Those who teach by their doctrine must teach by their life, or else they pull down with one hand what they build up with the other: they must be examples both in word and conversation. Their discourse must be edifying, and that will be a good example; their conversation must be strict, and that will be a good example: they must be examples in charity, or love to God and all good men: examples in spirit, that is, in spiritual-mindedness, in spiritual worship: in faith, that is, in the profession of Christian faith; and in purity or chastity,

 Matthew Henry, Exposition of the Old and New Testament, Vol. 3, 1828, p. 1201.

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