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Essays, Scriptural, Moral, and Logical (Volume 1) (Paperback) Loot Price: R390
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Essays, Scriptural, Moral, and Logical (Volume 1) (Paperback): William Ludlam

Essays, Scriptural, Moral, and Logical (Volume 1) (Paperback)

William Ludlam

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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. 1807. Excerpt: ... ON THE DOCTRINE OF SATISFACTION. Neither reason nor analogy can show h-w, or in what particular way, the interposition of Christ, as revealed in scripture, is of that efficacy nhich it is there represented to be; yet this is no kind nor degree of presumption against its being really of that efficacy, Butler's Analogy, page 432, edit. 8vo. 1736--295, 4to. The doctrine of atonement by the blood of Christ, viz. that Christ through the eterna Spirit offered himself to God--and that God was in Christ reconciling the world unto himself, is received by many with difficulty. And it is, to be sure, of an amazing magnitude, not visibly connected with any of the truths of natural religion, and utterly unlike what men would imagine, were they to contrive a scheme of reconciliation between God and man. They would probably propose something to be done or suffered by the offender himself; not any thing to be done, much less suffered, by another; least of all by a person of such an exalted nature as Christ, both God and man. Yet he must have narrow notions who will admit nothing for truth but what has a manifest connection with that pittance of knowledge he is possessed of, and believe no facts but what are analagous to his own confined experience. They who deny the doctrine of atonement make short work with all its difficulties; but then they subject themselves to more, and greater, by rejecting the evidence for the divine authority on which that doctrine stands. And of this evidence, men are competent judges; it can be forced upon them as much as a demonstration of Euclid: but of the necessity of Such a sacrifice as that of Christ, to make reconciliation and forgiveness proper, or even possible in the divine government, men are no judges at allf. And shall we deci...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Ludlam
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 98
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-92196-1
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-153-92196-0
Barcode: 9781153921961

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