The Calvinistic and Socinian Systems Examined and Compared, as to Their Moral Tendency: In a Series of Letters, Addressed to the Friends of Vital and Practical Religion ... to which is Added, a Postscript, Establishing the Principle of the Work Against the Exceptions of Dr. Toulmin, Mr. Belsham, &c

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T. Gardiner, 1810 - Calvinism - 388 pages

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Page 300 - midst the thunders of his throne ! Nor I alone ! a rebel universe ! My species up in arms ! not one exempt ! Yet for the foulest of the foul he dies, Most joy'd, for the redeem'd from deepest guilt ! As if our race were held of highest rank ; And godhead dearer, as more kind to man!
Page 253 - If any man think himself to be a prophet, or spiritual, let him acknowledge that the things that I write unto you are the commandments of the Lord.
Page 235 - In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. For the same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him : and without him was not any thing made that was made. He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not.
Page 242 - Then Paul answered, What mean ye to weep, and to break mine heart? for I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Page 229 - 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.
Page 300 - Through means that speak its value infinite !' A pardon bought with blood! with blood divine* With blood divine of him I made my foe; Persisted to provoke! though woo'd and aw'dj Blest, and chastis'd; a flagrant rebel still! A rebel midst the thunders of his throne! Nor I alone! a rebel universe!
Page 234 - He that cometh from above is above all ; he that is of the earth is earthly, and speaketh of the earth ; he that cometh from heaven is above all.
Page 104 - And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Page 175 - Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? Nay; but by the law of faith.
Page 323 - For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory...

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