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The earnest care of Titus.
God loveth a cheerful giver.
m Ex. 16. 18.
ing, Ge 11. ISID.
5. 15. ! Or the both teren
D ver. 6.
& 19. 17.
35. 3 P.7.1
Phil 4. 19.
Ver. 4, 6, 7.
ch. 9. 8. 4 ch. 4. 15.
r Rom. 12. 17.
E Hog. 10. 12,
A. D. 60. 14 But by an equality, that now at come with me, and find you unpre- A. D. 60.
this time your abundance may be a pared, we (that we say not, ye)
to exhort the brethren, that they
might be ready, as a matter of boun- 27. 2 King 16 But thanks be to God, which put ty, and not as of covetousness. the same earnest care into the heart 6' But this I say, He which soweth of Titus for you.
much we sparingly shall reap also sparingly ;
ci before 17 For indeed he accepted the ex- and he which soweth bountifully Pror, 11.2 hortation ; but being more forward, shall reap also bountifully. of his own accord he went unto 7 Every man according as he pur
7, 9. you.
poseth in his heart, so let him gire; och. 12. 18. 18 And we have sent with him ° the not grudgingly, or of necessity : for s Degt 15.7. brother, whose praise is in the gospel God loveth a cheerful giver.
H Ex. 25,95 throughout all the churches;
8 i And God is able to make all 19 And not that only, but who was grace abound toward you ; that ye, p1 Cor. 16. 3, also P chosen of the churches to travel always having all sufficiency in all
i Prov. 11.21 I. Or, gift, with us with this grace, which is ad- things, may abound to erery good
ministered by us 9 to the glory of the work :
ed abroad; he hath given to the poor:
to the sower both minister bread for 21 ' Providing for honest things, not your food, and multiply your seed only in the sight of the Lord, but also sown, and increase the fruits of your in the sight of men.
m righteousness : 22 And we have sent with them our 11 Being enriched in every thing to brother, whom we have oftentimes all bountifulness, which causeth 1 Or, liberali proved diligent in many things, but through us thanksgiving to God. juicity, che
now much more diligent, upon the 12 For the administration of this 1 Or, he hath. great confidence which I have in service not only supplieth the want you.
of the saints, but is abundant also o eh. & 14. 23 Whether any do inquire of Titus, by many thanksgivings unto God; 1 he is my partner and fellow helper 13 While by the experiment of concerning you: or our brethren be this ministration they glorify God P Matt 5. 16. inquired of, they are the messengers for your professed subjection unto of the churches, and the glory of the gospel of
rist, and for your
liberal a distribution unto them, and
14 And by their prayer for you,
ing 'grace of God in you.
15 Thanks be unto God for his
Against those who disparaged his bodily presence and
speech, he asserteth his spiritul might and Utara
ty; 12 and reproveth them for stretching themselres
beyond their measure, and for bursting themselves to the saints, it is superfluous of other men's labours. ch. 8. 4. Gal. | for me to write to you:
I Paul myself beseech you
2 But I beseech you, that I may ech. 8. 6, 17, 3 « Yet have I sent the brethren, 'not be bold when I am present with
lest our boasting of you should be that confidence, wherewith I think to
us as if we walked according to the
2. och. 1. 11. & 4. 15.
a ver. 16. ch.
2 Tim. 2. 3. (Acts 7. 22. I Cor. 2.5, ch. 6. 7. & 13. 3, 4. 6 Jer. 1. 10. hi Cor. 1. 19.
& 3. 19. ich. 13. 2, 10. * ch.2, 3, 4
7. 15. I Juli 7. 24. ch. 5. 12. & 11. 18. m I Cor. 14. 37. 1 John 4. 6. Al Cor. 3. 23. & 9. I. chi, 11. 23. och. 13. 10. p ch 7. 14. & 12. 6..
Lev, 21. 13.
Col. 2. 4, 8,
1. 3. & 4. 1.
ch. 12. 11.
+ Gr. saith he. 41 Cor. 2. 3,
1 ver. 1.
& 2. I, 13.
Gul. 1. 13. III Cor. 1. 17.
2. I, 4. ci. 11. 6.
nch. 4. 2. &
against the knowledge of God, and and indeed I bear with me.
godly jealousy: for I have espoused Gal. 4. 17,
3 But I fear, lest by any means, as
& Eph. 6. 24.
| another Jesus, whom we have not
behind the very chiefest apostles.
weighty and powerful; but his yet not 'in knowledge; but " we have
you in all things.
also in deed when we are present. the gospel of God freely ?
of the number, or compare ourselves wages of them, to do you service.
p Phil. 4. 10,
| 10 -As the truth of Christ is in me,
12 But what I do, that I will do, tch. 6. 11. &
faith is increased, that we shall be as we.
ceitful workers, transforming them-
Tit. 1. 10, 11
light. y Is 65. 16. 17 y But he that glorieth, let him 15. Therefore it is no great thing glory in the Lord.
if his ministers also be transforined 1 Prov. 27. 2.
18 For not he that commendeth as the dininisters of righteousness; a ch. 3. 9.
1 Or, under
stand it not. t ver. 15.
ch. 12. 13.
b Phil. 3. 19.
a Rom. 2. 29. I Cor. 4. 5.
Paul's vindication of
his apostolic authority.
a Rom. 16. 7. ch. 5, 17. Gäl 1.22
h Gal. 2. 4. & 4. 9.
i ch. 10. 10. k Phil. 3. 4.
1 Acts 22. 3. Rom. 11. 1 Phil. 3. 5.
m 1 Cor. 15.
10. n Acts 9. 16. & 20. 23. & 21.
01 Cor. 15. 30, 31, 32. ch. 1.
& 6. 9. p Deut. 25. 3. 9 Acts 16, 22. r Acts 14. 19. $ Acts 27. 41.
A. D. 60. 16 I say again, Let no man think
A. D. F. me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool
Though he might glory in his iponderful rerelations, 9 | Or, suffer ll receive that I may boast myself yet he rather chooscih to glory in his infirmities.
11 c ver. 1. ch.
They had forced him to this main boasting. 14 He 12, 6, 11.
promiseth to come to them amin; but ye! in the d 1 Cor. 7. 6,
17 That which I speak, " I speak it affection of a father, 20 although he feareik he shall 12.
not after the Lord, but as it were find many offenders. e ch. 9. 4.
T is ing. f Phil. 3.3, 4. 18'Seeing that many glory after the and revelations of the Lord. flesh, I will glory also.
I knew a man 4 in Christ above $1 Cor. 4. 10. 19 For ye suffer fools gladly, % seeing fourteen years ago, whether in the ye yourselves are wise.
body I cannot tell, or whether out 20 For ye suffer, "if a man bring of the body I cannot tell; God knowyou into bondage, if a man devour eth: such a one caught up to the Acts 22.17. you, if a man take of you, if a man third heaven. exalt himself, if a man smite you on 3 And I knew such a man, whether the face.
in the body, or out of the body, I can-
22 Are they Hebrews ? ! so am I. man to utter.
5 Of such a one will I glory: 4yet a cb. 11. 56.
mine infirmities. 23 Are they ministers of Christ? (I 6 For e though I would desire to ech. 10.8. & speak as a fool,) I am more; min la- glory, I shall not be a fool ; for I will bours more abundant, "in stripes above say the truth : but now I forbear, lest
measure, in prisons more frequent, o in any man should think of me above 11. ch.6.4,5. deaths oft.
that which he seeth me to be, or that 24 Of the Jews five times received I he heareth of me. 9, 10. & 4.11, forty stripes save one.
7 And lest I should be exalted above 25 Thrice was I 9 beaten with rods, measure through the abundance of ' once was I stoned, thrice I suffered the revelations, there was given to shipwreck, a night and a day I have me a 'thorn in the flesh, s the mesbeen in the deep;
senger of Satan to buffet me, lest I 26 In journeyings often, in perils of should be exalted above measure. 1 Acts 9. 23. & waters, in perils of robbers, ' in perils 8 "For this thing I besought the
by mine own countrymen, " in perils Lord thrice, that it might depart 2-H. Matz: by the heathen, in perils in the city, from me.
in perils in the wilderness, in perils 9 And he said unto me, My grace u Acts 14.5.& in the sea, in perils among false is sufficient for thee: for my strength brethren ;
is made perfect in weakness. Most 27 In weariness and painfulness, gladly therefore i will I rather glory i ch. 11. 52. * in watchings often, y in hunger and in my infirmities, k that the power of k 1 Pet 4. 14.
thirst, in fastings often, in cold and Christ may rest upon me. y I Cor. 4. 11. nakedness.
10 Therefore 'I take pleasure in in- 1 Rom 5. s. 28 Beside those things that are with firmities, in reproaches, in necessiout, that which cometh upon me daily, ties, in persecutions, in distresses for z the care of all the churches.
Christ's sake: m for when I am weak, nch. 13. 4. 29 · Who is weak, and I am not then am I strong. weak? who is offended, and I burn 11 I am become na fool in glorying; not?
ye have compelled me: for I ought b ch. 12. 5, 9, 30 If I must needs glory, "I will to have been commended of you : for
glory of the things which concern oin nothing am I behind the very loch. 11. á.
. 2.6, 7,2
PI Cor. 3.2 c Rom. 1. 9. & 31 • The God and Father of our Lord ing.
13.2.2 1 ch. 1. 2. Jesus Christ, d which is blessed for 12 ? Truly the signs of an apostle Ep. 3. 2
knoweth that I lie not. were wrought among you in all pa-
I to apprehend me :
inferior to other churches, except it 33 And through a window in a bas- be that I myself was not burdensome , Cat. 12. ket was I let down by the wall, and to you? forgive me this wrong.
1 escaped his hands.
14 Behold, the third time I am ready
(See Ez. 2 24. Gal t.
13. 14. & Job 2 7. Lake 13. 16 See
13. 50, 14 5. 17. 5. & 20. 3. & 21. 31. & 28. 10, 11. & 25, 3.
x Acts 20. 31. ch, 0. 5.
ch. 7. 4.
Paul's freedom from guile.
Offenders are threatened.
I Acts 20. 33.
d c. 12. 21.
15. 2 Phil. 2. 17. | 1 To(88, 2. 8. It Or your
1 Cor. 5. 4.
a John 10. 11. ch. 1. 6. Col.
1 Pet. 3. 18. i Rom. 6. 4.
c ch. 11. 9. d ch.1.2
(ch. 8. 18.
Gal. 4. 19.
& ch. 5. 12
ch. 11. 31. il Cor. 10.
A. D. 60. to come to you; and I will not be to them d which heretofore have sin- A. D. 60.
burdensome to you : for * I seek not ned, and to all others, that, if I come
yours, but you : y for the children again, “I will not spare : 1 Cor. 10.33. yl Cor. 4. 14, ought not to lay up for the parents, 3 Since ye seek a proof of Christ . ch. 1. 23.
but the parents for the children. speaking in me, which to you-ward Matt. 10.20.
15 And ? I will very gladly spend is not weak, but is mighty 5 in you.
the power of God. For we also
See ch. 10.3, caught you with guile.
17 « Did I make a gain of you by 5 'Examine yourselves, whether ye 11 Cor. 11. 28.
any of them whom I sent unto you? be in the faith; prove your own .ch. 8. 6, 16,
18 • I desired Titus, and with him I selves. Know ye not your own
that we are not reprobates.
20 For I fear, lest, when I come, reprobates.
I shall not find you such as I would, 8 For we can do nothing against the 1 Cor. 4. 21. and that k I shall be found unto you truth, but for the truth.
such as ye would not: lest there | 9 For we are glad, p when we are
, 9 even your perfection.
10 "Therefore I write these things 10.
that I shall bewail many m which have power which the Lord hath given me
one mind, live in peace; and the
God of love sand peace shall be
13 All the saints salute you.
ing to you. In the mouth of Christ, and the love of God, and
be with you all. Amen.
ten from Philippi, a cily of Macedonia, by Titus
ch. 10. 2. & 13. 2, 10.
mcb. 13. 2
. I Cor. 5. 1.
EPISTLE OF PAUL THE APOSTLE
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r Rom. 1. 7.
1 Cor. 1. 3. 2 Cor. 1. 2.
Phil. 1. 2.
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A. D. 58.
nation, y being more exceedingly zeal- A. D. 58 The apostle's salutation. 6 He marrelleth that they
ous ? of the traditions of my fathers. are 80 son turned to another gospel, 8 and accurseth 15 But when it pleased God, a who 35. He learned the gospel not of men, but of God 13 separated me from my mother's womb, , Ace 2211
25. 9. PLIS What he was bejure his courersion, 15 and what he and called me by his grace, did immediately after it.
16 To reveal his Son in me, that I z Jer. 9. 14 a ver. 11, 12 DAUL, an apostle, a not of men, might preach him among the heathen; i Markt
neither by man, but by Jesus immediately I conferred not with "flesh a Is. 49, 1, Christ, and God the Father, who and blood :
Jer. 1. 5. raised him from the dead;
17 Neither went I up to Jerusalem 2 And all the brethren · which are to them which were apostles before
14, 12 Rua. with me, e unto the churches of Ga- me; but I went into Arabia, and re- 2 Cor. 4. & e 1 Cor. 16. 1. latia :
turned again unto Damascus. 3'Grace be to you, and peace, from 18 Then after three years e [ I went
God the Father and from our Lord up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and 1 Or, retersEph. 1. 2. Jesus Christ,
abode with him fifteen days. 4 5 Who gave himself for our sins, 19 But 'other of the apostles saw I ? Thess. 1. 1. that he might deliver us from this none, save kJames the Lord's brother. present evil world, according to the 20 Now the things which I write un
Eph. S & & Matt. 20. 28. will of God and our Father :
to you, "behold, before God, I lie not.
d Mart :6.17 5 To whom be glory for ever and 21 i Afterwards I came into the re- Eph. 6. 12. Amen.
gions of Syria and Cilicia ;
1 I Cor 9.5.
Matt. 13. 55 ed from him that called you into the the churches of Judea which were in Heb. 2. 5. & 6.5. 1 John | grace of Christ unto another gospel : Christ:
I Rom 21. 7 * Which is not another, but there 23 But they had heard only, That 1 Tiess 2 be some that trouble you, and would he which persecuted us in times past pervert the gospel of Christ.
now preacheth the faith which once 8 But though" we, or an angel from he destroyed. ch. 5. 10, 12. heaven, preach any other gospel unto 24 And they glorified God in me. you than that which we have preached
CHAPTER II. unto you, let him be accursed.
The apostle sherocth when and for what purpose he 9 As we said before, so say I now went up again to Jerusalem; 3 that Titus icas sot
compelled to be circumcised: 11 and that he toith. again, If any man preach any other stood Peter at Antioch for his dissimulation, 14 begospel unto you " than that ye have cause, through fear of the Jeres, he acted ar if justireceived, let him be accursed.
ficution came by works of law. 20 His life by the
faith of the Son of God. 10 Foro do I now ' persuade men, or MHEN fourteen years after a I went o 1 Thess. 2 4. God? or 4 do I seek to please men ? up again to Jerusalem with Bar- 2 Acis 15 PM Nam22.14. for if I yet pleased men, I should not nabas, and took Titus with me also. 1 John 3. 19. be the servant of Christ.
2 And I went up by revelation, and Acts 15. 12 11 'But I certify you, brethren, that communicated unto them that gospel r1 Cor. 15. 1. ) is not after man. the gospel which was preached of me which I preach among the Gentiles,
but privately to them which were I Or, derer • 1 Cor. 15. 1, 12 For • I neither received it of man, of reputation, lest by any means “I
e Phil. 2 16 neither was I taught it, but 'by the should run, or had run, in vain. Eph. 3. 3.
1 Tbess 1 revelation of Jesus Christ.
3 But neither Titus, who was with 13 For ye have heard of my con me, being a Greek, was compelled to
versation in time past in the Jews' be circumcised : • Acts 9. 1.& religion, how that u beyond measure 4 And that because of " false breth
1 Tim. 1:13. I persecuted the church of God, and ren unawares brought in, who came * Acts 8. 3. * wasted it:
in privily to spy out our e liberty ch2. 25
. + Gr. equals 14 And profited in the Jews' religion which we have in Christ Jesus, 'that!
(2 Cor. 11.31 above many my tequals in mine own , they might bring us into bondage :
5. 19. ich. 5. 8. k 2 Cor. 11. 4. I Acts 15. 1, 24. 2 Cor. 2 17. & Il. 13.
14. I Rom. 16. 7. 1
ch. 4. S, 9.