Letters to the REV. Leonard Bacon; In Reply to His Attack on the Pastoral Union and Theological Institute of Connecticut

Letters to the REV. Leonard Bacon; In Reply to His Attack on the Pastoral Union and Theological Institute of Connecticut

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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. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...there could be no certainty that all would persevere in holiness-that no preventing influence which God could use, would make it certain that some of them would not rebel. You will not deny, that this was the object of the writer; and if his argument proves any thing to his purpose, it proves equally that sinners may effectually resist the grace of God and render it impossible for God to convert them. After adding another letter in reply to your remarks on the Protest, I shall proceed to notice the contents of some of your communications which have thus long been passed in silence. Be patient, my brother; you know it requires ess time to ask, than to answer questions., Respectfully and affectionately yours in the gospel. GEORGE A. CALHOUN. I Coventry, January 4, 1840. Dear Sir, --Iproceed now to notice your remarks on the last errors set forth in the Protest of the Pastoral Union, which is thus stated. " VII. Coucsaumo ELEc'r1oN.---That election is God's purpose that those should repent and believe whom he foresaw, under the most wise distribution of the means and agencies by which1 he could operate upon the subjects of his moral kingdom, he could induce to obey the gospe." " On the doctrine of election," you say, "it seems to me that there is at the most as little occasion for dispute or difference between the Pastoral Union and their brethren, as on any other of the points named in this Protest." This may be, and yet there may be occasion for no inconsiderable difference. If I understand you, you see in this article of the Protest nothing objectionable; and you seem to be filled with wonder that the Pastoral Union should take exceptions to it. You make a number of statements on this subject, in which...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236970195
  • 9781236970190