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TIE ORDINARY OPERATIONS
The necessity of the ordinary operations of the
Spirit shown from a view of the state of man by nature ; his understanding, his will, and his affections, being all depraved in consequence of original sin.
In the last solemn discourse, which our blessed Lord addressed to his disciples immediately before his bitter sufferings upon the cross, he promised them another Comforter, who should abide with them for ever. Though he himself was about to be shortly separated from them and to sit down at the right hand of his Father,