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The Practical Works of David Clarkson, B.D. Vol.III (Paperback) Loot Price: R576
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The Practical Works of David Clarkson, B.D. Vol.III (Paperback): David Clarkson

The Practical Works of David Clarkson, B.D. Vol.III (Paperback)

David Clarkson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... gratifies the lusts and corrupt inclinations of the seduced, and serves the interest of the contrivers, drawing the world into the bosom of the pope's church, and entangling it there by all the charms of such a religion as dissolute persons would make for themselves; but if the God of infinite goodness and truth have given us any certain notice of the ways of eternal life and death, those that believe and practise it will certainly destroy their own souls. CONTENTS OF THE PRECEDING TREATISE. Chapter I. By the doctrine of the Romanists it is not needful to worship God really in public or private. True religion will have God to be worshipped really. Real worship requires the concurrence of mind and heart. In their divine service they require no act of the will, but an intention beforehand to attend their service is enough, though they be not attentive when they are at it. An intention to worship God there is scarce needful. Their intention may be effectual, though they act contrary to it. They may employ both sonl and body about other things when they are at their prayers. The act of the mind which they seem to require is attention, but this need not be either spiritual or rational; so that they need not mind God in their prayers, nor the things to be prayed for, nor the sense of the words they use, but only the pronouncing of them, nor need they actually mind that. The chureh's holiness supplies their defects, and makes those pass as such that pray devoutly who pray not at all. All due attention in worship is not only unnecessary, but impossible in their way. As attention, 60 inward reverence and devotion likewise, is not necessary in their service. Hereby their worship is no better than a profane irreligious exercise. They seem satisfied with less worship for Go...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: David Clarkson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 326
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-99027-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-99027-9
Barcode: 9781150990274

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