Short But Sufficient Confutation of the REV. Dr. Wartburton's Projected Defence

Short But Sufficient Confutation of the REV. Dr. Wartburton's Projected Defence

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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. 1757 edition. Excerpt: ...from the Rest of the World, forbid to have any Communication with them, built into an holy Church of God, put under a most amazing Theocracy, full of every Proof that God was with them f indulged for a Time with a Ritual of carnal Institutions, because of the Hardness of their their Hearts, which Ritual was foil of every Instruction by Doctrines, Types, Figures and Miracles, all shewing in the strongest Manner, that they were to be Heirs of the heavenly Promises made to their Forefathers. And as to the rest of the World, ho particular Message, or Meflenger though new risen from the Dead, and sent by God amongst them, could preach or proclaim to them in, so powerful a Manner, the Vanity of their Idols, the Knowledge of the one true God of all the World, as this remarkable Body of People set up in the midst of the World, impossible to be unknown, did. So that the Law and its Theocracy, though nothing else in its whole Nature, but a temporal Covenant of outward Care and Protection, was not only most divinely contrived to preserve the Faith of the first Holy Patriarchs, and guide them to the Time and Manner of receiving the Promises made to their Fathers, hut it was all Mercy and Goodness to the rest of the World, being no less than one continual, daily, miraculous Call to them, to receive Blessing and Protection, Life and Salvation in the Knowledge and Worship of the one true God of Heaven and Earth., Now when the Children of the Patriarchs, were to be entered into this new Covenant as outward Care and Protection, the utmost Care was taken by the Spirit of God, that to Eyes that could see, and Ears that could hear, enough enough should be shewn and said, to prevent a carnaltism t0 temporal and outA ward Things, and bring forth a spiritual..show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946286
  • 9781236946287