The works of John Owen, Volume 6

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Johnstone and Hunter, 1851 - Puritans
 

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Despite his other achievements, Owen is best famed for his writings. These cover the range of doctrinal, ecclesiastical and practical subjects. They are characterized by profundity, thoroughness and ... Read full review

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Contents

False presumptions of forgiveness discoveredDifferences between them and faith
393
Forgiveness discovered or revealed only to faithReasons thereof
410
Evidences of forgiveness in GodNo inbred notions of any free acts of Gods will
427
Discovery of forgiveness in the first promiseThe evidence of the truth that lies
433
Farther evidences of forgiveness with GodTestimonies that God was well pleased
443
Institution of religious worship an evidence of forgiveness 1401
461
The giving and establishing of the new covenant another evidence of forgiveness with
470
The name of God confirming the truth and reality of forgiveness with himAs also
478
Forgiveness manifested in the sending of the Son of God to die for sinAnd from
487
Properties of forgivenessThe greatness and freedom of it
498
Evidences that most men do not believe forgiveness 605
505
Exhortation unto the belief of the forgiveness that is with GodReasons for it
515
Rules to be observed by them who would come to stability in obedience
541
Selfcondemnation and abhorrency for sin consistent with gospel justifica
547
Continuance in waiting necessary unto peace and consolation
553
Distinction between faith and spiritual sense
561
Take heed of undue expressions concerning God and his ways in distress
570
Objections against believing from things internalThe person knows not whether
584
Rule I
593
Objections from the present state and condition of the soulWeakness and imper
600
VERSES FIFTH AND SIXTH
606
God the proper object of the souls waiting in its distresses and depths
618
Influence of the promises into the souls waiting in time of troubleThe nature
637
The words explained 041
647

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Page 487 - Behold the man whose name is The Branch; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the Lord: even he shall build the temple of the Lord ; and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule upon his throne; and he shall be a priest upon his throne: and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.
Page 479 - And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise: God having provided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made perfect.
Page 276 - Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all long-suffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
Page 238 - Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge. 12 There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
Page 501 - Hast thou not known? Hast thou not heard that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? There is no searching of his understanding. He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall; but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they...
Page 618 - The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Him. The Lord is good unto them that wait for Him, to the soul that seeketh Him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.
Page 531 - I will put my laws into their mind, And write them in their hearts: And I will be to them a God, And they shall be to me a people...
Page 612 - Deliver me from all my transgressions : make me not the reproach of the foolish. 9 I was dumb, I opened not my mouth; because thou didst it.
Page 203 - For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.
Page 527 - in the Lord have I righteousness and strength :" even to him shall men come ; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed. In the Lord shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.

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