An Enquiry Into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, & Worship of the Primitive Church; That Flourished Within the First Three Hundred Years After Christ

An Enquiry Into the Constitution, Discipline, Unity, & Worship of the Primitive Church; That Flourished Within the First Three Hundred Years After Christ

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...the Word of Truth. And in 1 Tim. 3. 2. A Bishop must be apt to teach, which implies an Ability of teaching, and a Capacity of rightly understanding, apprehending, and applying the Word of God; to which end Humane Learning was so conducive, as that Origen pleads not only for its usefulness, but also for its necessity, especially for that part of it, which we call Logick, to find out the true Sense and Meaning of the Scripture, as appears from this following Digression, which he makes concerning it, in one of his Commentaries, i How is it possible, saith he, that a Question either in Ethicks, Physicks, or Divinity, should be understood, as it ought, without Logick? You shall hear no Absurdity from those who are skilPd in Logick, and diligently search out the signification of words; whereas many times, thro' our ignorance in Logick, we greatly err, not distinguishing Homonymies, Amphibolies, the different Usages, Properties and Distinction of Words, as some from the Ignorance of the Homonymy of the word World, of the Spirit in the bond of peace, we should soon be ready to own, that they were proper and suitable means, if duly executed, of obtaining the end for which they were designed. have fell into wicked Opinions touching its Maker, not discerning what that signifies in 1 John 5. 19. The World lies in Wickedness; where they understanding by the World, the frame of Heaven and Earth, and all Creatures therein, blaspheme the Creator thereof, by affirming, that the Sun, Moon and Stars ivhich move in so exact an Order, lie in Wickedness. So also thro' the same Ignorance they know not the true Sense of that Text in 1 John 30. This is the Lamb of God, which taketh away the Sins of the World. Neither of that in 2 Cor. 5. 19. God was in Christ reconciling...show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501942
  • 9781236501943