An Essay in which the Doctrine of a Positive Divine Efficiency: Exciting the Will of Men to Sin, as Held by Some Modern Writers, is Candidly Discussed, and Shewn to be 1. Unphilosophical. 2. Inconsistent with the Plain and Obvious Sense of the Holy Scriptures, and of Course a Departure from the Simplicity of the Gospel; and 3. A Novel Doctrine, Utterly Repugnant to the Faith of the Christian Church in All Past Ages
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Page 76 - And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever; even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him. But ye know him; for he dwelleth with you and shall be in you.
Page 62 - For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
Page 83 - And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine : and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand) and were choked in the sea.
Page 106 - Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God ; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth ; comparing spiritual things with spiritual.
Page 17 - As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
Page 106 - And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man's wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power; that your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.
Page 85 - But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so. your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
Page 88 - And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...