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Page 179 - But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life." 9. It is evident, that it is not only a visibility of moral sincerity in religion, which is the scripture qualification of admission into the Christian
Page 284 - There went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all the region round about Jordan, and were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins ;" and that it is not to be imagined all these made any credible profession of saving repentance and faith : I answer, No more is to be understood by
Page 233 - made them, accepted in the beloved ; in whom they had redemption, through his blood the forgiveness of sins." In chap. i. 13, 14, he thus writes to them, " In whom ye also trusted....In; whom after ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance, until
Page 265 - whom pertaineth the ADOPTION, and the glory and the COVENANTS, and the giving of the law and the service of God, and the PROMISES ; whose are the fathers ; and of whom concerning the flesh Christ came." It is to be noted, that the privileges here mentioned are spoken of as belonging to the Jews, not
Page 249 - ,one towards another ; that ye may with one mind, and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ." There is reason to think, that it is this oneness of mind, or being of one heart and soul, is meant by that charity which the apostle calls the bond of
Page 223 - by all means to confirm and strengthen them in grace. Thus when a great number believed and turned to the Lord at Antioch, Barnabas was sent to them ; " who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all that with purpose of heart they should cleave to the Lord.
Page 287 - and they would not come." This has respect to the Jews, who refused not only savingly to come to Christ, but refused so much as to come into the visible church of Christ. Verse 4. '* Again he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden [or CALLED] Behold, I have prepared my dinner,
Page 226 - With my whole heart have I sought thee." Verse 34. " Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law, yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart." Verse 69. " The proud have forged a lie against me, but I will keep thy precepts •with my whole heart." Jer. xxiv. 7.
Page 454 - and by the Spirit of our God ;" being " manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ, written, not with ink, but by the Spirit of the living God ; not in tables of stone, but in fleshly tables of the heart