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cunningly-devised

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  • This is our faith, this is our warrant; wherein we do not pursue our own imaginations, nor the inventions of other men, nor follow cunningly-devised fables, but, from first to last, have our warrant from Christ.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • The world saw that there was a great efficacy in the gospel, and they knew not whence it was; but they charged it upon two things: -- First, Upon the matter of it, that it was a cunningly-devised fable.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Those who believe not are of two sorts; for they are either such as oppose and gainsay the word as a cunningly-devised fable, or such as are willing without prejudice to attend unto the consideration of it.

    Pneumatologia

  • But why should we believe this word of prophecy? may not that also be a "cunningly-devised fable," and the whole Scripture be but the suggestions of men's private spirits, as is objected, 2 Pet. i.

    Pneumatologia

  • But when they were accused to have followed "cunningly-devised fables," they appealed unto Moses and the prophets, to the revelations they had themselves received, and those that were before recorded.

    Pneumatologia

  • Some said it was a "cunningly-devised fable;" others, that it was a fanatical story of madmen, as Festus thought of it when preached by Paul, Acts xxvi. 24; and very many are of the same mind still.

    Pneumatologia

  • Christ, tells those to whom he wrote that in what was so preached unto them they had not "followed cunningly-devised fables," 2 Pet. i.

    Pneumatologia

  • Spirit of God upon the hearts of men, and that indispensably necessary to their salvation; if there are no such assistances and supplies of grace needful unto every good duty as wherein they have been instructed, -- then in the whole course of their profession they have only been seduced by "cunningly-devised fables," their deceived hearts have fed upon ashes, and they are yet in their sins.

    Pneumatologia

  • The foundation of all the efficacy of the dispensation of the gospel lies in an evidence that the things proposed in it are not "cunningly-devised fables," 2

    Pneumatologia

  • What was preached concerning them was looked on as "cunningly-devised" and artificially-framed "fables," to inveigle and allure the people.

    Pneumatologia

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