An Exposition of the Old and New Testament Volume . 6

An Exposition of the Old and New Testament Volume . 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ... would, probably, be corrupted by them, and fall in with their course of life, if they gave into their evil principles. Note Bad company and conversation are likely to make bad men. Those who would keep their innocence, must keep good company. Error and vice are infectious; and if we would avoid the contagion, we must keep clear of those who have taken it. He that walketh with wise men, shall be wise; but a companion of fools shall be destroyed, Prov. 13. 20. 2. Here is an exhortation to break off their sins, and rouse themselves, and lead a more holy and righteous life, v. 34. Awake to righteousness, or awake righteously, ir-4-T- /ni-t, and sm not, or sin no more. "Rouse yourselves, break off your sin by repentance: renounce and forsake every evil way, correct whatever is amiss, and do not, by sloth and stupidity, be led away into such conversation and principles as will sap your Christian hopes, and corrupt your practice. The disbelief of a future state destroys ail virtue and piety. But the improvement to be made of the truth, is, to cease from sin, and set ourselves to the business of religion, and that in good earnest.. If there will be a resurrection and a future life, we should live and act as those who believe it; and shouUnot give into such senseless and sottish notions as will debauch our morals, and render us loose and sensual in our lives. 3. Here is a reproof, and a sharp one, to some at least, among them; Some of you have not the knowledge of God; I speak this to your shame. Note, It is a shame in Christians, not to have the knowledge of God. The Christian religion gives the best information that can be had about God, his nature, and grace, and government They who profess this religion, reproach themselves, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 1018 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,778g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610997
  • 9781236610997