Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things with which one may edify another.…
I. WHEREIN THEY CONSIST. Endeavours after —
II. WHAT ARE THE COMMON HINDRANCES? Offences which —
1. Destroy mutual confidence.
2. Injure weak consciences.
III. HOW ARE THEY TO BE OVERCOME.
1. By avoiding the occasions of offence.
2. By encouraging in others the growth of faith.
3. By abstaining from everything that might lead another to act in opposition to his own conscience.
(J. Lyth, D.D.)
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