Zelotes and Honestus Reconciled; Or, an Equal Check to Pharisaison and Antinomianism Continued Being the First Part of the Scripture-Scales to Weigh T

Zelotes and Honestus Reconciled; Or, an Equal Check to Pharisaison and Antinomianism Continued Being the First Part of the Scripture-Scales to Weigh T

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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. 1774 edition. Excerpt: ... and they were lest in the deplorable condition of the christian apostates described by St. Jude, sensual, having not the Jpirit: In a word, they became PsychIcoi Mere animal men, the Full reverse of spiritual men: 1 Cor. ii. 14. Far from being the wifer for the light, that graciously enlightens every man who cometh into the world, they became inexcusable by changing the truth of God into a lie, and turning their light to darkness, thro' the wrong use which they made of their liberty. When the advocates for necessity deny man the talent of Jpiritual liberty, which divine wisdom and grace Psyche is sometimes taken only for the principle of animal lst: Thus, Rev. 8, 9. The third fan f the sea became Hood, aJ the third part os the creatures which ivcrc in the fa, and had Ps vCh As, not a nature, but Animai LIT I, died. Hence Calvin himself renders the word pjycbicos, Animal-man, tho' our translators tender it Natuhal man, as if the greek word werephysical. And upon their mistake, a vast majority of mankind are rashly represented as being ahslutely destitute of ail capacity to receive the saving truthi of religion. grace have bestowed upon him, they fondly exculpata themselves, and rashly charge God with Calvinistic reprobation. For, who can think that an oyster is culpable for not flying as an eagle? And who can help shuddering at the cruelty of a tyrant, ' who, to Ihew his sovereignty, bids all the idiots in his kingdom solve Euclid's problems, if they will not be cast into a siery surnace? Nor will it avail to say, as Elijha Coles and his admirers do, that, tho man has lost his power to obey, God has not lost his power to command upon pain of eternal death: For, this is pouring poifon into the wound, which the doctrine of natural neersstty gives to..show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236507347
  • 9781236507341