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" Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. "
The Works of President Edwards - Page 201
by Jonathan Edwards - 1817
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The Creeds of Christendom: With a History and Critical Notes, Vol III

Philip Schaff - Creeds - 1877
...natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit,' etc. (1 Cor. ii. 14). The same Paul elsewhere denies that we are 'sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves' (2 Cor. iii. 5). Now, it is evident that the mind or understanding is the guide of the will ; and,...
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Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinners' Hearts: Or, A Solemn Entreaty to ...

John Flavel - Conversion - 1689 - 400 pages
...neither indeed can be." Rom. 8:7. "How can ye, being evil, speak good things." Matt. 12 : 34. " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God." 2 Cor. 3 : 5. How fallen then is man, who can neither believe nor...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 pages
...God ; not in tables of stone, but in fleshly tables trust have we through Christ to God- ward : s Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency isof God ; 6 Who.also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; not...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1842
...can be found more completely self-renouncing in this respect, than the declaration of St. Paul? " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves : but our sufficiency is of God.'' (2 Cor. iii. 5.) The right way to view a Christian, is, to regard...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...discharge all the functions of the holy ministry: "Such trust have we through Christ to God-ward : not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God, who also hath made us able wvvnister-s of the new Testament ; not...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...stone, but in fleshly tables of the heart. 4 And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward : 5 Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God ; 6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; rot...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...its maker. For it is true in a natural, as well as a spiritual sense, •what St. Paul says, * " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think, any thing as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God." But your lordship, as I guess by your following words, would argue,...
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A Religious Conference, in Four Dialogues, Between Lorenzo and Evander

David Low Dodge - Christianity - 1808 - 139 pages
...dtrect his steps." Our Saviour says, " For without me, ye can do nothing." The apostle declares, " not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God." "For it is in him we live, move, and have our being." " The preparations...
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other ...

Episcopal Church - 1808 - 590 pages
...Son our Lord. Amen. The Ejii&tle. I Cor. iii. 4. SUCH trust have we through Christ to God-ward : Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency s of God. \Vho also hath made us able ministers of the Mew Testament ; not of...
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Practical Essays on the Morning and Evening Services of the Church ..., Volume 2

Thomas Tregenna Biddulph - 1810
...St. Paul, in his own name and in the name of all his brethren, disavows all self-sufficiency. " Not " that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any " thing as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of • " God." (2 Cor. iii. 5. Comp. 1 Cor. xv. 10.) And in another place he...
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