We know what faith is, and how to judge of it, from the manner of the Spirit’s working it in the soul.  It is incomparably the greatest work that passeth upon the soul from the Spirit of Christ; it is called “the exceeding greatness of His power to us-ward who believe” (Ephesians 1.19).  Oh, observe with what a heap of expressions the Spirit of God loads our weak understandings, that, laboring under the weight of them, and finding the difficulty of reaching the significancy of them, we might be the more widened to conceive of that power which can never be fully understood by us – being, indeed, infinite, and so too big to be enclosed within the narrow walls of our understandings. . .What angel in heaven can tell us what all these amount to? – William Gurnall (1616-1679) in The Christian in Complete Armour

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