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" For I was alive without the law once : but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died. "
The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bellamy, D.D., Late of Bethlem, Connecticut - Page 494
by Joseph Bellamy - 1811
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Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinners' Hearts: Or, A Solemn Entreaty to ...

John Flavel - Conversion - 1689 - 400 pages
...state ; and except I am changed, I must be lost. This was the effect of Christ's voice to Paul : " I was alive without the law once ; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died." Hom. 7 : 9. He had read the law many a time, and had the literal knowledge of it ; but...
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An help for the right understanding of the several divine laws and covenants ...

Edward Wells - 1729
...where the Apoftle fpeaks of the Race of Abraham as of One Man, and that in his own Perfon, thus: I was Alive without the Law Once ; but when the Commandment came, Sin reviv'd, and I dy'd, ie Before the Law of Mofes was given, which exprefly .denounces Death to the Tranfgreilbrs...
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Rest for the heavy-laden

Clement Ellis - 1756
...make us feel ourfelves a dying. We might very well fay in St. P/'s Words, Rom. vii. 9. We were alive without the Law once, but when the Commandment came. Sin revived, and we died. So long as we faw not ourfelves in the Glafs of the Word, which fheweth us all our Deformities,...
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A Treatise on Various Subjects: Viz. I. On the Original Purity of Human ...

John Brine - Baptists - 1766 - 400 pages
...This is what the Apojlle defigns by the Revival of Sin upon the Entrance of the Law into the Soul. I 'was alive without the Law once ., but 'when the Commandment came, Sin revived, and I died *. Moreover, that fpiritual Light which is communicated in Regeneration, enables a Man to...
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The Great Change: A Treatise on Conversion

George Redford - Conversion - 1843 - 180 pages
...Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death," Eom. viii. 1, 2. " I was alive without the law once : but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died," Rom. vii. 9. " What the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending...
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Village sermons

George Burder - 1835
...already considered. The proper effect of it is the same in every believer as it was in St. Paul : " I was alive without the law once ; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died." The person brought into this state will be put upon the inquiry, — How then can I come...
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The warrant and nature of faith in Christ considered

Thomas Scott - 1801
...is regeneration to a/real belief of the uncorrupted gospel of Christ. " I was," says the apostle, " alive without the law " once : but when the commandment came, sin revived "and I died." " I through the law am dead to the law,. " that I might live unto God !" " For by the...
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A Treatise on that Being Born Again: Without which No Man Can be Saved

Samuel Wright - Lord's Supper - 1802 - 224 pages
...account which the Apostle gives of his condition at a certain period is descriptive of theirs : " I was alive without the law once ; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died." Though formerly blind, they now see the absolute necessity of a new nature and complete...
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A Spiritual Treasury for the Children of God: Consisting of a ..., Volume 2

William Mason - Calendars - 1803
...them say with David, " I have seen an end of all perfection. "....Psalm cxix. 96. And with Paul, " I was alive without the law once, but when the commandment came sin revived, (it seems sin was fallen into a dead swoon, but the law revived it) and I died. "....Horn. vii. 9....
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - Congregational churches - 1803 - 436 pages
...exceeding broad." Prov. vi. 23, " The commandment is a lamp, and the law is light." Rom. vii. 9, " I was alive without the law once ; but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died." And that this is meant by the commandment in our text, seems probable by what follows...
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