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" The condition of man, after the fall of Adam, is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without... "
Directions for Studying I. A General System Or Body of Divinity. II. The ... - Page 79
by Thomas Bennet - 1715 - 196 pages
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A Chinese Fragment

Ely Bates - 1786
...himfelf by his own natural ftrength .. •and good works, to faith and calling upon GOD : wherefore we have no power to do good works pleafant and acceptable to GOD, without the grace of GOD by CHRIST preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us when we have that good will."...
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The Works, Theological, Medical, Political, and Miscellaneous, of ..., Volume 2

John Jebb, John Disney - 1787
...the fall of. Adam hath had upon the reafon of our fpecies. But, if we are to believe that man " has no power to do good works, pleafant and acceptable...without the grace of God, by Chrift, preventing us," * to what purpofe have they been required under difpenfations fo long antecedent to Chrift's coming...
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The Principles of Christianity, as Taught in Scripture: Being Seven ...

Thomas Bowman - 1790 - 243 pages
...amend our lives according to thy holy word." (Liturgy) And, in the tenth article it is declared, that " we have no power to do good works, pleafant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God, by Chriftr preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us when we have that good." So...
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Meditations Upon Various and Important Subjects: And Short Prayers ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Jenks - 1793
...himfelf, by his own natural ftrength " and good works, to faith, and calling upon God; *' wherefore we have no power to do good works, " pleafant and...working with us, when we ** have that good will." Now, if in flicking fo clofe to the articles and homilies of the church, (which I am fure I do, as...
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The Evangelical Magazine, Volume 19

1811
...power to do good works, pleasant and acceptable to God, without >he grace of God by Christ pre•yentmg us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, w hen we have that good will.' The intelligent reader would icarccly fail to observe, in the passage...
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The doctrines and discipline of the Methodist episcopal Church in America ...

Methodist episcopal church - 1798
...and prepare himfelf by his own natural ftrength and works to faith, and calling upon God : Wherefore, we have no power to do good works, pleafant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Chrilt' preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will....
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Village sermons

George Burder - 1835
...works, pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing (going before) us, that we may have a good will, and working with us when we have that good will.' This is the doctrine of Scripture — ' It is God that worketh in you, both to will and to do, of his...
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Sermons Or Homilies, Appointed to be Read in Churches in the Time of Queen ...

1802 - 607 pages
...himfelf by his own natural ftrength and good works to faith, and calling upon ( Jod : wherefore \ve have no power to do good works pleafant and acceptable...will, and working with us when we have that good will, XI. Of the Jaßif cation of Man. ~V\7"E are accounted righteous before God, only for the * ' merit...
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The True Churchman Ascertained, Or, An Apology for Those of the Regular ...

John Overton - 1802 - 424 pages
...prepare himlelf, by his own natural ftrength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God : wherefore we have no power to do good works, pleafant and acceptable...God by Chrift PREVENTING us, that we may have a good mil, and working with, us, when we have that good will." By " natural good wrorks" is here, doubtlefs,...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1842
...we would. We cannot either will, or work that which is good, without the grace of God going before, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will. (Article x.) Hence it is that " in many things we offend all." For our sinful actions, words and thoughts,...
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