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TREATISE

UPON

THE LIFE OF FAITH.

BY W. ROMAINE, M. A.

RECTOR OF ST. ANDREW, WARDROBE, AND ST. ANN's

BLACK-FRIARS,

AND LECTURER OF ST. DUNSTAN'S IN THE WEST, LONDON,

The Just shall live by his Faith. Hab. ii. 4.

NEW-YORK:
PUBLISHED BY WILLIAMS AND WHITING,
AT THEIR THEOLOGICAL AND CLASSICAL BOOK-STORE,

No. 118, Pearl-street.
1. SEYMOUR, PRINTER.

PREFACE.

THE design of this little treatise is to display the glory and all-sufficiency of the Lord Jesus Christ, and to encourage weak believers to glorify him more, by depending and living more upon his all-sufficiency. Whatever grace he has promised in his word, he is faithful, and he is almighty to bestow, and they may receive it of him freely by the hand of faith. This is its use and office, as an hand or instrument, having first received Christ, to be continually receiving out of Christ's fulness. The apostle calls this living by faith-a life, received and continued, with all the strength, comforts, and blessings belonging to it, by faith in the Son of God; and he also mentions the work of faith, its working effectually in the hearts and lives of believers, through Christ strengthening them, and its grow

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