THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Saturday, September 22, 2012

Ask not, therefore, whether we are saved by faith, or by works; for we are saved by neither of them: faith and works are at first only preparatory to the new birth; afterwards they are the true genuine fruits and effects of it. But the new birth, a life from heaven, the new creature, called Christ in us, is the one only salvation of the fallen soul. Nothing can enter into heaven, but this life which is born of, and comes from heaven.
... William Law (1686-1761), The Spirit of Prayer [1749], London: E. Justins for Ogles, Duncan, and Cochran, 1816, p. 32 (see the book; see also John 1:12-13; 3:5-7; Rom. 3:22-24; 11:5-6; 2 Cor. 5:17; Eph. 2:4-5,8-9; 4:22-24; Tit. 3:4-7; 1 John 5:6; Rev. 21:27; more at Christ, Faith, Heaven, Life, New birth, Salvation, Work)

 
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