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" We express our unfeigned admiration of the ability displayed in this work, and of the spirit of deep piety which pervades it ; and whilst we commend it to the careful... "
The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature - Page 136
1808
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Issues 123-126

English literature - 1808
...detached passagei of scripture. This faith then must not be lightly given up, for we are commanded to'" contend earnestly for the faith which, was once delivered to the saints." (Jude 3.) Next to a right faith, we may infer from this history that a right MODE OF WORSHIP...
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A Treatise on Covenanting with God

Benjamin Trumbull - Christian life - 1810 - 110 pages
...followers of Christ feel themselves under indispensable obligations, according to their abilities, to contend earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints. In vain do any profess to receive him as their Saviour, while they neither believe his doctrines,...
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The System of Doctrines: Contained in Divine Revelation, Explained ..., Volume 2

Samuel Hopkins - Millennium (Eschatology) - 1811
...doctrine which has been delivered to them."f Doing the truth, and walking in thetruth.J And christians are exhorted to " Contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered unto the saints. "|| The faith which had been delivered to the church can be nothing but the system...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Missions - 1809
...Proselytism,' says Mr. B., ' it may become us to recollect that there is such a duty as Christian zeal, — or zeal for truth ; and that the disciples of Jesus are exhorted, to contend earnestly for the faitb. which was once delivered to the saints. Of this the apostle Paul was an eminent example; so...
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The Churchman Armed Against the Errors of Time, Volume 3

Tract societies - 1814
...nevertheless zealous to oppose the doctrines of heretics and seducers, exhorting the true professors to " contend earnestly for the faith which was " once delivered to the Saints ;"* and that, not because they had those open and avowed enemies to Christianity in general,...
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The Utica Christian Magazine, Volume 2

Theology - 1815
...of these are either denied or perverted, it becomes those who are set for the defence of the gospel to contend earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints. The truth will bear examination, and, therefore, it will shine the brighter, even by ill-designed...
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Extracts from the Minutes

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends - 1867
...regard to us as a people, may we be enabled to thank God and take fresh courage, and be animated still to contend earnestly for the faith, which was once delivered to the saints. The Lamb and His followers shall have the victory. The Committee suggest that they be now released....
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The Evangelical Guardian and Review, Volume 2

Religion - 1818
...with this panoply will render you vulnerable to the shafts of the adversary. Nor are you called only to " contend earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints ;" but also, whilst on the alert to assail the strong holds of Satan, and to repel his attacks...
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Exposition of the Book of Proverbs, Volume 1

George Lawson - Bible - 1821
...us }. There are some cases in which contending is a duty. The apostles write unto us, and exhort us to contend earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints ; and a zeal for truth and holiness is a necessary branch of Christian temper. But in striving...
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A Defence of the Trinitatian System, in Twenty-four Sermons: In which the ...

David Harrowar - Sermons, American - 1822 - 336 pages
...in God, we close against ourselves the door of eternal life. It is an indispensible duty, therefore, to "contend earnestly for the faith which was once delivered to the saints." Notwithstanding the great subtility, arid unwearied exertions of our opponents in relation...
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