“An infinite God” by Matthew Mead

“It is an infinite righteousness that must satisfy for our sins, for it is an infinite God that is offended by us.

If ever your sin be pardoned, it is infinite mercy that must pardon it.

If ever you be reconciled to God, it is infinite merit must do it.

If ever your heart be changed, and your soul renewed, it is infinite power must effect it.

And if ever your soul escape Hell, and be saved at last, it is infinite grace must save it.”

–Matthew Mead, The Almost Christian Discovered; or, the False Professor Tried and Cast (London: William Baynes and Son, 1825), 241.

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  1. johntjeffery

    The pricing on the Amazon page you linked for this great resource may discourage some of your readers. However, it is readily available online in various digital formats (free, and most downloadable) since it has been in the public domain for centuries.

    See the following for examples.
    Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) at https://www.ccel.org/ccel/mead_matthew/almost.html
    Google Books at https://books.google.com/books?id=zTs3AAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false (1815 reprint ed.), or https://books.google.com/books?id=_Ci6lOBYxEYC&printsec=toc#v=onepage&q&f=false (1856 reprint ed.)
    GraceGems at https://www.gracegems.org/31/almost_christian_discovered.htm
    Monergism at https://www.monergism.com/almost-christian-discovered-ebook
    Digital Puritan at http://digitalpuritan.net/matthew-mead/ [Note: includes links to various digital formats on the Internet Archive of an 1825 reprint edition]

    For those desiring the print edition Soli Deo Gloria published a nice one a couple of years ago. The paperback issue is currently on sale for $5.00 on Reformation Heritage Books at https://www.heritagebooks.org/products/the-almost-christian-discovered-paperback-mead.html [accessed 16 APR 2021]. Note: John MacArthur wrote the “Foreword” to this edition. Christianbook has it in hardbound at https://www.christianbook.com/the-almost-christian-discovered/matthew-mead/9781601786739/pd/786739?event=AAI [accessed 16 APR 2021].

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