The Works of the Reverend John Wesley, A. M, Vol. 5 of 7 : Sometime Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Works of the Reverend John Wesley, A. M, Vol. 5 of 7: Sometime Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford Faith, according to the scriptural account, is the eye Of the new-born soul. Hereby every true believer in God seeth him who is invisible. Hereby (in a more particular manner, since life and immortality have been brought to light by the Gospel, ) he seeth the light of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ and beholdeth what manner of love it is which the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we, who are born of the Spirit, Should be called the sons of God. It is the ear of the soul, whereby a sinner hears the voice of the Son Of God, and lives even that voice which alone wakes the dead, Son, thy sins are forgiven thee. It is (if I may be allowed the expression) the palate of the soul; for hereby a believer 5' tastes the good word, and the powers of the world to come and hereby be both tastes and sees that God is gracious, yea, and merciful to him a sinner. It is the feeling Of the soul, whereby a believer perceives, through the power of the Highest overshadowing him, both the existence and the presence of Him in whom he lives, moves, and has his being; and indeed the whole invisible world, the entire system of things eternal. And hereby, in particular, he feels the love of God shed abroad in his heart. 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.
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