A Selection from the Writings of the Reformers and Early Protestant Divines of the Church of England, Volume 8

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J. Hatchard, 1817 - Suffering

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Page 302 - heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have fellowship with him, and yet walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth. But and if we walk in light, as he is in the light, then have
Page 212 - the other also. And if any man will go to law with, thee and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloak thereto. And if any man compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain. Give to him that asketh, and from him that would borrow, turn not away.
Page 561 - the justification of faith only, in these words ; " No man is justified by the works of the law, hut by the faith of Jesus Christ, and we do believe in Jesus Christ, that we may be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of
Page 486 - beareth good fruit, and an evil tree, evil fruit. A man is likened to the tree, and his works to the fruit of the tree. " Beware of the false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves : ye shall know them by their fruits." (Mat. vii. 15.) None of our Works
Page 141 - world that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to make agreement for our sins." In conclusion, a Christian man
Page 116 - eternal life, which followeth good works. It followeth also in the same place of Luke, when he should depart, he plucked out two pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him
Page 108 - the kingdom of heaven, but he that doth the will of my Father which is in heaven." Though thou canst laud God with thy lips, and call Christ Lord, and canst babble and talk of the Scriptures, and knowest all the stories of the Bible ; yet shall thou thereby never know thine election, or whether thy faith be right. But
Page 308 - of all nations and all degrees, and not the Jews only. For (saith he) " There is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself a redemption and full satisfaction for all men." Let this therefore be an undoubted article of thy faith, not of an history faith, as
Page 15 - him, and therefore cried out, saying, " Oh ! wretched man that I am : who shall deliver me from this body of death ? thanks be to God through Jesus Christ." The righteousness that before God is of value, is to believe the promises of God, after the law hath confounded the conscience.
Page 164 - My son, despise not thou the chastising of the Lord, neither faint when thou art rebuked of him : for whom the Lord loveth, him he chastiseth, yea, and he scourgeth every son whom he receiveth." Lo! persecution and adversity for the truth's sake is God's scourge, and God's rod, and pertaineth unto all his children indifferently, for when he saith, he scourgeth every son, he

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