Contemplations Moral and Divine Volume 3-4
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. 1700 edition. Excerpt: ...the truth of this Religion, to procure its belief and acceptation: As the Birth, Miracles, Death., Refurre&ion, and Ascension of Christ Jesiis, the great Reformer of the Jewish, and great Inftitator of the Christian Religion, so called from Christ that taught and asserted it. The Christian Religion is the most perfect Rule of our Duty to God, ourselves, and others; and was designd principally for these Great Ends. 1. To restore to the Glorious God, the Honour Duty, and Obedience of his Creature, Man; teaching him to Know, to Glorifie and Serve his Creator, to be thankful to him, to submit to his Will, to obey his Law and Command, to be thankful for his Mercies, to acknowledge him in all his ways, to call upon him, to Worship him, to depend upon him, to walk sincerely in his sight, to admire and adore his Greatness and Goodness in all his Works, especially in the great Work of the Redemption of Mankind by his Son Christ Jesus. 2. Toinable Man to attain everlasting Happinefi, the perpetual Vision of the Glorious God, and to fit and prepare him to be a partaker of the Inheritance of the Saints in Light and Glory. %. To compose and settle Mankind in such a decent and becoming Rectitude, Order, and Deportment in this World, as may be suitable to the Existence of a Reasonable Nature, and the Good of Mankind: Which consists principally in a double relation: r. To a Mans (elf, Sobriety. 2. To others, which consists in those two great Habits or Dispositions beneficent to Mankind, viz, . Righteousvess or Justice, and Charity or Love and Beneficence. These three great Ends are succinctly delivered, a Ttt. 11. 12. For the Grace of God, that fringetb Salvation Salvation hath appeared unto all Men, teaching us, that knyin ungodlintjs and worldly Lufls, we..
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