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spiritual Precepts give them Power over the habitual Lusts of Sin for the future.
3. For while the external Sacrifices and ceremonial Performances of the Law were utterly unable to purge the Conscience, and clear us of all the Effects of such Transgressions (especially of the moral Laws of God.) The Son of God, by living and dying as
Man, has redeemed us from all former Guilt, and en
his Religion to conquer the domineering abits of Vice.
you still under the Guilt and Habits of them; and while you are so, you cannot be in Favour with God, nor do any acceptable Service to him.
bodies, by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.
14. For as I said, ver, 9. They only that thus live up to these meral and eternal Rules of Religion, revealed and instituted by the Spi
rit of God, through JESUS CHRIST, are his true Children, and Members of his Church.