A Treatise On Fundamental Doctrines Of The Christian Religion; In Which Are Illustrated The…

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1815. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and true believers in Christ. A doctrine sufficiently set forth in the passages already quoted from the holy Scriptures. DIVINE REVELATION, THE GROUND AND PRINCIPLE FROM WHICH THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD IS TO BE OBTAINED. THOSE WHO COME TO FIND THIS PRINCIPLE WHICH IS OFFERED TO ALL, MAY AFTERWARDS FALL FROM IT. And first, th? true knowledge of God, we believe, cannot be obtained by any outward means. God is a spirit, and cannot be known but by a spiritual and divine manifestation opened in the soul: " No man knoweth the Father but the Son, and he to whom the Son revealeth him." Mat. xi. 27. From which it appears, that though there may be some idea of God excited by tradition, and seated in the mind of the natural man, yet that this idea or knowledge is not the true and saving knowledge, not that living and spiritual knowledge which Christ described, as recorded by the evangelist John, " This is life eternal-to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou- hast sent." John xvii. 3. Friend* believe, that according to the Scriptures, God in his love and mercy, has granted a spiritual manifestation to all, by which they may come to this living experimental knowledge of him. " For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth. -in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John iii. 16. And the same apostle has said of the Son, " In him was life, and the life .was.. the. light of men, and the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehended it not." John i. 4, 5. That this same light, " was the true light, which Ughteth every man that cometh into the world.5* John i. 9. But -if any were not furnished witn it, then the doctrine of (he apostle would not be correct. This '-divine life of the Spirit by which ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1815. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and true believers in Christ. A doctrine sufficiently set forth in the passages already quoted from the holy Scriptures. DIVINE REVEL...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217430716

ISBN - 13:9780217430715

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