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A08586 The saints societie Delivered in XIV. sermons, by I.B. Master in arts, and preacher of Gods word at Broughton in Northampton Shire.; Societie of the saints Bentham, Joseph, 1594?-1671. 1636 (1636) STC 1890; ESTC S117220 223,204 307

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which_o be_v of_o a_o grow_a and_o thrive_a nature_n from_o faith_n to_o faith_n rom._n 1._o 17._o 2._o that_o two-handed_a faith_n which_o by_o confidence_n the_o one_o hold_v the_o lord_n and_o receive_v good_a and_o by_o love_n the_o other_o embrace_v the_o brethren_n and_o do_v good_a gal._n 5._o 6._o 3._o that_o faith_n which_o yield_v obedience_n to_o god_n commandment_n even_o the_o most_o repugnant_a to_o flesh_n and_o blood_n by_o this_o abraham_n leave_v his_o country_n and_o offer_v isaac_n heb._n 11._o 4._o that_o faith_n which_o do_v instrumental_o justify_v rom._n 5._o 1._o and_o sanctify_v act_v 15._o 9_o this_o be_v the_o faith_n we_o must_v have_v if_o we_o will_v have_v interest_n in_o this_o happy_a association_n 1._o by_o this_o faith_n we_o be_v build_v upon_o the_o foundation_n and_o couple_v to_o the_o cornerstone_n christ_n 2._o by_o this_o faith_n we_o be_v marry_v to_o our_o husband_n 3._o by_o this_o faith_n we_o be_v ingraft_v into_o the_o vine_n christ_n 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robe_n of_o the_o righteousness_n of_o christ_n our_o elder_a brother_n upon_o we_o faith_n be_v the_o ligament_n or_o sinew_n which_o fasten_v and_o unit_v every_o faithful_a member_n to_o the_o head_n christ_n jesus_n faith_n be_v the_o life_n of_o our_o life_n 100_o pag._n 100_o and_o the_o strength_n of_o our_o soul_n 1._o this_o be_v that_o prevail_a champion_n which_o quench_v the_o fiery_a dart_n of_o satan_n eph._n 6._o 16._o overcom_v the_o world_n 1_o joh._n 5._o 4_o 5._o prevail_v with_o god_n and_o be_v overcome_v of_o nothing_o not_o by_o carnal_a sense_n not_o by_o humane_a reason_n not_o by_o bitter_a torture_n heb._n 11._o 35_o 36_o 37._o 2._o this_o be_v the_o mother_n and_o fountain_n of_o all_o good_a gift_n the_o original_n of_o justice_n begin_v of_o devotion_n the_o head_n of_o sanctity_n 201._o fidet_fw-la est_fw-la origo_fw-la institiae_fw-la sanctitates_fw-la caput_fw-la devotionis_fw-la principium_fw-la &_o religionis_fw-la fundamentum_fw-la chrysost_n ser._n de_fw-fr fide_fw-la tom._n 4._o pag._n 574._o a._n m._n burton_n pag._n 198._o cap._n 12._o pag._n 201._o and_o foundation_n of_o religion_n prayer_n be_v the_o proper_a work_n of_o faith_n rom._n 10._o 14._o confession_n to_o salvation_n be_v the_o speech_n of_o faith_n rom._n 10._o 10._o good_a work_n of_o all_o sort_n be_v the_o fruit_n of_o faith_n faith_n give_v life_n and_o be_v to_o every_o grace_n forasmuch_o as_o every_o grace_n be_v radical_o in_o faith_n because_o where_o faith_n be_v christ_n be_v holy_a faith_n be_v the_o foundation_n whereon_o all_o grace_n be_v build_v the_o ground_n whereon_o they_o grow_v 3._o this_o be_v that_o so_o necessary_a grace_n that_o whosoever_o want_v it_o 1._o have_v no_o spiritual_a life_n with_o christ_n the_o just_a live_n by_o faith_n rom._n 1._o 17._o and_o by_o the_o faith_n of_o the_o son_n of_o god_n gal._n 2._o 20._o neither_o be_v he_o a_o true_a christian_a he_o want_v that_o whereby_o christ_n dwell_v in_o the_o heart_n eph._n 3._o 17._o neither_o can_v he_o do_v any_o good_a thing_n without_o this_o all_o be_v sin_n rom._n 14._o 23._o and_o unpleasing_a to_o god_n heb._n 11._o 6._o 4._o this_o be_v that_o which_o mount_v and_o elevate_v a_o man_n into_o so_o high_a and_o honourable_a holy_a and_o happy_a condition_n that_o he_o have_v such_o heavenly_a privilege_n and_o transcendent_a prerogative_n as_o to_o be_v god_n son_n job._n 1._o 12._o christ_n and_o his_o father_n friend_n to_o be_v a_o free_a denizen_n of_o heaven_n as_o to_o come_v to_o christ_n to_o go_v to_o god_n to_o hasten_v to_o heaven_n to_o be_v inseparable_o insert_v and_o indissoluble_o compact_v into_o this_o incorporation_n with_o jesus_n christ_n of_o incomparable_a value_n and_o ineffable_a excellency_n be_v faith_n so_o precious_o excellent_a 1._o why_o o_o you_o son_n of_o man_n do_v you_o so_o much_o sleight_v it_o and_o neglect_v it_o 1._o as_o not_o to_o labour_v at_o all_o for_o it_o 2._o or_o less_o than_o for_o temporary_a 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etc._n etc._n cap._n 5_o pa_n 5._o 60._o faith_n relative_o to_o the_o object_n christ_n not_o for_o the_o act_n of_o it_o faith_n justifi_v not_o by_o the_o act_n believe_v but_o as_o the_o instrument_n in_o apply_v the_o object_n which_o be_v christ_n as_o the_o hand_n be_v say_v to_o heal_v 80._o ibid._n pag._n 80._o only_o by_o apply_v the_o medicine_n or_o to_o enrich_v by_o receive_v a_o treasure_n or_o to_o feed_v by_o put_v meat_n into_o the_o mouth_n as_o we_o say_v a_o child_n etc._n etc._n it_o be_v christ_n that_o be_v the_o author_n and_o matter_n of_o our_o justification_n it_o be_v christ_n who_o appli_v the_o same_o unto_o we_o as_o for_o faith_n it_o be_v but_o a_o instrument_n to_o apprehend_v and_o a_o hand_n to_o receive_v christ_n benefit_n for_o we_o or_o as_o paraeus_n brief_o say_v faith_n justifi_v instrumental_o the_o blood_n of_o christ_n meritorious_o 3_o fe●es_fw-la iustificat_fw-la org●●cè_fw-la sangu●●_fw-la christi_fw-la meritoriè_fw-la pataus_n in_o 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damnation_n rom._n 6._o 23._o be_v remission_n of_o sin_n such_o a_o favour_n that_o it_o have_v for_o its_o efficient_a cause_n god_n only_o and_o his_o belove_a son_n christ_n jesus_n isa_n 43._o 25._o rom._n 6._o 25._o its_o move_a cause_n the_o mere_a mercy_n truth_n and_o promise_v of_o god_n eph._n 1._o 7._o it_o be_v meritorious_a cause_n the_o death_n of_o christ_n 1_o pet._n 1._o 18_o 19_o and_o its_o final_a god_n glory_n jer._n 33._o 8_o 9_o and_o the_o sinner_n salvation_n then_o they_o must_v needs_o be_v happy_a who_o sin_n be_v forgive_v psal_n 32._o 1_o 2._o rom._n 4._o 7_o 8._o 2._o be_v they_o happy_a who_o be_v sinner_n be_v notwithstanding_o account_v righteous_a by_o the_o righteousness_n of_o christ_n impute_v as_o they_o must_v needs_o be_v for_o by_o this_o righteousness_n of_o christ_n we_o be_v make_v the_o righteousness_n of_o god_n 2_o cor._n 5._o 21._o the_o whole_a obedience_n of_o christ_n with_o the_o merit_n thereof_o eternal_a life_n be_v make_v we_o 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