Now Is The Time For God's Children to Know His Word: 4th Quarter - KHW Bible Study
- ISBN-13: 9781439202371
- Publisher: BookSurge Publishing
- Release Date: Jul 05, 2009
- Pages: 626 pages
- Dimensions: 1.41 x 10.00 x 7.00 inches
Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1815. Excerpt: ... Did I not climb up some other way ? Am I hot the man, or woman, that among the guests, has none of the wedding garment, or marriage token, to shew, when the royal Bridegroom comes ? And now, in order to resolve the first question aright, ask thy soul a Second, saying; if this is the nature of true and sound conversion to God, and if these be the genuine acts of true saving faith, what of this exceeding greatness of Almighty power have 1 felt, and undergone in my own soul ? What of these genuine actings of the new creature have I experienced between God and my own heart? Thus having finished the first general Lead, I shall proceed to the next. CHAP. III. Shewing the Insufficiency of Moral Suasion to effect true Conversion to God, and Faith in Christ. II. I Shall lay open and demonstrate the weakness and insufficiency of moral suasion to effect so great a change, as that of true conversion to God, and saving faith in the Lord Jesus, from any remaining power or ability in fallen man. And this shall be managed in the following order: as 1st, I shall shew you what moral suasion is, and what possibly it may produce. 2dly, That though God doth in his word, and by the daily ministration thereof, make use of arguments and reasonings; and points and enforces these with promises and threatenings, suited to the capacity and duty of a reasonable creature ; yet, where he has a design of making them effectual to the salvation of this or the other particular person whom he has loved, chosen, and predestinated to life eternal, he always adds to these the efficacious power of his Spirit and grace, to quicken and renew their souls; thereby working in them both to will and to do of his own good pleasure. 3dly, I shall shew, that, as to the rest, God affords them only the means, but doth not with this e...
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