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1851 Excerpt: ...all our life, faith in word and deed, learned,
honest1, and profitable communication. And under the tenth are
contained good and godly affections, together with all holy and
honest cogitations. And this is a very brief and compendious form
and rule of good works; which if you would have more contract and
short, you may consider the speech of Christ dividing the same into
two general parts: " Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy
heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and thy
neighbour as thyself: " and, "Whatsoever you would that men should
do unto you, even so do you unto them." Wherein this is principally
to be observed, that the divine law, the sum or effect whereof is
the love of God and our neighbour, doth not require of those that
be justified only external works and discipline; but also the
interior and spiritual motions of the heart, consonant to the holy
will of almighty God, as our Saviour Christ himself beareth
witness, saying: ' honesty, 1576. " You shall be perfect, even as
your heavenly Father is perfect." For prave and corrupt affections,
and cogitations of the inner man, are rebuked and informed by the
law of God; and therewithal external discipline is planted;
insomuch that by the rule of the ten commandments all men and all
orders and vocations of men are informed and instructed in their
duty, in all times and places. All estates, sexes, and ages, as
princes, prelates, husbands, wives, masters, servants, fathers,
children, men, women, bond, and free, are directed and guided by
the law of the ten commandments. The last part of the description
of good works remaineth touching their end. For I said that all the
good works of the regenerate ought to respect the glory of God,
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