The Theological Works; In 9 Vols. Ed. ... by Alexander Napier Volume 7

The Theological Works; In 9 Vols. Ed. ... by Alexander Napier Volume 7

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...sufferings of our Saviour, and the glories succeeding, doth imply with what attention we should regard, with what firmness of faith embrace this article. 4 We may consider also, that this death was executed by God's especial providence directing and disposing it; though not without man's active concurrence. The treacherous disposition and covetous appetite of Judas; the envious humour and blind zeal of the priests; the wanton fickleness and wild rudeness of the people; the fearful and selfish temper of the governor, were but instruments, by Actsiv.18. which God's own hand did inflict this sore chastisement upon his own Son for us; it was the Lord Isa. 1iii. 6, that laid upon him the iniquities of us all; by God 4' he was stricken, smitten, and afliicted. The Jews Am xiii. with their rulers proceeded rashly and ignorantly, f7(;, .;;.8. At=1.7-but God advisedly did accomplish it, (as Peter de at clares in the Acts: ) he did not spare his own Son, 32"" vim but delivered him up for us: he suspended his bowels of pity, (as it were, ) he withdrew his face of kindness from him, out of mercy and benignity to us; he used him severely, that he might deal favourably with us. Yet did man also actively concur herein; all mankind (by their representatives, as it were) was involved, as in the guilt for which, so in the guilt by which he suffered: there was a general conspiracy practised of Jew and Gentile against Actsiv-17. the life of their Saviour; Of a truth, saith St Peter, against thy holy child, whom thou hast anointed, were gathered together both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel. In the Jews, man's horrid ingratitude, in the Gentiles, his wretched infirmity did appear; more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236930215
  • 9781236930217