What Is Of Faith As To Everlasting Punishment; In Reply To Dr. Farrar's Challenge In His ?eternal…

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byEdward Bouverie Pusey

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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. 1881. Excerpt: ... and love of souls, thought to be best for his people. But we are set upon proving that S. Chrysostom did really believe what he took such pains to preach, and did preach so earnestly. Dr. Farrar sayse, 'The doctrine o f' accommodation' oUovofila, 7U7«aTa/3ao-t9) was too prevalent with some of the Fathers, and there is good reason to think that it influenced S. Chrysostom on this very question.' The principle of ' accommodation' was that of our Lord, "I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now." The Apostles were not prepared to receive His full teaching, until the Holy Ghost descended upon them. Yet on whatever subject this condescension to human infirmity was to be used, its limit was, in not declaring, as yet, all the truth on a given subject; never in saying what was untrue. It is a somewhat circuitous office to shew that a very eloquent writer, who brought himself into trouble by his eloquent declamation against the vices of the Oourt, did not really mean what he continually preached. Perhaps it may be best to illustrate what he does lay down, by some of his sermons in which he mentions the subject. Whether at Antioch or Constantinople, he had to teach those who were very like ourselves. They were worldly, self-indulgent, luxurious; and because the thought of hell is inconsistent with worldly lives, they tried to persuade themselves that there is noneh; that God's word about it was impossible, 8 Et. Hope p. 95, 96. note. h 'Seesfc thou the drift of this satanical argument? how, instead of men, he the devil wishes to make us brutes, or rather, wild beasts, or rather dsemons. Let us not then hyperbolical1; or that hell is milder and only temporary i; or that unbelievers only fall into itk. He appeals to them whether, thinki...

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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. 1881. Excerpt: ... and love of souls, thought to be best for his people. But we are set upon proving that S. Chrysostom did really believe what h...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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