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MATT. XIX. 16, 17.

A. D. 33. eternal life? Luke x. 25. Labour not servants to God, ye have your fruit for the meat which perisheth, but for unto holiness, and the end everlasting that meat which endureth unto ever- life. For the wages of sin is death, lasting life, which the Son of man shall but the gift of God is eternal life, give unto you: for him hath God the through Jesus Christ our Lord, vi, Father sealed. Then said they unto 22, 23. Howbeit for this cause I him, What shall we do, that we might obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus work the works of God? Jesus an- Christ might shew forth all long-sufswered and said unto them, This is fering, for a pattern to them which the work of God, that ye believe on should hereafter believe on him to life him whom he hath sent, John vi. 27 everlasting, 1 Tim. i. 16. Fight the -29. And brought them out, and good fight of faith, lay hold on etersaid, Sirs, what must I do to be nal life, whereunto thou art also saved? Acts xvi. 30.

called, and hast professed a good c And these shall go away into ever- profession before many witnesses, vi. lasting punishment: but the righteous 12. Laying up in store for theminto life eternal, Matt. xxv. 46. And selves a good foundation against the many of them that sleep in the dust time to come, that they may lay hold of the earth shall awake, some to on eternal life, 19. In hope of etereverlasting life, and some to shame nal life, which God, that cannot lie, and everlasting contempt, Dan. xii. 2. promised before the world began, That whosoever believeth in him | Tit. i. 2. That being justified by his should not perish, but have eternal grace, we should be made heirs aclife, John iii. 15. But whosoever cording to the hope of eternal life, iii. drinketh of the water that I shall 7. (For the life was manifested, and give him shall never thirst; but the we have seen it, and bear witness, water that I shall give him shall be in and shew unto you that etemal life, him a well of water springing up into which was with the Father, and was everlasting life, iv. 14. Search the manifested unto us), 1 Johni. 2. And scriptures; for in them ye think ye this is the promise that he hath prohave eternal life: and they are they mised us, even eternal life, ii. 25. And which testify of me, v. 39. Verily, this is the record, that God hath given verily, I say unto you, He that be to us eternal life, and this life is in lieveth on me hath everlasting life, his Son. He that hath the Son hath vi. 47. Then Simon Peter answered life; and he that hath not the Son of him, Lord, to whom shall we go? God hath not life. These things have thou hast the words of eternal life, I written unto you that believe on the 68. And I give unto them eternal name of the Son of God; that ye may life; and they shall never perish, know that ye have eternal life, and neither shall any man pluck them that ye may believe on the name of out of my hand, x. 28. He that loveth the Son of God, v. 11–13. And we his life shall lose it: and he that know that the Son of God is come, hateth his life in this world shall and hath given us an understanding, keep it unto life eternal, xii. 25. As that we may know him that is true, thou hast given him power over all and

we are in him that is true, even in flesh, that he should give eternal life his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true to as many as thou hast given him. God, and eternal life, 20. Keep And this is life eternal, that they yourselves in the love of God, lookmight know thee the only true God, ing for the mercy of our Lord Jesus and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast Christ unto eternal life, Jude 21., sent, xvii. 2, 3. To them who by patient continuance in well-doing

VER. 17. seek for glory 'and honour, and im

ο δε είπεν αυτώ τί με λέγεις αγαθών και mortality, eternal life, Rom. ii. ? | odeis åyabòs, i den sis, . @eds. Ei di 96That as sin hath reigned unto death, λείς εισελθείν εις την ζωήν, τήρησον τας even so might grace reign through bvtohés. righteousness unto eternal life, by Jesus Christ our Lord, v. 21. But now

And he said unto him, Why callest being made free from sin, and become thou me good ? a there is none good but

A. D. 33.
ΜATT. XIX. 17, 18.

A. D. 33. one, that is, God: b but if thou wilt the just shall live by faith. And the enter into life, keep the commandments. law is not of faith : but, The man that

a There is none holy as the Lord: doeth them shall live in them. Christ for there is none beside thee; neither hath redeemed us from the curse of is there any rock like our God, 1 Sam. the law, being made a curse for us : ii. 2. Why boastest thou thyself in forit is written, Cursed is every one that mischief, O mighty man? the goodness hangeth on a tree, Gal. iii. 11–13. of God endureth continually, Psal.lii.1.

VER. 18. They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall το, ου φονεύσεις: ου μοιχεύσεις: Ου κλέ

Λέγει αυτώ Ποίας και ο δε Ιησούς είπε: sing of thy righteousness. The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion ;

ψεις: Ου ψευδομαρτυρήσεις: slow to anger, and of great mercy.

He saith unto him, a Which? Jesus said, The LORD is good to all : and his

b Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt tender mercies are over all his works,

not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, cxlv. 7-9. Every good gift and Thou shalt not bear false witness, every perfect gift is from above, and a For as many as are of the works cometh down from the Father of lights, of the law are under the curse : for with whom is no variableness, neither it is written, Cursed is every one that shadow of turning, Jam. i. 17. He continueth not in all things which are that loveth not knoweth not God; for written in the book of the law to do God is love. In this was manifested them, Gal. iii. 10. For whosoever the love of God toward us, because shall keep the whole law, and yet that God sent his only begotten Son offend in one point, he is guilty of all. into the world, that we might live For he that said, Do not commit through him. Herein is love, not that adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now we loved God, but that he loved us, if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou and sent his Son to be the propitiation kill, thou art become a transgressor for our sins, 1 John iv. 8–10. And of the law, Jam. ii. 11. we have known and believed the love b Ye have heard that it was said by that God hath to us. God is love; them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth and whosoever shall kill shall be in in God, and God in him, 16.

danger of the judgment : But I say b Ye shall therefore keep my sta- unto you, that whosoever is angry tutes, and my judgments : which if a with his brother without a cause shall man do, he shali live in them : Ibe in danger of the judgment: and am the Lord, Lev. xviii. 5. And I whosoever shall say to his brother, gave them my statutes, and shewed Raca, shall be in danger of the counthem my judgments, which if a man cil : but whosoever shall say, Thou do, he shall even live in them. More- fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. over also I gave them my sabbaths, to Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the be a sign between me and them, that altar, and there rememberest that thy they might know that I am the LORD brother hath ought against thee; Leave that sanctify them, Ezek. xx. 11, 12. there thy gift before the altar, and go He said unto him, What written in thy way; first be reconciled to thy the law? how readest thou? And he brother, and then come and offer thy answering said, Thou shalt love the gift. Agree with thine adversary Lord thy God with all thy heart, and quickly, whilst thou art in the way with all thy soul, and with all thy with him; lest at any time the adstrength, and with all thy mind; and versary deliver thee to the judge, and thy neighbour as thyself. And he the judge deliver thee to the officer, said unto him, Thou hast answered and thou be cast into prison. Verily right: this do, and thou shalt live, I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no Luke 1.26-28. For Moses describeth means come out thence, till thou hast the righteousness which is of the law, paid the uttermost farthing. Ye have That the man which doeth those heard that it was said by them of old things sball live by them, Rom. 1. 5. time, Thou shalt not commit adultery: But that no man is justified by the law But I say unto you, that whosoever in the sight of God, it is evident: for, I looketh on a woman to lust after her

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MATT. XIX. 18–20.

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hath committed adultery with her and, 6 Thou shalt love thy neighbour as already in his heart, Matt. v. 21—28. thyself. Honour thy father and thy mother : a For God commanded, saying, Hothat thy days may be long upon the nour thy father and mother; and, He land winich the Lord thy God giveth that curseth father or mother, let him thee. Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt die the death. But ye say, Whosonot commit adultery. Thou shalt not ever shall say to his father or his mosteal. Thou shalt not bear false wit- ther, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou ness against thy neighbour. Thou mightest be profited by me; And shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, honour not his father or his mother, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's he shall be free. Thus have ye made wife, nor his man-servant, nor his the commandment of God of none efmaid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, fect by your tradition, Matt. xv. 4–6. nor any thing that is thy neighbour's, Ye shall fear every man his mother, Exod. xx. 12–17. Honour thy fa- and his father, and keep my sabbaths: ther and thy mother, as the LORD thy I am the LORD your God, Lev. xix. 3. God hath commanded thee; that thy The eye that mocketh at his father, days may be prolonged, and that it and despiseth to obey his mother, the may go well with thee, in the land ravens of the valley shall pick it out, which the LORD thy God giveth and the young eagles shall eat it, thee. Thou shalt not kill

. Neither Prov. xxx. 17, Children, obey your shalt thou commit adultery. Neither parents in the Lord: for this is right. shalt thou steal. Neither shalt thou Honour thy father and mother; which bear false witness against thy neigh- is the first commandment with probour. Neither shalt thou desire thy mise, Eph. vi. 1, 2. neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou

See parallels on chap. xxii. ver. 39. covet thy neighbour's house, his field,

VER. 20. or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing

Λέγει αυτώ ο νεανίσκος: Πάντα ταύτα that is thy neighbour's, Deut. ν. 18 | έφυλαξάμην εκ νεότητός μου· τί έτι υστερα -21. Thou knowest the command- The young man saith unto him, a All ments, Do not commit adultery, Do these things have I kept from my youth not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear up:

b what luck I yet? false witness, Defraud not, Honour a And he answered and said unto thy father and mother, Mark x. 19. him, Master, all these have I observed Thou knowest the commandments, from my youth, Mark X. 20. The Do not kill, do not commit adultery, Pharisee stood and prayed thus with Do not steal, Do not bear false wit- himself, God, 1 thank thee, that I am ness, Honour thy father and thy mo- not as other men are, extortioners, ther, Luke wiji. 20. Owe no man unjust, adulterers, or even as this Pubany thing, but to love one another : lican. I fast twice in the week, I give for he that loveth another hath ful tithes of all that I possess, Luke xviii. filled the law. For this, Thou shalt 11, 12. So when they continued asknot commit adultery, Thou shalt not ing him, he lifted up himself, and kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt said unto them, He that is without sin not bear false witness, Thou shalt not among you, let him first cast a stone at covet; and if there be any other com- her, John viï. 7. Now we know that mandment, it is briefly comprehended what things soever the law saith,itsaith in this saying, namely, Thou shalt to them that are under the law: that love thy neighbour as thyself. Love every mouth may be stopped, and all worketh no ill to his neighbour: there the world may become guilty before fore love is the fulfilling of the law, God. Therefore by the deeds of the Rom. xiii. 8-10.

law there shall no flesh be justified VER. 19.

in his sight: for by the law is the

knowledge of sin. But now the righτίμα τον πατέρα σου, και την μητέρα | teousness of God without the law is nal: 'Ayanngels tò manciou cou des beav- | manifested, being witnessed by the τόν. .

law and the prophets; Even the righHonour thy father and thy mother : teousness of God which is by faith of

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A. D. 33.

MATT. XIX. 20—22.

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Jesus Christ unto all, and upon all habitations, xvi. 9. And sold their them that believe : for there is no posessions and goods, and parted difference : For all have sinned, and them to all men, as every man had come short of the glory of God, Rom. need, Acts ii. 45. And the multitude iii. 19—23. For I was alive without of them that believed were of one the law once: but when the command heart and of one soul: neither said ment came, sin revived, and I died, any of them (that ought of the things vii. 9. Wherefore the law was our which he possessed was his own; but school-master to bring us unto Christ, they had all things common. And that we might be justified by faith, with great power gave the apostles Gal. iii. 24. Concerning zeal, per- witness of the resurrection of the secuting the church ; touching the Lord Jesus : and great grace was righteousness which is in the law, upon them all. Neither was there any blameless, Phil. iii. 6.

among them that lacked : for as many b Then Jesus beholding him, loved as were possessors of lands or houses him, and said unto him, One thing sold them, and brought the prices of thou lackest: go thy way, sell what the things that were sold, iv. 32–34. soever thou hast, and give to the poor, Charge them that are rich in this and thou shalt have treasure in hea. world, that they be not high-minded, ven: and come, take up the cross, nor trust in uncertain riches, but and follow me, Mark x. 21. Now in the living God, who giveth us when Jesus heard these things, he richly all things to enjoy.. That they said unto him, Yet lackest thou one do good, that they be rich in good thing: sell all that thou hast, and works, ready to distribute, willing to distribute unto the poor, and thou communicate, 1 Tim. vi. 17, 18. For shalt have treasure in heaven : and ye had compassion of me in my bonds, come, follow me, Luke xviii. 22. and took joyfully the spoiling of your VER. 21.

goods, knowing in yourselves that ye

have in heaven a better and an en"Εφη αυτώ ο Ιησούς: Ει θέλεις τέλειος | during substance, Heb. χ. 34. είναι, ύπαγε, πώλησόν σου τα υπάρχοντα, και δος πτωχούς και έξεις θησαυρών εν

c See on chap. iv. ver. 19. clause 1. ουρανώ και δεύρο, ακολούθει μοι.

VER. 22. Jesus said unto him, a If thou wilt be

'Ακούσας δε ο νεανίσκος τον λόγον, απήλθε perfect, o go and sell that thou hast, and auaouperose Hy vàpixar xthuata monda, give to the poor, and thou shalt have But when the young man heard that treasure in heaven: and come and fol. saying, a he went awuy sorrowful : b for low me.

he had great possessions. a See on chap. v. ver. 48. clause 1.

a He also that received seed among b Lay not up for yourselves trea- the thoms is he that heareth the sures upon earth, where moth and word; and the care of this world, rust doth corrupt, and where thieves and the deceitfulness of riches, choke break through and steal: But lay up the word, and he becometh unfruitful, for yourselves treasures in heaven, Matt. xiii. 22. And the king was where neither moth nor rust doth cor- sorry; nevertheless for the oath's rupt, and where thieves do not break sake, and them whick sat with him at through nor steal, Matt. vi. 19, 20. meat, he commanded it to be given Sell that ye have, and give alms; her, xiv. 9. And he was sad at that provide yourselves bags which wax saying, and went away grieved: for not old, a treasure in the heavens that he had great possessions, Mark x. 22. faileth not, where no thief approach. And when he heard this, he was very eth, neither moth corrupteth, Luke sorrowful : for he was very rich, Luke xii. 39. So likewise, whosoever he be xviii. 23. of you that forsaketh not all that he b No man can serve two masters : bath, he cannot be my disciple, xiv. for either he will hate the one, and 33. And I say unto you, Make to love the other; or else he will hold to yourselves friends of the mammon of the one, and despise the other. Ye uprighteousness; that, when ye fail, cannot serve God and mammon, they may receive you into everlasting Matt. vi. 24. For what is a man VOL. 1.

2 A

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MATT. XIX. 22, 23.

A. D. 33. profited, if he shall gain the whole any means redeem his brother, nor world, and lose his own soul? or give to God a ransom for him, Psal. what shall a man give in exchange xlix. 6,7. He that trusteth in his for his soul? xvi. 26. From men, riches shall fall: but the righteous which are thy hand, O Lord, from shall flourish as a branch, Prov. xi. men of the world, which have their 28. Remove far from me vanity and portion in this life, and whose belly lies; give me neither poverty, nor thou fillest with thy hid treasure: they riches; feed me with food convenient are full of children, and leave the rest for me : Lest I be full, and deny thee, of their substance to their babes, Psal. and say, Who is the LORD! or lest I xvii. 14. And they come unto thee be poor, and steal, and take the name as the people cometh, and they sit be- of my God in vain, xxx. 8, 9. And fore thee as my people, and they hear Jesus looked round about, and saith thy words, but they will not do them: unto his disciples, How hardly shall for with their mouth they shew much they that have riches enter into the love, but their heart goeth after their kingdom of God! Mark x. 23. And covetousness, Ezek. xxxiii. 31. For he said unto them, Take heed, and this ye know, that no whoremonger, beware of covetousness : for a man's nor unclean person, nor covetous man, life consisteth not in the abundance who is an idolater, hath any inherit of the things which he possesseth. ance in the kingdom of Christ and of And he spake a parable unto them. God, Eph. v. 5. Mortify therefore saying, The ground of a certain rich your members which are upon the man brought forth plentifully: And he earth ; fornication, uncleanness, inor. thought within himself, saying, What dinate affection, evil concupiscence, shall I do, because I have no room and covetousness, which is idolatry, where to bestow my fruits ? And he Col.iü. 5.

said, This will I do: I will pull VER. 23.

down my barns, and build greater; 'O di 'Incūs time toīs pabrtais aite and there will I bestow all my fruits 'Apeio aéyo iziv, örı duexónas noús.Os soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid

and my goods. And I will say to my εισελεύσεται εις την βασιλείαν των ουρανών. . Then said Jesus unto his disciples, eat, drink, and be merry. But God

up for many years; take thine ease, Verily I say unto you, a That a rich said unto him, Thou fool, this night man shall hardly benter into the king. thy soul shall be required of thee : dom of heaven.

then whose shall those things be,which a And it shall be, when the LORD thou hast provided : So is he that thy God shall have brought thee into layeth up treasure for himself, and is the land which he sware unto thy not rich toward God, Luke xii. 15— fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to 21. No servant can serve two másJacob, to give thee great and goodly ters : for either he will hate the one, cities, which thou buildedst not, And and love the other; or else he will houses full of all good things, which hold to the one, and despise the other. thou filledst not, and wells digged, Ye cannot serve God and mammon. which thou diggedst not, vineyards And the Pharisees also, who were and olive trees, which thou plantedst coretous, heard all these things: and not; when thou shalt have eaten, and they derided him, xvi. 13, 14. And be full; Then beware lest thou forget when Jesus saw that he was very the LORD, which brought thee forth sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall out of the land of Egypt, from the they that have riches enter into the house of bondage, Deut. vi. 10–12. kingdom of God! xviii. 24. For ye If I have made gold my hope, or have see your calling, brethren, how that said to the fine gold, Thou art my not many wise men after the flesh, confidence ; If I rejoiced because my not many mighty, not many noble are wealth was great, and because mine called, i Cor. i. 26. But they that hand hath gotten much, Joh xxxi. 24, will be rich fall into temptation and 25. They that trust in their wealth, a spare, and into many foolish and and boast themselves in the multitude burtful lusts, which drown men in of their riches; None of them can by destructiou and perdition. For the

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