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The power of Paul's preaching.


Christ the only feeder 3 And 4 I was with you in weakness, there is among you envying, and strife, and in fear, and in much trembling. and ||divisions, are ye not carnal, and

4 And my speech and my preaching walk + as men?

' was not with lenticing words of man's 4 For while one saith, “I am of Paul; $10.95,1. wisdom, but in demonstration of the and another, I am of Apollos; are yes 12. 5,5. Gal. Spirit and of power:

not carnal? 5 That your faith should not + stand 5 Who then is. Paul, and who is ApolLoft. in the wisdom of men, but in the power los, but ministers by whom ye believed, of God.

i even as the Lord gave to every man? 6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among 6 "I have planted, Apollos watered; 1. 19. Thess. them 'that are perfect: yet not "the wis- but God gave the increase. dom of this world, nor of the princes of

7 So then "neither is he that planteth 6*512 h 2 Cor. 4:7. this world, 'that come to nought: any thing, neither he that watereth; but

7 But we speak the wisdom of God in God that giveth the increase. Ephes. 4.13. a mystery, even the hidden wisdom,” which 8 Now he that planteth and he that Piebris'. God ordained before the world unto our watereth are one: and every man shall alone k ch. 1. 20. glory:

receive his own reward according to his ca 8° Which none of the princes of this own labour.

world knew: for 'had they known it, 9 For 'we are labourers together with seti 1 ch. 1.28 they would not have crucified the Lord God: ye are God's || husbandry, ye are all 25, 26. Eph. of glory.

"God's building.
But as it is written, 'Eye hath not 10 'According to the grace of God

seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered which is given unto me, as a wise master. 10, 145. John't into the heart of man, the things which builder, I have laid 'the foundation, and is Acor} God hath prepared for them that love him. another buildeth thereon. But let every base

10 But“God hath revealed them unto man take heed how he buildeth thereupon. Bai, us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth 11 For other foundation can no man lay kas all things, yea, the deep things of God. than that is laid, 'which is Jesus Christ. See

11 For what man knoweth the things 12 Now if any man build upon this Rose 1. & 16. 17 of a man, 'save the spirit of man which is foundation gold, silver, precious stones, 17215 Oh it. 2. in him? Seven so the things of God know-wood, hay, stubble; John 2.97. eth no man, but the Spirit of God. 13 "Every man's work shall be made

12 Now we have received, not the spi- manifest: for the day shall declare it, belia rit of the world, but the spirit which is cause it shall be revealed by fire; and

of God; that we might know the things the fire shall try every man's work of ki te * Rom. 8.15 that are freely given to us of God.

what sort it is. 13 “ Which things also we speak, not 14 If any man's work abide which he Matt. 16. in the words which man's wisdom teach hath built thereupon, he shall receive i des

eth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; a reward.
comparing spiritual things with spiritual. 15 If any man's work shall be burned,

14 “But the natural man receiveth not he shall suffer loss: but he himself shali a l'rov. 28. 5. the things of the Spirit of God: 'for they be saved; yet so as by fire.

are foolishness unto him: 'neither can 16 Know ye not that ye are the he know them, because they are spiritually ple of God, and that the Spirit of God Lite discerned.

dwelleth in you? 15 “But he that is spiritual || judgeth all 17 If any man || defile the temple of 1. Job 15.8. things, yet he himself is (ljudged of no man. God, him shall God destroy; for the temple

16 "For who hath known the mind of of God is holy, which temple ye are. Wind. 9.13 the Lord, that he + may instruct him? 18 Let no man deceive himself. If + Gr. shall. But we have the mind of Christ.

any man among you seemeth to be wise CHAP. III.

in this world, let him become a fool, that
2 Milk is fit for children. 3 Strife and di- he may be wise.

vision, arguments of a fleshly mind. 7 He 19 For 'the wisdom of this world is his
that planteth, and he that watereth, is no foolishness with God. For it is written,
thing: 9 The ministers are God's fellow. He taketh the wise in their own craftiness, slaboss
workmen. 11 Christ the only foundation.
16 Men the temples of God, which 17 must

20 And again, The Lord knoweth the "A"
be kept holy. 19 The wisdom of this world thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
is foolishness with God.

21 Therefore 'let no man glory in men. ich! A

ND I, brethren, could not speak un- For "all things are your's;

to you as unto spiritual, but as un 22 Whether Paul, or Apollos, or CE-2Cart5 1.3. 1 Pēt. 2. to bcarnal, even as unto babes in Christ. phas, or the world, or life, or death, or

2 I have fed you with milk, and not things present, or things to come; all

with meat: for hitherto ye were not able are your's; 11.18. Gal. to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. 23 And 'ye are Christ's; and Christ ca. 1.2 3 For ye are yet carnal; for whereas is God's.

Prov. 20. 97. & 27. 19. Jer. 17.9. * Rom. 11. 33. 34.

# 2 Pet. 1. 16. Seech. 1. 17. ver. +

v ch. 1. 18,
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f ch.7. 17.

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How to account of ministers.

CHAP. IV. V. The old leaven is to be purged out.

16 Wherefore I beseech you, "be ye DOMINI CHAP. IV.

followers of me.
1 In what account the ministers ought to be 17 For this cause have I sent unto you bch.11. 1.

had. 7. We have nothing which we have
not received. 9 The apostles spectacles to Timotheus, "who is my beloved son, and Phil. 3. 17;
the world, angels, and men, 13 the filth and faithful in the Lord, who shall bring you a Thess. 3.9
offscouring of the world: 15 yet our fathers into remembrance of my ways which be (h. 16.10.
in Christ, 16 whom we oughi to follow. in Christ, as I'teach every where Bin Phihe219

every charcko
ministers of Christ, "and stewards of 18 Now some are puffed up, as though - ch. 11.2.
the mysteries of God.

I would not come to you. 2 Moreover it is required in stewards, 19 · But I will come to you shortly, if ch. 14,333-1 Pet. 4. 10. that a man be found faithful.

the Lord will, and will know, not the i Acts 19.21. 3 But with me it is a very small thing speech of them which are puffed up, but com...

that I should be judged of you, or of the power, 3. C. day man's tjudgment : yea, I judge not mine 20 For the kingdom of God is not in Rom. 15. 32. own self.

word, but in power. 4 For I know nothing by myself; “yet 21 What will ye? "shall I come unto ! ¢h. 2.4. 21.22 Rom: am I not hereby justified: but he that you with a rod, or in love, and in the 3. 20. & 4. 2. judgeth me is the Lord.

spirit of meekness? 5 • Therefore judge nothing before the

CHAP. V. 16. 4.4.3. time, until the Lord come, who both

1 The incestuous person 6 is cause rather of will bring to light the hidden things of shame unto them, than of rejoicing. 7 The ech. 3. 13. darkness, and will make manifest the old leaven is to be purged out. 10 Heinous fRom.2. counsels of the hearts: and 'then shall offenders are to be shunned and avoided.

every man have praise of God.
6 And these things, brethren

, have I Trois reported commonly that there is
fornication among you,

and such forin a figure transferred to myself and to nication as is not so much as "named * Eph. 5. 3. b Rom. 11.3. Apollos for your sakes ; "that ye might among the Gentiles; that one should blev.18.8.

learn in us not to think of men above have his father's wife.

that which is written, that no one of you 2 And ye are puffed up, and have not de 2. ' be puffed up for one against another. rather mourned, that he that hath done e 2 Cor. 7.7,

7 For who † maketh thee to differ from this deed might be taken away from 10.

another? and what hast thou that thou among you. John 3. 7. didst not receive? now if thou didst re 3 'For I verily, as absent in body, but ? Col. 2. S. 1 Pet. 4. 10ceive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou present in spirit, have || judged already, metodo 1 Rev. 3. 17. hadst not received it?

as though I were present, concerning him 8 Now ye are full, "now ye are rich, that hath so done this deed, 2 Ps.44.82. ye have reigned as kings without us: and

4 In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, jo, & 18. 18. Bons. I would to God ye did reign, that we also when ye are gathered together, and my 2230 2 Cor . 4. 11. might reign with you.

spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Job 2. t. 9 For I think that God hath set forth Christ, ll us the apostles last, as it were ap 5To deliver such an one unto 'Satan i Acts 26. 18.

pointed to death : for "we are made a for the destruction of the flesh, that the versch. • ch.2.37spectacle unto the world, and to angels, spirit may be saved in the day of the James 4. 16. &26.21. ch. and to men.

Lord Jesus. 10 °We are Pfools for Christ's sake, 6 * Your glorying is not good. Know 2Tim. 2. 17. See 2 Kings but ye are wise in Christ; 'we are weak, ye not that la little leaven leaveneth the John 1, 29. a 2 Cor. 13. but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but whole lump? a Cor. 4.8. We are despised.

7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, 11 'Even unto this present hour we that ye may be a new lump, as ye are : Job M.6. both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, unleavened. For even Christ our pass- . Exod. im. Rom. 8. 35. and tare buffeted, and have no certain over || is sacrificed for us: Acts 18. 2. dwellingplace;

8 Therefore olet us keep || the feast, doy! 12" And labour, working with our own 'not with old leaven, neither with the p Deut. 16. 3. Thess. 3. & hands : 'being reviled, we bless; being leaven of malice and wickedness; but 12. Mark 3. Maut.5.44. persecuted, we suffer it:

with the unleavened bread of sincerity 5. Luke 12. 13 Being defamed, we intreat:'we are and truth. made as the filth of the earth, and are the 9 I wrote unto you in an epistle 'not 14. Eph.. offscouring of all things unto this day. to company with fornicators:

14 I write not these things to shame 10 ‘Yet not altogether with the forni- och. 10.27. 1 Thess. 2. you, but as my beloved sons I warn you. cators of this world, or with the covet- ! ch... 20.

15 For though ye have ten thousand ous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for 1 John 5 19. Rom. 5. 20. instructers in Christ, yet have ye not many then must ye needs go "out of the world. 17. ke... 6.4. 19. fathers: for “in Christ Jesus I have be 11 But now I have written unto you ?Thess

. Janes 1. 18. gotten you through the gospel.

not to keep company, *if any man that 2 John 10.

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Of going to law.


Paul treateth of is called a brother be a fornicator, or | Lord, and will also raise up us by his covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a own power.

drunkard, or an extortioner; with such 15 Know ye not that "your bodies are en y Gal. 2. 12. an one 'no not to eat.

the members of Christ? shall I then take 12 For what have I to do to judge the members of Christ, and make these Markt, 11. 2 them also that are without ? do not ye the members of an harlot? God forbid. Tom. 2. judge them that are within ?

16 What ? know ye not that he which > 13 But them that are without God is joined to an harlot is one body? for Deut. 13. judgeth. Therefore put away from two, saith he, shall be one flesh. 3. 91.7 among yourselves that wicked person. 17 'But he that is joined unto the Lord Est CHAP. VỊ.

is one spirit.
I The Corinthians must not ver their brethren, 18 'Flee fornication. Every sin tirat

in going to law with them: 6 especially a man doeth is without the body; but
under infidels. 9 The unrighteous shall not he that committeth fornication sinneth 3.
inherit the kingdom of God. .15 Orer bodies against his own body.
are the members of Christ, 19 and temples
of the Holy Ghost. 16, 17 They must not

19 What? "know ye not that your , Therefore be defiled.

body is the temple of the Holy Ghost ARE any of you, having a matter which is in you, which ye have of God, the unjust, and not before the saints ? 20 For 'ye are bought with a price: sias

2 Do ye not know that “the saints shall therefore glorify God in your body, and is Luke 22 30. judge the world? and if the world shall in your spirit, which are God's. Rev.2.3.4 be judged by you, are ye unworthy to

CHAP. VII. judge the smallest matters ?

2 He treateth of marriage, 4 sheping it to 3 Know ye not that we shall “judge be a remedy against fornication: 10 and angels? how much more things that per

that the bond thereof nught nol ligatia to tain to this life?

be dissolved. 18, 20 Every man must be

content with his vocation. 5 Firginity 4If then ye have judgments of things

wherefore to be embraced. 35 And for pertaining to this life, set them to judge what respects we may either narty, er who are least esteemed in the church. abstain from marrying.

it so, TOW

ye wrote unto me: It is good for me. 43 no, not one that shall be able to judge a man not to touch a woman. between his brethren?

2 Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let 6 But brother goeth to law with bro- every man have his own wife, and let ther, and that before the unbelievers. every woman have her own husband.

7 Now therefore there is utterly a fault 3. Let the husband render unto the

among you, because ye go to law one wife due benevolence: and likewise also = a Pro 2. with another. Why do ye not rather the wife unto the husband. 39 40. Luke take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer 4 The wife hath not power of her own yourselves to be defrauded?

body, but the husband : and likewise also
8 Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and the husband hath not power of his own
that your brethren.

body, but the wife.
9 Know ye not that the unrighteous 5 Defraud ye not one the other, er. 21

shall not inherit the kingdom of God? cept it be with consent for a time, that year fch. 1550. Be not deceived:'neither fornicators, nor may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; Ephes. 55 idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, and come together again, that a Satan di ba; jietr . 12. 14. nor abusers of themselves with mankind, tempt you not for your incontinency.

10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor 6 But I speak this by permission, and
drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, not of commandment.
shall inherit the kingdom of God.

7 For 'I would that all men were even f Assár Eph. 2. 2. &

11 And such were some of you: "but as I myself. But "every man hath his 12,825.8. ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but proper gift of God, one after this manner,

ye are justified in the name of the Lord and another after that. och... Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God. 8 I say therefore to the unmarried and

12 All things are lawful unto me, but widows, It is good for them if they abide O profit. all things are not || expedient: all things even as I.

are lawful for me, but I will not be 9 But if they cannot contain, let them Tini * Matt. 15. brought under the power of any. marry: for it is better to marry than to

13 * Meats for the belly, and the belly burn.

for meats : but God shall destroy both 10 And unto the married I command, St. La 20. 1 Thess. it and them. Now the body is not for 1 yet not I, but the Lord, "Let not the a Nesto

fornication, but " for the Lord; "and the wife depart from her husband: * Rom. 6. 3, Lord for the body.

11 But and if she depart, let her remain keskus 14 And "God hath both raised up the unmarried, or be reconciled to her hus. ii.

that there is not a wise man among you? No concerning the things whereof

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18. & 14. 19. ch. 14. 33. Hebr. 12. 14. t Peace. q1 Pet. 3. I.

4, 17

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t Acts 15.1,

All must be content with their vocation. CHAP. VIII. To abstain from meats offered to idols.

band:' and let not the husband put away wept not; and they that rejoice, as
his wife.

though they rejoiced not; and they that En rer. 6.

12 But to the rest speak I, "not the buy, as though they possessed not; Lord: If any brother hath a wife that be 31 And they that use this world, as lieveth not, and she be pleased to dwell not "abusing it: for the fashion of this ca. 9. 16. with him, let him not put her away. world passeth away;

13 And the woman which hath an hus 32 But I would have you without Pet. i. 24. band that believeth not, and if he be carefulness. "He that is unmarried careth John 2. 17. pleased to dwell with her, let her not for the things that belong to the Lord, kiTim.5.5. leave him.

how he may please the Lord :

Lord, as ver. 14 For the unbelieving husband is 33 But he that is married careth for 34. sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving the things that are of the world, how he

wife is sanctified by the husband: else may please his wife. . Mal. 2. 15. O

were your children unclean; but now 34 There is difference also between a
are they holy.

wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman
15 But if the unbelieving depart, let careth for the things of the Lord, that "Luke 10.40
him depart. A brother or a sister is not she may be holy both in body and in

under bondage in such cases: but God spirit: but she that is married careth for Rom. 12. hath called us P+to peace.

the things of the world, how she may
16 For what knowest thou, O wife, please her husband.
whether thou shalt 'save thy husband ? 35 And this I speak for your own pro-

or + how knowest thou, O man, whether fit; not that I may cast a snare upon you, Gr. what. thou shalt save thy wife?

but for that which is comely, and that 17 But as God hath distributed to ye may attend upon the Lord without

every man, as the Lord hath called every distraction. 2 Cor. 11.28. one, so let him walk. And so ordain Í

36 But if any man think that he bein all churches.

haveth himself uncomely toward his vir18 Is any man called being circum- gin, if she pass the flower of her age, and cised ? let him 'not become uncircum- need so require, let him do what he will,

cised. Is any called in uncircumcision? | he sinneth not: let them marry. 5, 19, 24, 28 let him not be circumcised.

37 Nevertheless he that standeth sted. 19 "Circumcision is nothing, and un- fast in his heart, having no necessity, but

circumcision is nothing, but "the keeping hath power over his own will, and hath 14. 1 John 2. of the commandments of God.

so decreed in his heart that he will keep
20 Let every man abide in the same his virgin, doeth well.
calling wherein he was called.

ñ So then he that giveth her in
21 Art thou called being a servant ? marriage doeth well; but he that giveth
care not for it: but if thou mayest be her not in marriage doeth better.
made free, use it rather.

39 "The wife is bound by the law as 22 For he that is called in the Lord, long as her husband liveth; but if her huskom.6. im being a servant, is 'the Lord's t freeman: band be dead, she is at liberty to be marP. Philem. likewise also he that is called, being free, ried to whom she will; 'only in the Lord. it? Cor. 6. Gr. made is Christ's servant.

40 But she is happier if she so abide, 23 “Ye are bought with a price; be Pafter my judgment: and "I think also presso ye the servants of men.

that I have the Spirit of God. 24 Brethren, blet every man, wherein

CHAP. VIII. i Pet. 1. 18, he is called, therein abide with God.

1 To abstain from meats offered to idols. 8, 25 Now concerning virgins "I have

9 We must not abuse our Christian liberty, no commandment of the Lord: yet I give to the offence of our brethren: 11 but musta Acts 15.'s my judgment, as one that hath obtained

bridle our knowledge with charity. mercy of the Lord to be faithful.

TOW 'as

idols, we know that we all have 14, 22. for the present || distress, I say, 'that it is knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but io. good for a man so to be,

charity edifieth. 27 Art thou bound unto a wife ? seek 2 And if any man think that he know- 3. 1 Tim. 6. not to be loosed. Art thou loosed from eth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet *Exod. 98. a wife? seek not a wife.

as he ought to know. 28 But and if thou marry, thou hast 3 But if any man love God, the same 7 Gal. 4. not sinned; and if a virgin marry, she is known of him. hath not sinned. Nevertheless such shall 4 As concerning therefore the eating Ch. 210.9132 have trouble in the flesh: but I spare you. of those things that are offered in sacrifice Deut

. 1.39 29 But this I say, brethren, the time is unto idols, we know that 'an idol is no- 44. 8. Mark 2 Pet. 3." short: it remaineth, that both they that thing in the world, band that there is Epber. 46

have wives be as though they had none; none other God but one.
30 And they that weep, as though they 5 For though there be that are called 34.

Gal. 5.2
u Gal. 5. 6.
& 6. 15.
x John 15.

3. & 3.24..


m Hebr. 13 4.

a Rom.7.2.

y John 8. 36.

1 ch.9. 21.

Gal. 5. 13.

1Thess. 4.


Ephes. 6. 6. 1 Pet. 2. 16. a 20

19. See Lev.
25. 42.
b ver. 20.

20, 29. ch.

8, 10.
di Tim. 1.
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26 I suppose therefore

that this is good Niels as touching things offered unto Rom.

c Rom. 14-3,

d ch. 13. 8, 9, 12. Gal

12, 17. Mab. 1.7. Matt.

9. 2 Tim.2.

f Isai. 41. 24.

Rom. 13 il. 1 Pet. 4.


1 Tim. 25. h Johan 10.


Mal. 2. 10.

1 Or, for

cb. 12.3 Fph. 4.5 Phil. 2.11.

Hebr. 1.2.

14, 23. p Rom. 14

Or, hare

q Gal. 5. 13. 1 Or, power.

13, 20. . 1 Mac. 1.

+ Gr.edild.

* Matt. 25. 40, 15.

y Rom. 14. 21.2 Cor. 11.

Paul sheweth his liberty.


Our life is like ato e gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as 10 Or saith he it altogether for our there be gods many, and lords many,) sakes? For our sakes, no doubt, this is

6 But to us there is but one God, the written : that "he that ploweth should Eph. 1. 6.

Father, "of whom are all things, and we plow in hope ; and that he that thresheth 28. || in him; and 'one Lord Jesus Christ, ” by in hope should be partaker of his hope.

whom are all things, and we by him. 11. If we have sown unto you spiritual

7 Howbeit there is not in every man things, is it a great thing if we shall reap Alcob 12.3.3. that knowledge: for some with con- your carnal things?

science of the idol unto this hour eat it 12 If others be partakers of this power

as a thing offered unto an idol; and their over you, are not we rather ? PNeveroh!3 conscience being weak is defiled. theless we have not used this power; but

8 But 'meat commendeth us not to suffer all things, "lest we should hinde 9.1

. 10. 28. God: for neither, if we eat, ||are we the the gospel of Christ. . Rom. 14. better; neither, if we eat not, || are we · 13 'Do ye not know that they which the worse.

minister about holy things || live of the se 9 But 'take heed lest by any means things of the temple? and they which wait te the more this || liberty of your's become 'a stum at the altar are partakers with the altar? 17 we the less. blingblock to them that are weak.

14 Even so hath the Lord ordained *. 10 For if any man see thee which hast that they which preach the gospel should Rom. 14. knowledge sit at meat in the idol's tem- live of the gospel.

ple, shall not the conscience of him 15 But "I have used none of these things: rabbi

which is weak be temboldened to eat neither have I written these things, that las 4ch. 10. 28, those things which are offered to idols ;

it should be so done unto me : for jesz. 11 And through thy knowledge shallthe were better for me to die, than that any i Rom. 14 weak brother perish, for whom Christ died? man should make my glorying void.

12 But when ye sin so against the 16 For though I preach the gospel, scaun brethren, and wound their weak con I have nothing to glory of: for 'necessity science, ye sin against Christ.

is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if 13 Wherefore, "if meat make my bro- I preach not the gospel ! ther to offend, I will eat no flesh while '17 For if I do this thing willingly, 'I :d3# the world standeth, lest I make my bro- have a reward: but if against my will

, ther to offend.

oa dispensation of the gospel is committed to CHAP. IX.

unto me.
I He sheweth his liberty, 7 and that the mi 18 What is my reward then? Verily

nister ought to live by the gospel: 15 yet that, when I preach the gospel, ! may
that himself hath of his own accord ab-

make the gospel of Christ without charge, a is
stained, 18 to be either chargeable unto
them, 22 or offensive unto any, in matters

that I abuse not my power in the gospel. ;3 indifferent. 24 Our life is like unto a race. 19 For though I be a free from all aes, des. Ahunot an apostle Pesan Thoi free? vem have. Ihnaden myself

seexant unto all, i letos Gal.2.7. &. Lord? are not ye my work in the Lord? 20 And unto the Jews I became as a

2 If I be not an apostle unto others, yet Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them all I AM I doubtless I am to you: for the seal of that are under the law, as under the law, s, * 14:18

. mine apostleship are ye in the Lord. that I might gain them that are under

3 Mine answer to them that do ex the law; c ch. 3. 6. & amine me is this,

21 "To them that are without law, as a Gaby! 4 'Have we not power to eat and to without law, (* being not without law drink?

God, but under the law to Christ,) that I kas 5 Have we not power to lead about a might gain them that are without law. sister, a || wife, as well as other apostles, 22 To the weak became I as weak, lans

and as 'the brethren of the Lord, and that I might gain the weak: “I am made 5. Mark 6. & Cephas?

all things to all men, " that I might by all and 6 Or I only and Barnabas, "have not means save some. we power to forbear working?

23 And this I do for the gospel's sake, 7 Who 'goeth a warfare any time at that I might be partaker thereof with you.

his own charges? who planteth a vine 24 Know ye not that they which run As Time" yard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof? in a race run all, but one receiveth the Tim. 2. 3. or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not prize ? °So run, that ye may obtain. of the milk of the flock?

25 And every man that striveth for ikke 8 Say I these things as a man? or saith the wastery is temperate in all things. not the law the same also ?

Now they do it to obtain a corruptible less 9 For it is written in the law of Moses, crown; but we'an incorruptible. Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of 26 Í therefore so run, 'not as uncerthe ox that treadeth out the corn. Doth tainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth God take care for oxen ?

the air;

Acts 9. 15. & 13- 2. & 26. 17. .Cor. 12. 12.

2 Tim. 1. II.

cl. 15. 8.



4. 15.
d 2 Cor. 3.2.
& 12. 19.
e ver. 14-
1 Thess. 2. 6.
2 Thess. 3.9.
1 Or, wo-
f Matt. 13.

1. Luke 6. 13. Gal. 1. 19.

Matt.8.14 lo 2 Thess. 3. $, 9. 1 2 Cor. 1o.

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