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doing service, as to the Lord and not to men': Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth', the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond' or free'Tit. ii. 9, 10, Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters', and to please them well in all things'; not answering again'; Not purloining', but shewing all good fidelity'; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things': 1 Pet. ii. 18, Servants be subject to your masters with all fear'; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.

7. Of Magistrates.—Lev. xix. 15, Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment"; thou shalt not respect the person of the poor', nor honour the person of the mighty': but in righteousness' shalt thou judge thy neighbour Deut. i. 16, 17, Hear the causes be. tween your brethren, and judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him'. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment', but ye shall hear the small' as well as the great ; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man', for the judgment is God's! Deut. xvi. 19, Thou shalt not wrest judgment'; thou shalt not respect persons', neither take a gift': for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous'. 2 Chron. xix. 6, 7, Take heed what ye do': for ye judge not for man', but for the Lord, who is with you' in the judgment. Wherefore now', let the fear of the Lord be upon you'; take heed' and do it': for there is no iniquity with the Lord

our God', nor respect of persons', nor taking of gifts'. Ps. Ixxxii. 3, 4, Defend the poor and father. less': do justice to the afflicted' and needy. Deliver the poor and needy': rid them out of the hand of the wicked. Amos v. 24, Let judgment run down as waters', and righteousness as a mighty stream: John vii. 24, Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment'.

8. Subjects.—Exod. xxii. 28, Thou shalt not revile the gods' (magistrates), nor curse the ruler of thy people. Rom. xiii. 1, 5–7, Let every soul be subject' unto the higher powers'; for there is no power but of God": the powers that be' are ordained of God. Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake'. For, for this cause pay ye tribute also'; for they are God's ministers', attending continually upon


very thing! Render therefore to all their dues': tribute to whom tribute is due': custom' to whom custom'; fear to whom fear'; honour to whom honour'. Tit. iii. 1, Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers', to obey magistrates', to be ready' to every good work'.

9. Summary of duties to our neighbour.--Lev. xix. 16, Thou shalt not go up and down' as a tale-bearert among thy people'; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour': I am the Lord. 18, Thou shalt not avengd nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people'; but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyselfo: I am the Lord. Zech. vii. 9, 10, Thus speaketh the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment', and shew mercy and compassions' every man to his brother': And oppress not the widow', nor the fatherless', the stranger, nor the poor'; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart'. Zech. viii. 16, These are the things which ye shall do, Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour'; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates: Matt. vii. 12, Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you', do ye even so to them': for this is the law and the prophets. Rom. xii. 14—18, Bless them which persecute you': bless', and curse not: Rejoice with them that do rejoice', and weepe with them that weep: Be of the same mind one toward another! Mind not high things', but condescend to men of low estate'. Be not wisel in your own conceits! Recompense to no man evil for evil'. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as lieth in you', live peaceably with all men'. Rom. xiii. 8, Owe no man any thing, but to love one another'; for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law'. Rom. xiv. 13, 16, 19, Let us not, therefore, judge one another any more': but judge this rather', that no man put a stumbling-block', or an occasion to fall', in his brother's way: Let not then your good' be evil spoken of. Let us, therefore, follow after the things which make for peace', and things wherewith one may edify another! Rom. xv. 1, We then that are strong' ought to bear the

infirmities of the weak', and not to please ourselves'. Eph. iv. 25—32, Wherefore, putting away lying', speak every man truth with his neighbour': for we are members' one of another! Be ye angry', and sin not'; let not the sun go down upon your wrath'; Neither give place to the devil. Let him that stole steal no more'; but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good', that he may have to give to him that needeth. Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying', that it may minister grace' unto the hearers'. And grieve not the Holy Spirit of God', whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption: Let all bitterness, and wrath', and anger', and clamour', and evil-speaking', be put away from you', with all malice'. And be ye

kind one to another', tender-hearted', forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sakel hath forgiven you. Eph. v. 1, 2, Be ye therefore followers of God', as dear children'; And walk in love', as Christ also hath loved us', and hath given himself for us', an offering and a sacrifice to God' for a sweetsmelling savour: 11, And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness', but rather reprove them. 21, Submitting yourselves one to another' in the fear of God. Phil. ii. 14, 15, Do all things without murmurings and disputings'; That ye may be blameless' and harmless', the sons of God without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation', among whom ye shine as lights in the world'. Col. iii. 8, 9, 12-14, But now ye also put off all these; anger', wrath', malice', blasphemy, filthy communication' out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds“; Put on, therefore, as the elect of Gud, holy and beloved', bowels of mercies', kindness', humbleness of mind', meekness', long-suffering"; Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another', if any man have a quarrel against any': even as Christ forgave you', so also do ye. And above all these things' put or charity, which is the bond' of perfectness'. Col. iv. 5, 6, Walk in wisdom toward them that are without', redeeming the time! Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt', that ye may know how ye ought to answer' every man. Titus iii. 1, 2, Put them in mind to be ready to every good work"; To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers', but gentle', shewing all meekness' unto all men'. 1 Pet. ii. 12, 15, 20-23, Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles'; that, whereas they speak evil against you as evil-doers', they may, by your good works, which they shall behold', glorify God in the day of visitation' For so is the will of God', that with well-doingi ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults', ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently', this is acceptable with God. For even hereunto were ye called': because Christ also suf. fered for us', leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps': Who did no sin', neither was guile found in his mouth': Who, when he was reviled',

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