Select Works, Tr by H Cole, Volume 1
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012 - 534 pages
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: word of unbelief, which is the grand secret spring of all sin, yea, the greatest of all sins. On the contrary, by Spirit, you are to understand spiritual things, even external works, when they proceed from the spiritual man, or from the heart renewed by the Holy Spirit. That washing of the feet which Christ did before his disciples was Spirit, although an external work. The fishing of Peter was Spirit, to which he returned after he was justified by the Spirit.?Flesh, therefore, is whatever a man does seeking and savouring of carnal things. Spirit, is whatever a man does, either within or without, exercising faith and love, and seeking spiritual things. Unless you understand all these terms, you will comprehend neither this Epistle of St. Paul, nor the other books of the holy scriptures. And therefore, what authors soever they may be who use these terms in any other sense, be thou in nothing moved with such authority of Den, but shun them all as a contagious pestilence. THE USE OF THE LAW. GALATIANS Hi. 19. Wherefore then serveth the Law ? It was added became of transgressions. As things are divers and distinct, so the uses of them we divers and distinct: therefore, they may not be confounded: for if they be, there must needs be a confusion of the things also. A woman may not wear a man's wpparel, nor a man a woman's attire. Let a man do the works that belong to a man and a woman the works (hat belong to a woman. Let every man do that which his vocation and office requireth. Let pastors and preachers teach the Word of God purely. Let magistrates govern their subjects, and let subjects obey their magistrates. Let every thing serve in his due place andorder. Let the sun shine by day, and the moon and stars by night Let the sea give fishes; the earth grain; the wood...
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