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4

Of the riches of

Chrift.

ftirre

up thefe Cgrinthians, to beneficence,

and

bounty

towards

the

poorc,

h

labours

to

enforce

it

by

many realons,

in

this,and the

next Chap-

ter

.

Man

being

an underflac ding

creawre, God

would have what

we

doe

in

matters

of

religion

+,

ro proceed

from principles, becomming

men,

and

chriffians,

therefore

hee

fers

us

upon

duries

from reafons:

and

b

:qatffeexfmples

together

with

reafcns

are

very

forcible therefore the

ApoftIe

Ater many

¡

ctbfle

eafc

to

lih

cofrh

S`3ints

,ilea'°

tsyri

xan

s

,

1t

of

r

H

adonians

t

tree

pobiçrtepple

en

the

Co-

rim

hi,ms

to

wlii3rit

he'ApSfilE

növAvrote:

But

bee

ufe

people

are

no

.sfcí'ca

nfortably,lead

by

the

exai

iile)bte

U

ls;.o?ii

eti4tailiiey4hinke

.t

a kinde

of

upbraiding

ó

f

thew,.

accounting

theinfelves

as

good,

or;,bertwr

then

they:there.

fore the

Apoflle

le^àcres'

É

thiorring

them from

the

-example

of

;,the.. ;c3V.xçedoniags,

that

,.were

poorer

po

d

pro,pottuds.An

4tnple,beyand

.all

exceprion.;

ctbe_.

amplë;

Qfa-cÇli

rdktsi

'

him-

Celle

;

hee ftirres

therm

up

CO

bounty,

and

goad

neffe

by

the

exiniplè

of.hitn

,

who

i

oodnz

íT

it

f

e

u

e

;:you

know

the grace'

o

f

our

.C:

o

re

E

s

u

s

C

1.1'1I

I

S

z.whotIoughhe

were

rtì`hrh'i

bré4mepoo

e,

6.'

c.

As

if

he

e

fhould

have

laid ,

if

the

exarriple

of

the

poore

Macedonians

will

not rnoove

you

to

give

bountifully,

yet let the example

of

oar'

S

A

V

I

o

U

R

;

bee

ivas

rich,

yet

hee

became'

poore

to

enrich

yea,

therefore

you

Ir,..fl nor

!hinke

much

to

bellow

fomewhac on

his poorc

members.

Example