Joseph and Benjamin; A Series of Letters on the Controversy Between Jews and Christians Comprising the Most Important Doctrines of the Christian Religion Volume N . 2

Joseph and Benjamin; A Series of Letters on the Controversy Between Jews and Christians Comprising the Most Important Doctrines of the Christian Religion Volume N . 2

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...justly been observed, that neither Moses nor the prophets exhibited their testimony as the foundation of faith; they always referred to divine authority, prefacing their declarations with n Thus saith the_ Lord. But Jesus speaks in his own name; and requires faith in his testimony, on the ground of his own authority. John, 4: 41. 14: ll. Thus, true faith fixes on the very name of the Son of God as every way worthy to be its proper object: it is subjection of the whole soul to him; a captivity of every thought to the obedience of Christ, 2 Cor. 10:5; a submission of our will to his, Psa. 45: 5. ll0: 3; an acknowledgment of his sovereign authority over the conscience, Matt. 28: 20, and a recognition of his right to supreme affections. Luke, 14: 26. Faith is a fleeing for refuge to him as the hope set before us, Heb. 6: 8; a firm persuasion of his ability to save to the uttermost. Heb. 7: 25. It is a resting of the soul on him, Matt. ll: 28, 29, and an unbounded confidence in him. Matt. 12 2 21. Eph. l: I2, 13. Faith respects Jesus as its author and finisher, Heb. 12: l; as the very spring and support of spiritual life, Gal. 2: 20; and as the giver of eternal life. John, 10: 28. It is a commitment of the soul to him. Acts, 17: 59. And this cannot be in well.doing, unless he be a faithful Crea. tor. 1 Peter, 4: I9. In a word, it is a surrender of the whole person to him as his property, and a constant proposal of his glory as the supreme end, whether in life or in death. 2 Cor. 8: 5. Rom. 14: 8. Philippians, 1:20. Let any man in his senses judge if there be a creature, either in heaven or on earth, worthy of such faith and worship. 9. Besides, the ordinances of baptism and the Lord s Supper, of which Christ is the...show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
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  • English
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  • 1236638239
  • 9781236638236