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5:3; 6:9.  shall be cut off from among his people," therefore many God­fearing men, who were assembled at different times, have understood, as also we understand, that marriage out of the church, with impenitents and unbelievers, is also to be punished with separation from the church, that they may the more earnestly seek repentance.  6:1 is followed.  2:8.  1:6.  5, in a higher, and another man, in a lower sense, both men being God­fearing in their life, they should, until further enlightenment, be borne with in love, without contention or disputing.

13:1­3.  5:23.  5:44.  5:37; James 5:12.  Gal.  5:3; 6:9.  shall be cut off from among his people," therefore many God­fearing men, who were assembled at different times, have understood, as also we understand, that marriage out of the church, with impenitents and unbelievers, is also to be punished with separation from the church, that they may the more earnestly seek repentance.  6:1 is followed.  2:8.  1:6.  5, in a higher, and another man, in a lower sense, both men being God­fearing in their life, they should, until further enlightenment, be borne with in love, without contention or disputing.

5:9.  2:20; I Pet. 2:6; John 14: 6; 10:9; Acts 4:12.  2:21; Eph.  4:6, 7. This faith begets in the heart of the believer an inward taste of the kindness of God, and of the powers of the world to come; which is followed by gladness, joy, and a firm security of the Father's favor in the soul, whereby, in every time of need, he is enabled to say, confident that he will be heard, "Abba, Father;" and doubts not, though the thing promised be not apparent to human eyes, nay, seem contrary to nature, and transcends the comprehension, understanding and capability of man (Ps.

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