirst, give him drink; for in fo Gifts, but rather that ye may Pro- duing thou shalt heap Coals of phesie. Brethren, covet to Propbelie, Fire on his Head. and forbid not to speak with. 4. Numb. 12. 3. The Man Tongues.

'. Moses was very Meck, above all the CHA P. XIII. : 1s Men which were upon the Face of 1,11.Cor. 1.4, 7. I thank my 'the Earth. † Prov. 19. Ji. HaGod always on your behalf, for the tred stirreth up Strife : but love Grace of God which is given you covereth all Sins. Prov. 17. 9. He by Jesus Christ. So that ye come that covereth a Transgreflion seekbehind in no Gift.

So erh Love. Jan. 5. 20. He that 2. See Mat.7.21, 23. Many converteth a Sinner from the Era Pill lay unto me in that Day, ror of his Way, shall save a Soul Lord, Lord, have we not Prophesied from Death, and shall hide a Mulo : in thy Name, and in thy Name titude of Sins. t 1 Pet 4. 8. Above calt our Devils ? and in tby all things have fervent Charity aName done many wonderful mong your felves : for Charity thall Works? And then will I profess. cover the multitude of Sins unto them, I never knew you...,

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kind; charity f envieth not; charity * vaunteth not it Self [Or, is not rash], is not puffed up, 5. Doth not behave it self unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh 110 evil, 6. h Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth i * in [Or, witb] the truth: 7. * Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. 8. Charity never faileth ; but whether prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they Thall ceale; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away. 9. For we know in part, and we prophesie in part, 10. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. 11. When I was a child, I fpake as a child, I understood as a child, I * thought [Or, reasoned] as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. 12. For now we (1) see through a glass

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fSee on Rom. 13. 13... : are strong, ought to bear the Infir.

5. Et i Cor. 10. 24. f Phil. mities of the Weak, and noe to 2.4. See on Rom. 14. I.

please our selves. Gal. 6. 2. Bear 6. h + Pfal. 10. 3. The Wick ye one anothers Burdens, and so ful. ed boateth of his Harts de fure. - s fil the Law of Christ. * Rom. I. 32. Who knowing the 12. ' + 2 Cor. 3. 18. But we all Judgment of God, (that they with open Face, beholding as in a which commit such things are Glass, the Glory of the Lord, are worthy of Death) not only do the changed into the same Image fame, but have pleasure in them so † 2 Cor. 5. 7. We walk by Faith, that do them. .

not by sight. † Phil. 3. 12. Not it 2 Joh. Ver. 4. I rejoiced great as though I had already attained, ly, that I found of thy Children either were already perfect : but walking inTruth,as we have received I follow after, if that I may apprea Commandment from the Father. 15 hend that for which alfo I am ap

7. k Rcm. 15. 1. We then that prehended of Christ.

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CHA P. XIV. Skin, Worms destroy this Body, 1. a t 1 Cor. 12. 31. Cover earn.. yet in my Flesh Shall I see God. Mat. estly the best Gifts: And yet shew $. 8. Blesled are the pure in Heart, I unto you a more excellent way. for they hall Jee God. :: Mac. 18. 5 b Exod. 7. 1. --Aaron thy bro10.- I say unto you, that in Hea- ther shall be thy Prophet. t Numb. ven their Angels do always behold 11. 25, 29.- When the Spirit restthe Face of my father which is in ed upon them, [the seventy Elders] Heaven. 1 Joh. 3. 2.- We they Prophesied, and did not cease. hall see him as he is. Pfal.. 16. 11.10--Would to God thač all the Lords In thy Presence is fulness of Joy, at People were Prophets, and that the thy right Hand there are pleasures Lord would put his Spirit upon

them. "See on Rom. 8. 29, and 2 Tim. 2.° + A&s 2. 4. Afts 10. 46. 2. 19.

15 See on Mar. 16. 17.

6. Ver. 26.

for evermore.

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