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  • This innumerable commands and injunctions give testimony unto, but especially is the whole method of God's grace and our duty herein declared by the apostle Peter, 2 Epist.i. 3-11; which discourse I have opened and improved elsewhere.


  • The blessing of Abraham was as it were the beginning of God's grace given in blessing to the father of His future people so that from him might proceed the stones for the building of His Temple.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • There is a shame which is evangelical, arising from a mixed apprehension of the vileness of sin and the riches of God's grace in the pardon and purifying of it; for although this latter gives relief against all terrifying, discouraging effects of shame, yet it increaseth those which tend to genuine self-abasement and abhorrency.


  • God's grace had made Geiler an orator, and the aim Geiler sought, without regard to other considerations, was to produce the most powerful effect on his hearers.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • In such cases the Lord Christ intercedes for us that our faith fail not, and God's grace is sufficient against the buffetings of these temptations; and herein the fruit of Christ's intercession, with the grace of God and its efficiency, are communicated unto us by the


  • Lady Culross's name will always be held in tender honour in the innermost circles of our best Scottish Christians, for the hand she had in that wonderful outpouring of God's grace at the kirk of Shotts on that Thanksgiving Monday in 1636.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Wherefore, this objection proceeding only from the craft of Satan, opposing the ways and methods of God's grace when he dareth not openly oppose the thing itself, it is safer for a believer to rest quietly in the clear Scripture revelation than to attend unto such proud, perverse, and froward cavillings.


  • As the new country (Haran) still offered too many dangers to this man whom God's grace singled out, so also did his "relatives" (moledheth), those who were tied to him by blood and were exerting a more subtle and powerful influence than the individual usually realizes.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • Therefore, Sir Launcelot, wit thou well I am set in such a plight to get my soul-heal; and yet I trust through God's grace that after my death to have a sight of the blessed face of Christ, and at domesday to sit on his right side, for as sinful as ever I was are saints in heaven.

    Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 2

  • And since he was sure that it was God's grace that had been his prime mover on that way, it was a spontaneous expression of his heart that cast his self-recollection into the form of a sustained prayer to God.

    Confessions and Enchiridion, newly translated and edited by Albert C. Outler


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