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provided, by such a proper and perfect Wariety of his spiritual Endowments.

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A. D. 57; 22. Nay, much 22. And, to make the Parallel u-v- more those members perfectly compleat; as in the hu

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28. And God hath fet some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly

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of the Gospel by any special Gifts or peculiar Talents for which they are remarkable, and Speakers of divers

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29. Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers ? are all workers of miracles 2

30. Have all the gifts of healing? do all speak with tongues 2 do all interpret

(See Wer. 8, 9, 10.)

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31. Wherefore although you may * endeavour each of you to be qualified for the highest Degrees of these spiritual Gifts and Offices of the Church; yet re

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The Co N T E N rs. Charity recommended. Its excellent Acts and Properties, which render it the true End and Life of all spiritual Endowments, and shows it to be, in itself, preferable to them; and even to excel the Graces of Faith and

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render your spiritual Endowments good and valuable, is to use them with Charity, i. e. with a constant and sincere Regard to God the Giver of them, and the Good of your FellowChristians, and the Benefit of the

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to feed the poor, and of Charity to the Poor, and even A. D. 57.

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*ow burned, and have not on, yet if these be done out of charity;, it profiteth Vanity and Offentation, and not me nothing. from a pure Principle of the Love

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