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the triumph of faith

"For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world--our faith.  Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?"  

(1 John 5:4-5 ESV)

"Herein consists the triumph of the Christian.  In every step of his walk and warfare he is led from self to Christ, kept humbled in his own eyes, that he may exalt the Savior; emptied of self that he may live upon the fullness of Jesus, and may thereby be taught to rest his heart in Him at all times, and for all things."  

(William Romaine, The Triumph of Faith, 1796) 


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