Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and this the burthen of the song, "thanks be to God, even the father, for his son Jesus Christ our Lord."
the Lord is coming: be not in any manner of sollicitude, but in all your occasions lay your requests before God by prayer and supplication accompany'd by thanksgiving.
let your discourse and your actions be all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the father by him.
Let our sacrifice then, which we are to offer to God by Jesus Christ, be that of incessant praises, the offering of our lips, which celebrate his name:
1 Thessalonians 4:3
and such is the will of God, that you should be holy, and avoid licentiousness;
1 Peter 2:15
and to encourage those who do well. for such is the divine pleasure, that by your good conduct you obviate the cavils of inconsiderate
1 Peter 4:2
so that for the future he does not pass the rest of this life in gratifying his sensual passions, but in conformity to the divine precepts.
1 John 2:17
and the world is passing away, with all its vices: but he that obeys the divine will, shall enjoy a life of immortality.