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First , it prevails from the removal of the cause to the removal of the effect . For the
effects of the dominion of sin are to savour and to seek earthly things : but in
those who are dead to sin , sin has lost this lordly power : it cannot , therefore ...
There is no cause why a Christian should despond , because he perceives in
himself the rebellious motion of sin , unless he obeys its lusts , and is himself
drawn headlong into rebellion , For , notwithstanding these enticements of sin ,
he who ...
In Christ , therefore , as man , our celestial life is hid , as in the modelling cause :
for he shall change our humble body , that it may be fashioned like to his glorious
body , Phil . iii . 21 . * It is also hidden as in the material and meritorious cause ...
The Apostle unites each cause , both primary and instrumental , in Rom . vi . 23 ,
The gift of God is eternal life , through Jesus Christ our Lord . In conclusion , 1 .
We are hence taught , as often as we perceive spiritual grace languish within us ...
The Author , or the Cause of the glorious and blessed life which we expect , is
Christ himself : Whence he is called our life by a causal not an essential
predication ; because it was he that promised this life to us , it was he that merited
it for us , it ...
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