A Compendium of the Systems of Divine Truth by Jacob CatlinA Compendium of the Systems of Divine Truth by Jacob Catlin

A Compendium of the Systems of Divine Truth

byJacob Catlin

Paperback | February 8, 2012

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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.1818 Excerpt: ... THE MINISTRY OF THE WORD OF GOD. 218 V ESSAY xxvir. 'Die Ministry of the Word of God. Of all the divine institutions, no one has been more perpetual, in all ages of the world, and no one has been more manifestly essential to the conversion and salvation of sinners, than the ministry of the word of God. By the word of God, is meant all that system of instruction in revealed truth, which is contained in the bible, and is necessary to the knowledge of God, and of ourselves, and of the way of salvation by a Mediator. By the ministry of the word of God, is meant the preaching of the system of divine truth, hy men who are set apart to this important work according to divine institution; even by men who " are called of God, as was Jlaron." From the holy scriptures, and from universal observation, it is evident, that the ministry of the word of God, and a faithful and persevering; attention to it, are essential to faith and salvation. This subject is illustrated particularly in the tenth chapter to the Romans; in which the previous doctrine is that of salvation by faith. "If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man bclieveth unto righteousness," or justification; "and with the mouth, confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture saith, "Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed." Faith in Christ is stated as the only essential condition of salvation; and as being equally essential to the salvation of Jews and Gentiles. "For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek; for the same Lord over all' is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." It is here taken for ...
Title:A Compendium of the Systems of Divine TruthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217662668

ISBN - 13:9780217662666