The Whole Works Of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor (volume 12); With A Life Of The Author And A Critical Examination Of His Writings by Jeremy TaylorThe Whole Works Of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor (volume 12); With A Life Of The Author And A Critical Examination Of His Writings by Jeremy Taylor

The Whole Works Of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor (volume 12); With A Life Of The Author And A…

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. 1822. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... blessed; and they called one another into the participation of it. I conclude this question with as much warranty to the marriage of cousins-german, as can derive from the premises; they may without scruple own it, and say, Viderit amplexus aliquis, Iaudabimur ambo. , I know no other pretences of any instance obliging Christians, derived only from the judicial law. These two do not oblige; and, therefore, the rule is true in its direct affirmation. RULE IV. The Ten Commandments of Moses, commonly called the Moral Law, is not a perfect Digest of the Law of Nature. The Jews in their Cabala say, that the law of God was made before the creation of the world two thousand years, and written in black burnt letters on the backside of a bright shining fire; according to that of David, "Thy word is a lantern unto my feet, and a light unto my path."^Their meaning is (for under fantastic expressions they sometimes intended to represent a material truth), that the decalogue, or their system of moral precepts, was nothing but an express of the tables of the law of nature; long before Moses' time given and practised by their fathers. But this was not a perfect system; it was the best that ever was since Adam broke the tables of the natural law, and let sin and weak principles into the world; and it was sufficient in the present constitution of the world; but even this also was but like " a paedagogue to bring us to Christ." In the schools of Moses they practised the first rudiments of perfection; but Christ was the last, and therefore the most perfect, lawgiver; and they that did commence under Moses, the servant of God, were to proceed under Jesus Christ the Son of God: andj therefore, the apostle" calls Christ Texoj rou Vo/mu: and if we will acknowledge Christ to be...
Title:The Whole Works Of The Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor (volume 12); With A Life Of The Author And A…Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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