Familiar Letters Upon a Variety of Religious Subjects (Classic Reprint)

Familiar Letters Upon a Variety of Religious Subjects (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Familiar Letters Upon a Variety of Religious Subjects But after all, were it even fuppofed that repen. Tance would neceifarily give us a claim to mercy, without any Other fatisfaflion to God's juliice, it muft then be another fort, of repentance, than you fcem to fuppofe. You muit then allow, that this re pentance; mufi be a thorough change of heart and life. For you can hardly fuppofe, that we are qua lified for God's favour, while all the powers of our fouls 1are [in direft Oppofition and averfion to him. And is this repentance in our own power Can we at pleafure renew our own fouls; and give ourfelves new affections, difpofitions, defires and delights? Can we change the bent and bias of our inclinations to the objects of fenfe, and bring ourfelves to love God above all things; and to take our chief delight and complacency in him -this mufi be obtained, in or der to enjoy the favour of God. And yet it is ma nifefily out of our reach. 1r mufl be the effect of an almighty power. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 024308594X
  • 9780243085941