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" But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. "Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. "
The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine - Page 88
1822
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A Vindication of the Sentiments and Practice of Those, who Believe in God's ...

John Smith - 1812 - 286 pages
...to a * Deut. xi. 26—28. f II. Cor. iii. 7—9. t Gal. iii. 13, 14. justifying righteousness, while they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law."* In this sense, the Sinai covenant was not faultless. In respect to efficacy for the salvation of those,...
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The Works of the Rev. John Wesley, Volume 16

John Wesley - 1813 - 484 pages
...than this; but I am afraid of your seeking it the wrong way. Here is the danger, that you should seek it, not by faith, but as it were, by the works of the law. See how exactly the apostle speaks : you do not seek it directly, but as it were by works. I fear lest...
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The Confession of Faith, the Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the ...

1813 - 580 pages
...which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. Ver. 32. Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by ^he works of the law : for they stumbled at that stumblingstdhe. Phil. iii. 4. Though I might also...
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Explanatory notes upon the New Testament, Volume 2

John Wesley - 1813 - 470 pages
...of righteousness — To that righte•uinesi or justification which is one great end of the law. 32 Wherefore ? because they sought it, not by faith, but as it were by works : for they stumbled at the stumbling 33 stone ; As it is written, * Behold I lay in Sion a stone...
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Remains, selected from the MSS. of the Rev. James Bowden ... Edited by ...

James BOWDEN (Minister at Tooting.) - 1814 - 634 pages
...righteousness," and sought justification before God, " have not attained to the law of righteousness : wherefore ? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the Law." " I bear them record" (adds the Apostle, chap. x. 2, 3), that " they have a zeal of God, but not according...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1835 - 612 pages
...us, that Israel who followed after righteousness, hath not attained unto the law of righteousness. Wherefore ? " Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law." How different is the case of the awakened sinner, when he embraces, not a crucifix, but the Cross ;...
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A Key to the Bible Doctrine of Atonement and Justification: Or, a Plan to ...

Samuel Whitman - 1814 - 390 pages
...Israel which followed alter the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law: ibr they stumbled at that stumbling stone." By "works of the law" in this place, it is impussible that...
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A View of the Covenants of Works and Grace: And a Treatise on the Nature and ...

Thomas Bell - 1814 - 514 pages
...children, Gen. xvi. 3. In like manner, Israel which followed after righteousness, did not attain it, because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law, Rom. ix. 31, 32. They called Abraham their father, John viii. 39. and yet they trusted in Moses, chap....
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: With an Introduction ...

1814 - 570 pages
...after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. 32 Wherefore ? Beeause they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the f E,alai, Isaiah x. 22. g Sahaetb, hosts. The original Hebrew word signifies sun, moon, and stars,...
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Sermons,

William Jay - 1814 - 552 pages
...attained to the law of righteous** ness. Wherefore ? Because they sought it not by ** feith,. but as if were by the works of the law, for ** they stumbled at that stumbling-stone ; as it is writ" ten, behold I, lay in Zion a stumbling-stone, and " rock of offence : and whosoever...
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