The Marrow of Modern Divinity: In Two Parts ... (Google eBook)

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W. Paxton, 1830 - Antinomianism - 418 pages
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User Review  - Jerrold Lewis - Goodreads

For its historical/theological benefit alone it is a must read, simply because it generated so much controversy in its day. I was particularly interested in the charge of antinomianism this work's ... Read full review

Review: The Marrow of Modern Divinity

User Review  - Andy Smith - Goodreads

Simply put: the best volume on Christian theology and living at this length I have ever read. The only other that comes close is Calvin's Institutes, which is substantially longer. A MUST READ FOR ALL CLERGY AND ASTUTE LAYMEN! An absolute treasure. Read full review

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Page 388 - I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing. If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they ARE BURNED.
Page 231 - For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.
Page 21 - Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet'; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.' '"Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Page 24 - If his children forsake my law, And walk not in my judgments ; If they break my statutes, And keep not my commandments ; Then will I visit their transgressions with the rod, And their iniquity with stripes. Nevertheless my loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him, Nor suffer my faithfulness to fail.
Page 22 - For they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with one of their fingers.
Page 409 - Milevis 82 for the necessity of baptizing infants, from the necessity of their eating the flesh and drinking the blood of the Son of Man.
Page 191 - If I had not done among them the works which none other man did, they had not had sin ; but now have they both seen and hated both me and my Father.
Page 194 - But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held ; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter.
Page xi - For I know this, that after my departing shall grievous wolves enter in among you, not sparing the flock. Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
Page 100 - So is the kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; and should sleep, and rise night and day, and the seed should spring and grow up, he knoweth not how.

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