The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury

The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury

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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. 1752 edition. Excerpt: ...Faith and Obedience of the Perfons to whom this Promife is made. 3. Their Condition in this World.. 4. The general Importance of this Promife, abltraelzing from the Perfons particularly fpecified and named in it, Abraham, flaac, and jacob. Firjt, If we confider that for God to be any one: -God doth fignify fome very extraordinary Bleliing and Happinels to thofe Perfons of whom this is faid. It is a big Word for God to declare himfelf to be any one: God: and the leafi: we can imagine to be meant by it, is that God will in an extraordinary manner employ his Power and Wifdom to do him good: ' That he will concern himfelf more fog the Happinefs of thofe whofe God he declares himfelf to be, than for ot ers. Secondhi, If we confider the eminent Faith and Obedience of Abraham, flizac, and jacob. Abraham left his Country in Obedience to God, not knowing whither he was_to go. And, which is one of the moft unparallel d and firange Infiances of Faith and Obedience that can almoft be imagined, he was willing to have facrificed his only Son at the command of God. Ifaac and jacob were alfo very good Men, and devout Worfhippers of the true God, when almofi: the whole World was funk, into Idolatry and all manner of Impiety. Now what can we imagine, but that the good God did defign fome extraordinary Reward to fuch faithful Servants of his? efpecially if we confider, that he intended this gracious declaration of his concerning them, for a fianding encouragement to all thofe who in After-ages hould follow the Faith, and tread in the Steps of Abraham, Ijaac, and acob. Thzrdiy, If we confider the Condition of Abraham, flaac, and _ )'acob in this World. The Scripture tells us, that they were Pilgrim: and...show more

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  • Paperback | 554 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236644808
  • 9781236644800