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SECTION I. (Chap. XV. 1-58.) State of Opinion on the Doc-
ADMONITIONS, AND EXPLANATIONS OF SPIRITUAL CHRIS-
TIANITY, ADDRESSED CHIEFLY TO THAT PORTION OF THE
CORINTHIAN CHURCH WHOSE AFFECTIONS, BY HIS FIRST
EPISTLE, WERE REGAINED TO PAUL.
SECTION I. (Chaps. I. 1 - 24 — II. 1-4.) St. Paul's Thankful-
ness for an Experience which qualified him for the Ministry
of Consolation. — Fellowship in Suffering for a Holy Cause
should protect from Misconstruction. - Explanation of his de-
SECTION II. (Chaps. II. 5-17 — III. 1 – 18.) Paul's Restoration
of the Penitent. — The Salvation of Forgiveness. —His Thank-
fulness that the Light had healed, and not aggravated, Sin.-
Truthfulness his whole Competency as an Apostle of Truth.
– Letter and Spirit.
SECTION III. (Chap. IV. 1-18.) Sensibility to Human Opinion.
Paul's Reliance on combined Truthfulness and Love. -
Christ the Truth. - The Power of Faith in him to sustain the
SECTION IV. (Chaps. V. - VII. 1.) The two Redemptions; of
Soul, and of Body. — The Christian on Earth has obtained
the one, and looks for the other. - This Spiritual Redemption
makes Self-glory a Self-contradiction, for to live in Christ is
to be dead to Self as Christ was dead. - In this Law of the
Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus, St. Paul finds Protection for the