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tiles to God and to one another, making peace between God and them; and making of two one new man, whose members are to live in peace with one another. This prayer the apostle subjoins to the foregoing command, to intimate, that if the rulers of the church are faithful in their exhortations and admonitions, it is to be expected that the Lord will follow their labours with his blessing, and make them effectual for producing peace and righteousness among the members of his body...

2. The Lord be with you all. This wish is founded on Christ's pro. mise, Matt. xxviii. 20. Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. With this promise Paul may have been made acquainted by revelation.

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17. The falutation of 17 The falutation of me, Paul, Paul with mine own hand, written with mine own hand, which which is the token' in is the token in every epifle, by which every epistle: thus I write. ye may distinguish my genuine let.

ters. In this manner I write. 18. The grace of our 18 May the graces which shone in Lord Jesus Christ be with our Lord Jesus Chrift, remain with you all. Amen.

you all. Amen. See Eph. vi. 24. note 2.

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