A plain account of Christian perfection

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Carlton & Phillips, 1854 - 175 pages
 

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Page 26 - LORD, I believe a rest remains To all thy people known ; A rest where pure enjoyment reigns, And thou art loved alone: 2 A rest where all our soul's desire Is fixed on things above; Where fear, and sin, and grief expire, Cast out by perfect love. 3 O that I now the rest might know, Believe, and enter in!
Page 38 - Abraham, that he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies, might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.
Page 19 - Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
Page 10 - Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Who according to His abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead...
Page 7 - Ah, tear it thence, and reign alone, The Lord of every motion there! Then shall my heart from earth be free, When it hath found repose in thee.
Page 36 - Having therefore these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
Page 56 - ... measure) he deceiveth his own soul. It is true we receive it by simple faith; but God does not, will not, give that faith unless we seek it with all diligence, in the way which he hath ordained. " This consideration may satisfy those who inquire why so few have received the blessing.
Page 37 - That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one...
Page 3 - Instantly I resolved to dedicate all my life to God, all my thoughts, and words, and actions, being thoroughly convinced, there was no medium; but that every part of my life (not some only) must either be a sacrifice to God, or myself, that is, in effect, to the devil.
Page 10 - He is therefore happy in God ; yea, always happy ; as having in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life, and overflowing his soul with peace and joy. Perfect love having now cast out fear, he rejoices evermore.

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