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A93387 Of the al-svfficient external proposer of matters of faith. Devided into tvvo bookes In the first. Is proved, that the true church of God, is the al-sufficient external proposer of matters of faith. In the second. Is shewed the manifold uncertanities of Protestants concerning the scripture: and how scripture is, or is not, an entire rule of faith. By C. R. doctor of diuinitie. Smith, Richard, 1566-1655. 1653 (1653) Wing S4156; ESTC R228293 181,733 514

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10._o secondely_n potter_n sec_fw-la 5._o p._n 2d_o 89._o laud_fw-la p._n ●●7_n 165._o caluin_n admon●s_n ult._n p._n 3●2_n marty●_n la●_n 4._o c._n 10._o protestant_n differ_v from_o catholics_n in_o that_o they_o do_v not_o believe_v all_o point_n of_o faith_n even_o such_o as_o be_v necessary_a to_o be_v beleve_v only_o by_o reason_n of_o their_o clear_a revelation_n sufficien_o propose_v to_o be_v necessary_a to_o the_o well_o be_v of_o faith_n even_o by_o reason_n of_o the_o matter_n which_o they_o conte●ne_v when_o as_o indeed_o all_o point_n of_o faith_n be_v necessary_a to_o the_o better_a be_v or_o perfection_n of_o faith_n even_o by_o reason_n of_o the_o matter_n which_o they_o contain_v for_o as_o in_o natural_a thing_n god_n do_v not_o give_v what_o be_v superfluous_a both_o to_o their_o be_v and_o also_o to_o their_o well_o be_v or_o perfection_n so_o nether_a do_v he_o in_o supernatural_a matter_n as_o be_v point_n of_o faith_n whererpon_o the_o apostle_n 1._o thessaly_n 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p._n 408._o i'faith_o sure_o rely_v upon_o authoritie-authoritie_n be_v the_o foundation_n of_o faith_n and_o p._n ibid._n principium_fw-la credende_fw-la ab_fw-la externa_fw-la authoritate_fw-la pendet_fw-la 509._o to_o believe_v s●me_v authority_n be_v necessary_a nor_o can_v any_o thing_n be_v beleve_v without_o authority_n and_o l._n 1._o p._n 50._o that_o thou_o say_v our_o faith_n rely_v upon_o testmony_n not_o upon_o argument_n i_o grant_v laude_n relat._n sec_fw-la 38._o p._n 345._o we_o do_v not_o believe_v one_o article_n of_o faith_n by_o fallible_a authority_n of_o humane_a deduction_n and_o hereupon_o they_o define_v divine_a faith_n to_o be_v a_o assent_n to_o divine_a revelation_n upon_o the_o authority_n of_o the_o revealer_n and_o hence_o it_o follow_v that_o protestant_n can_v believe_v either_o bible_n melanctho●_n in_o proedi●amento_fw-la qualita●is_fw-la ●hillingw_n c._n 11._o p._n 35._o protestant's_n can_v have_v no_o formal_a faith_n of_o their_o bible_n the_o 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industry_n as_o be_v use_v in_o the_o council_n of_o the_o apostle_n act._n 15._o last_o it_o be_v well_o to_o be_v note_v that_o when_o we_o say_v we_o believe_v for_o god_n authority_n or_o veracitie_n we_o mean_v not_o thereby_o that_o we_o believe_v because_o god_n do_v efficient_o cause_v our_o belief_n namely_o by_o lightine_a our_o understanding_n or_o stir_v up_o our_o will_n to_o believe_v because_o god_n authority_n or_o veracitie_n be_v no_o efficient_a cause_n of_o our_o belief_n but_o only_o a_o formal_a cause_n thereof_o and_o also_o because_o he_o be_v in_o like_a sort_n efficient_a cause_n of_o our_o hope_n or_o charity_n as_o he_o be_v of_o our_o belief_n and_o yet_o he_o be_v not_o cause_n of_o they_o by_o his_o authority_n but_o our_o meaning_n be_v that_o we_o believe_v not_o for_o any_o thing_n which_o god_n work_v in_o we_o but_o for_o his_o authority_n or_o veracitie_n which_o be_v in_o himself_o and_o therefore_o they_o say_v no●_n 23._o canu●_n l_o 2._o c._n 4._o whitaker_n l._n 1._o descript_n p._n 23._o well_o who_o say_v we_o believe_v because_o we_o be_v move_v thereto_o by_o special_a instinct_n from_o god_n or_o that_o our_o faith_n be_v last_o resolve_v into_o such_o special_a internal_a instinct_n for_o such_o special_a instinct_n can_v not_o be_v any_o formal_a cause_n of_o our_o belief_n but_o only_o a_o efficient_a cause_n thereof_o and_o faith_n be_v not_o last_o resolve_v into_o any_o efficient_a cause_n but_o only_o into_o some_o formal_a beside_o that_o instinct_n be_v peculiar_a to_o he_o in_o who_o it_o be_v whereas_o the_o motive_n or_o reason_n of_o catholic_a faith_n be_v common_a to_o all_o who_o have_v such_o faith_n more_o over_o it_o be_v not_o evident_a credible_a by_o itself_o that_o such_o special_a instinct_n be_v from_o god_n and_o faith_n be_v to_o be_v resolve_v into_o some_o cause_n which_o be_v evident_o credible_a as_o be_v the_o
proposal_n of_o matter_n of_o faith_n and_o therefore_o not_o proposer_n 3._o the_o second_o condition_n necessary_a to_o a_o sufficient_a external_a proposer_n of_o point_n of_o faith_n institute_v by_o god_n be_v that_o his_o authority_n be_v 2._o be_v see_v infra_fw-la 〈◊〉_d 5._o n._n 2._o divine_a or_o divine_o assist_v as_o the_o apostle_n be_v and_o infallible_a in_o propose_v they_o the_o reason_n be_v because_o point_n of_o faith_n be_v supernatural_a and_o divine_a and_o to_o be_v beleve_v so_o assure_o as_o we_o ought_v to_o 1._o to_o see_v infra_fw-la 62._o 6._o 8._o sec_fw-la 1._o curse_v a_o angel_n if_o he_o say_v the_o contrary_a galat._n 1_o and_o therefore_o no_o humane_a or_o natural_a authority_n but_o that_o which_o pass_v angelical_a authority_n and_o be_v supernatural_a and_o divine_a be_v apt_a or_o sufficient_a to_o cause_v such_o assurance_n of_o divine_a matter_n and_o this_o 1._o this_o witaker_n l._n 1._o descrip_n p._n 392._o 415._o potter_n sect_n 5._o p_o 7._o see_v infra_fw-la l._n 5._o n._n 5._o and_o l._n 2._o c._n 11._o n._n 1._o protestant_n grant_v for_o because_o they_o think_v the_o scripture_n only_o have_v divine_a and_o infallible_a authority_n they_o make_v it_o alone_o the_o assure_a proposer_n of_o point_n of_o faith_n beside_o by_o a_o sufficient_a proposer_n we_o mean_v such_o á_z one_o as_o propose_v matter_n of_o faith_n so_o sufficient_o as_o matter_n of_o divine_a faith_n require_v and_o who_o proposal_n be_v such_o as_o it_o bind_v man_n to_o believe_v with_o divine_a faith_n what_o he_o propose_v and_o such_o it_o can_v not_o be_v unless_o his_o authority_n in_o propose_v be_v infallible_a divine_a or_o divine_o assist_v efficacious_o 4._o the_o three_o condition_n be_v sufficient_a claritie_n in_o his_o propose_v point_n of_o faith_n the_o reason_n be_v because_o if_o he_o donot_v clear_o enough_o propose_v unto_o we_o the_o point_n of_o faith_n we_o can_v be_v assure_v what_o he_o propose_v or_o what_o we_o be_v to_o believe_v 5._o the_o four_o condition_n be_v that_o his_o proposal_n be_v necessary_a in_o ordinary_a course_n for_o we_o to_o have_v faith_n the_o reason_n be_v because_o if_o his_o proposal_n be_v not_o necessary_a to_o we_o for_o to_o have_v faith_n he_o be_v not_o the_o ordinary_a external_n proposer_n institute_v by_o god_n without_o who_o concourse_n god_n will_v not_o in_o ordinary_a course_n produce_v faith_n 6._o the_o five_o condition_n be_v that_o he_o be_v universal_a for_o time_n for_o place_n for_o point_n of_o faith_n and_o for_o all_o kind_n of_o man_n capable_a of_o external_n proposal_n the_o reason_n be_v because_o the_o external_a proposer_n without_o who_o concourse_n god_n will_v not_o in_o ordinary_a course_n engender_v faith_n must_v propose_v all_o point_n of_o faith_n must_v be_v present_a in_o all_o time_n when_o god_n engender_v faith_n in_o all_o place_n where_o he_o engender_v faith_n and_o present_a to_o all_o kind_n of_o man_n capable_a of_o external_a proposal_n in_o who_o he_o engender_v faith_n and_o otherwise_o he_o be_v not_o the_o ordinary_a external_a proposer_n without_o who_o concourse_n god_n in_o ordinary_a course_n will_v not_o engender_v faith_n and_o we_o inquire_v who_o be_v this_o ordinary_a external_a proposer_n of_o point_n of_o faith_n because_o only_o he_o be_v necessary_a to_o be_v know_v now_o of_o all_o these_o condition_n only_a infallibility_n and_o claritie_n in_o some_o point_n agree_v to_o scripture_n as_o be_v evident_a by_o itself_o and_o we_o shall_v prove_v more_o hereafter_o and_o therefore_o it_o be_v not_o the_o ordinary_a external_n proposer_n necessary_a to_o be_v seek_v and_o they_o all_o agree_v to_o the_o true_a church_n as_o we_o shall_v prove_v evident_o by_o god_n holy_a assistance_n and_o we_o will_v begin_v with_o her_o infalibilitie_n in_o matter_n of_o faith_n for_o that_o she_o be_v a_o company_n of_o intellectual_a person_n need_v no_o proof_n which_o we_o will_v prove_v by_o plain_a place_n of_o scripture_n testimony_n of_o holy_a father_n reason_n ground_v in_o scripture_n and_o open_a confession_n of_o learned_a protestant_n because_o the_o denial_n of_o the_o churchs_n infallibility_n in_o matter_n of_o faith_n be_v the_o formal_a cause_n of_o all_o heresy_n and_o infidelity_n as_o her_o infallibility_n or_o veracitie_n in_o matter_n of_o faith_n be_v the_o formal_a external_a cause_n of_o all_o divine_a faith_n for_o she_o be_v by_o testimony_n of_o the_o holy_a scripture_n appoint_v by_o god_n to_o be_v the_o pillar_n ground_n and_o witness_v of_o divine_a truth_n must_v needs_o be_v the_o formal_a external_n cause_n of_o our_o belief_n of_o divine_a truth_n without_o which_o god_n ordinary_o will_v not_o engender_v faith_n and_o consequent_o heresy_n the_o rote_n of_o all_o heresy_n the_o denial_n of_o the_o infallibility_n of_o this_o pillar_n ground_n and_o witness_n must_v needs_o be_v a_o formal_a cause_n of_o all_o heresy_n or_o infidelity_n opposite_a to_o beleif_n of_o divine_a truth_n and_o of_o heretic_n uncertainty_n what_o they_o be_v to_o believe_v firm_o and_o undoubted_o for_o who_o leave_v the_o pillar_n ground_n and_o testimony_n of_o truth_n can_v never_o be_v firm_o settle_v whereas_o catholic_n rely_v firm_o upon_o this_o pillar_n and_o stand_v fast_o upon_o this_o ground_n settle_v by_o god_n and_o testimony_n appoint_v by_o he_o be_v firm_a and_o constant_a in_o their_o faith_n and_o just_o give_v it_o for_o a_o sufficient_a secondary_a reason_n of_o what_o they_o believe_v because_o the_o pillar_n ground_n and_o testimony_n of_o truth_n be_v most_o just_o give_v for_o such_o a_o sufficient_a reason_n of_o our_o beleve_a truth_n yet_o before_o we_o prove_v the_o church_n divine_a veracitie_n or_o infallibility_n in_o matter_n of_o faith_n we_o will_v prove_v that_o god_n can_v give_v to_o man_n such_o a_o divine_a veracitie_n or_o infallibility_n because_o this_o be_v some_o step_n to_o prove_v that_o he_o have_v give_v it_o at_o least_o it_o remove_v a_o great_a impediment_n of_o beleve_v that_o he_o have_v give_v it_o and_o beside_o it_o make_v the_o testimony_n wherewith_o we_o will_v afterward_o prove_v that_o he_o have_v give_v such_o infallibility_n to_o be_v more_o undoubted_a four_o chapter_n that_o god_n can_v give_v to_o man_n a_o divine_a veracitie_n or_o infallibility_n in_o propose_v matter_n of_o faith_n 1._o there_o be_v two_o kind_n of_o divine_a infallibility_n the_o one_o litie_n twoe_o kind_n of_o divine_a infallib_n litie_n increate_v and_o intrinsical_o divine_a which_o be_v in_o god_n himself_o who_o be_v the_o prime_a veracitie_n the_o other_o create_v and_o but_o extrinsecal_o divine_a in_o that_o it_o be_v divine_o and_o efficacious_o assist_v by_o god_n to_o teach_v nothing_o but_o truth_n and_o therefore_o but_o analogical_o call_v divine_a as_o a_o wholesome_a medicine_n be_v term_v healthful_a and_o in_o this_o sort_n be_v the_o authority_n of_o the_o prophet_n and_o apostle_n divine_a and_o be_v the_o authority_n or_o veracitie_n of_o the_o true_a church_n of_o god_n in_o matter_n of_o faith_n the_o former_a divine_a authority_n or_o veracitie_n be_v the_o principal_a alone_o sufficient_a and_o absolute_o necessary_a cause_n of_o divine_a faith_n the_o latter_a be_v but_o secondary_a not_o alone_o sufficient_a nor_o simple_o necessary_a cause_n of_o divine_a faith_n but_o only_o a_o sufficient_a external_a subordinat_a cause_n and_o necessary_a only_o in_o ordinary_a course_n yet_o both_o these_o authority_n or_o veracity_n be_v so_o infallible_a as_o it_o impli_v contradiction_n that_o either_o of_o they_o shall_v teach_v any_o untruth_n and_o as_o for_o the_o former_a that_o need_v no_o proaf_n and_o the_o like_a be_v manifest_a of_o the_o latter_a for_o it_o be_v plain_a contradiction_n that_o one_o divine_o ad_fw-la effectual_o assist_v by_o god_n to_o teach_v truth_n shall_v teach_v untruth_n and_o therefore_o this_o latter_a kind_n of_o veracitie_n may_v be_v a_o sufficient_a external_a and_o subordinate_a cause_n of_o divine_a and_o infallible_a faith_n such_o as_o impli_v contradiction_n to_o be_v fall_v for_o a_o divine_a veracit●●●_n or_o authority_n which_o impli_v contradiction_n to_o 7._o see_v infra_fw-la c._n 5._o n._n 7._o teach_v untruth_n may_v be_v a_o sufficient_a external_a cause_n of_o such_o faith_n as_o impli_v contradiction_n to_o be_v fall_v and_o may_v be_v just_o give_v as_o such_o for_o a_o sufficient_a cause_n of_o our_o belief_n and_o this_o be_v that_o kind_n of_o divine_a authority_n or_o veracitie_n which_o we_o say_v god_n can_v give_v to_o man_n and_o which_o he_o have_v give_v to_o his_o church_n in_o matter_n of_o faith_n nevertheless_o we_o do_v not_o make_v the_o infallibility_n of_o the_o church_n equal_a to_o the_o infallibility_n of_o the_o prophet_n and_o apostle_n for_o their_o infallibility_n be_v by_o immediate_a revelation_n from_o god_n and_o sufficient_a to_o propose_v even_o new_a point_n
apostle_n word_n to_o the_o particular_a church_n of_o ephesus_n be_v not_o sufficient_a both_o because_o the_o pronoune_n thou_o which_o be_v their_o ground_n be_v not_o in_o the_o greek_a text_n which_o alone_o protestant_n account_v 2._o c_o see_v infra_fw-la l._n 2_o c._n 9_o sect_n 2._o authentical_a as_o also_o because_o s._n timothe_n converse_v in_o the_o universal_a church_n as_o every_o citizen_n converse_v in_o the_o city_n though_o he_o live_v not_o in_o every_o part_n thereof_o 14._o thereof_o junius_n l._n 3._o the_o eccle_n c._n 14._o ●li●nsis_fw-la responsad_a bellarm_n c._n 14._o other_o therefore_o distinguish_v the_o word_n pillar_n and_o say_v that_o the_o church_n be_v not_o the_o pillar_n on_o which_o divine_a truth_n rely_v but_o such_o a_o pillar_n as_o truth_n be_v put_v upon_o to_o be_v read_v as_o in_o old_a time_n edict_n be_v put_v upon_o pillar_n to_o be_v read_v this_o shift_n also_o be_v new_a not_o find_v in_o any_o ancient_a author_n nor_o ground_v in_o any_o word_n of_o the_o text_n nay_o plain_o contrary_a to_o the_o meaning_n thereof_o for_o the_o church_n be_v say_v to_o be_v such_o a_o pillar_n as_o ground_n be_v and_o ground_n be_v not_o to_o lay_v truth_n or_o edict_n upon_o but_o to_o uphold_v thing_n and_o so_o plain_a it_o be_v that_o the_o church_n be_v here_o call_v a_o pillar_n of_o truth_n because_o it_o uphold_v it_o among_o man_n as_o caluin_n upon_o this_o place_n say_v because_o in_o 557._o contr._n 3._o q._n 5._o c._n 2._o fundamentum_fw-la sustinet_fw-la e_fw-la dificium_fw-la reinolds_n confer_v p._n 557._o respect_n of_o man_n she_o sustein_v truth_n whitaker_n contr_n 2._o q._n 4._o c._n 2._o she_o be_v like_a to_o a_o pillar_n in_o this_o that_o as_o a_o pillar_n do_v sustain_v the_o whole_a building_n and_o make_v it_o more_o firm_a so_o the_o church_n do_v sustain_v and_o uphold_v truth_n and_o ibid._n q._n 1._o c._n 13._o it_o belong_v to_o a_o pillar_n to_o sustain_v other_o in_o truth_n nether_a do_v these_o man_n who_o grant_v the_o church_n to_o be_v such_o a_o pillar_n as_o sustein_v truth_n among_o man_n differ_v from_o catholics_n about_o the_o church_n sustein_v truth_n among_o man_n but_o about_o the_o manner_n how_o she_o do_v sustain_v it_o to_o wit_n whether_o by_o only_o preach_v truth_n as_o they_o will_v or_o by_o preach_v and_o by_o her_o authority_n also_o of_o testify_v as_o catholics_n teach_v for_o a_o pillar_n and_o ground_n be_v to_o be_v rely_v on_o but_o to_o this_o purpose_n all_o be_v one_o by_o what_o mean_v she_o sustein_v infallible_a truth_n for_o if_o she_o sustain_v infallible_a truth_n by_o teach_v it_o she_o must_v be_v infallible_a in_o teach_v it_o beside_o if_o truth_n be_v always_o tie_v to_o the_o church_n she_o be_v always_o infallible_a 4._o other_o distinguish_v the_o word_n 25._o d_o moulins_n cont_n peron_n c._n 13._o chill_a c._n 3._o p._n 177._o vshe●●_n reionder_n p._n 25._o be_v and_o say_v that_o the_o apostle_n meaning_n be_v not_o that_o the_o church_n be_v the_o pillar_n of_o truth_n but_o o●ely_o that_o she_o ought_v to_o be_v or_o it_o be_v the_o duty_n of_o the_o church_n to_o be_v the_o pillar_n of_o truth_n this_o exposition_n be_v as_o the_o former_a new_a and_o voluntary_a and_o therefore_o a_o plain_a shift_n to_o delude_v the_o text_n and_o contrary_a to_o the_o apostle_n word_n who_o say_v not_o what_o be_v the_o duty_n of_o the_o church_n or_o what_o she_o ought_v to_o be_v but_o what_o she_o be_v nether_a can_v it_o be_v her_o duty_n to_o uphold_v truth_n if_o she_o be_v not_o make_v infallible_a for_o it_o be_v impossible_a for_o she_o to_o perform_v it_o 2._o it_o whitaker_n contr_n 2._o q._n 4._o c._n 2._o other_o therefore_o distinguish_v the_o word_n truth_n into_o necessary_a and_o not_o necessary_a and_o grant_v that_o the_o church_n be_v the_o pillar_n and_o ground_n of_o all_o necessary_a truth_n but_o as_o i_o have_v say_v and_o must_v often_o say_v albeit_o only_o the_o principal_a article_n of_o faith_n be_v necessary_a to_o divine_a faith_n and_o salvation_n by_o reason_n of_o the_o matter_n which_o be_v to_o be_v beleve_v yet_o all_o article_n of_o faith_n be_v also_o necessary_a by_o reason_n of_o the_o formal_a cause_n for_o which_o they_o be_v to_o be_v beleve_v which_o be_v divine_a revelation_n sufficient_o propose_v and_o which_o be_v most_o necessary_a to_o divine_a faith_n and_o which_o be_v deny_v if_o any_o article_n of_o faith_n be_v not_o beleve_v i_o add_v also_o that_o all_o article_n of_o faith_n even_o by_o reason_n of_o the_o matter_n which_o they_o contain_v be_v necessary_a to_o the_o better_a be_v of_o faith_n and_o of_o the_o faithful_a or_o as_o the_o apostle_n speak_v to_o the_o consummation_n of_o saint_n see_v therefore_o all_o article_n of_o faith_n be_v two_o way_n necessary_a there_o be_v no_o reason_n to_o limit_v the_o apostle_n speech_n to_o any_o certain_a article_n especial_o when_o as_o morton_n say_v in_o his_o grand_a imposture_n c._n 2._o sec_fw-la 6._o it_o be_v the_o law_n of_o allawe_n non_fw-la 24._o rule_v not_o to_o distinguish_v see_v gerla●hius_n tom_n 2._o d●sput_fw-la 24._o distinguendum_fw-la ubi_fw-la lex_fw-la non_fw-la distinguit_fw-la which_o he_o repeat_v ibid._n c._n 13._o and_o tom_fw-mi 2._o apol._n l._n 2._o c._n 22._o moreover_o see_v none_o know_v precise_o which_o point_n be_v fundamental_a or_o absolute_o necessary_a to_o be_v actual_o beleve_v of_o every_o one_o which_o not_o it_o be_v to_o no_o purpose_n for_o we_o that_o the_o church_n be_v infallible_a in_o fundamental_a point_n only_o because_o we_o know_v not_o which_o be_v all_o the_o fundamental_a point_n and_o notknow_v which_o they_o be_v we_o can_v know_v in_o which_o point_v of_o faith_n the_o church_n be_v infallible_a in_o which_o not_o and_o then_o what_o good_a will_v her_o infallibility_n which_o be_v give_v to_o she_o for_o our_o good_a do_v to_o we_o i_o add_v also_o that_o protestant_n be_v not_o 7._o ●see_fw-fr part_n 1._o l._n 1._o c._n 7._o constant_a whether_o the_o church_n be_v infalliblein_a fundamental_a point_n or_o no._n and_o that_o if_o indeed_o the_o church_n be_v infallible_a in_o fundamental_a point_n her_o authority_n as_o i_o say_v before_o be_v in_o such_o point_v divine_a and_o we_o may_v give_v her_o authority_n as_o a_o just_a secondary_a cause_n of_o our_o beleve_v they_o and_o in_o they_o rely_v on_o her_o authority_n as_o upon_o a_o sure_a pillar_n or_o ground_n of_o faith_n both_o which_o protestant_n faith_n the_o church_n preach_v a_o ●●●se_n of_o faith_n deny_v 5._o our_o second_o proof_n of_o the_o infallibility_n of_o the_o church_n in_o all_o point_n of_o faith_n shall_v be_v take_v from_o that_o in_o scripture_n her_o preach_n be_v say_v to_o be_v a_o cause_n and_o that_o necessary_a in_fw-la or_o dinarie_a course_n of_o divine_a and_o infallible_a faith_n rom._n 10._o v._n 14._o how_o shall_v they_o believe_v who_o they_o have_v not_o hear_v and_o how_o shall_v they_o hear_v with_o out_o a_o preacher_n how_o shall_v they_o preach_v unless_o they_o be_v send_v therefore_o faith_n be_v of_o hear_v in_o which_o word_n the_o church_n preach_v be_v make_v a_o cause_n and_o that_o necessary_a in_o ordinary_a course_n of_o infallible_a faith_n and_o faith_n be_v say_v to_o be_v of_o hear_v she_o preach_v the_o word_n of_o god_n wherefore_o thus_o i_o argue_v in_o form_n the_o necessary_a cause_n in_o ordinary_a course_n of_o infallible_a faith_n be_v infallible_a the_o church_n preach_v be_v the_o necessary_a cause_n in_o ordinary_a course_n of_o infallible_a faith_n therefore_o her_o preach_n be_v infallible_a the_o mayor_n be_v evident_a because_o a_o humane_a and_o fallible_a cause_n can_v produce_v a_o divine_a and_o infallible_a effect_n and_o 2._o and_o see_v sup_n n._n 2._o as_o whitaker_n l._n 1._o de_fw-fr scrip_n p._n 166._o the_o effect_n do_v not_o surpass_v the_o cause_n and_o less_o can_v it_o be_v a_o necessary_a cause_n 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