Grace

Where Our Good Works Come From

A reason why we cannot be saved by works,—namely, because we do them not in or by our own strength; which is necessary we should do, if we will be saved by them, or justified by them. “But this is not so,” saith the apostle; “for we are the workmanship of God,” etc.;—all our works are wrought in us, […]

Hold Fast, God Will Come With His Grace!

It may be you have prayed, and cried, and resolved, and vowed, but all without success, as you suppose; sin has broken through all: however, if you give not over, you shall prevail at last; you know not at what time God will come in with his grace, and Christ will manifest his love unto you as unto the […]

Habitual Grace

He gives us habitual grace;—a principle of grace, opposed to the principle of lust that is in us by nature. This is the grace that dwells in us, makes its abode with us; which, according to the distinct faculties of our souls wherein it is, or the distinct objects about which it is exercised, receives various appellations, being indeed […]

Dying; The Last Victorious Act Of Faith, part 6 of 6

It is a great and eminent act of faith. [See] Hebrews 11, where the mighty efficacy and great success of faith is spoken of. One of the particulars, and that wherein many of the rest did center, is, “These all died in faith.” It was a great thing to die in faith under the Old Testament, when they were […]