The Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe (volume 5) by John HoweThe Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe (volume 5) by John Howe

The Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe (volume 5)

byJohn Howe

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1813. Excerpt: ... SERMON XVI.* W E now go on 2. To shew, that it belongs to the state of regenerate persons, to walk in the Spirit, as a duty. The former, namely, that it belongs to them as a privilege, is implied in the precept, as you have heard; this latter is expressed in it, as you plainly see, Walk in the Spirit. It is a thing enjoined upon christians, or those who are supposed to live in the Spirit, that. they walk in it. This therefore doth imply, that somewhat is incumbent upon us as matter of duty, with which a participation of the Spirit, in order to our walking in it, is connected. And it will be here requisite--to say somewhat concerning this connexion, and--to give you an account of those things wherewith such participation of the Spirit is connected. (1.) It is requisite to premise somewhat concerning this connexion. That there is such a connexion is plain to you already, from what hath been said: the precept doth manifestly suppose it. What kind of connexion it is, I shall very briefly shew you, only in these two particulars, namely--that it is a gratuitous, and--that it is yet a sure connexion. [l.J It is a gratuitous connexion. Not a natural one, as though it could not possibly have been but that, if such and «uch things should be by way of grace procured, or done fop . Preached April 3d. l6?8. at Cordwainer's Hall. any of the children of men, still a farther, and a farther communication of the Spirit must needs ensue. And we know there are many things that are so connected in their own natures that it would imply a contradiction, that one should be, and the other not. But such connexion there is not in the present case. For if we should reflect upon any of the things wherewith we may suppose such a communication of the Spirit to be most connected, it would be apparent th...
Title:The Whole Works Of The Rev. John Howe (volume 5)Format:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.42 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217401627

ISBN - 13:9780217401623