Spurgeon. But beyond infinite there is no degree; and His merit was infinite because both an infinite Majesty resided in His person, and because an infinite Majesty accepted His sacrifice for infinite. Before the feeble tortured breath had left the body, he had entered into Christ's glory. Galatians 2:20 (ESV) Jesus called on his disciples to take up their cross. Ask for 4 volunteers. B. Who can always be calm and wise and bold, have a commanding presence, and secure a fascinated silence, when he always works in weakness, when pain is ever crashing through the sensibilities, when the smallest frictional touch can sting the life to agony. (Phillips Brooks, D. D.)The power of the CrossC. Every action must be influenced by religion, looking to the promises.2. Power. )Paul's fleshThomas Jones.It was hard for an enthusiast to live in flesh like Paul's. (Thomas Jones. We may dote on our worldly gear until God becomes jealous of it and sends a blight upon it; and, on the other hand, we may, with holy moderateness, use these things as not abusing them, and get from them the utmost good they are capable of conveying to us.(C. 2. It is HEIGHTENED BY THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE PERSONAL LOVE OF CHRIST.IV. This is a … (Thomas Jones. )The progressiveness of the life of ChristThomas Jones.Man was made to grow. In Scripture language we are said to live by faith, but to work by love. Without faith, virtue would languish, our command over our passions be weak, and the back of patience quite broken, and our care of the-knowledge of Divine things very small.3. (5)The felon and justly: the cross of the two malefactors.2. The other took his rose, enjoyed its perfume moderately, carried it in his hand for a while, then put it on the table in water, and hours after it was almost as fresh as when it was plucked from the bough. Ah! It is the first stone in the spiritual building, to which all the rest are added. Thus the sensualist may be conscious only of the wild cravings of desire, but by yielding to them he is asserting his passion, his pleasure, to be greater than the law of God. THE SOURCE OF IT ALL IS THE INDWELLING CHRIST.(C. Its INSPIRING POWER.(A. THE SOURCE OF IT ALL IS THE INDWELLING CHRIST. Our religion makes us neither more nor less than human, though it brings us into the family of God.(C. Christ s crucifixion is re.acted in us. He suffered so much from his hands, that when his great heart was full, and he longed to dash off a missionary letter, he was unable to hold a pen. 6. Faith now serves instead of sight and fruition (Hebrews 11:1).(T. Galatians 2:20 KJV I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of … Vince.The other night a friend of mine witnessed a drunken brawl. And the sun might add, I am the resurrection and the life; I raise the buried flowers and herbs from their graves, and cause them to live. )An idyll of the Divine lifeA. B.We read in English history of the rare affection of Eleanor, wife of EdwardI. Our religion makes us neither more nor less than human, though it brings us into the family of God.(C. Even so you and I must take our turn at the wheel. You remember the penitent thief, as their crosses were lifted side by side, he saw Christ entering into his wretchedness. HOW, AND WHY, ARE WE SAID TO LIVE BY FAITH? (4)The superstitious man. B. Pope, D. D.)As the mistletoe, having no root of its own, both grows and lives in the stock of the oak, so the apostle, having no root of his own, did live and grow in Christ. The righteousness of Christ, cancelling the obligations of the law, frees us from the first.2. Because whatever is ascribed to faith, redounds to the honour of Christ. Holy duties and exercises of grace.2. Distinct graces have their distinct offices. But the love of Christ was greater than this.(R. Hamilton, A. M.may be considered with respect to —I. Who can always be calm and wise and bold, have a commanding presence, and secure a fascinated silence, when he always works in weakness, when pain is ever crashing through the sensibilities, when the smallest frictional touch can sting the life to agony. The life of joy and cheerfulness, which makes us more than conquerors.(T. Expectation is the opening of the soul (Psalm 81:10).III. 1. We are said to live by faith, as we are said to be fed by the hand; it is the instrument.4. (5)The felon and justly: the cross of the two malefactors.2. Jesus was crucified with us, that we might be crucified with Him. You remember the penitent thief, as their crosses were lifted side by side, he saw Christ entering into his wretchedness. (c)Every believer may comfort himself that having died with Christ he shall not die again. Suppose a man should say to me: "Moody, there was a man in Europe who died last week, and left five million dollars to a certain individual." 1. THE CHRISTIAN FEELS FREE to serve Christ enthusiastically BECAUSE CHRIST HAS BORNE THE PENALTY DUE TO SIN.VI. J. Muir, M. A.I. The spiritual world remains unfallen. THE PRACTICAL PARADOX, or the mystery of the believer's outer walk. A. It is the very ground and root of all sin. It is the first stone in the spiritual building, to which all the rest are added. You remember the penitent thief, as their crosses were lifted side by side, he saw Christ entering into his wretchedness. Its TRIALS, or the evils that seem to infringe the comfort of the promises.1. THE BELIEVER'S LIFE IS A LIFE IN THE FLESH, BUT NOR ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF THE FLESH.(T. union,, between Paul and John; the Pauline form of "He that hath the Son hath life."(W. The material world is beautiful and pleasant, but it has its dark shadows. Its TRIALS, or the evils that seem to infringe the comfort of the promises.1. So far as the claims of justice are concerned, he is crucified with Christ, i.e., Christ's crucifixion stands for his, and he personally is free. Sanctification.3. )An idyll of the Divine lifeA. )The progressiveness of the life of ChristThomas Jones.Man was made to grow. The life of joy and cheerfulness, which makes us more than conquerors.(T. We must not think of keeping ourselves aloof from our fellow-men as though we should be degraded by mingling with them. Stanford, D. D.)ParadoxesT. (d)In His affixion, when all our powers are fastened to his royal commandments. The recognition of the truth that as dying and atoning Jesus becomes a source of new life runs out into appropriating confidence. There is assent.2. Galatians 2:19, KJV: "For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God." How to use life: — Two friends gathered each a rose; the one was continually smelling at it, touching its leaves, and handling it as if he could not hold it too fast; you do not wonder that it was soon withered. Now we are said to live by faith —. The life of joy and cheerfulness, which makes us more than conquerors.(T. Now we are said to live by faith —1. (1) In partnership. God never causes any man to pass under any relation, without giving him the ability needed for its duties. Stanford, D. D.I. We died in Him. Faith is the means of the spiritual life, as by bringing eternal things near, it counterbalances the temptations and terrors of the world (1 John 5:5; Hebrews 11:1.). The worth lies in the object, as the ivy receives strength from the oak round which it winds. Christian enthusiasm is POSSIBLE UNDER GREAT NATURAL DISADVANTAGES.II. He suffered so much from his hands, that when his great heart was full, and he longed to dash off a missionary letter, he was unable to hold a pen. (2) This life is Christ's. )Sharing Christ's CrossBishop Hall.We must have our part with Christ in every part of His Cross. Spurgeon. THE CHRISTIAN FEELS FREE to serve Christ enthusiastically BECAUSE CHRIST HAS BORNE THE PENALTY DUE TO SIN.VI. CHRISTIAN EXISTENCE IS A DEATH AND YET A LIFE.II. The Christian shall never perish; never by annihilation, absorption, or eternal misery. Before the feeble tortured breath had left the body, he had entered into Christ's glory. Its guilt makes us liable to condemnation.2. Ah! The life of sanctification, which is Christ in us.3. 2. Adams. The recognition of the truth that as dying and atoning Jesus becomes a source of new life runs out into appropriating confidence. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. H. Sanctification.3. With respect to his sanctification also, it may be said that the believer lives — yet not he, but Christ lives in Him. We may dote on our worldly gear until God becomes jealous of it and sends a blight upon it; and, on the other hand, we may, with holy moderateness, use these things as not abusing them, and get from them the utmost good they are capable of conveying to us.(C. He is the AUTHOR of it (Hebrews 12:2). J. Muir, M. A.I. It is determined by the love and sacrifice of Christ. Outstanding Servants. Temptations.III. I become suddenly interested. It is HEIGHTENED BY THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE PERSONAL LOVE OF CHRIST.IV. )Lent and EasterBishop Hall.A Lent of mortification — "I am crucified with Christ." Even so you and I must take our turn at the wheel. Affiance. )The progressiveness of the life of ChristThomas Jones.Man was made to grow. Hamilton, A. M.I. It is gloriously aroused by THANKFULNESS TO GOD FOR HIS UNSPEAKABLE GIFT.V. J. Muir, M. A.I. Distinct graces have their distinct offices. But the life that Christ gives means everlasting progress in knowledge, love, usefulness, and bliss. Adams. Even so you and I must take our turn at the wheel. But the life that Christ gives means everlasting progress in knowledge, love, usefulness, and bliss. WHAT IS THIS FAITH? Its TRIALS, or the evils that seem to infringe the comfort of the promises. Sin is not merely an external thing; an ever-accumulating mass of wrong deeds and words, of omissions and neglects. Resting on Christ.II. But the love of Christ was greater than this.(R. (e)In His transfixion, when our hearts are branded with Divine love. Adams.So called because —I. He is the REVEALER of it (John 1:17).II. In Scripture language we are said to live by faith, but to work by love. B. And the sun might add, I am the resurrection and the life; I raise the buried flowers and herbs from their graves, and cause them to live. (Thomas Jones. Because whatever is ascribed to faith, redounds to the honour of Christ. Faith now serves instead of sight and fruition (Hebrews 11:1).(T. Before the feeble tortured breath had left the body, he had entered into Christ's glory. )Luther's mottoC. (John Donne, D. D.)Life in the fleshC. Because faith removes obstructions, and opens the passages of grace, that it may run more freely. The life of justification. )The life of faithT. B. Pope, D. D., Surinnock.This is a striking" point of. 3. To understand, to know, and to reflect on a man's own actions. Faith does all, not from any intrinsic worth and force in itself; but all its power is in dependence upon Christ. Who do servants of Christ “put on” or try very hard to act like? THE SOURCE OF IT ALL IS THE INDWELLING CHRIST.(C. Consent.3. Our justification.2. (W. B. Pope, D. D.)As the mistletoe, having no root of its own, both grows and lives in the stock of the oak, so the apostle, having no root of his own, did live and grow in Christ. Stanford, D. D.I. )LinksGalatians 2:20 NIVGalatians 2:20 NLTGalatians 2:20 ESVGalatians 2:20 NASBGalatians 2:20 KJVGalatians 2:20 Bible AppsGalatians 2:20 ParallelGalatians 2:20 Biblia ParalelaGalatians 2:20 Chinese BibleGalatians 2:20 French BibleGalatians 2:20 German BibleGalatians 2:20 CommentariesBible Hub, (a)As in the first Adam all lived and then died, so in the second Adam all die and are made alive. In Scripture language we are said to live by faith, but to work by love. (2) In person. (Bishop Hall. )Paul's fleshThomas Jones.It was hard for an enthusiast to live in flesh like Paul's. The life of joy and cheerfulness, which makes us more than conquerors.(T. Then I pay attention; I say: "To me?" Its OBJECT, the promises of the new covenant as —1. Afflictions.2. So we are apt to think Christ died for sinners; He died for everybody, and for nobody in particular. )Crucifixion with ChristPhillips Brooks, D. D.The phrase carries us back to the historical scene. (Phillips Brooks, D. D.)The power of the CrossC. As if he had said, "I live, I keep a noble house, am given to hospitality, but at another's cost, not at mine own. Adams.So called because —I. Christ s crucifixion is re.acted in us. As if he had said, "I live, I keep a noble house, am given to hospitality, but at another's cost, not at mine own. )Great loveR. H. Spurgeon.When Paul and his companions were shipwrecked at Melita, the apostle set to work like other people to gather fuel for the fire. Galatians 2:19, ESV: "For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God." I am beholden to Christ. H. )Death and lifeT. But the life that Christ gives means everlasting progress in knowledge, love, usefulness, and bliss. And the sun might add, I am the resurrection and the life; I raise the buried flowers and herbs from their graves, and cause them to live. Posted November 05, 2012. (Phillips Brooks, D. D.)The power of the CrossC. )Death and lifeT. Whereby may it appear, that every godly, gracious man, is thus a living man, made partaker of this spiritual life, so as to be able to act, and move, and work towards God as his utmost end? (Thomas Jones. Christian enthusiasm is POSSIBLE UNDER GREAT NATURAL DISADVANTAGES.II. It is HEIGHTENED BY THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE PERSONAL LOVE OF CHRIST.IV. The indwelling of Christ and the service of God. From this life, as an inexhaustible fountain, the believer draws to the supply of his wants and fruitfulness in well doing.III. And in a measure she came in the spirit of the gospel; for the gospel comes to make us hate sin by showing that another suffered and died for it.(C. Adams. Affiance. )Sharing Christ's CrossBishop Hall.We must have our part with Christ in every part of His Cross. But when the truth comes to me that eternal life is mine, and all the glories of heaven are mine, I begin to be interested.(Moody. So we are apt to think Christ died for sinners; He died for everybody, and for nobody in particular. (Thomas Jones. IT OVERPOWERS UNHEALTHY SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS.VIII. )The immortality of life in ChristThomas Jones.The sun might say every morning in the spring, I am come that the earth may have life and have it more abundantly; I am come that the fields may grow, that the gardens and vineyards be more fruitful, that the beauty of the landscape may appear, that the dead may become alive, and the world be filled with joy. (4)The superstitious man. Everlasting blessedness.II. (1)The covetous and ambitious man with the world. (Thomas Jones. He is the OBJECT of it.(T. It is HEIGHTENED BY THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE PERSONAL LOVE OF CHRIST.IV. He is the AUTHOR of it (Hebrews 12:2).III. IT OVERPOWERS UNHEALTHY SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS.VIII. )Lent and EasterBishop Hall.A Lent of mortification — "I am crucified with Christ." (a)In His agony, when we are afflicted with God's displeasure against sin. )The life of faithT. H. Spurgeon.Luther's motto was, Vivit Christus, Christ liveth. As followers of Christ we have died to ourselves, we have crucified ourselves. In proportion as our piety is definitely in the first person singular, it will be strong and vigorous. (Thomas Jones. (3)The desperate man with his own distrust: Judas's cross. (e)In His transfixion, when our hearts are branded with Divine love. Its filth, which makes us odious.3. )Paul's estimate of the religion of ChristDean Stanley.The living Person in whom we trust, not the system of precepts which we follow, or of dogmas which we receive, is the centre of the Christian society. Our religion makes us neither more nor less than human, though it brings us into the family of God.(C. Give one a pencil, one a regular pen, one a crayon, and one a Sharpie permanent marker. Its PERSONAL INTEREST.II. Without faith, virtue would languish, our command over our passions be weak, and the back of patience quite broken, and our care of the-knowledge of Divine things very small.3. Spurgeon. Adams. 1. I can do what it says I can do. Christian enthusiasm is POSSIBLE UNDER GREAT NATURAL DISADVANTAGES.II. (Phillips Brooks, D. D.)The power of the CrossC. I am beholden to Christ. And thus shall we be crucified with Christ. Adams.So called because —I. J. Muir, M. "Yes, he left it to you." But still it is true of you; if you be hoping in God through Jesus Christ our Lord, you have been crucified with Christ to that huge guilt of which law, just and holy law, convicted you; and having thus died to it, you have no more to fear from it. It is gloriously aroused by THANKFULNESS TO GOD FOR HIS UNSPEAKABLE GIFT.V. Spurgeon. 4. The meaning is: "The ends of Christ's crucifixion are accomplished in me.". )Christian enthusiasmC. she was a philosopher, though she did not know it. )The progressiveness of the life of ChristThomas Jones.Man was made to grow. Everlasting blessedness.II. )Paul's estimate of the religion of ChristDean Stanley.The living Person in whom we trust, not the system of precepts which we follow, or of dogmas which we receive, is the centre of the Christian society. (Thomas Jones. Spurgeon. H. The flesh, or the old man remaining in the pardoned believer, is hanged up, and delivered to death in the same mystical fellowship. )Christ's love is an individual loveMoody.The great trouble is that people take everything in general, and do not take it to themselves. He suffered so much from his eyes that the rough Galatians felt so much for him that they would have been willing to give him their own. )Great loveR. There must be life before operation. In like manner the man who is rooted in Christ, united to Him by faith and love, shall be energized and made strong for the work which he has to do. Consent.3. Then I pay attention; I say: "To me?" (John Donne, D. D.)Life in the fleshC. Its punishment, which is death eternal.II. We must not think of keeping ourselves aloof from our fellow-men as though we should be degraded by mingling with them. ” (Galatians 2:20) For more from Pray the Word, visit radical.net. Its punishment, which is death eternal.II. He is the OBJECT of it.(T. OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING THIS LIFE.1. PAUL CRUCIFIED WITH CHRIST.1. This double truth was manifest at the time of Christ's suffering. He suffered so much from his hands, that when his great heart was full, and he longed to dash off a missionary letter, he was unable to hold a pen. )LinksGalatians 2:20 NIVGalatians 2:20 NLTGalatians 2:20 ESVGalatians 2:20 NASBGalatians 2:20 KJVGalatians 2:20 Bible AppsGalatians 2:20 ParallelGalatians 2:20 Biblia ParalelaGalatians 2:20 Chinese BibleGalatians 2:20 French BibleGalatians 2:20 German BibleGalatians 2:20 CommentariesBible Hub, (c)In His crowning with thorns, when we bear reproaches for His name. "(Dean Stanley. Its guilt makes us liable to condemnation.2. This language, very intentional. )Lent and EasterBishop Hall.A Lent of mortification — "I am crucified with Christ." (b)Our real union with Christ makes His Cross and Passion ours. And in a measure she came in the spirit of the gospel; for the gospel comes to make us hate sin by showing that another suffered and died for it.(C. )The life of faithT. (4)The superstitious man. It shall feed upon the fatness of the earth, its leaves shall be wet with dew, it shall be refreshed with the showers of spring, and the warmth of summer shall cause it to grow. Faith now serves instead of sight and fruition (Hebrews 11:1).(T. This double truth was manifest at the time of Christ's suffering. I want to know all about it. What properly distinguishes the believer's life in the flesh and makes it what it is, is its being kept in perpetual fellowship with Christ.IV. (Thomas Jones. Will you forge a dagger with which to pierce this little one's heart?" B. Pope, D. D., Surinnock.This is a striking" point of. We may dote on our worldly gear until God becomes jealous of it and sends a blight upon it; and, on the other hand, we may, with holy moderateness, use these things as not abusing them, and get from them the utmost good they are capable of conveying to us.(C. "Well," I say, "I don't doubt that; it's rather a common thing to happen," and I don't think anything more about it. THE BELIEVER'S LIFE IS A LIFE IN THE FLESH, BUT NOR ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF THE FLESH.(T. I'm trusting in you to be my wisdom, to be my strength, to be my sustenance, to be my joy. The other took his rose, enjoyed its perfume moderately, carried it in his hand for a while, then put it on the table in water, and hours after it was almost as fresh as when it was plucked from the bough. It is HEIGHTENED BY THE CONSCIOUSNESS OF THE PERSONAL LOVE OF CHRIST.IV. He suffered so much from his eyes that the rough Galatians felt so much for him that they would have been willing to give him their own. Adams.I. Its PERSONAL INTEREST.II. Vince.The other night a friend of mine witnessed a drunken brawl. she was a philosopher, though she did not know it. (Phillips Brooks, D. D.)The power of the CrossC. This double truth was manifest at the time of Christ's suffering. But the life that Christ gives means everlasting progress in knowledge, love, usefulness, and bliss. Its punishment, which is death eternal.II. Our union with Christ necessitates this death of the old life and brings it about. So with saints; they grow in grace (Psalm 84:7; Romans 1:27; 2 Corinthians 3:18). OBSERVATIONS CONCERNING THIS LIFE.1. Now we are said to live by faith —1. THE BELIEVER LIVES AND YET HE DOES NOT LIVE.III. Spurgeon. Jesus was crucified with us, that we might be crucified with Him. (Thomas Jones. It shall feed upon the fatness of the earth, its leaves shall be wet with dew, it shall be refreshed with the showers of spring, and the warmth of summer shall cause it to grow. B. Pope, D. D.)As the mistletoe, having no root of its own, both grows and lives in the stock of the oak, so the apostle, having no root of his own, did live and grow in Christ. The worth lies in the object, as the ivy receives strength from the oak round which it winds. )The life of faithT. )The progressiveness of the life of ChristThomas Jones.Man was made to grow. To the man who lives in the spiritual world, the material world is becoming small. Will you forge a dagger with which to pierce this little one's heart?" We never" live comfortably, till we live by faith.4. B. But they perish in the autumn. Hamilton, A. M.I. )Great loveR. Its punishment, which is death eternal.II. It is realized through faith. Because whatever is ascribed to faith, redounds to the honour of Christ. A part of me died at the cross. "(Bishop Hall. Every action must be influenced by religion, looking to the promises.2. Vince. )An idyll of the Divine lifeA. Life must be extended, not only to spiritual duties and acts of immediate worship, but to all the actions of our natural and temporal life. (Principal Fairbairn. “Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ . The name by which religion in all subsequent times has been known is not an outward "ceremonial" (θρήσκεια) as with the Greeks, nor an outward "restraint" (religio) as among the Romans, nor an outward "law" as among the Jews; it is by that far higher and deeper title which it first received from the mouth of St. Paul, "the faith. Its guilt makes us liable to condemnation.2. A. )Christ's love is an individual loveMoody.The great trouble is that people take everything in general, and do not take it to themselves. Every action must be influenced by religion, looking to the promises.2. WHAT IS THIS FAITH? J. Muir, M. )Death and lifeT. He is the REVEALER of it (John 1:17).II. (Bishop Hall. Hamilton, A. M.)The life of faithT. She wanted to get to the deepest part of the man's nature. As if he had said, "I live, I keep a noble house, am given to hospitality, but at another's cost, not at mine own. Stanford, D. D.)ParadoxesT. He suffered so much from his hands, that when his great heart was full, and he longed to dash off a missionary letter, he was unable to hold a pen. From this life, as an inexhaustible fountain, the believer draws to the supply of his wants and fruitfulness in well doing.III. We are said to live by faith, as we are said to be fed by the hand; it is the instrument.4. )Paul's estimate of the religion of ChristDean Stanley.The living Person in whom we trust, not the system of precepts which we follow, or of dogmas which we receive, is the centre of the Christian society. )Christ's love is an individual loveMoody.The great trouble is that people take everything in general, and do not take it to themselves. And what is religion? II. (e)In His transfixion, when our hearts are branded with Divine love. How to use life: — Two friends gathered each a rose; the one was continually smelling at it, touching its leaves, and handling it as if he could not hold it too fast; you do not wonder that it was soon withered. B. Pope, D. D.)As the mistletoe, having no root of its own, both grows and lives in the stock of the oak, so the apostle, having no root of his own, did live and grow in Christ. B. Holy duties and exercises of grace.2. Faith now serves instead of sight and fruition (Hebrews 11:1).(T. Without faith, virtue would languish, our command over our passions be weak, and the back of patience quite broken, and our care of the-knowledge of Divine things very small.3. (2) What is the essential property of the sensitive life, of the life of beasts and birds? VI. IT OVERPOWERS UNHEALTHY SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS.VIII. An Easter of resurrection — "I live, etc. He suffered so much from his hands, that when his great heart was full, and he longed to dash off a missionary letter, he was unable to hold a pen. Every action must be influenced by religion, looking to the promises.2. Faith does all, not from any intrinsic worth and force in itself; but all its power is in dependence upon Christ. We praise you for our death to ourself, death to sin. He shared the shame of the thieves, that Paul might share His glory. (a)As in the first Adam all lived and then died, so in the second Adam all die and are made alive. Faith as the means of our union with Christ, is necessary to our communion with Him, both in His righteousness and His grace. But beyond infinite there is no degree; and His merit was infinite because both an infinite Majesty resided in His person, and because an infinite Majesty accepted His sacrifice for infinite. This enthusiasm must BE MAINTAINED BY CONTINUED FAITH IN CHRIST.III. He carrieth the pack for me, and gives out to me according to my necessities."(Surinnock. )Lent and EasterBishop Hall.A Lent of mortification — "I am crucified with Christ." Vince.The other night a friend of mine witnessed a drunken brawl. (a)In His agony, when we are afflicted with God's displeasure against sin. This enthusiasm must BE MAINTAINED BY CONTINUED FAITH IN CHRIST.III. Many are crucified, but not with Christ. Its INSPIRING POWER.(A. He is the REVEALER of it (John 1:17).II. The new wine bursts the old bottles. (Thomas Jones. (Thomas Jones. Faith is a grace, by which we believe God's Word in general, and in a special manner do receive Christ, and rest upon Him for grace here and glory hereafter.1. It is gloriously aroused by THANKFULNESS TO GOD FOR HIS UNSPEAKABLE GIFT.V. (Thomas Jones. We are men, and whatever men may lawfully do we may do; wherever they may go we may go. In Scripture language we are said to live by faith, but to work by love. Afflictions.2. 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