The Nonentity of Romish Saints and the Inanity of Romish Ordinances

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John Murray, 1850 - Catholic church - 73 pages

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Page 56 - Works done before the grace of Christ, and the Inspiration of his Spirit, are not pleasant to God, forasmuch as they spring not of faith in Jesus Christ...
Page 10 - I HEARD a voice from heaven, saying unto me, Write, From henceforth blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : even so saith the Spirit ; for they rest from their labours.
Page 16 - ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, who of thy tender mercy didst give thine only Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the cross for our redemption, who made there (by his one oblation of himself once offered) a full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction for the sins of the whole world...
Page 22 - Christ hath merited righteousness for as many as are found in him. In him God findeth us, if we be faithful ; for by faith we are incorporated into Him.
Page 22 - ... our justification, doth come freely by the mere mercy of God, and of so great and free mercy, that whereas, all the world was not able of themselves to pay any part towards their ransom, it pleased our heavenly Father, of his infinite, mercy, without any of our desert or deserving, to prepare for us the most precious jewels, of Christ's body and blood, whereby our ransom might be fully paid, the law fulfilled, and his justice fully satisfied.
Page 34 - And yet that faith doth not. shut out repentance, hope, love, dread, and the fear of God, to be joined with faith in every man that is justified ; but it shutteth them out from the office of justifying.
Page 14 - God's wrath and damnation. And this infection of nature doth remain, yea, in them that are regenerated...
Page 48 - Christ, as perfectly righteous, as if he had fulfilled all that was commanded him in the law ; shall I say more perfectly righteous, than if himself had fulfilled the whole law? I must take heed what I say: but the apostle saith, " God made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.
Page 46 - ... joined to his body, doth first make him to be of the number of reasonable creatures ; and, secondly, enable him to perform the natural functions which are proper to his kind...
Page 32 - Sanctification, we deny it not to be inherent; we grant, that unless we work, we have it not; only we distinguish it a thing different in nature from the righteousness of Justification...

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