Three Essays on Grace, Faith, and Experience: Wherein Several Gospel Truths are Stated and Illustrated, and Their Opposite Errors Pointed Out

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J. Fletcher, 1784 - Faith - 175 pages
 

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Page 35 - But what saith it ? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart : that is, the word of faith which we preach...
Page 35 - But now the righteousness of God without the Law is manifested, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets; even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ unto all and upon all them that believe: for there is no difference...
Page 151 - In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
Page 119 - A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land; the prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?
Page 75 - According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue : Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
Page 97 - I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever : and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.
Page 9 - Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.
Page 78 - And, in the fame epiftle, chap. iii. 18, he thus defcribes the progrefs of the chriftian life, " But we all, with open face, beholding, as in a. glafs^ the " "glory of the Lord, are changed into the fame image, " from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.
Page 35 - Saviour towards man appeared, not by " works of righteoufnefs which we have done, " but according to his mercy he faved us, by " the warning of regeneration and renewing
Page 110 - He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful. 23 But he that received seed into the good ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

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