Nay , and we also are said , in this sense , to be already put into possession of
this celestial life , namely , as we are already raised to heaven in Christ the Head
, and endued with eternal life and immortality . This is what the Apostle would ...
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 .
32 , Fear not , little flock ; for it is your Father ' s good pleasure to give you the
kingdonı ; and in his own name , John X . 28 , I give unto them eternal life , & c .
He merited it , 1 John iv . 9 , God sent his only begotten Son into the world that we
It ought not , then , to seem troublesome or burdensome to regulate the short
period of our time , and to abstain from earthly things , when Christ is at hand ,
and promises us eternal glory . The hireling , because he ponders heavily his
Therefore there is need of special faith . Consolations . 1 . Not we ourselves , but
Christ is the keeper of the eternal life promised to us : Therefore , although we are
compelled to tremble , as often as we consider our frail condition in ourselves ...
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