Gospel Sonnets; Or, Spiritual Songs: In Six Parts. Concerning Creation and Redemption, Law and Gospel, Justification and Sanctification, Faith and Sense, Heaven and Earth
R. Carter, 1849 - 542 pages
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Acts bear behold believe blessed blood bride bring Chap commands condemned curse dead death deep divine Dost draw dwell earth eternal ev'ry eyes face faith fall Father fear flesh fruit give glorious glory gospel grace guilt hand hath head hear heart heav'n hell Hence holy hope iniquity Israel Jesus Christ John justice justified keep kind King letter light live Lord Matt mind MYSTERY nature never once perfect pow'r praise pride promise Psalm rest righteousness saints saith salvation seek sense shalt sight sinners sins Song soul Spirit stand strength sure sweet thee thine things thou art thou hast thought throne Thy Husband true trust truth turn unto viii walk wrath
Page 389 - But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Page 245 - For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labor ; yet what I shall choose I wot not. For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ ; which is far better: nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful for you.
Page 462 - What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith. "But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness. "Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law.
Page 283 - For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) dwelleth no good thing : for to will is present with me ; but how to perform that which is good I find not. For the good that I would I do not : but the evil which I would not, that I do.
Page 294 - Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.
Page 354 - And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see ; and that they which see might be made blind.
Page 292 - Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law : for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
Page 313 - Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool." The Lord shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.
Page 282 - And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.
Page 341 - And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear: forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without blemish and without spot...