a.1.Imparting by one's own, or by its own, powers and will.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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to envisage a [person] who is in possession of that self-imparting of God called grace as the innermost heart and center of [that person's] existence, one who has accepted this in unreserved faithfulness to [one's] conscience, one who is thereby constituted as a believer in a form which, while it is not objectified in words is nonetheless real.