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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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Views in Theology

Lyman Beecher - 1836 - 250 pages
...show how God executes his decrees; and what says the Confession on this point? (See ch. v. sec. 2:) 'Although, in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently:' ie the volitions of the mind come to pass freely, and as opposed to any natural necessity, avoidably....
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The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church, in the United States of America ...

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. - 1839 - 572 pages
...own will, (3) to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness and mercy. (4) II. Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...all things come to pass immutably and infallibly, (5) yet, by the same providence, he ordereth them to fall out according to the nature of for a farthing...
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The American Biblical Repository

1839 - 536 pages
...whatsoever comes to pass ; and yet, by his providential administration, events are so ordered, that they " fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently ;" and so that " thereby God is not the author of sin, nor is violence done to the will of the creature,...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1839 - 1050 pages
...whatsoever comes to pass ; and yet, by his providential administration, events are so ordered, that they " fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently ;" and so that " thereby God is not the author of sin, nor is violence done to the will of the creature,...
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Biblical Repository and Quarterly Observer

1839 - 540 pages
...whatsoever comes to pass; and yet, by his providential administration, events are so ordered, that they " fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently ;" and so that " thereby God is not the author of sin, nor is violence done to the will of the creature,...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 12

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater - 1840 - 640 pages
...relation to the foreknowledge and decrees of God, the first cause, all things come to passimmutably and infallibly; yet by the same providence he ordereth them to fall out, according to the nature of the sec-- ond causes, either necessarily, freely or ' contingently.' " By " contingently," is meant,...
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The Confession of Faith and Form of Covenant of the Old South Church: In ...

Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) - 1841 - 88 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 fore-knowledge 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 against...
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An Abridgement of the Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland: From the Reign of ...

William Alexander - 1841 - 568 pages
...councill of his own will, to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness and mercy. 2. ALTHOUGH in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...immutably and infallibly ; yet by the same providence, he orderetb them to fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or...
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The Harmony of Protestant Confessions: Exhibiting the Faith of the Churches ...

Jean François Salvard, Peter Hall - 1842 - 710 pages
...of his own will, to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and mercy. (2.) Although, in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently. (3.) God in his ordinary providence maketh use of means ; yet is free to work without, above, and against...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

1842
...directly what, in other parts of the Confession, they declare impossible. " Although," they continue, " in relation to the Foreknowledge and Decree of God,...Causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently." Is God ashamed of being appealed to as the First cause, that He attempts to blind us, according to...
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