The Reign of Grace, from Its Rise to Its Consummation

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T. Allen, 1793 - 321 pages

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Page 96 - And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD. And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty...
Page 10 - And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then it is no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Page 205 - Now, the end of the commandment is love, out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned.
Page 236 - ... without some cement of its own endeavours and duty. And because these things will not mix, they spend a fruitless labour about it all their days. But if the foundation be of grace, it is not at all of works; for otherwise grace is no more grace.
Page 101 - Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage ? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.
Page 97 - His flesh shall be fresher than a child's : he shall return to the days of his youth : he shall pray unto God, and he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with joy : for he will render unto man his righteousness.
Page 235 - Some are all their days laying of the foundation, and are never able to build upon it to any comfort to themselves, or usefulness to others. And the reason is, because they will be mixing with the foundation, stones that are fit only for the following building. They will be bringing their obedience, duties, mortification of sin, and the like, unto the foundation. These are precious...
Page 129 - Blefs the Lord, O my foul'. and all that is within- me, blefs his holy name.
Page 40 - Thus the most ignorant potter, without hesitation, would assert a kind of sovereignty over his clay. And are not mankind in the hand of God, as clay in the hand of the potter? Or, shall Jehovah's sovereignty over his offending creatures be inferior * Pick Theol.

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