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The Prose Works of John Milton Volume 4; Treatise on Christian Doctrine, Compiled from the Scriptures Alone Tr. by Chas. R. Sumner (Paperback) Loot Price: R631
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The Prose Works of John Milton Volume 4; Treatise on Christian Doctrine, Compiled from the Scriptures Alone Tr. by Chas. R. Sumner (Paperback)

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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. 1887 Excerpt: ...we imagine that it would give way to his alone who was averse from uncleanness, supposing that such aversion could properly be included under the definition of hardness of heart? Christ therefore reproves the hardness of neart of those who abused this law, that is, of the Pharisees and others, when he says, "on account of the hardness of your hearts he permitted you to put away your wives;" but he does not abrogate the law itself, or the legitimate use of it; for he gays that Moses permitted it on account of the hardness of their hearts, not that he permitted it wrongfully or improperly. In this sense almost the whole of the civil law might be said to have been given on account of the hardness of their hearts: whence St. Paulreproves the brethren, 1 Cor. vi. 6. because they had recourse to it, though no one argues from hence that the civil law is, or ought to be abrogated. How much less then can any one who understands the spirit of the Gospel believe, that this latter denies what the law did not scruple to concede, either as a matter of right or of indulgence, to the infirmity of human nature 1" The clause of the eighth verse, "from the beginning it was not so," means nothing more than what is more clearly intimated above in the fourth verse, "he which made them at the beginning, made them male and female;" namely, that marriage in its original institution was not capable of being dissolved even by death, for sin and death were not then in existence. If however the purpose of the institution should be violated by the offence of either, it was obvious that death, the consequence of that offence, must in the course of things '0 perverseness that the law should he made more provident of peacemaking than the gospel: that the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: John Milton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 220
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-30252-7
Barcode: 9781150302527
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-30252-6

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