A Common-Place-Book to the Holy Bible; Or, the Scriptures' Sufficiency Practically Demonstrated, by J. Locke, Revised by W. Dod
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. 1828 Excerpt: ... saints: given to hospitality, &c.--Rom. xii. 8. 13. xvi. 1,2. It hath pleased them of Macedonia, &c. to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are atJerusalem.--Rom. xv. 26. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him.--1 Cor. xvi. 2. As ye abound in every thing, &c. see that ye abound in this grace also: I speak, &c. to prove the sincerity of your love: for ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich, &c. As there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also, out of that which you have: for if there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not.--2 Cor. viii. 7--9. 11,12. He which soweth sparingly, shall reap also sparingly: and he which soweth bountifully, shall reap also bountifully. Everyman according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give: not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.--2 Cor. ix. 6--9. As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men; especially unto them who are of the household of faith.--Gal. vi. 10. 3 John 5, 6. Rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is be naked, &c. and one of you say good, that he may have to give to unto them, Depart in peace, &c. and him that needeth.--Eph. iv. 28. ye give them not, &c. what doth it Paul commends the Philippians for profit?--James ii. 5. 15,16. their sending to his relief: and said, Use hospitality one to another, Not b...
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