The Nature, Procedure, Extent, Value and Effects of a Rational Faith Considered: In Two Sermons Preach'd Before the University of Oxford, on March 11. and June 24. 1744. By William Dodwell ...

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James Fletcher; and sold, 1745 - Sermons, English - 76 pages

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Page 25 - Works done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ, neither do they make men meet to receive grace, or (as the...
Page 75 - REFLECTIONS on the natural foundation of the high antiquity of government, arts and sciences, in Egypt.
Page 24 - School-Authors fay) deferve grace of congruity : yea, rather for that they are not done as God hath willed and commanded them to be done, we doubt not but they have the nature of fin.
Page 24 - WORKS done before the grace of Chrift, and the infpiration of his Spirit, are not pleafant to God ; forafmuch as they fpring not of faith in Jefus Chrift, neither do they make men meet to receive grace...
Page 75 - Anglia Judaica : or the Hiftory and Antiquities of the Jews in England.
Page 13 - Spirit in righteousness and true holiness — that by his holy inspiration we may think those things that be good, and by his merciful guiding may perform the same...
Page 75 - The Cafe of the Minifterial Maintenance ftated. A Sermon preach'd at the Triennial Vifitation of the Right Reverend Father in God Thomas Lord Bifliop of Sarum, by John Spry BD The DoSrine of a Future State, neceflfary to the Welfare and Support of Civil Government.
Page 4 - That reason, or the intellectual faculty, could not possibly, both from its own nature, and that of religion, be the principle intended by God to lead us into a true faith.
Page 28 - Christ is preached ; and I therein do rejoice, yea and will rejoice.
Page 74 - Thus fulfilling the true Defign of our own Faith, We may recover Others to the Acknowledgment of it...

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