An Essay on Faith

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Waugh and Innes, 1822 - 143 pages
 

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Page 60 - And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
Page 26 - For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?
Page 11 - Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar ? Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect...
Page 25 - When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away that which was sown in his heart; this is he which received seed by the way side.
Page 3 - And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men have loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil ;
Page 133 - Perhaps you ask, why faith is necessary to salvation ? It shows that man is not saved by any merits or deservings of his own ! The Apostle Paul says, ' therefore it is of faith, that it might be by grace...
Page 100 - According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who hath called us to glory and virtue...
Page 57 - How can ye believe, who receive honour one of another, and seek not the honour which cometh of God only?
Page 42 - world, as to give His only-begotten Son, " that whosoever believeth in him should " not perish, but have everlasting life.
Page 68 - Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not ; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes ; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert; and be healed.

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