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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1689 edition. Excerpt: ... chapter vii. christ rejects
none who open to him. "if any man heap. my voice and open the door,
I will come in to him." Rev. 3: 20. This expression, " If any man,"
extends the gracious offer of Christ, and brings in hope to every
hearer. It is a general proclamation: "If any man;" as if Christ
should say, I will have this offer of my grace go round to every
particular person; if thou, or thou, or thou, the greatest, the
vilest of sinners, of what quality or condition soever, old or
young, profane or hypocritical, wilt hear my voice, and open to me,
I will come in to your soul. And hereby all objections are
obviated: as for example, I am the greatest of sinners, says one; I
have been a self-deceiving hypocrite, says another; I have resisted
grace too long, and fear the time of mercy is past, says a third.
The ground of all these, and a thousand more objections, is taken
away by the gracious extent of Christ's offer in the text; for who
is he that can limit where Christ does not? This gives us a seventh
profitable and comfortable doctrine: Jesus Christ will not refuse
to come in to the soul of the vilest sinner, when once it is made
willing to open to him. "If any man hear my voice and open the
door, I will come in to him." It is not unworthiness, but
unwillingness, that bars any man from Christ: thousands have missed
of Christ by their unwillingness, but
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