|Statement||by ... John Preston...|
|LC Classifications||BV4635 .P74|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 296 [i.e. 304], 169, 200-241,  p.|
|Number of Pages||304|
The breast-plate of faith and love: A treatise, vvherein the ground and exercise of faith and love, as they are set upon Christ their object, and . The Breast-Plate of Faith and Love. [2 Pt. the Title-Page of the 'treatise of Effectuall Faith' Is Dated ]. [John Preston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Paul invites us to relinquish such armor and instead to put on the Breastplate of Faith and Love. Faith invites us to trust that our true selves are the ones beloved by God, the ones God yearns for us to embrace. Faith also pushes us toward the openness of new possibility instead of the closed nature of the clinging armor. The allusion seems to be to the high priest's breastplate of judgment, in which were put the Thummim and Urim, which signify perfections and lights; faith may answer to the former, and love to the latter: these two graces go together, faith works by love, and love always accompanies faith; as there can be no true faith where there is no love.
Faith and love are a spiritual breastplate for us in a spiritual battle, not in a physical warfare. We must protect ourselves -- but not by a steel, brass, metallic breastplate, when Satan is trying to get us to turn away from Christ and God, and to walk in unrighteousness. 1 Thessalonians German Bible Alphabetical: a and are as be belong breastplate But day faith having helmet hope let love of on put putting salvation self-controlled since sober the to us we NT Letters: 1 Thessalonians But let us since we belong (1 Thess. 1 Thes. 1Th iTh i Th) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and. The breast-plate of faith and love. [2 pt. The title-page of the 'Treatise of effectuall faith' is dated ]. The breast-plate of faith and love. [2 pt. The title-page of the 'Treatise of effectuall faith' is dated ], John Preston: Author: John Preston: Edition: 6: Published: Original from: Oxford University: Digitized: The breastplate of faith, love and the helmet of the hope of salvation – these are extremely valuable forces that can help us in these last days. That is why our efforts should be directed towards building up faith, walking in love and having hope of salvation.
Faith and love also protect our hearts. It's interesting to study how faith and love relate to righteousness. Faith works "through love" (Galatians ) and Abraham's faith (which was shown by his doing what God said to do) was "accounted to . Get this from a library! The breast-plate of faith and love: a treatise, wherein the ground and exercise of faith and love, as they are set upon Christ their object, and as they are expressed in good works, is explained: delivered in 18 sermons upon three severall texts. [John Preston; John Davenport; Richard Sibbes; Nicholas Bourne; Robert Young]. Internet Archive BookReader The breast plate of faith and love : delivered in 18 sermons upon three severall texts. 8 But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, and put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation. 9 For God has destined us not for wrath but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, 10 who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep we may live with him.