A New Edition of Two Discourses, Delivered by Samuel Hopkins, A.M. Minister of the Gospel, in Great Barrington: Sermon I. On the Necessity of the Knowledge of the Law of God, in Order to the Knowledge of Sin. Sermon II. A Particular, and Critical Inquiry Into the Cause, Nature and Means of that Change in which Men are Born of God. From a Copy Revised and Corrected by the Author, Now Pastor of a Church in Newport, Rhode Island
Printed in Boston, A.D. 1768. Reprinted by Anthony Haswell, in Bennington, (Vermont), 1793 - Regeneration (Theology) - 120 pages
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Page 97 - Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure ; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
Page 32 - For I was alive without the law once : but when the commandment came, sin revived, and I died.
Page 90 - And I will give them an heart to know me, that I am the LORD; and they shall be my people, and I will be their God: for they shall return unto me with their whole heart.
Page 95 - What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise : for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; as it is written, " There is none righteous, no, not one: there is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
Page 95 - Their throat is an open sepulchre ; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: Their feet are swift to shed blood: Destruction and misery are in their ways: And the way of peace have they not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.
Page 26 - Every man has a right to do what he will with his own...
Page 62 - It implies man's natural blindnefs and ignorance ; i Cor. ii. 14. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolifhnefs unto him ; neither can he know them, becaufe they are fpiritually difcerned.