A Brief Exposition on the XII Smal Prophets Volume 1-3

A Brief Exposition on the XII Smal Prophets Volume 1-3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1657 edition. Excerpt: ...and look for happinefse in thole things Which will disappoint them 1 for, there are who observe (with all estimation., care and expectation depend upon, and pursue after ) lying vinities. 4. Men by their pursuing bappinefse not in. Go J, nor in his way, do indeed deprive themselves ofbappineffe and consequently run upon their own ruine, Therefore, such do/arp e mercy; for, as happinefse is only to be found in God: so they who follow vaine courses, do in effjct renounce and/br/e God, who will not be joyned with Idols, and withal is provoked to plague such things as we put in hisroomc. f. The portion of such as seek happinefie in God and in his way only, is mercy, and what mercy, in so allufficient a God can afford. Therefore men taking another way forsake mercy, that is, their happinefse flowing from the infinite mercy of God: all bappinefse to lost man being mercies gift. 6. Men by forsaking of God can take nothing from him, but all the prejudice redounds to themselves; for, they ftrstlietbtir own mercy, but do not deprive him of happinefse. 7. Men in their forsaking of God or his way, can have no justchallenge or ground of exception against him as putting them away, but must take all the blame upon themselves 1 for, it is their own mercy which they forsake-; their own, I fay, by offer, for God, notwithstanding his secret purpose, yet secludeth not any from mercy to whom the offer is made, till they seclude themselves. Ver. 9. But 1willsacrifice unto thee with the vojee of thanksgiving, 2 will pay that that J have vowed: salvation is of the LORD. 'The second conclusion that Jonah gathers, is, that seeing the Lord had thus in his folly reclaimed him, and in his deep distreffc delivered him, he will testifie his thankfulneffe by offering..."show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 190.5 x 246.38 x 27.94mm | 816.46g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236519892
  • 9781236519894