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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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The Presbyterian Quarterly and Princeton Review, Volume 2

1878
...but the Divine purpose that the event should occur — a purpose ensuring its own fulfilment : that " although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree of God, the first cause, all things came to pass immutably and infallibly ; yet by the same providence he ordereth them to fall out according...
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The Creeds of Christendom: The Evangelical Protestant creeds, with translations

Philip Schaff - 1877
...his own will,8 to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness, and mercy.' II. Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree of God, the first cause, all tilings come to pass immutably and infallibly,10 yet by the same providence he ordereth them to fall...
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Predestination and freewill, and the Westminster confession of faith

John Forbes - 1878
...and Jonathan Edwards have fallen. See ch. v. 2. "Although in relation to the foreknowledge and degree of God, the first cause, all things come to pass immutably and infallibly, yet, by the same providence, He ordered them to fall out according to the nature of second causes either necessarily, freely, or contingently."...
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The Westminster confession of faith, with notes by J. Macpherson

Assembly of divines confess - 1881
...separate or complicated, that, in ways that are holy and wise, His own counsels are accomplished. II. — Although, in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently. Here we have stated the relations of divine providence and human freedom. It is the simple statement...
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System of Christian Theology

Henry Boynton Smith - 1884 - 664 pages
...to the praise of the glory of his wisdom, power, justice, goodness and mercy." (§ 2) "Although .... all things come to pass immutably and infallibly ;...causes, either necessarily, freely or contingently." This providence extends likewise to sin, (§ 4) ". . . . not by a bare permission, but such as hath...
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History of the Church of God: From the Creation to A. D. 1885; Including ...

Cushing Biggs Hassell, Sylvester Hassell - 1886 - 1050 pages
...1) that there is not anything befalls any (Proverbs xvi. 33) by chance or rithout His providence ; yet by the same providence he ordereth them to fall...out according to the nature of second causes, either (Genesis Tin. * necessarily, freely or contingently. 3. God in His ordinary providence (Acts xxvii....
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Dogmatic Theology, Volume 1

William Greenough Thayer Shedd - 1888
...ground. Such is the creed statement. " Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree of God, all things come to pass immutably and infallibly,...the nature of second causes ; either necessarily, or freely and contingently." Westminster Confession, V. ii. That is to say ; when the second cause...
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A Treatise on Predestination, Election and Grace: Historical, Doctrinal and ...

Walter Arthur Copinger - 1889 - 776 pages
...man is conscious. Thus the 5th chapter of the Westminster Confession on Providence, 8 2, declares, Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree...fall out according to the nature of second causes, necessarily, freely, or contingently." That is, that God in executing His decrees in providence brings...
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The Creeds and Platforms of Congregationalism

Williston Walker - 1893 - 626 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...infallibly; yet by the same Providence he ordereth [n] them to fall out, according to the nature of second Causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently....
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Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or ..., Volume 28

Victoria Institute (Great Britain) - 1896
...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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