Of Communion with God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; Each Person Distinctly, in Love, Grace, and Consolation, Or, the Saints Fellowship with the Fat

Of Communion with God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; Each Person Distinctly, in Love, Grace, and Consolation, Or, the Saints Fellowship with the Fat

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ... heads. 1. Temptations. 2. Afflictions. 1. Temptations, (under which head, I comprize sin also, whereto they tend) as in, from, and by their own insirmities, as also from their adversaries Without. The frame of the heart of Christ, and his deportment towards them in this condition you have, Heb. iv. 15. We have not an high priest which cannot be touched with our insirmities.' We have saith the apostle such an high Priest as can, and consequently doth suffer with us, endure our insirmities. And in what respect he suffers with us, in regard of our insirmities, or hath a fellow-feeling with us in them, he declares in the next words, for he was tempted like unto us, ver. 16. It is as our insirmities, our temptations, spiritual weakness; therein, in particular hath he a compassionate sympathy and fellow-feeling with us. Whatever be our insirmities so sar as they are our temptations, he doth suffer with us under them, and compassionates us. Hence at the last day he saith, / was hungry, &c. There are two ways of expressing a" fellow-feeling and suffering with another. 1. Per benevolam condolentiam; a friendly grieving. 2. Per gratiosam opitulationem; a gracious supply; bothr are eminent in Christ. 1. He grieves and labours with us, Zech. i. 12. The angel of the Lord answered and said, Oh Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy on Jerusalem.' He speaks as one intimately affected with the state and condition of poor Jerusalem, and therefore he hath bid all the world take notice, that what is done to them is done to him, chap, ii. 8, 9. Yea to the apple os his eye. 2. In the second he abounds, Isa. xl. 11. 'He shall feed his flock like a shepherd, he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and gently lead them...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236650778
  • 9781236650771