A Treatise on the Augustinian Doctrine of Predestination

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J. Murray, 1883 - Predestination - 409 pages

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Page 129 - But though he had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on him; that the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report ? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed...
Page 286 - But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth ; and some to honour, and some to dishonour. 21 If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master's use. and prepared unto every good work.
Page 352 - Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God ? Shall the thing formed say to Him that formed it, Why hast Thou made me thus ! Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour...
Page 168 - According as he hath chosen us in him, before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love. Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the beloved.
Page 127 - Isaac; (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth;) it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger. As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.
Page 40 - For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it ? Lest haply after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish...
Page 352 - For He saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
Page 56 - I that do it, but sin that dwelleth in me; for I know that in me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing; for to will is present with me, but how to perform that which is good I find not; for the good that I would, I do not, but the evil which I would not, that I do.
Page 128 - Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.
Page 14 - And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you ; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh : that they may walk in my statutes and keep mine ordinances, and do them : and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.

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