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Sinopsis: 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. 1683. Excerpt: ... trusted in his word, when they thought of nothing but their Dcvocions, he put them all to Death without letting any one escape. Suppose we, that we ought to Judge of a Reformation by the persons that make it, what may not be said against this here? Jehu made use of Hypocrisy and Treachery, he broke the publick Faith and his own, in the most Scandalous manner in the World, and the most contrary to the sincerity of an honest man. Besides that, he yet remained in the Superstitions of Jeroboam, and made the Israelites remain in them too. If we would believe the Author of the Prejudices, the Reformation that he made would be rather the work of the Devil, then that of the Spirit of God. Jehu would not have been Extraordinarily chosen by God to reform his Church and'purge it from Idolatry. But this is not the Sentiment of the Scripture, it does not without doubt approve of the Treachery and Hypocrisy of Jehu, it condemns the Golden Calves that he kept up, but it does not omit the praising of that Reformation in that good which it had, and to fay that it was well pleasing to God. And it is True that Jehu was extraordinarily called to that, as it appears by the Anointing that the Prophet Ehjha gave him by one of his Disciples. We find in that fame Scripture, the History of divers other Reformations which were made in the Church of Judah, but we find also that they were almost wholly different among themselves. Some went so far as the abolishing the usage of the high places and the Groves, which were Heathenish Superstitions, and the incense that was offered to the Serpent of Aaron, which was a kind of Idolatry; others yet retained all these things. Some even of those who made these Reform tions committed Actions very unpleasing to God, which the Scripture Reflects...
Título: An Historical Defence of the Reformation
Editorial: Unknown 2010-04-01
Año de publicación: 2010
Condición del libro: New
Descripción Printed by G.L. for John Hancock, at the Three Bibles over against the Royal Exchange in Cornhill; and Benj. Alsop, at the Angel and Bible in the Poultrey, London: 1683., 1683. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Four parts in one. pp. (14), 280, 135, 102, (6). Sm. 4to. 225mm. Marginal age stains. Disbound. Original leather boards present. Translation into English (by T. B.) of: 'Defense de la Reformation' which was a response to 'Prejugez Legitimes contre les Calvinistes' by Pierre Nicole (1625-1695). Wing C4593; Arber's Term cat. I 506. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! PA 60 L Stk. Nº de ref. de la librería 021Q