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not that a ' little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?

7 Purge out therefore the mold leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our ° Passover is sacrificed? for us :

8 Therefore P let us keep the feast,3 4 not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and

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Mat. xiii. 33: The kingdom of heaven is like unto leaven, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened. Luke, xiii. 21: It is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal, till the whole was leavened. 1 Cor. xv. 33 : Evil communications corrupt good manners. Gal. v. 9: A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. 2 Tim. ii. 17 : Their word will eat as doth a canker : of whom is Hymenæus and Philetus.

m Exod. xii. 15 : Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses : for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel. : . n Isa. liii. 7: He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter. John, i. 29 : Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. I Cor. xv. 3 : Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures. 1 Pet. i. 19: But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot. Rev. v. 6, 12: And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain.-Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing. .° JOHN, xix. 14: It was the preparation of the Passover. · PExod. xii. 15: The words under ver. 7. do. xiii. 6: Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast to the LORD.

9 Deut. xvi.3,4: Thou shalt eat no leavened bread with it'; seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread therewith, even the bread of affliction ; for thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt in haste : that thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt all the days of thy life. And there shall be no leavened bread seen with thee in all thy coast seven days.

Mat. xvi. 6, 12: Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees. Then understood they how. that he bade them not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the

.wickedness ; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

9 I wrote unto you in an epistle 'not to company with fornicators : ;

10 · Yet not altogether with the fornicators of this world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must ye needs go 'out of the world.

11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, wif any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one *no not to eat.

12 For what have I to do to judge Y them also that are without ? do not ye judge ? them that are within ?

Phao his discipleser trode one numerable man time, when of the

Sadducees. MARK, viii. 15 : And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod. LUKE, xii. 1: In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

's Ver. 2,7. 2 Cop. vi. 14: Eph. v. 11 : 2 Thes. iii. 14. See on Mat. xviii. 17.

+ 1 COR. X. 27 : If any of them that believe, not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go ; whatsoever is set before you, eat, asking no question for conscience sake. . : u 1 Cor. i. 20: Where is the wise? where is the Scribe? where is the disputer of this world ? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? ! JOHN, xvii. 15: I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep them from the evil. 1 John, v. 19: And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.

w See on MAT. xviii. 17. ,'* GAL. ii. 12: Before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles : but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision. . ' Col. iv.5: 1 Thes. iv. 12: 1 Tim.iii. 7. See on MARK, iv. 11.

21 Cor. vi. 1-4.

· 13 But them that are without God judgeth. Therefore & put away from among yourselves that wicked person. CHAP VI. 1 The Corinthians must not vex their brethren, in going to law with

them ; 6 especially under infidels : 9 the unrighieous shall not in. herit the kingdom of God : 15 our bodies are the members of Christ, 19 and temples of the Holy Ghost: 16, 17 they must not therefore be defiled.

DARE any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints ?

2 Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world ? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters ?

3 Know ye not that we shall judge angels ? how much more things that pertain to this life?

4 *If then ye have judgments of things pertaining to this life, set them to judge who are least esteemed in the Church.

5 I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you ? no, not one that shall be able to judge' between his brethren ?2

I can decide. Pu. ? between brother and brother. Co. Ma. Cr. a Deut. xiii. 5: That prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death.-So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee. The like expression, So, &c. occurs, Deut. xvii. 7; xxi. 21; and xxii. 21-24. Mat. xviii. 17 : And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the Church : but if he neglect to hear the Church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a Publican.

| CHAP. VI. a See on Mat. xix. 28.

62 Pet.ii. 4: For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment. JUDE, 6: And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

c1 Cor. v. 12.

6 But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers.

7 Now therefore there is utterly3 a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another. d Why do ye not rather take wrong? why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded ?

8 Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that your brethren.

9 Know ye not that the funrighteous shall not & inherit the kingdom of God ? Be not deceived :

3 plainly. Rh. a See on Mat. v. 39, 40. e See on 1 Thes. iv. 6.

* 1 Cor. iii. 3: Whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men ? See on Rev. xxi. 27.

8 John, iii. 3, 5: Verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. 1 Cor. xv. 50 : This I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. GAL. v. 19-21:, Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these ; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like : of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God. Eph. v. 3,5: But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named ainong you, as becometh saints. For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God. Col. iii. 5,6 : Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry : for which things' sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience. 1 Tim. i. 9: Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers. Heb. xii. 14: Follow peace with all men, and holis ness, without which no man shall see the Lord. do. xiii. 4 : Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled : but

neither "fornicators, 'nor idolaters, nor i adulterers, nor effeminate,4 nor abusers of themselves with mankind, · 10 Nor k thieves, nor 'covetous, norm drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. 11 And "such were some of you : but ye are

* wantons. Gen. whoremongers and adulterers God will judge. Rev. xxi. 8, 27 : The fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone. There shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither. whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie. do. xxii. 15 : For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

h See on ver. 18.
i See on Mat. v. 27, 28.
k See on MARK, X. 19.

See on LUKE, xii. 15.
m See on Rom. xiii. 13.

n Rom. i. 25: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. do. vi. 19: As ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness. do. vii. 5: When we were in the flesh, the motions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death. 1.Cor. xii. 2: Ye know that ye were Gentiles, carried away by these dumb idols, even as ye were led. Eph. ii. 1, 2, 3, 11, 12: You hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit. tbat now worketh in the children of disobedience. · Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind.Remember, that ye being in time past: Gentiles in the flesh. That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world. do. iv. 17, 18, 22: This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye, henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, having the understanding darkened, being

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