Mighty to Save : Or Christ for All the World, and All the World for Christ (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Mighty to Save: Or Christ for All the World, and All the World for Christ There is another matter, corelative, about which it may be well here to fay a few words. A difciple of Auguftine and of Calvm, m the doctrines already named, I am equally, and with equal abfolutenefs and unreferve their difciple in regard to man's, univerfal man's, native-born and thorough depravity, and confequent need of heart - change, by the renewing of God the Holy Spirit. I hold with them that man is utterly unable, of himfelf, to believe and fo throughout. F aith, in my creed, is the gz'ﬂ of God, not a thing to be excogitated by us. I find both fets of doctrines in my Bible. Of the mfz'mzale of the divine Operation, I know nothing, becaufe nothing has been reyealed. But, as in the other matters, I am fure that the demand from us to believe, is harmonifed in the divine plan with inability in ourfelves. Ability from Chrift by the Spirit affures me of that, de evenfzz. I cannot tell how they touch; but I believe God can, and I believe I'll know by and by. For the prefent, I apprehend our part is to hold fait the revela tion of a reconciled F ather m Chrifi, an ever - interceding Lord and Saviour, our prophet, prief't, and king, and an ever-prefent God, the Holy Spirit, accompanying the word wherever preached with His gracious 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.
- Paperback | 104 pages
- 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
- 21 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 43 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white