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" Works done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ... "
A Selection from the Writings of the Reformers and Early Protestant Divines ... - Page 325
by Legh Richmond - 1817
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The Village instructor

1820
...havo not as yet enjoyed the blessing of living under the (irpspel dispensation. " Their Works being done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration of his spirit," it has been asked, what will be their condition in a future state? If men can be saved without the...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Isaac Milner - Sermons, English - 1820 - 447 pages
...The doctrine of the Scriptures, and of the church to which we belong, is expressly this, That no " works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of his Holy Spirit can be acceptable to God, but that, on the contrary, they have the nature of sin." The...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Isaac Milner - Sermons, English - 1820 - 447 pages
...The doctrine of the Scriptures, and of the church to which we belong, is expressly this, That no " works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of his Holy Spirit can be acceptable to God, but that, on the contrary, they have the nature of sin." The...
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Prayers, and other services, in usum sacelli Erdingtoniensis, with ...

Birmingham sacellum Erdingtoniense - 1821
...by them a lively Faith may be as evidently known, as a tree discerned by the fruit. Of Works before Justification. WORKS done before the grace of Christ,...pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ, neither do they make men meet to receive grace, or (as School Authors say) deserve .grace...
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The Whole Works of the Late Reverend William Romaine ...

William Romaine - 1821
...what he once set his hand to, viz. the 13th Article, the title of which is this " Of Works " before Justification." " Works done before the " grace of...pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring *' not of faith-jn Jesus Christ, neither do they make men " meet to receive grace, or as the school authors say,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1821
...blessing, our action is not performed in faith. Our church teaches consistently with Scripture, that " works done before the grace of Christ, and the inspiration...not pleasant to God ; forasmuch as they spring not out of a lively faith in Christ Jesus." Even under the Jewish dispensation, faith was indispensable...
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The Whole Works of the Late Reverend William Romaine ...

William Romaine - 1821
...spring not from faith in Jesus Christ ; and •without faith in him it is impossible to please God. Works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of his Spirit are not pleasant to God. You may do many seeming acts of love, you• may be the foremost in all charitable subscriptions, you...
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The Christian's Family and Pocket Companion: Embracing Five Sermons on the ...

Sinclare Kelburn - Sermons - 1821 - 346 pages
...impossible to please him :" and it lias been determined by our church, in her thirteenth article, that works done before the grace of Christ and the inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, insomuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ. It is faith working by love which renders those...
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The Thirty-nine articles of the Church of England illustrated by ...

Church of England articles - 1821
...that ye are my iii. 3. disciples, if ye have love one to XIII. Of Works before Justification. W ORKS done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, k forasmuch as they spring not of faith in * They are greatly deceived that preach repentance without...
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The Whole Works of the Late Reverend William Romaine ...

William Romaine - 1821
...justifying us, and states the case thus, " Works " done before the grace of Christ, and the in" spiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, " forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus " Christ, neither do they make men meet to re" ceive, or as the school authors say, deserve grace...
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