Brothers, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as you have us for an ensample.…
Embodied virtue or vice cannot but be attended with the consequences of a wide-spreading influence. In the example of St. Paul here before us we see —
I. AS UTTER REJECTION OF ANY RIGHTEOUSNESS OF HIS OWN AS A PLEA OF JUSTIFICATION.
II. A CORDIAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE REDEEMER.
III. AN UNREMITTING PURSUIT AFTER THAT HOLINESS WITHOUT WHICH NO MAN SHALL SEE THE LORD. Conclusion: The nobility of the Christian calling.
1. The superiority of its enjoyments.
(W. Higgin, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample.