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with a constant reference to these supernal things : for this is effectually to savour
the things above , viz . to be so affected by their excellence and sweetness , as to
thirst for them with an insatiable desire , and refer all things to the attainment of ...
... they are not the children of disobedience upon whom the wruth of God cometh
; because , being softened by the effectual operation of Divine grace , they at
length yield ; as we may perceive in all the examples of the godly who have fallen
Now he does not speak of the love of the eternal benevolence , with which God
embraced the elect before the foundations of the world ; for notwithstanding this
love , they are accounted among rebels and enemies to God prior to their
16 , that this body increases , as far as it is filly joined together and compacted by
that which every joint supplieth , according to the effectual working of every part .
Nothing , therefore , prevents our admitting charity , in both respects , to be the ...
In a word ; This intention and fervour has ever greatly availed to the effectual
obtaining of the object prayed for , as the Apostle James testifies , v . 1 , the
effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much . What is that fervent
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