The Whole Works Of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor (volume 13); With A Life Of The Author And A…

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byJeremy Taylor

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1828. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... " llane video sapientissimorum fuisse sententiam, legem neque hominum ingeniis excogitatam, nee scitum aliquod esse populorum, sed Kternum quiddam, quod universum mundiun regeret, imperandi prohibendique sapientia. Ita principem legem ilium et ultimam, mentem esse dicebant, omnia ratione aut cogentis, aut vetantis Dei," said Cicero"; " Neither the wit of roan, nor the consent of the people, is a competent warranty for any prime law; for law is an eternal thing, fit to govern the world, it is the wisdom of God commanding or forbidding." Reason indeed is the aptness, the disposition, the capacity and matter, of the eternal law; but the life and form of it are the command of God. " Every plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up." Some plants arise from seed, some from slips and suckers, some are grafted, and some inoculated; and all these will grow, and bring forth pleasing fruit; but if it grows wild, that is, of its own accord, the fruit is fit for nothing, and the tree'is fit for burning. RULE XIV. The Christian Law, both of Faith and Manners, is fully contained in the Holy Scriptures: and from thence only can the Conscience have divine Warrant and Authority. 1. Of the perfection and fulness of the Christian law I have already given accounts; but where this law is recorded, and that the Holy Scriptures are the perfect and only digest of it, is the matter of the present rule, which is of great use in the rule of conscience; because if we know not where our rule- is to be found, and if there can be several tables of the law pretended, our obedience must be by chance or our own choice,--that is, it cannot be obedience, which must be voluntary in the submission, and therefore cannot be chance; and it must be determined by the supe...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1828. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... " llane video sapientissimorum fuisse sententiam, legem neque hominum ingeniis excogitatam, nee scitum aliquod esse populoru...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217287638

ISBN - 13:9780217287630

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