The Work of Jesus Christ, as an Advocate: Clearly Explain'd, and Largely Improv'd, for the Benefit of All Believers ...

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J. Marshall, 1725 - 156 pages
 

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Page 142 - If any man fin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jefus Chrift the righteous : and he is the propitiation for our fins, i John, ii, i, 2.
Page 1 - J[ heard, which we have feen with our Eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled of the word of life; (for the life was...
Page 51 - ... when some such thing is committed by them as ministereth to the enemy a show of ground to question the truth of their grace; or when it is a question, and to be debated, whether it can stand with the laws of heaven, with the merits of Christ, and the honour of God, that such a one should be saved. Now let an advocate come forth. Now let Him have time to plead ; for this is a fit occasion for the saints' advocate to stand up to plead for the salvation of His people.
Page 129 - That I may fee the Good of thy Chofen, that I may rejoice in the Gladnefs of trjy Nation, that I may glory with thine Inheritance.
Page 1 - Life was manifeft, and we have feen it, and bear witncfs, -and fhew unto you that Eternal Life which was with the Father, and was manifeft unto us ) that which we have feen and heard,
Page 32 - Election is absolute, not conditional; and, therefore, cannot be overthrown by the sin of the man that is wrapt up therein.
Page 156 - ... powerful capacity to plead a case puts the enemy to 'shame and silence before . . . God and all the holy angels' (IV, p. 3 1 3). Christ, as advocate, is a distinctive office, for Bunyan says at the conclusion of his closely-knit arguments: 'He died for all his elect, he prayeth for his elect as a priest; but as an advocate he pleadeth only for the children, the CALLED only

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