Two Essays; I. On The Assurance Of Faith: Ii. On The Extent Of The Atonement, And Universal Pardon

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byRalph Wardlaw

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...the other, and both blending into one delightful sentiment of triumphant confidence,--when he thus pours forth the fulness of an humble, thankful, and rejoicing spirit: " Who shall lay any thing to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth; who is he that con-demneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the-right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? (as it is written, for thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter): nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors, through him that loved us. For I am persuaded, that neither death nor life, nor angels, nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord!" To my mind, indeed, it appears no better than a contradiction in terms, to speak of the assurance of faith without the assurance of hope. It is to make hope spring from something else than the truth Rom. viii.'SJ--3!. believed; and to affirm that the truth may be believed, and yet hope not be at all enjoyed. I say, not at all. For if the assurance of faith, that is, the fullest and firmest faith, may exist without the assurance, or the fulness and firmness, of hope; then is the principle of proportion between the one and the other done away; of which the unavoidable consequence is, that faith may exist without hope altogether: for, if there may be the highest degree of the one, without the highest degree of the other, then may there be every inferior...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...the other, and both blending into one delightful sentiment of triumphant confidence,--when he thus pours forth ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021741267X

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