A Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelistes Matthewe, Marke, and Luke, with the Commentarie of M. John Calvine

A Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelistes Matthewe, Marke, and Luke, with the Commentarie of M. John Calvine : Faithfully Translated Out of Latine Into English (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Harmonie Upon the Three Evangelistes Matthewe, Marke, and Luke, With the Commentarie of M. John Calvine: Faithfully Translated Out of Latine Into English Quotanee. For although like dogsthey defpitefully bat-kc at me, yet will I wasthis exception alwaiesahat I need not (ub'mit my felf'e to their cenfure oriudge merit; eyth'er'b'y the law of God or which are norqntly tobe kept vn derlike children for their blamefull and infantous vnskilfulnes 3 but alfo mofi feuercly to be puniihed for their maliciousqobihnacie, and too iiubborneimpu. But what foeuer they fay', I truli the b'cttertortwill graunt, that iris lawfull for me to acknowled gé without arrogancie, thatfaithfiil'laboufiwhich I hauedmployed to the profit of gods'gchu rch.1 There-came forth two yeeres finccrhe Gofpell orbu, with my interpretation, which I trufi hath not been fruiteleil' e'. And thus like an apparitof, 'iiiaue éndeuoured to my power, to let forrit Ghrifir riding printelih'ein his foure whe'eled chariot very gl'oriouily z By reading of which Wot kefivhen the gehtle raiders haire' profited thcmfelues, they Wll nor loath to confeflb, tliat they haue nor Rudied it in vairfeiwhich E uangelicall hifiorybeingdefc'ribed and fee forth' by foure witnefles; appointed by God himfelie, I doenot yvithoutc'aufe compare v'uto a charib't f, fpr of this fweeteand pleafant ceiifent God feemeth purp'ofely to Haiie made as'it were; a triumphant chariot for'bis foh'ne, out ofwhich he'mightplainely appeare to be fceneof all hi§£1ithfull people,& by the (wtifnes whereof he mightlightl y pahe and asit were raunge ouer the whole' worldsneither doth Augufiine vnfitlyf compare the foure Euangelifles to trumpets, the noyte Whereof ntii found in r alcoaiis, that the Church ofchrifie being fumfnoned out of the foure quarters of the world, might flocke and gather together from the Fail and the from the South and the N oftlfivqto holy confent of faith Wherefore theirs abfirrd curiofitie isrhe'leiie to be borne withal Who'being not content with thefegofpels'( which be as ir_ were proclamations po'ceeding from heauen) thrufi out theirownetoyes, and corn; t imaginatioiis, which do nething but defile the puritic offaith and cauie C rifles name to be, (corned and had in derili'on of the vngodly As for you, Which dée farrc exc'el the common forte, iince you detellin minde all that cortuptleuett, wherewith the true finceritic of the Gofpcllisinfefied and {hewe your felt'ies to delight in nothin more: then in maintaining and allowing the plaine an'd fimple doflrin, as it is (%t forth by Chrifi htmfelfe: I am not onely peri'wadcdihat you will Very wellike of this my watchful worke, 'which expoundeth'the treai'ure of glad tidin s: but alfo I haue-agood hope that this ligne or'token of my good will and due to you ward, will be afwell acceptable in that I ha'ue dedicated the famé ynto you. Thusi bid you farewel right honorable Lo'rdes and wifhe that Chrill: may diree't you with his holy fpirit firengthen youwith his power prefenfe youvnd er hisproreéiion and enrich your (zitie and common weale With his plenteous i b'en edietion. At Gmm'a, the firii. Of Aug. The yttre ofbur Lerdes nariuitie. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 858 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 43mm | 1,125g
  • English
  • 850 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243264704
  • 9780243264704