from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The third person singular indicative present of do.
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- verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of
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III. iii.166 (437,9) the green-ey'd monster, which doth make/The meat it feeds on] _which doth_ mock _The meat it feeds on_.]
That this title doth belong to God, and that the Divine nature is perfectly blessed and happy.
Hereon the apostle proceeds, in verse third, to declare the condition whereon our profiting, growing, and thriving by the word doth depend; and this is an experience of its power, as it is the instrument of God whereby he conveys his grace unto us: "If so be that ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious."
Only this I would recommend to you, that before interest had guided men in what they had to do, all the translations that were extant in English did read this text, "And ordained them elders by election," as the word doth signify: so you will find it in your old translations.
So that you have an account of what are those causes whereon God in his word doth pronounce cities and nations to be ruined and destroyed, even then when they stand in their fullest security, in their own opinion.
Now, though this calling doth also imply effectual internal vocation, whereby the heart and nature is really sanctified; yet it also includes an external separation and dedication unto God.
Christ his pattern, which it is his duty to express in his own; and he who takes up Christianity on any other terms doth woefully deceive his own soul.
And by "prayer" they mean that which the most eminent and only proper signification of the word doth denote, namely, that which is vocal.
That which is suited to the carrying on of men in the state and condition whereunto they are called, according to the mind of God, as also to prevail with them to whom the word doth come to enter into the state of obedience and walking with God; and this is usually branched into three general heads, of promises, exhortations, and threatenings.
By the way, this call doth not necessarily suppose a saving answer given unto it by the called, no whit more than the calling mentioned,
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