Harmonia apostolica, or, The mutual agreement of st. Paul and st. James, tr. by T. Wilkinson

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Page 99 - By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments. 3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.
Page 247 - ... but the true understanding and meaning thereof is, that although we hear God's Word, and believe it; although we have faith, hope, charity, repentance, dread, and fear of God within us, and do never so many good works thereunto; yet we must renounce the merit of all our said virtues...
Page 40 - For if our hearts condemn us, God is greater than our hearts, and knoweth all things.
Page 248 - God within us, and do never so many works thereunto ; yet we must renounce the merit of all our said virtues, of faith, hope, charity, and all other virtues and good deeds, which we either have done, shall do, or can do, as things that be far too weak, and insufficient, and imperfect, to deserve remission of our sins, and our justification...
Page 247 - ... is spoken for to take away clearly all merit of our works ; as being unable to deserve our justification at God's hands ; and thereby most plainly to express the weakness of man, and the goodness of God ; the great infirmity of ourselves, and the might and power of God ; the imperfection of our own works, and the most abundant grace of our Saviour Christ ; and therefore wholly to ascribe the merit and deserving of our justification unto Christ only, and his most precious blood-shedding.
Page 170 - God winked at ; but now commandeth " all men every where to repent : becaufe he hath appointed a day " in which he will judge the world in righteoufnefs, by that man " whom he hath ordained : whereof he hath given aflurance unto " all men, in that he hath raifed him from the dead.
Page 247 - But this saying, that we be justified by faith only, freely and without works, is spoken for to take away clearly all merit of our works, as being unable to deserve our justification at God's hands...
Page 138 - Therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace; to the end the promise might be sure to all the seed; not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham; who is the father of us all, (As it is written, I have made thee a father of many nations...
Page 183 - He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
Page 284 - For he hath made him to be fin for us, who knew no fin ; that we might be made the righteoufnefs of God in him.

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