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" Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. "
The Christian Advocate - Page 92
1832
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The Creeds of Christendom: With a History and Critical Notes, Vol III

Philip Schaff - Church history - 1877
...natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit,' etc. (1 Cor. ii. 14). The same Paul elsewhere denies that we are 'sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves' (2 Cor. iii. 5). Now, it is evident that the mind or understanding is the guide of the will ; and,...
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Christ Knocking at the Door of Sinners' Hearts: Or, A Solemn Entreaty to ...

John Flavel - Conversion - 1689 - 400 pages
...neither indeed can be." Rom. 8:7. "How can ye, being evil, speak good things." Matt. 12 : 34. " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God." 2 Cor. 3 : 5. How fallen then is man, who can neither believe nor obey, speak a good word...
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Village sermons

George Burder - Sermons, English - 1835
...religious duties. " Without me," said Christ, "ye can do nothing :" and St. Paul says, " We are not sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God ;" that is, we have it by actual supplies of the Holy Ghost. Christ is present, by his Spirit,...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

...can be found more completely self-renouncing in this respect, than the declaration of St. Paul? " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves : but our sufficiency is of God.'' (2 Cor. iii. 5.) The right way to view a Christian, is, to regard him as a man whose wisdom...
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The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of ...

1802 - 583 pages
...God ; not in tables of stone, but in fleshly tables trust have we through Christ to God- ward : s Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency isof God ; 6 Who.also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; not of the letter, but of...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments : Translated ..., Volume 4

1804
...stone, but in fleshly tables of the heart. 4 And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward : 5 Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God ; 6 Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; rot of the letter, but of the...
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The Portrait of Saint Paul

John Fletcher - 1804 - 426 pages
...discharge all the functions of the holy ministry: "Such trust have we through Christ to God-ward : not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves ; but our sufficiency is of God, who also hath made us able wvvnister-s of the new Testament ; not of the letter, but of the...
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The refuge

William Giles, Author of the Guide to domestick happiness - Christian life - 1804 - 262 pages
...only joyfully receives, but gratefully confides in the divine testimony. • If, therefore, we are not sufficient of ourselves to think any thing as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God : If faith be his gift, and no man can come to Christ except the Father draw him : If, without...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805
...its maker. For it is true in a natural, as well as a spiritual sense, •what St. Paul says, * " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think, any thing as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God." But your lordship, as I guess by your following words, would argue, that a material substance...
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The works of president Edwards [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons].

Jonathan Edwards - 1807 - 508 pages
...affairs that I have sufficient natural faculties for, unless God should smile upon my attempt. " Not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to think any thing, as of ourselves/' I saw was a sacred truth. Friday, Oct. 26. In the morning, my soul was melted with a sense of divine...
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