Submission to the Righteousness of God; Or, the Necessity of Trusting to a Better Righteousness Than Our Own, Opened and Defended, in a Plain Practical Discourse Upon ROM.X.3

Submission to the Righteousness of God; Or, the Necessity of Trusting to a Better Righteousness Than Our Own, Opened and Defended, in a Plain Practical Discourse Upon ROM.X.3

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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. 1732 edition. Excerpt: ...will never be ptrfuaded, that the Righteoufnefs of Faith, which they think too Eafily come by, to he Honefi Gcods-tfaould do more than all the Laborious Righteoufnefs, which they Hew our, and Fabricate themfelves. How Merry can they make themfelves'with St. Ambrofe his Adumbration of Chrift's Imputed Righteoufnefs; By Jacob's a Recom migflteoufttefs f of d&oD. Recommending himfelf to his Father, and carrying away the Bleffing, in his Elder Brother's Cloaths; of which he fo well Liked the Perfume? I know the mighty Difdain, with which they look upon this Righteoufnefs: So that if they found it lying even in the way, They'd Scorn to take it up; unlefs to Ridicule and Expofe it.' For the Doftrine of Imputation has, of fbme late years, grown a Jeft and Derijion; which ever before was own'd and defended by all the moft celebrated Divines of our Church, as the only Orthodox Opinion. One of theGreateft andBeft of'era that ever this Church had, was not afhamcd to build all his hopes of Heaven upon it. And in one of his devout Addrefles to the Majefty on high, thus does that fweet Singer of our Ifrael give his fenfe of the matter, Hungry I was, and had no meat: I did Conceit a moft delicious Feaft j I had it 'Jlrait, and did as truly eat. As ever did a welcome Gueft. lowed Thoufands and much more; I did Believe that I did nothing owe, And Liv'd accordingly: my Creditor Believes fo too, and lets me go. When Creatures had no real Light Inherent in 'em, Thou didft make the Sun Impute a Luftre, and allow them bright-, And in thisjhew what Cbrifi has done. _ Herbert of Faith. But now (as a Champion for the oppofite Part told me, ) fince the 30 Articles were compil'd, There has been a 'Turn in our Affairs. I fuppofe it may be, from the Faith of the Go/pel, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236493680
  • 9781236493682