A Further Enquiry Into the Meaning of Demoniacks in the New Testament. Wherein the Enquiry Is Vindicated Against the Objections of the Revd. Mr. Twe

A Further Enquiry Into the Meaning of Demoniacks in the New Testament. Wherein the Enquiry Is Vindicated Against the Objections of the Revd. Mr. Twe

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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. 1737 edition. Excerpt: ... prove, that the Angels here spoken of, were I Evil Evil Spirits, Apostate Angels in the Sense he is pleading for? He must excuse me if I say to him what he first said to me, Tantamne rem tam negligenter! He goes on, St. James proves the Insufficiency of bare Faith to Salvation, by saying, " the Demons "tremble. Now if by Demons he means "Apostate Angels the medium whereby he "proves his Point, is the strongest and most "notorious, that could be made use of. For "they cannot but believe, and are forbidden "to hope, being of old reserved for ever"lasting Fire, and never since taken into "any Covenant of Mercy." Let us now suppose that by Demons in St. 'James is meant, what it signifies likewise in Heathen Writers, the Evil Souls of departed Men. Will not St. James's Argument stand exactly the same: For such Beings " cannot "but believe, and are forbidden to hope, be"ing of old reserved for everlasting Fire, and "never since taken into any Covenant of "Mercy." I only propose this Interpretation, and submit it to the candid Reader, since in this Sense the Word will signify what it plainly does in every other Paflage of the Epistles. Yes! Yes! but " the Case of wicked Souls was"neither so clear, nor so well known," as "that of the Apostate Angels, and " it cannot "be thought the Apostle would argue from "it, and suppress another that was decisive "for the Conclusion he was driving at." p. 21. I must ask, What was it, that was neither so clear, nor so well known? Was not the State of wicked Men after their Departure hence, as clearly and as well known, as was the State of the Aposlate Angels? It is certain that several...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236582348