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... from their mortal body ; for this would oppose every one ' s experience who
perceives within himself the fuel of sin : but because its dominion is broken ,
weakened , and debilitated ; because its power is gradually subdued by the
operation of ...
It might be said that Paul opposes common experience . For all the pious
perceive themselves as yet infested by the remains of sin , oppressed by various
sorrows , and at length fall under death : How , therefore , can it be true , that they
... viz . through the effect of internal mortification infused into their hearts by the
Holy Spirit : and they ought to mortify themselves by a practical mortification ,
exercising infused grace in opposing their lusts . Thirdly , we also add , that the
We also oppose to it the more serious of the Fathers . Lactantius , Instit . lib . 6 ,
cap . 23 , says , The devil set up brothels , and published the shame of unhappy
women . Clemens , Pædag . 3 . cap . 3 , Brothels are trophies of public ...
We have dwelt the longer in opposing fornication , because it has obtained its
patrons . The other vices which remain we shall remark upon more briefly . In the
second place , then , analapoia , or uncleanness , follows : By which term the ...
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