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4. “Draw me, we will run after thee.” Now, that quickening Work is the same with Regeneration taken strićtly for the Beginning of the new Creature: johni. 12. 13. ‘As many as received him, * to them gave he power to become the sons of
• God, even to them that believe on his name : .
which were born, not of blood, nor of the will * of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.” Compared with Chap. iii. 6. “That which is born .* of the Spirit, is spirit.” The quickening or regenerating Work of the Spirit on our Minds, is saving Illumination or . . . Enlightening
Of effectual Calling. I 35 Enlightening; john i. 4. ‘In him was life, and
• the life was the light of men.” Chap. viii. 12.
by the Persuasion is perfeóted, and we are enabled to embrace him accordingly : 7ohn vi. 45. “It is ‘ written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.” Chap. i. 12. 13. “As many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on
cited. Compared with Phil. ii. 13. ‘ It is God
his name: which were born, not of blood, nor . .