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" WE are accounted righteous before God, only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by faith, and not for our own works or deservings... "
The Works of the Reverend George Whitefield, M.A...: Containing All His ... - Page 148
by George Whitefield - 1771
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A Polite and Commercial People: England 1727-1783

Paul Langford - History - 1992 - 803 pages
...evangelical John Berridge pointed out, that 'we are accounted righteous before God, only for the merits of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by faith, and not for our own works and deservings, and that we are justified by faith only'.2 Yet most clergy preached, in varying proportions,...
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The Assurance of Things Hoped for: A Theology of Christian Faith

Avery Dulles - Medical - 1996 - 299 pages
...church that sought to preserve both the Catholic and the Protestant traditions. Article 1 1 stated: "We are accounted righteous before God only for the...Jesus Christ by Faith. and not for our own works or deservings. Wherefore. that we are justified by Faith only. is a most wholesome Doctrine. and very...
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John Bird Sumner: Evangelical Archbishop

Nigel Scotland - 1995 - 193 pages
...reception of the sacrament of baptism'. Sumner wrote: 'The Church can only speak as the scripture speaks... "we are accounted righteous before God, only for the...merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by faith".' In a second exchange of letters Maskell asked Sumner could he teach these doctrines? Sumner replied...
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The Protestant Face of Anglicanism

Paul F. M. Zahl - Religion - 1998 - 112 pages
...have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will. XI. Of the Justification of Man. We are accounted righteous before God, only for the...Jesus Christ by Faith, and not for our own works or deservings. Wherefore, that we are justified by Faith only, is a most wholesome Doctrine, and very...
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The Romantic Reformation: Religious Politics in English Literature, 1789-1824

Robert M. Ryan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 308 pages
...England's Eleventh Article of Faith: "We are accounted righteous before God, only for the merits of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, by faith, and not for our own works or deservings." They are also, by the way, restating the teaching of the Tenth Article: The condition...
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The Reformed Confessions

Jan Rohls - Religion - 1998 - 336 pages
...receiving and resting on him and his righteousness by faith" (S 626). In the words of the Irish Articles, "we are accounted righteous before God only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, applied by faith, and not for our own works or merits. And this righteousness, which we so receive...
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The Study of Anglicanism

John E. Booty, Stephen Sykes, Jonathan Knight - Religion - 1998 - 517 pages
...Homily of Justification.' 4 The essential concern in this passage is linked to the word merit: it is only 'for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by Faith' that mankind is justified before God, 'not for our own works or deservings'. In the latter Middle Ages...
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Woods Lanyer: Woman Poet C

Susanne Woods - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 198 pages
...also articles 11-14, on justification and works, eg, from article u, "Of the Justification of Man": "We are accounted righteous before God, only for the...Jesus Christ by Faith, and not for our own works or deservings." These articles became the official doctrine of the English church in 1571. For a summary...
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The New Poet: Novelty and Tradition in Spenser's Complaints

Richard Danson Brown - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 293 pages
...mortal endeavour, he should embrace the distant 'hope of heaven', as the Protestant is ultimately saved 'only for the merit of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by Faith'. Despite the apparent authority of this instruction, the first 'Pageants' do not close The Ruines of...
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John Frith, Scholar and Martyr: A Biography

Brian Raynor - Christian martyrs - 2000 - 176 pages
...and XII from the Church of England Prayer Book affirm the doctrine of justification by faith alone: 'We are accounted righteous before God, only for the...Jesus Christ by Faith, and not for our own works or deservings'; and '... Good Works, which are the fruits of Faith, and follow after Justification, cannot...
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