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John Gill

Job's Creed or Confession of Faith.

John GillJOB’S CREED: OR, CONFESSION OF FAITH. Occasioned by the Death of the Reverend Mr. Edward Wallin, Preached June 18, 1733. JOB 19:25-27 For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that He shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though after my skin, worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall... Read More
John Gill

Of a Good Conscience.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 23 OF A GOOD CONSCIENCE The exercise of a good conscience is a branch of internal religion, and is concerned with the worship of God; God is to be "served with a pure conscience" (2 Tim. 1:3). And it has to do not only with things natural and legal, accusi... Read More
John Gill

Of a Plurality on the Godhead; or, A Trinity of Persons in the Unity of the Divine Essence.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 1—Chapter 27 OF A PLURALITY IN THE GODHEAD; OR, A TRINITY OF PERSONS IN THE UNITY OF THE DIVINE ESSENCE. Having proved the unity of the divine Being, and explained the sense in which it is to be understood; my next work will be to prove that there is a plurality in ... Read More
John Gill

Of Effectual Calling.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 12 OF EFFECTUAL CALLING Though effectual calling may be distinguished from regeneration, taken more strictly, for the first infusion and impartation of grace in the heart; yet it is closely connected with it, and the consideration of it naturally follows u... Read More
John Gill

Of Justification.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 8 OF JUSTIFICATION Pardon of sin, and justification from it, are very closely connected; the one follows upon the other; according to the position of them in some passages of scripture, pardon is first, and justification next; (as in Acts 13:38, 39; 26:18)... Read More
John Gill

Of Other Eternal and Immanent Acts in God, Particularly Adoption and Justification.

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 2—Chapter 5 OF OTHER ETERNAL AND IMMANENT ACTS IN GOD, PARTICULARLY ADOPTION AND JUSTIFICATION. I shall not here treat of these as doctrines, in the full extent of them; or as blessings of grace actually bestowed upon, and enjoyed by believers, with all the privileg... Read More
John Gill

Of Redemption by Christ

John GillA Body of Doctrinal Divinity Book 6—Chapter 1 OF REDEMPTION BY CHRIST Having, in the preceding book, gone through the twofold state of Christ, his humiliation and exaltation; and considered each of the offices of Prophet, Priest, and King, sustained and exercised by him therein; I shall now proceed ... Read More
John Gill

Of Repentance Towards God.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 4 OF REPENTANCE TOWARDS GOD Repentance is another part of internal worship; it is a branch of godliness which lies in the disposition of the soul Godwards; for in the exercise of this the sensible sinner has much to do with God; he has a special respect to... Read More
John Gill

Of Spiritual Joy.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 10 OF SPIRITUAL JOY Joy is a fruit of the Spirit, which follows love; "The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy" (Gal. 5:22), it attends faith and hope; and as these graces are in exercise, and increase, so does spiritual joy; hence we read of "the joy of fait... Read More
John Gill

Of Thankfulness to God.

John GillA Body of PRACTICAL Divinity Book 1—Chapter 13 OF THANKFULNESS TO GOD Thankfulness follows contentment: a discontented man is not thankful for anything; but a contented man is thankful for everything. Thankfulness is a branch of godliness; none but a godly man is truly a thankful man: there are some... Read More

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