Considerations on the Subject of Calvinism

Considerations on the Subject of Calvinism

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...in your faith. Observe. There was something lacking in those who had been ' elected of God." 1 Theas. Hi. 12. The Lord make you to increase and abound in love, 13. That ye may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness, &c. &c. Before the elect of God can be stablished unhlameable, they must increase and abound in love. iv. l. We beseech you and exhort you, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to please God, so ye would abound more and more. Is this the language to be used.to those in whom goodness is a necessary consequence of election, and attributable not to the exhortation of man, but the unfrustrable operation of God? 3. This is the will of God, even your sanctification. You have been elected, you have been justified; it is the will of God that you should be sanctified. Do not frustrate his will. v. 5. Ye are all the children of light. Mark the inference, Therefore let us not sleep, But ever follow that which is good. Pray without ceasing. Quench not the Spirit. 6. 15. 17. 19. 1 Thess. What are the elect of God to pray for without ceasing? The spirit may be quenched in the "children of light.," v. 23. I pray God your whole spirit, and soul, and body, may be preserved blameless. St. Paul, who knew their "election of God," could not possibly have uttered this prayer, if he had used "election" in the sense in which it is used by the Calvinists. SECOND EPISTLE TO THE TRESSALONIANS. 2 Thess. ii. 1. "We beseech you, that ye be not soon shaken in mind. This caution is to "the elect." 14. God called you by our gospel, 15. Therefore, brethren, stand fast. Mark the inference, --If you do not stand fist, the calling is of no use. 6. Withdraw yourselves from every brother...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964241
  • 9781236964243