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7. But the m end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore n sober, and watch unto prayer. 8. And above all things have o fervent charity among your felves : for charity * fhall [Or, will] - cover the multitude of fins. 9. Use ? Hofpitality one to another' without grudging. 10. As every man hath s received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the a manifold grace of God.

1. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified • through Jelus Christ; d to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. 12. Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial, which is to try you, as though some ftrange thing happened unto you: 13. But { rejoice, in as much as ye are 6 partakers of Chrifts sufferings; that h when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. 14. If ye be i reproach

ed 7. m: Mat. 24. 13, 14.

+ Rom. on exhortation.- t 1 Cor. ż. 10. 13. 12. + Phil. 4. 5. † 2 Pet. 3. According to the Grace of God 9, 11. See on i Cor. 7. 29.

which is given unto me, as a wife Col. 4. 2.

ti Per. 5. 8. Mafter-builder, I have laid the See on Mat. 26.

s Foundation, and another buildeth 8.° : Col. 3: 14. See on Joh.

thereon. 13. 34.

c. t Eph. 5. 20. t i Pet. 2.5. p † Prov. 10. 12. + Jam. 5.20.

See on Rom. 1.8. See on i Cor. 13. 4.

dot i Tim. 6. 16. See on Rom. 9. 9 + Heb. 13.2. See on Rom. 10 16. 27.

:t i Pet. 1. 7. See on i Phil. 2. 14. See on i Cor.

Cor. 3. 13.

+ Col. 1. 24. : Jam. 1. 2. s of Rom. 12. 6. See on i

See on A&ts 5.41.

& + 2 Cor. 4. 10. + 2 Tim. . u Mat. 25. 21. + Luk. 12. 42. ť Rev. i. 9. See on A&ts + Tit. 1.7. See on i Cor. 4. 2.

a f i Cor. 12. 4. There are di h 1 Cor. 1.7.-Waiting for the versities of Gifts, but the same Spi- Coming of our Lord Jesus Christ

. - rit. + Eph 4. 11. He gave some, 20 Ther. 1.7. --The Lord Jesus Thall Apoftles: and some, Prophets: be revealed from Heaven with his and fome, Evangelifts: and some mighty Angels. ii Pet. 1. §, 6. Pastors and Teachers.

Who are kept by the Power of bot Rom. 12. 6, 7, 8. Have God througli Faith unto Salvation, ing then Gifts, differing according 25 ready to be revealed in the last to the Grace that is given to us,

time. Wherein ye greatly rejoice, whether Prophecy, let us Prophefia though now for a Scaton (if need according to the Proportion of be) ye are in Heaviness through Faith : or ministry, let us wait on manifold teinptations. our miniftring i or he that teache:h, jo 14. i 7 Mat. 5.11. Pet. 2 20. on teaching ; or he that exburtel, f i Pet. 3. 14. Sre on Heb. 1!, 26.



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d for the name of Christ, happy are ye ; for the spirit of lory, and of God refteth upon you : on their part he is vil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified. 15. But et none of you k suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as nevil-doer, or as a m búfie-body in other mens matters, 6. Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be shamed; but let him glorifie God on this behalf. 17. For the time is come that n judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what tha 11 he end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? 18. And p if the righteous scarcely be saved, where hall the ungodly and the sinner appear?

19. Whereore let them that suffer according to the will of God, ommit. the 9 keeping of their souls to him in well doing, is unto a faithful Creator,



+ Luk. 23.

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HE a elders which are among you, I exhort, who

am also an elder, and a b witness of the sufferings f Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall

be 15. t. Pet. 2. 25. What glo. 18. p of Prov. II. 31. See on y is it, if when ye be buffeted for Luk. 23. 31. our Faults ye take it patiently ?


ģt Pfal. 31. 5. Into thine | Luk. 23. 41. We indeed juste Hand I commit my Spirit ; thou y ; for we receive the due Reward


hast redeemed me, O Lord God f our Deeds: but this Man hath of Truth. Wisd. 3. 1. The Souls lone nothing amiss.

of the Righteous are in the Hands 1 Thes. 4. 11.

See on 2

of God, and there shall no torTher. 3. 11.

ment touch them. 17. + Mal. '3. 5. I will come 10 46. When Jesus had cried with rear to you to Judgment, and I will à loud Voice, he said, Father, inbe a swift Witness against the Sor to thy Hands, I commend my spia cerers, and against the Adulterers,

rit. A&ts 7. 59. They stoned and against false Swearers, and a Stephen calling upon God, and gainst those that oppress the Hire. 15 saying, Lord Jesus, receive my ling in his Wagés, the Widow, and Spirit. 2 Tim. 1. - I the Fatherless, and that turn a know whom I have believed, fide che Stranger from his right, and I am perswaded that he is and fear not me, faith the Lord of able to keep that which I have H fts. + Isa. 10. 12. f Jer. 25.20 committed unto him against that 29. f Jer. 49. 12. See on Luk. Day: 23. 31.

CHAP. V. vit Luk. 10. 12, 14. I say unto 1. a t Philem. ver. 9. See on I you, that it Thall be more tolerable

Tim. 5. I. in that Day for Sodom, than for b See on Luk. 24. 48. that City. It shall be more tolera:25

Rom. 8.17. + Rev, 1.9. ble for Tyre and siden at the Judg. See on Acts 14. 22. sale as than for you.

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be revealed : d Feed the flock of God * which is among you [Or, as much as in you is], taking the oversight thereof, notby constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; 3. Neither as * beinig f lords over [Or, orcr-ruling] Gods, heritage, but being enfamples to the flock. 4. And when the i chief Shepherd shall appear, ye, shall receive a k crown of glory that fadeth not away. :5. Likewise ye younger, submit your selves unto the elder: yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility for God m refift



2. + A&s 20. 28. See on Rom. 16. 5, 18. Every one that is proud 12.7.

in Heart, is an abomination to the e't, Tim. 3. 3, 8. -Not Cove Lord: though Hand join in Hand, tous.

Not greedy of filthy Li he shall not be unpunished. Pride cre. + Tit. 1. 7. --Not given to 5 goeth before Destrution: and an filthy Lucre.

baughty Spirit before a Fall. Prov. 3. f † Mat. 20. 25, 26. t 1 Cor. 18. 12. Before Destructiun the Heart 3.5. See on 2 Cor. 1. 24.

of Man is haughty; and before Ho& Pfal. 33. 12. Blessed is the nour is Humility. Isa. 2. 11. The Nation whose God is the Lord: ro lofty Looks of Man shall be humbled, and the People whom he hach cho and the Haughtiness of Men shall be fen for his own Inheritance. + Pfal, bowed down, and the Lord alone 74. 2. Remember thy Congregati shall be exalted in that Day. Ifa. on which thou haft purchased of 13.11. -I will cause the Arroganold: the Rod of thine Inheritance 15 cy of the Proud to cease, and will which thou hast redeemed. lay low the Haughtiness of the Tere, Ezek. 34.4. The Difeafed [of the

rible. Dan. 4. 37.

- Them that Flock] have ye not strengthned, walk in Pride, he is able to abase. neither have ye healed that which Tob. 4. 13. - In Pride is Destruction

, was fick ; but with Force, and 20 and much Trouble.

Wild. So with Cruelty have ye ruled them. 8. What hath Pride profised us? of in + Phil. 3.17. | 2 Thes. 3. 9. what good hath Riches with our + Tit. 2.70

See on 1 Cor. 11. l. Vaunting brought us ? and on i Tim. 4. 12.

sticus 19.7, 9, 12, 13,18. Pride is 4. + Heb. 13. 20. See on Joh. 25 hateful before God and Man.

Why is Earth and Albes Proud ? k See on i Cor. 9. 25.

The beginning of Pride is, when 5. ' † Eph.5.21. See on Rom. one departeth from God, and his

Heart is curned away from his in Pfal. 119. 21. Thou hast rebu-30 Maker. For Pride is the beginning ked the Proud that are cursed, which of Sin, and he that hath it thall do 'err from thy Commandments. pour out Abomination: and thereProv. 6. 16, 17. These six things fore the Lord brought upon them dorh the Lord hate ; yea, seven strange Calamities, and overthrew are an abomination to him: A 35 them utterly. Pride was not made proud Look, &c. Prov. 15. 25. The for Men.-- Ecclefiafticus

15. Lord Thall destroy the House of the She (Wisdom) is far from PrideProud.--- Prov. 13. 10. Only by + Jim. t. 6. But he givech more Pride cometh Content i032: but with Grace: Wherefore he faith, Gui the well advised is Wifdom, Prov.49

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h the proud, and n giveth grace to the humble.

6. Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand

God, that he may P exalt you in due time. 7. 9 Caftg all your care upon him, for he careth for you. 8.

* sober, be vigilanit ;, because your adversary the de1, as a roaring lion s walketh about seeking whom he ay devour.

9. Whom . " resift ftedfast in the faith, lowing that the

fame a millions are accomplished in ur brethren that are in the world. 10. But the God all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory Christ Jefus, after that ye have suffered a while, ike you perfect, a ftablish, strengthen, settle you. To him be glory and dominion for ever and ever.

A. ?n. 12. By Silvanus a faithful brother unto you (as I ppose) I have written briefly, exhorting and testify1, - that this is the true grace of God wherein ye nd. 13. The Church that is at Babylon elected together th you,

you, and fo doth Marcus my son. * Greet ye one another with a kiss of charity. ? Peace be th you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.


faluteth you,

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feth the Proud, but giveth Grace 9. f Eph. 6. 11. Jam 4. 7. to the Humble. See under the

See on Eph. 4. 27. ord Pride in the Index.

& See on Acts 14. 22. a Prov. 3. 34. -He giveth Grace

+ 2 Cor. 4. 17. t 1 Pet. the Lowly. Prov. 23. 4. By Hu- 51.6. See on Rom. 8. 18. lity, and the Fear of the Lord,

c See on Heb. 13.21. Riches, and Honour, and d See on Rom. 16. 25. fe.

11. ep 1 Pet. 4. 11. | Rev. 1.6. 5.o. | Jam. 4. 10. Humble your See on Rom. 16. 27. ves in the sight of the Lord, and 10 f.: 2 Cor. 1. 19. See on i

Ther. 1. 1. See on Mat. 23. 12.

& Heb 13.

I have 7.? + Pfal. 37. 5. + Pfal. 55. written a Letter to you in few 7 Wisd. 12. 13.

.: Phil. 4:

See on Mat. 6. 25, &c.

h 2 Per. 1. 12.

i 8. ' + i Pet. 4.7. #Luk. 21. 13.

See on A&s 15. 37

k ti Thef. 5. 6. See on Mat.

of 1 Cor. 16. 20. + 2 42. and on Mar 26.41.

Cor. 13. 12. * 1 Thes. 5. 26. + Job 5. 7.


See on Rom. 16. 16.

I See on Joh. 16. 33. s.


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2 P E T E R I.


Year of our Lord 66.
IMON [Or, Simeon] Peter a servant and an A poftle

of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us, through the righteousness * of

God, and our Saviour [Gr. of our God and Saviour] Jesus Chrift: 2. • Grace and peace be multiplied unto you, through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, 3. According as his divine Power hath given unto us al things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the d knowledge of him that hath called us

* to [or, by] glory and virtue : 4. Whereby are 8 given unto us exceeding great and precious Promises; that by these you might be partakers of the divine nature, having

escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. s. And besides this, * giving all diligence, add to your faith, virtue ; and to virtue, knowledge; 6. And to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience

anal 1.2 2 Cor. 4. 13. Tit. 1.4. open Face, beholding as in a Glan See on Rom. 1.'12.

the Glory of the Lord, are changed Tit. 2. 13. Looking for into the fame Image, from Glory to that blessed Hope, and the glorious Glory, even as by the Spirit of the Appearing of the great God, ands Lord + Eph. 4. 24. That ye put our Saviour Jesus Christ.

on the new Man, which afrer God + 1 Pet. 1. 2. Jude ver.2. created in Rightcousnefs and the HR See on Rom. 1.7.

liness. , f Heb. 12., 19. -(Go 3. d' + Joh: 17:3. This is Life's e chastned us] for our profit, that ternal, that they might know thee 10 we might be partakers of his Holi the only trưe God, and Jesus Christ, ness. t Joh. 3. 2. –We kuou whom thou haft fent. :: 1 Pet. 2. that when he shall appear, we 9. -That ye should fhew forth be like him. the Praifes of him who hath called + 2 Pet. 2. 18, 20. you out of Darkness into his mar. 15 5.

k :: 2 Pet. 3. 18. Groz vellous Light. ^!

2. Grace, and in the Knowledge of car e.See on A&ts 20. 32. and on i Lord and Saviour Jesus Chria Cor. 9. 25.

Phil. 3. 13, 14. Brethren, I count 4. + 2 Gor: 7.1. Having there. not my felt to have apprehended: fore these Promises, dearly belov-20 but this one thing I do, forgerring ed, let us cleanse our selves from those things which are hehind, ar all Filthiness of the Flesh and Spie reaching forth unto those thing rit, perfecting Holiness in the fear which are before, I press toward the of God.

Mark, for the Prize of the High : See on Joh. 1.12.

25 calling of God in Chriit Jelus. : . Cor. 3. 13. We all with

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