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2. Let every one of us please his neighbour, for his good to edification.
* to bear with, and be tender to such right Notions of it; and not to intheir own Humours and Inclinations, to the Dis
2. Let every one therefore, as far as he can, consult and condescend to his Neighbour's Infirmities, in order to maintain the
cepts of his Religion,
4. Now all the remarkable Examples, and great Expressions of Patience, Humility, and Condescension that are recorded in any Scriptures of the Old Toffament, are left there for our Imitation; that by following the same Virtues, we might have the sure annexed to them.
5. And may God the Giver of Patience and Consolation, and of every good Gift, enable you to attain this Unity and Peaceableness of Temper, agreeable to this Example of CHRIST JESUS, and to the Spirit and Pre
Distance, remembring that Christ has received us all into one Communion and Fellowship, for the Service
and Honour of God,
9, 10, 11 & 12. And you jewish Christians ought by no Means to despise and j. the Gentile ones, as if the Kingdom and Religion of Christ were appropriated wholly to your Nation. For, after you, they are taken in too as true Members of his Church; and are to bear their Part in rendring that Glory and Praise to God, which is due to him for such a great and universal Salvation;
9. And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy, as it is written, For this + cause will I confess to thee among the Gentiles, and fing unto thy name.
10. And again he
tiles with his people.
+ Ver. 9. For this Cause will I conses to thee, &c. See the learned Mr. Peirce's Dissert, on this Passage.