The Homilies on the Epistles of St. Paul, the Apostle, to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon

The Homilies on the Epistles of St. Paul, the Apostle, to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ... 1ra.paKa'ra01'1K1). Sav. has 'rl 0'?) 1r. Ben. 'rl Ya"r, B. 0 A Teacher's responsibilities and claims. 179 mitted to him, or which he committed to God. For he says, HoM. Now I commit you to the Lord. That is, these things will A0320 not be unprofitable to me. And in Timothy is seen the fruit 32. ' of the charge thus committed. You see that he is insensible to sufferings, from the hope that he entertains of his disciples. Such ought a Teacher to be, so to regard his disciples, to MORALthink them every thine'. Now we live, he says, if ye stand 1 The..".. 3,8. and fast in the Lord. And again, What is our hope, 01' joy, 01'2,19. crown of rejoicing? are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ? You see his anxiety in this matter, his regard for the good of his disciples, not less than for his own'. For teachers ought to surpass natural parents, to be more zealous than they. And it becomes their children to be kindly aflectioned towards them. For he says, Obey them Heb.13, that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they 17' watch for your souls as they that must give account. For say, is he subject to so dangerous a responsibility, and art thou not willing to obey him, and that too, for thy own benefit? For though his own state should be good, yet as long as thou art in a bad condition his anxiety continues, he has a double account to render. And consider what it is to be responsible and anicious for each of those who are under his rule. What honour wouldest thou have reckoned equal, what service, in requital of such dangers? Thou canst not offer an equivalent. For thou hast not yet devoted thy soul for him, but he lays down his life for thee, and if he lays it not down here, when more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
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  • English
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