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" Works done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ... "
The Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the ... - Page 521
by William Dool Killen - 1875
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 8

William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley - Christianity - 1826
...may admit of, we cannot wholly acquit the writer of having forgotten where it is written : " works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of his Spirit are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ ; neither do they make us meet...
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Family lectures ... on the principles and practice of the ..., Volume 1

John Pridham - 1826
...faith, is sin gg ." With these sentiments, the language of the Thirteenth Article fully concurs: " Works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God : forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ, yea rather, for that they...
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Annotations, ecclesiastical and devotional: intended to illustrate the ...

Thomas Harwood - 1826
...various passages in Scripture; " a corrupt tree cannot bring forth good fruit." Such works, as are " done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his Spirit," cannot be pleasing to God, ° because they proceed not from " Faith in Jesus Christ." They do not "...
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Apostolical preaching considered: in an examination of St. Paul's epistles

John Bird Sumner - Preaching - 1826 - 334 pages
...or to be rewarded by him."* This * This is expressly declared in our 13th Article respecting " Works done before the Grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit." The Article is known to have been levelled against a Pelagian tenet held by the Roman Catholics : and...
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Elements of Christian theology, Volume 2

sir George Pretyman Tomline (bart, bp. of Winchester.) - 1826
...also to all persons who have not lived under the Gospel dispensation. But though their works, as being DONE BEFORE THE GRACE OF CHRIST, AND THE INSPIRATION OF HIS SPIRIT, COuld not have been perfectly pleasing to God, and could not have risen to the standard of merit, yet...
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Theology's Eminent Domain: And Other Papers

William Reed Huntington - Theology - 1902 - 129 pages
...endure the severity of God's judgment, yet are they pleasing and acceptable to God in Christ; but works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of His Spirit are not pleasant to God." This of course throws the mind of the listener into a critical and argumentative...
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Die Bekenntnisschriften der reformierten Kirche: in authentischen Texten mit ...

Ernst Friedrich Karl Müller - Reformed Church - 1903 - 976 pages
...the grace of God preventing us, that we may have a good will, and 15 working with us when wee have that good will. 26. Workes done before the grace of...and the inspiration of his spirit, are not pleasing unto God, for as much as they spring not of faith in lesus Christ, neither' do they make men meete...
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Christus in Ecclesia: Sermons on the Church and Its Institutions

Hastings Rashdall - Christian life - 1904 - 364 pages
...and Protestant successors. There is an article of the Church of England which declares that " works done before the grace of Christ and the Inspiration of his Spirit are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ, neither do they make men meet...
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The Symbol of Methodism: Being an Inquiry Into the History, Authority ...

Horace Mellard Du Bose - Methodism - 1907 - 249 pages
...discerned by f" the " ch. by W. to " its "] fruit. (XIII.) Of Works before Justification. [Om. by W, Works done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God; forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ, neither do they make men meet...
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Essays and Addresses

John Henry Bridges - English essays - 1907 - 307 pages
...the most authoritative way in the thirteenth article of the Church of England — namely, that works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of His Spirit are not pleasant to God . . . "yea rather, for that they are not done as God hath willed and commanded them...
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