A Theodicy: Or, Vindication of the Divine Glory, as Manifested in the Constitution and Government of the Moral World

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Carlton & Phillips, 1854 - 365 pagina's
 

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Pagina 330 - By the decree of God, for the manifestation of his glory, some men and angels are predestinated nnto everlasting life, and others foreordained to everlasting death." " These men and angels, thus predestinated and foreordained, are particularly and unchangeably designed ; and their number is so certain and definite, that it cannot be either increased or diminished.
Pagina 16 - From man or angel the great Architect Did wisely to conceal, and not divulge His secrets, to be scann'd by them who ought Rather admire ; or, if they list to try Conjecture, he his fabric of the heavens Hath left to their disputes, perhaps to move His laughter at their quaint opinions wide Hereafter.
Pagina 328 - For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren. Moreover, whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified : and whom he justified, them he also glorified." We need have no dispute with the
Pagina 166 - Thou art the source and centre of all minds, Their only point of rest, eternal Word ! From Thee departing, they are lost and rove At random, without honour, hope, or peace. From Thee is all that soothes the life of man,— His high endeavour and his glad success, His strength to suffer and his will to
Pagina 324 - Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people, and the elder shall serve the younger.
Pagina 241 - Turn ye at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit upon you, I will make known my words unto you. Because I have called, and ye refused ; I have stretched out my hand and no man regarded ; but ye have set at naught all my counsel and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity
Pagina 132 - I made him just and right ; Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall. Such I created all the ethereal powers And spirits, both them who stood and them who fail'd ; Freely they stood who stood, and fell who
Pagina 265 - that when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on Paul's hand, they said among themselves, ' No doubt, this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the seas, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.'"*
Pagina 113 - Our voluntary service He requires, Not our necessitated ; such with him Finds no acceptance, nor can find ; for how Can hearts, not free, be tried whether they serve Willing or no, who will but what they must By destiny, and can no other choose
Pagina 26 - The light which we have gained was given us, not to be ever staring on, but by it to discover onward things more remote from our knowledge. It is not the unfrocking of a priest, the unmitring of a bishop, and the removing him from

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