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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

"three things are necessary"

From the Lectures on Faith 3:2-5:
Let us here observe, that three things are necessary, in order that any rational and intelligent being may exercise faith in God, unto life and salvation:
First, the idea that he actually exists.
Second, a correct idea of his character, perfections and attributes.
Third, an actual knowledge that the course of life which he is pursuing, is according to his will.
I have quoted this passage many times on my blog.  It is center to my faith and walk with God.

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