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... nor ear heard , nor have entered into the heart of man , 1 Cor . ii . 9 . But ,
secondly and consequently , we must understand those gifts of grace which are
the seeds of this desired glory , as faith , love , holiness , and all those means by
Neither is it to be wondered at , since this spiritual life consists in those things
which meet not the eye or sense ; namely , in adoption , in regeneration , in union
with Christ , in faith and love , and the other gifts of the Holy Spirit . Hence that ...
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 , to seek a fresh supply from Christ , in whom is hid the fountain of spiritual life .
In the former part three things are to be considered : the Author of the gift ; the
time of the bestowal ; the gift itself . 1 . 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 ...
And thus much concerning the gift of glory , the time of the bestowment , and
Christ the giver thereof . Now , in the second place , we shall consider how
wonderfully all these things conduce to the contempt of earthly , and the desire of
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