The Practical Works Of  Richard Baxter, With A Life Of The Author And A Critical Examination Of His Writings By W. Orme by Richard BaxterThe Practical Works Of  Richard Baxter, With A Life Of The Author And A Critical Examination Of His Writings By W. Orme by Richard Baxter

The Practical Works Of Richard Baxter, With A Life Of The Author And A Critical Examination Of His…

byRichard Baxter

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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.1830 Excerpt: ... foot, or to a manger in a stable, or one hand bound to the other with a cord, a twig, or hemp, or the hair of a horsetail, and that so speedily, that no one could discern the doing of it.' Doctor Picardus, and other divines, saw her, when she was brought to Paris, in the year 1552, and spent all their skill in vain for her delivery. Hollerius, the physician, at first laughed at them, and said she was melancholy, but afterwards, when in a great company of people he saw with his own eyes, the girl standing between two or three women, and, crying out, had her hands so suddenly bound together, that they could 'not untie the bond, but were fain to cut it, he confessed it was an evil spirit. August in 'De Civitate Dei,' (lib. xxii. cap. 8,) and in divers other places, doth confidently affirm that he hath seen divers-possessed or tormented by Satan, and how cured; so do many others, if not most of the fathers, Greek and Latin, give us full testimonies of the like, though the papists, the vile abusers of history, have done their best to overwhelm and bury the credit of all, in their heaps of lies, and not content with Metaphiastes, and their lying legends, their Staphilus, Cochlaeus, Bolserus, Lindiitms, Thyrieus, and others, have vented; their foolish, malicious fictions of Luther, Zuinglius, Carolostadius, Bucer, Calvin, and who not that was contrary to them.. Sect. VI. The third way by which Satan's designs are manifested to be mischievous is, by the vexation of men by apparitions, noises, voices, and other such means, by which he hath suddenly affrighted some to death, some out of their wits, some into grievous diseases, and some he long continueth thus to vex; and many he hath affrighted to the use of unlawful means for their deliverance. Of all these sorts, o...
Title:The Practical Works Of Richard Baxter, With A Life Of The Author And A Critical Examination Of His…Format:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217131832

ISBN - 13:9780217131834

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