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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...faith acted on God and
Christ, doth effect this great Cure of heart trouble, and procure
heart's ease., First, By way of application and appropriation.
Secondly, By way of holy confidence and reliance. First, By
applying and appropriating God and Christ to the soul, and all that
God is, and all that Christ is, and all that God hath, and all that
Christ hath, and all that God and Christ hath promised: faith
applieth and appropriates all this to the soul, faith gives the
soul right, title, claim, propriety, and interest to and in God and
Christ; faith makes all the believer's own. Believe, and all is
thine. This is the language of faith, my God, my Lord, my Christ,
my Saviour, my Redeemer; and this quiets and satisfies the soul
fully, or nothing in heaven and earth can do it; when it can thus
act its faith on God and Christ. So was David cured of his great
troubles, 1 Sam. xxx. 6. He encouraged himself in the Lord his God,
his God in Christ; so in that pregnant text, 1 Sam. xxiii. 5. His
interest in God's everlasting covenant (whereby God was become his
God in Christ) he acted his faith upon, and that satisfied him: so,
Mich. vii.." Psal. xxxvii. 25, 26. Either God is ours, or he is
not; either Christ is ours, or he is not; if God and Christ be not
Vours, we have cause enough of heart trouble, cause enough to mind
our danger, and to be troubled at our very hearts, that we are in
such a woful case; and should now above all things labour after an
interest in God and in Christ; whatever our losses in the world be,
this dangersous state of our souls should be most minded, and
speedily looked after above all things. But if God be ours, and if
Christ be ours; if we have chosen God for our portion in Christ;
and if we have rightly and truly...
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