William Ames Quote: “The first act of religion, therefore…”

The first act of religion, therefore, concerns those things which are communicated to us from God. The other concerns those things which we yield to God.

William Ames

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Name: William Ames
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: English
Born: 1576
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