The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man: Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity ...
The Economy of the Covenants Between God and Man: Comprehending a Complete Body of Divinity by Herman Witsius, first published in 1803, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.
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... but by meekness , and by the demonstration of the truth to every conscience ;
and by what is most of all prevalent , your own example ; never offering any
violence to the consciences of those who differ in religious sentiments from
As this certainly ought to be the earnest prayer of all Christians , in an especial
manner it ought to be the endeavour of those to whom Jesus , the king , both of
truth and peace , has committed the office of preaching the gospel . And as I
... it regarded the doctrine of out Lord alone , and drew the pure and undefiled
truth from those writings only , which could “ make David wiser than all his
teachers , and the man of God perfect , thoroughly instructed to every good work .
But I have treated it in such a manner , as is agreeable to the truths hitherto
received in the churches ; and without that ... demonstration of the truth to the
conscience ; which , by pleasing advances , beginning with plain and
abstruse points , and forces an assent to them not less strongly than to those we
are obliged to agree to at the first view ; and at the same time by . ts efficacy ,
presents some before unknown truths to the inmost soul , fixing it with a degree of
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