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" Although, in relation to the foreknowledge and decree of God, the first cause, all things come to pass immutably and infallibly ; yet, by the same providence, he ordereth them to fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely,... "
Theologiæ dogmaticæ tractatus ... - Page 21
by Francis Patrick Kenrick - 1840
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Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or ..., Volume 28

Victoria Institute (Great Britain) - 1896 - 392 pages
...the working out of what we call chance." The theologians say that under Divine Providence things '• fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently."* Darwin would save his use of the term chance, as only so relatively to our knowledge, and the theologians...
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Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to ...

John H. Leith - 1982 - 760 pages
...of his own will, to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and mercy. II. Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently. III. God, in his ordinary providence, maketh use of means, yet is free to work without, above, and...
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Preserving the Person: A Look at the Human Sciences

C. Stephen Evans - 1994 - 186 pages
...Calvinist theologians have found most congenial. For example, the Westminster Confession states that, "although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently."6 According to the Westminster Divines, a strong belief in predestination was compatible...
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Predestination & Free Will: Four Views of Divine Sovereignty and Human Freedom

David Basinger, Randall Basinger - 2009
...knowledge, is necessary."19 The Westminster Confession ( 1646) makes this point well when it says: "Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...ordereth them to fall out, according to the nature of the second causes, cither necessarily, freely, or contingently."20 In brief, God determined that Judas...
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What Gospel Standard Baptists Believe: A Commentary on the Gospel Standard ...

John Hervey Gosden - 1993 - 180 pages
...His own will, to the praise of the glory of His wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and mercy. (II). Although, in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...Cause, all things come to pass immutably and infallibly (eg Acts 2. 23); yet, by the same providence. He ordereth them to fall out according to the nature...
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The Baptist Encyclopedia - Vol. 3, Volume 3

William Cathcart - 2001 - 502 pages
...will, to the praise of the glory of his wi edora, power, justice, infinite goodness, and mercy. 2. Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...the first cause, all things come to pass immutably und infallibly ; so that there is not anything befnlls any by chance, or without his providence; yet,...
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Mr. Simson's Knotty Case: Divinity, Politics, and Due Process in Early ...

Anne Skoczylas - 2001 - 428 pages
...... So as All Things come to pass Immutably and Infallibly, according to his Foreknowledg and Decree: Yet, by the same Providence He Ordereth them to fall out according to the Nature of Second Causes." 42 The libel, however, quoted Simson as disagreeing with the text that he was teaching, which said,...
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The Frontiers of Science & Faith: Examining Questions from the Big Bang to ...

John Jefferson Davis - 2002 - 201 pages
...The Westminster divines, speaking from a Puritan and Calvinistic theological perspective, state that "although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily. freely. or contingently." The confession here uses the Thomistic distinction between pri"Peacocke, Theology for a Scientific...
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Covenant and Eschatology: The Divine Drama

Michael Scott Horton - 2002 - 364 pages
...counsel of his own will, to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and mercy. Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently. God, in his ordinary providence, maketh use of means, yet is free to work without, above, and against...
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Four Views on Eternal Security

Michael Scott Horton, J. Matthew Pinson - 2002 - 308 pages
...view. Indeed, even The Westminster Confession of Faith appears to make this same point when it says, "Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently" (3.1). Furthermore, typically strong Calvinists misrepresent Moderate Calvinists in general and Lewis...
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