Life Eternall, Or, a Treatise of the Knowledge of the Divine Essence and Attributes

Life Eternall, Or, a Treatise of the Knowledge of the Divine Essence and Attributes

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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. 1634 edition. Excerpt: ...is able to crust) in pieces, and to consume us; f uch-he expressed it to be, when be put so th J but some part of his strength, as when bcconfu-, med them with their Censers, even the company; of Corah, Dathan, and Abiram. who can dtteli with everlasting burnings i As if he should say h He is a great God, who can come neere him? who can converse with him? ho, v shall men dealc with him?Some ofthem there made an evilluseoficjj, butwemustlcarnetomakcuscofit forouro.vnc advantage, to take heed how we provoke him: far, ! is it a small thing to have the great God of 1 Heaven and Earth our enemie? Let them con si-der this, that live without God in the World; j that sinne, and will sinncj they are told of their particularfaults, of their idlenesse, &c. and they S are so, and will be so-still: but let them consider that which is spoken in 1. Cor. 10.22. Doe we pro-voke the Lori to jealoujte 1 Are we stronger than he I He speakes it to them that receive the Sacra-ment unworthily: As if he should say; Both in this, and in all other sinnes that you doe commir, you.doe as it were contend with the great God. vvhich is avaine thing, if you consider his great-meffe: for, are you stronger than he? So Psal.90. who knowes the potter of his wrath i And so should we doe in regard of his goodnefje, Hof. 3. ult. Men jhaUfeare hisgoodneffe: that is, if his goodnejfe be so great and infinite, as himsclfe then the losse of it, is a-losle above the losse of all things in the World. Whatsoever is precious to us, that we seare the losle of as of our liberties ties and lives; and all other things, as they are more precious to us, so the more we feare the 1 osse of them. Now the goodnejse ofGod is greater than all other things j it is beyond all thefe, as having all these in itshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589270
  • 9781236589279