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... faithful who hath called us to the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord ; '
of which in the next place . PART II . CHAP . I . Of the fellowship which the saints
have with Jesus Christ the Son of God . That they have such a fellowship proved .
This is called receiving ' of Christ , John i . 12 . and is not intended only for that
solemn act whereby at first entrance we close with him , but also for the constant
frame of the soul in abiding with him , and owning of him as such ; when the soul
From him do they receive the Spirit to dwell in them ; from him the new principle
of life , which is the root of all their obedience , from him have they actual
assistance for every duty they are called unto . In waiting for , expectation and
We have adoption also by the Spirit; hence he is called the 'Spirit of adoption;'
that is, either he who is given to adopted ones, to secure them of it, to beget in
their hearts a sense and persuasion of the Father's adopting love; or else to give
33. 1 Pet. ii. 8. - ... Isa. ix. 6. 'For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given:
and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called
Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, the Prince of
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