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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 John Locke - Page 198
by John Locke - 1823
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Precious truth

...attach no intelligent meaning to what they ask of God. Consider that word to the Corinthians — " God hath made us able ministers of the new testament ;...the Spirit ; for the letter killeth, but the Spirit giveth life." (2 Cor. iii. 6.) The mere utterance of words is worse than vanity, if these do not express...
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The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William ...

William Jones - Theology - 1801
...together, for the edification of the people. " Our sufficiency (saith the apostle) is " of God, who hath made us able ministers of " the new testament,..." spirit.; for the letter killeth, but the spirit (< giveth life." The letter of the law, voided of its evangelical intention, leaves our bodies washed,...
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The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William ...

William Jones - Theology - 1801
...raiment was white and glistening. — 32. And when they were awake, they saw his glory. 2 Cor. iii. 7. The children of Israel could not stedfastly behold...the face of Moses for the glory of his countenance — V. 18. But we all, with open (unveiled) face, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 pages
...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 ;...but of the spirit : for the letter killeth, but the spi7 But if the ministration of death, written and engraven in stones, was glorious, so that the children...
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Poems on several occasions, Volume 1

Charles Crawford (calling himself earl of Crawford.) - 1803
...happy is the man whom that inspires, 45 Line 45, &c. St. Paul says, " Our sufficiency is of God, who hath made us able ministers of the New Testament,...the spirit; for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life." There are some excellent observations upon this subject, in that admirable book, " An...
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A View of the Economy of the Church of God: As it Existed Primitively, Under ...

Samuel Austin - Church - 1807 - 328 pages
...distinct mention of it that I observe, is in II. Corinthians iii. 7. The words in this place are, " But if the ministration of death, written and engraven...his countenance, which glory was to be done away." The term glory is a supplement made by the translators. Perhaps it is correct. But this glory, which...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...which the Holy Ghost teacheth. v>i. 40. I think also that I have the Spirit of God. 2 Cor, iii. 6. God hath made us able ministers of the New Testament,...the spirit, for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. Ver. 8. Ministration of the Spirit is glorious. vi. 4. Approving ourselves as the ministers...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 4

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...with the letter and sound of the Gospel, that gives a true spiritual life unto the soul. III. 1, 8 But if the ministration of death, written and engraven...his countenance ; which glory was to be done away: How shall nut the ministration of the Spirit oe rather glorious ? But if the Old Law, which threateneth...
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A New Literal Translation from the Original Greek, of All the ..., Volume 2

James Macknight - Bible - 1810
...we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves : but our sufficiency i╗ of God. 6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new...the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. ou vit аЯЯа nvEVfiart, Qeov roc, ovx EV яЯа& аЯЯа íi' яЯа& xap&aš tfapxivaiš....
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An Explicatory Catechism: Or, An Explanation of the Assembly's Shorter ...

Thomas Vincent - Prayer - 1810 - 278 pages
...virtue or power in itself, but by the operation of the Spirit of God, in and by the word. 2 Cor. iii. 6, Who also hath made- us able ministers of the new...the spirit; for the letter killeth,. but the spirit giveth life. Q. 6. How doth the word work effectually unto salvation ? A. The word doth work effectualy...
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