The Person and Glory of Christ

The Person and Glory of Christ

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...disorder into the rule and kingdom of God, which, according unto the law of creation and its sanction, could not be rectified but by the eternal ruin of the sinner; and had, moreover, given up himself unto the rule and conduct of Satan: --whether, I say, hereon it was meet, with respect unto the holy properties of the divine nature, that all mankind should be left eternally in this condition, without remedy or relief? or whether there were not a condecency and suitableness unto them, that at least our nature in some portion of it should be restored? 2. Upon a supposition that the granting of a recovery was suited unto the holy perfections of the divine nature, acting themselves by infinite wisdom, what rays of that wisdom may we discern in the finding out and constitution of the way and means of that recovery? The first of these I shall speak briefly unto in this place, becausel have treated more largely concerning it in another. For there are many things which argue a condecency unto the divine perfections herein----namely, that mankind should not be left utterly remedilesi in that guilt of misery whereinto it was plunged. I shall at present only insist on one of them. God had originally created two sorts of intellectual creatures, capable of the eternal enjoyment of himself--namely, angels and men. That he would so make either sort or both, was a mere effect of his sovereign Wisdom and pleasure; but on a supposition that he 'W0l11d 5 make them, they must be made for his glory. These two sorts tl11-15 created he placed in several habitations, prepared for them, Suitable unto their natures and the present duties required of them; the angelfi in heaven above, and men on earth below. Sin first invaded the nature of angels, and cast...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236740165
  • 9781236740168