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" The rest of mankind God was pleased, according to the unsearchable counsel of his own will, (whereby he extendeth or withholdeth mercy, as he pleaseth, for the glory of his sovereign power over his creatures,) to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonour... "
An apology for apostolic order and its advocates, occasioned by the ... - Page 253
by John Henry Hobart (bp. of New York.) - 1846 - 80 pages
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The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin: On the form of the American mind

Eric Voegelin - History - 1989 - 289 pages
...inscrutable counsel of his own will, whereby he extendeth or withholdeth mercy, as he pleaseth, for the glory of his Sovereign Power over his creatures, to pass...wrath for their sin, to the praise of his glorious justice."7 The dogma of predestination in this strict form may well have introduced difficulties in...
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Max Weber - Philosophy - 2001 - 266 pages
...counsel of His own will, whereby He extendeth. or withholdeth mercy, as He pleaseth, for the glory of His sovereign power over His creatures, to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonor and wrath for their sin. to the praise of His glorious justice. Chapter 10 1of Effectual Callingt,...
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Presbyterian Beliefs: A Brief Introduction

Donald K. McKim - Religion - 2003 - 126 pages
...alone" are "elected" to salvation, while from others God has withheld mercy, choosing to pass them by, and "to ordain them to dishonour and wrath for their sin" (BC 6.020). Thus there are the elect and the nonelect. The elect are chosen by God's grace for salvation;...
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Manual of Christian Doctrine

Louis Berkhof - Religion - 2007 - 168 pages
...unsearchable counsel of His own will, whereby He extendeth or withholdeth mercy, as He pleaseth, for the glory of His sovereign power over His creatures, to pass...their sin, to the praise of His glorious justice. Creation A. Creation in General The discussion of the decrees naturally leads on to the consideration...
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Documents of the English Reformation 1526-1701

Gerald Lewis Bray - History - 2004 - 675 pages
...unsearchable counsel of His own will, whereby He extendeth or withholdeth mercy, as He pleaseth, for the glory of His sovereign power over His creatures, to pass by; and to ordain them to dishonor and wrath for their sin to the praise of His glorious justice.81 08. The doctrine of this...
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Paul: The Apostle of Creedal Theology

W. Gary Crampton - Religion - 2004 - 172 pages
...unsearchable counsel of His own will, whereby He extends or withholds mercy as He pleases, for the glory of His sovereign power over His creatures, to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonor and wrath for their sin, to the praise of His glorious justice, The Purpose of Creation As...
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Good and Evil: Quaker Perspectives

Jackie Leach Scully, Pink Dandelion - Philosophy - 2007 - 252 pages
...unsearchable counsel of his own will, whereby he extendeth or withholdeth mercy as he pleaseth, for the glory of his sovereign power over his creatures, to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonour and wrath for his sin' (The Confession of Faith, 1969, p. 9). Such people have no hope of salvation. They may be...
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Protestant Nonconformist Texts: 1550 to 1700

Robert Tudur Jones, Kenneth Dix, Alan Ruston - Religion - 2006 - 421 pages
...unsearchable counsel of his own will whereby he extendeth or withholdeth mercy as he pleaseth, for the glory of his sovereign power over his creatures, to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonor and wrath for their sin, to the praise of his glorious justice. VIII. The doctrine of this...
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Representing Religious Pluralization in Early Modern Europe

Andreas Höfele, Stephan Laqué, Enno Ruge - History - 2007 - 346 pages
...Counsel of his own Will, whereby he extendeth, or withholdeth Mercy, as he pleaseth, for the Glory of his Sovereign Power over his Creatures, to pass...ordain them to Dishonour and Wrath for their Sin, tho the Praise of his glorious Justice. In 1648, the Westminster Confession, after a thorough examination,...
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