The Marrow Of The Church; The Doctrines Of Christ's Righteousness Inputed, And Regeneration, Fairly…

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byWilliam Hammond

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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. 1816. Excerpt: ... The application of this is easy. Hence we learu not to lean to our own understandings, nor to think by our own natural abilities, without the assistance of divine grace, to attain a saving knowledge of God's word. "Absurd, (saith a learned bishop of our Church,) "is the doctrine of the Socinians, and some others, (« that unregenerate men, by a mere natural percep"tion, without any divine superinfused light, (they "are the words of Episcopius, and they are wicke "words,) may understand the whole law, even all "things requisite unto faith and godliness; foolishly "confounding and, (impiously deriding, astoo many "do in this present day,) the spiritual and divine "sense of holy scriptures with the grammatical con"struction."f Many read the scriptures, yet never understand them, because they trust to their own understanding, instead of depending upon the teaching and influence of the Holy Spirit. A person can no more understand the scriptures savingly without the illumination of the Holy Ghost, than a man can understand Greek or Hebrew, or any other language which he hath never learned. The scriptures are all an unknown language to an unenlightened heart. Learned men often think they understand the sacred Sine lumine supernaturalis Potentisf superinfuso. Epitcopp, JDispvi. 3. f Bishop Reynolds's Sinfulness of Sin. li i writings, because they know the literal meaning of the words, dictionaries and lexicons are their tutors and governors, and the letter of the text is the highest of their attainments. And thus far natural men may aspire: they may compass the grammatical construction of the words, when yet they have no inward experience of evangelical doctrine in their hearts. Men may be well versed in science and philosophy, and well instructed in the lan...

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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. 1816. Excerpt: ... The application of this is easy. Hence we learu not to lean to our own understandings, nor to think by our own natural abiliti...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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