Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God, the Obligations of Natural Religion and the Truth and Certainty of the Christian Revelation

Discourse Concerning the Being and Attributes of God, the Obligations of Natural Religion and the Truth and Certainty of the Christian Revelation

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1767 edition. Excerpt: ...conscientiaz pondus est. Cic. if: Nat. Dear. Iib. 3. l Deniq; nequis obligationem Legum naturalium arhitrariam U' mutnbziem a nobis fingi suspiccunr, hoc adjiciendum censui; Virtutum exercitium habere rationem medii necessaiii nd finem, (seposita ponsidcmtione Imperu Diwini) manente rerum natura tali qualis nunc esi. HOC autem ita inteliigo, uti agnoscunt pleriq; omnes, _ ddditimzm duarum unitztum, duabus prius posins, necessario conshtuere numerum quaternarium; aut, uti praxes geamurica: U may/mnine, pro-t blemata propofita solvunt immutabili-ter; adeo ut nec sapientia nec walnum: Di-uina cogitan posiit quicquam in contrarium confiituere posse. Cumberland de Legib. Nature', jag. 23 1. COUj/bttflt fore proved) to have constant Res gard: And (as a learned Prelate of our own has excellently shewn, not barely his infinite Power, but the Rules of this eternal Law, are the true Foundation and the Measure of his Dominion over his Creatures. Now for the same Reason that God who hath no Superior to determine him, yet constantly directs all his own Actions by the eternal Rule of justice and Goode ness, 'tis evident all Inte/Zzgent Creatures in their several Spheres and Proportions, ought to obey the same Rule according to the Law of their Nature, even though it could be supposed separate from that additional Obligation, of its being the positive Will and Command of God..And doubtless there have been many Men in all Ages in many Parts of the heathen World, who not having Philosophy enough to collect from mere Nature any tolerably just and explicit Apprehensions concerning the Attri utos of God, much less having been able to deduce from thence any clear and certain Knowledge of his Will, have yet had a very great Sense of Right and Truth, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956737
  • 9781236956736