he therefore that violates these precepts, does not despise man, but God, who has endued me with his holy spirit.
he that observes his commandments, dwelleth in God, and God in him: and hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the spirit which he hath given us.
he that rejecteth me, and does not embrace my doctrine, hath one that condemns him: the doctrine that I have delivered, that shall condemn him in the last day.
upon which Peter said, Ananias, how could satan inspire thine heart to lye to the holy ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
"consider you despisers, be surpriz'd and turn pale, for I shall perform a work in your days, which you will not believe, whoever shall declare it unto you."
now hope will not deceive us, because the love of God is diffused thro' our hearts, by the holy spirit which is given to us;
this is what God has revealed to us by his spirit: for the spirit penetrates into all things, even the profound counsels of God.
but she will be happier, if she remain a widow, in my opinion: and I think the divine spirit suggests the same.
and because ye are sons, God has sent forth the spirit of his son into your hearts, crying Abba, that is, father;
and were answer'd, that it was not they, but we, who were concern'd in the events which they predicted, events which have been now represented to you by those, whom the holy spirit from heaven inspired to preach the gospel to you: a secret which the angels desire to penetrate into.
from the prophet's OWN MOTION; but the holy men of God spoke by the IMPULSE of the holy spirit.