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A26883 Richard Baxter's Catholick theologie plain, pure, peaceable, for pacification of the dogmatical word-warriours who, 1. by contending about things unrevealed or not understood, 2. and by taking verbal differences for real,; Catholick theologie Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. 1675 (1675) Wing B1209; ESTC R14583 1,054,813 754

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creature_n and_o their_o various_a species_n of_o be_v be_v after_o by_o providence_n to_o manage_v they_o as_o active_a or_o passive_a in_o their_o several_a capacity_n and_o the_o active_a nature_n be_v threefold_a which_o he_o have_v make_v to_o operate_v on_o the_o threefold_a passive_n viz._n intellectual_a sensitive_a and_o igneous_a or_o vegetative_a in_o its_o proper_a matter_n upon_o air_n water_n and_o earth_n §_o 12._o god_n be_v so_o active_a as_o not_o to_o be_v at_o all_o passive_a all_o the_o active_a creature_n be_v first_o passive_n as_o receive_v the_o influx_n of_o the_o first_o cause_n and_o inferior_n from_o the_o superior_a second_o cause_n but_o they_o be_v natural_o active_a in_o that_o dependence_n and_o suppose_v that_o influx_n §_o 13._o the_o work_n of_o providence_n about_o the_o existent_a creature_n be_v motion_n cause_v motion_n gubernation_n cause_v order_n and_o attraction_n or_o meet_v objective_a termination_n satisfy_v their_o appetite_n and_o give_v they_o their_o ends._n 294._o ends._n ends._n ends._n cyprianus_n sie_fw-fr explicat_fw-la act._n 17._o in_o ipso_fw-la sumus_fw-la movemur_fw-la vivimus_fw-la in_o patre_fw-la sumus_fw-la in_fw-la filio_fw-la vivimus_fw-la in_fw-la spiritu_fw-la sancto_fw-it movemur_fw-la pater_fw-la est_fw-la son_n omnis_fw-la essentiae_fw-la filius_fw-la est_fw-la vita_fw-la spiritus_fw-la sanctus_n est_fw-la agitator_n seu_fw-la motor_n unde_fw-la apud_fw-la hebr._fw-la nomen_fw-la habet_fw-la ruah_n quod_fw-la significat_fw-la endelechiam_fw-la continuam_fw-la &_o perennem_fw-la agitationem_fw-la vid._n strigel_n in_o melanct._n loc._n come_v pag._n 294._o §_o 14._o man_z be_v endow_v by_o his_o creator_n with_o his_o image_n in_o vital-active-power_n intellect_n and_o freewill_n a_o threefold_a virtue_n in_o one_o as_o the_o formal_a essence_n of_o his_o soul_n be_v peculiar_o fit_v for_o such_o act_n of_o providence_n as_o he_o must_v be_v under_o §_o 15._o as_o the_o high_a and_o noble_a 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se_fw-la esse_fw-la praesumat_fw-la quia_fw-la id_fw-la occultari_fw-la opus_fw-la est_fw-la in_o hoc_fw-la loco_fw-la ubi_fw-la sic_fw-la cavenda_fw-la est_fw-la elatio_fw-la ut_fw-la etiam_fw-la per_fw-la satanae_n angelum_fw-la ne_fw-la extolleretur_fw-la tantus_fw-la colophizaretur_fw-la apostolus_fw-la nam_fw-la propter_fw-la huius_fw-la utilitatem_fw-la secreti_fw-la ne_fw-fr forte_fw-fr quis_fw-la extollatur_fw-la sed_fw-la omnes_fw-la etiam_fw-la qui_fw-la bene_fw-la currunt_fw-la timeant_fw-la dum_fw-la occultum_fw-la est_fw-la qui_fw-la perveniant_fw-la propter_fw-la huius_fw-la ergo_fw-la utilitatem_fw-la secreti_fw-la credendum_fw-la est_fw-la quosdam_fw-la de_fw-fr filiis_fw-la perditionis_fw-la non_fw-la accepto_fw-la dono_fw-la perseverantiae_fw-la usque_fw-la in_o finem_fw-la in_fw-la fide_fw-la quae_fw-la per_fw-la dilectionem_fw-la operatur_fw-la incipere_fw-la vivere_fw-la ac_fw-la aliquandiu_fw-la fideliter_fw-la ac_fw-la just_a vivere_fw-la &_o postea_fw-la cadere_fw-la neque_fw-la de_fw-la hac_fw-la vita_fw-la priusquam_fw-la hoc_fw-la eye_n contingat_fw-la auferri_fw-la quorum_fw-la si_fw-la nemini_fw-la contigisset_fw-la tamdiu_fw-la haberent_fw-la omnes_fw-la istum_fw-la saluberrimum_fw-la timorem_fw-la quo_fw-la vitium_fw-la elationis_fw-la opprimitur_fw-la donec_fw-la ad_fw-la christi_fw-la gratiam_fw-la qua_fw-la piè_fw-la vivitur_fw-la pervenirent_fw-la deinceps_fw-la jam_fw-la securi_fw-la nunquam_fw-la se_fw-la ab_fw-la illo_fw-la esse_fw-la casuros_fw-la quae_fw-la praesumptio_fw-la in_o isto_fw-la tentationum_fw-la loco_fw-la non_fw-la expedit_fw-la ubi_fw-la tanta_fw-la est_fw-la infirmitas_fw-la ut_fw-la superbiam_fw-la possit_fw-la generare_fw-la securitas_fw-la et_fw-la epist_n 101._o ad_fw-la vitalem_fw-la utile_fw-la est_fw-la quip_n omnibus_fw-la vel_fw-la pene_fw-la omnibus_fw-la propter_fw-la humilitatem_fw-la saluberrimam_fw-la ut_fw-la quales_fw-la futuri_fw-la sint_fw-la scire_fw-la non_fw-la possint_fw-la et_fw-fr lib._n 11._o de_fw-la civit._fw-la dei_fw-la cap._n 12._o pag._n 67._o quis_fw-la enim_fw-la primos_fw-la illo●_n homines_fw-la in_o paradiso_n negare_fw-la audeat_fw-la beatos_fw-la fuisse_fw-la ante_fw-la peccatum_fw-la quam●●s_v de_fw-fr sva_fw-la beatitudine_fw-la quam_fw-la diuturna_fw-la vel_fw-la utrum_fw-la aeterna_fw-la esset_fw-la incertos_fw-la esse●_n ante●_n aeterna_fw-la nisi_fw-la peccassent_fw-la cum_fw-la hodie_fw-la non_fw-la impudenter_fw-la beatos_fw-la vocemus_fw-la quos_fw-la videmus_fw-la just_a ac_fw-la pie_n cum_fw-la spe_fw-la immortalitatis_fw-la hanc_fw-la vitam_fw-la ducere_fw-la sine_fw-la crimine_fw-la vastante_fw-la conscientiam_fw-la facile_fw-la impetrante_n peccatis_fw-la huius_fw-la infirmitatis_fw-la divinum_fw-la misericordiam_fw-la qui_fw-la licet_fw-la de_fw-fr suae_fw-la perseverantia_fw-la praemio_fw-la certi_fw-la sint_fw-la de_fw-la ips●_fw-la tamen_fw-la perseverantia_fw-la sva_fw-la reperiantur_fw-la incerti_fw-la quis_fw-la enim_fw-la hominum_fw-la se_fw-la in_o actione_n profectuque_fw-la justitiae_fw-la perseveraturum_fw-la usque_fw-la in_o finem_fw-la sciat_fw-la nisi_fw-la aliqua_fw-la revelatione_fw-la ab_fw-la illo_fw-la stat_fw-la certus_fw-la qui_fw-la de_fw-la hac_fw-la re_fw-la justo_fw-la latentique_fw-la judicio_fw-la non_fw-la omnes_fw-la instruit_fw-la sed_fw-la neminem_fw-la fallit_fw-la so_o prosper_v resp_n ad_fw-la gallor_fw-la cap._n send_v ad_fw-la secundam_fw-la qui_fw-la dic●●_n quod_fw-la ab_fw-la his_fw-la qui_fw-la non_fw-la sunt_fw-la praedestinati_fw-la ad_fw-la vitam_fw-la non_fw-la auserat_fw-la percepta_fw-la baptismi_fw-la gratia_fw-la originale_fw-la peccatum_fw-la non_fw-la est_fw-la catholicus_fw-la sacrament●●_n enim_fw-la baptismi_fw-la quo_fw-la omne_fw-la prorsus_fw-la peccata_fw-la delentur_fw-la etiam_fw-la in_o eye_n verum_fw-la est_fw-la qui_fw-la non_fw-la sunt_fw-la in_o veritate_fw-la mansuri_fw-la &_o ab_fw-la hoc_fw-la ad_fw-la vitam_fw-la aeternam_fw-la non_fw-la sunt_fw-la praedestinati_fw-la et_fw-fr scent_n ad_fw-la septimum_fw-la qui_fw-la dicit_fw-la quod_fw-la deus_fw-la quibusdam_fw-la filiis_fw-la suis_fw-la quos_fw-la regeneravit_fw-la in_o christo_fw-la quibus_fw-la fidem_fw-la spem_fw-la dilectionem_fw-la dedit_fw-la ob_fw-la hoc_fw-la perseverantiam_fw-la non_fw-la dederit_fw-la quia_fw-la a_o massa_fw-la perditionis_fw-la praescientia_fw-la dei_fw-la &_o praedestinatione_fw-la non_fw-la sint_fw-la disereti_fw-la etc._n etc._n vid._n cetera_fw-la &_o send_v sup_v 12._o et_fw-la resp_n ad_fw-la object_n vincent_n 12._o praedestinatio_fw-la dei_fw-la &_o si_fw-la apud_fw-la nos_fw-la dum_fw-la in_o praesentis_fw-la aquavitae_fw-la periculis_fw-la versamur_fw-la incerta_fw-la est_fw-la apud_fw-la illum_fw-la tame●_n qui_fw-la fecit_fw-la quae_fw-la futura_fw-la sunt_fw-la immutabilis_fw-la permanet_fw-la i_o need_v not_o tell_v the_o learned_a that_o fulgentius_n be_v of_o the_o same_o
there_o be_v no_o place_n where_o any_o corporeal_a be_v be_v where_o some_o active_a create_a nature_n be_v not_o with_o it_o so_o that_o consider_v the_o proximity_n and_o the_o nature_n we_o may_v well_o conclude_v that_o we_o know_v of_o no_o corporal_a motion_n under_o the_o sun_n which_o god_n effect_v by_o himself_o alone_o without_o any_o second_o cause_n §_o 6._o joh._n sarisburiensis_n and_o some_o schoolman_n liken_v god_n presence_n with_o the_o creature_n in_o operation_n to_o the_o fire_n in_o a_o red_a hot_a iron_n where_o you_o will_v think_v all_o be_v fire_n and_o all_o iron_n but_o the_o similitude_n be_v too_o low_a the_o sun_n be_v the_o most_o notable_a instrument_n in_o visible_a nature_n and_o god_n operate_v on_o all_o low_a thing_n by_o its_o virtue_n and_o influx_n god_n and_o the_o sun_n do_v what_o the_o sun_n do_v and_o we_o know_v of_o nothing_o that_o god_n move_v here_o on_o earth_n that_o be_v corporeal_a without_o it_o §_o 7._o but_o the_o sun_n move_v nothing_o as_o the_o cartesian_o dream_n by_o a_o single_a motive_n influx_n alone_o but_o by_o emission_n of_o its_o threefold_a influx_n as_o every_o active_a nature_n do_v that_o be_v motive_n illuminative_a and_o calefactive_a which_o be_v one-radical_o in_o three-effective_o §_o 8._o this_o efflux_n of_o the_o sun_n be_v universal_a and_o equal_a ex_fw-la parte_fw-la svi_fw-la but_o cause_v wonderful_a diversity_n of_o effect_n without_o diversity_n in_o god_n the_o prime_a cause_n or_o in_o itself_o the_o same_o influx_n cause_v the_o weed_n and_o dunghill_n and_o carrion_n to_o stink_v and_o the_o flower_n of_o the_o sweet_a plant_n to_o be_v sweet_a some_o thing_n to_o live_v and_o some_o to_o die_v some_o thing_n to_o be_v soft_a and_o some_o hard_a etc._n etc._n in_o a_o word_n there_o be_v few_o change_n or_o various_a action_n below_o in_o body_n which_o the_o sun_n be_v not_o the_o cause_n of_o without_o difference_n in_o itself_o but_o not_o the_o specify_v cause_n §_o 9_o the_o reason_n why_o one_o equal_a influx_n cause_v such_o wonderful_a diversity_n of_o motion_n be_v the_o diversity_n of_o receptive_a disposition_n and_o nature_n recipitur_fw-la ad_fw-la modum_fw-la recipientis_fw-la so_o one_o poise_n make_v various_a motion_n in_o a_o clock_n etc._n etc._n §_o 10._o god_n operate_v on_o second_o cause_n as_o god_n omnipotent_o but_o not_o ad_fw-la ultimum_fw-la potentiae_fw-la but_o free_o as_o he_o please_v §_o 11._o god_n work_v by_o second_o cause_n according_a to_o the_o say_a cause_n aptitude_n so_o that_o the_o operation_n of_o infinite_a power_n be_v limit_v according_a to_o the_o quality_n of_o the_o second_o cause_n which_o god_n use_v §_o 12._o there_o be_v a_o superiority_n and_o inferiority_n among_o spirit_n as_o well_o as_o body_n and_o whether_o god_n work_v on_o all_o our_o soul_n by_o superior_a spirit_n as_o second_v cause_n be_v unknown_a to_o we_o it_o be_v not_o improbable_a according_a to_o the_o order_n of_o his_o providence_n in_o other_o thing_n but_o we_o know_v little_a of_o it_o certain_o §_o 13._o but_o certain_a we_o be_v that_o superior_a voluntary_a agent_n angel_n and_o devil_n have_v very_o much_o to_o do_v with_o our_o soul_n and_o operate_v much_o upon_o they_o it_o be_v a_o wonderful_a power_n which_o wise_a observer_n perceive_v satan_n have_v upon_o the_o imagination_n or_o think_v faculty_n of_o which_o i_o can_v give_v some_o instance_n enough_o to_o convince_v a_o rational_a sadducee_n and_o it_o be_v not_o like_o that_o good_a angel_n have_v less_o power_n skill_n or_o will_n §_o 14._o and_o we_o be_v sure_a that_o god_n have_v ordain_v one_o great_a universal_a second_o cause_n to_o convey_v his_o spirit_n and_o grace_n by_o which_o be_v jesus_n christ_n as_o the_o sun_n be_v a_o universal_a cause_n of_o motion_n light_n and_o heat_n to_o inferior_a creature_n and_o god_n operate_v by_o the_o sun_n so_o be_v christ_n set_v as_o a_o sun_n of_o righteousness_n by_o who_o god_n will_v convey_v his_o spiritual_a influx_n to_o man_n soul_n and_o there_o be_v now_o no_o other_o conveyance_n to_o be_v expect_v §_o 15._o christ_n humane_a nature_n unite_v personal_o to_o the_o divine_a and_o glorify_a be_v by_o the_o office_n of_o mediator_n authorize_v and_o by_o personal_a union_n and_o the_o fullness_n of_o the_o holy_a spirit_n enable_v and_o fit_v to_o this_o communication_n of_o god_n spiritual_a influx_n to_o mankind_n §_o 16._o object_n a_o creature_n can_v be_v a_o cause_n of_o the_o operation_n of_o the_o holy_a ghost_n who_o be_v god_n the_o creator_n send_v be_v the_o act_n of_o a_o superior_a but_o christ_n humanity_n be_v not_o superior_a to_o the_o holy_a ghost_n answ_n 1._o christ_n as_o a_o creature_n be_v no_o cause_n of_o any_o essential_a or_o pure_o immanent_a act_n of_o god_n for_o that_o have_v no_o cause_n but_o 1._o he_o be_v a_o cause_n of_o the_o spirit_n operation_n as_o it_o signify_v the_o effect_n 2._o and_o so_o the_o cause_n why_o his_o act_n be_v terminate_v on_o the_o soul_n and_o 3._o of_o the_o order_n of_o these_o effect_n why_o rather_o on_o this_o soul_n than_o on_o that_o and_o at_o this_o time_n measure_n etc._n etc._n and_o 2._o this_o christ_n do_v not_o as_o a_o superior_a sender_n of_o the_o spirit_n but_o a_o ministerial_a and_o a_o second_o cause_n as_o a_o master_n pay_v his_o servant_n as_o his_o steward_n determine_v §_o 17._o it_o be_v certain_a that_o christ_n be_v the_o political_a cause_n or_o head_n of_o this_o spiritual_a influx_n on_o soul_n that_o be_v as_o mediator_n be_v authorize_v to_o determine_v of_o the_o person_n measure_n time_n condition_n of_o the_o communication_n of_o the_o spirit_n but_o whether_o he_o be_v a_o physical_a head_n of_o this_o influx_n by_o proper_a efficiency_n give_v the_o spirit_n from_o himself_o as_o the_o sun_n give_v we_o its_o influx_n be_v all_o that_o be_v disputable_a that_o be_v whether_o the_o spirit_n be_v first_o give_v inherent_o to_o christ_n and_o pass_v from_o his_o person_n as_o his_o unto_o we_o as_o the_o spirit_n do_v from_o the_o head_n to_o the_o member_n §_o 18._o this_o question_n may_v be_v put_v either_o of_o all_o natural_a be_v and_o motion_n or_o only_o of_o spiritual_a motion_n in_o the_o soul_n of_o man_n whether_o christ_n be_v so_o the_o head_n of_o nature_n as_o that_o all_o nature_n in_o heaven_n and_o earth_n be_v sustain_v and_o actuate_v by_o he_o as_o the_o physical_a efficient_a cause_n or_o whether_o this_o be_v true_a of_o this_o low_a world_n which_o be_v curse_v for_o sin_n or_o whether_o it_o be_v true_a at_o least_o of_o humane_a nature_n or_o whether_o it_o be_v true_a only_o of_o gracious_a operation_n §_o 19_o 1._o that_o christ_n have_v the_o political_a dispose_n of_o the_o whole_a universe_n contain_v in_o the_o word_n heaven_n and_o earth_n the_o scripture_n seem_v to_o assert_v 2._o that_o he_o have_v the_o political_a disposal_n of_o humane_a nature_n and_o of_o all_o other_o creature_n that_o belong_v to_o man_n so_o far_o as_o they_o belong_v to_o he_o angel_n devil_n sun_n air_n earth_n etc._n etc._n be_v past_a dispute_n 3._o that_o the_o real_a physical_a effect_n act_n and_o habit_n of_o the_o spirit_n on_o man_n soul_n be_v cause_v by_o christ_n moral_a causation_n by_o his_o merit_n and_o his_o political_a mission_n be_v past_a dispute_n 4._o that_o beside_o all_o this_o the_o spirit_n itself_o by_o baptism_n be_v in_o covenant_n with_o all_o the_o member_n of_o christ_n and_o that_o as_o they_o be_v such_o and_o be_v in_o a_o prio_fw-la covenant_n first_o relate_v to_o christ_n himself_o and_o so_o by_o this_o covenant_n give_v we_o in_o relation_n as_o we_o be_v unite_v to_o christ_n be_v past_a dispute_n 5._o and_o that_o christ_n himself_o do_v make_v such_o physical_a change_n on_o our_o soul_n by_o mean_n and_o by_o the_o foresay_a political_n mission_n of_o the_o spirit_n by_o which_o we_o be_v make_v receptive_a of_o more_o of_o the_o spirit_n operation_n be_v past_a dispute_n 6._o but_o whether_o moreover_o any_o action_n of_o christ_n own_o humane_a soul_n glorify_v do_v physical_o reach_v our_o soul_n or_o whether_o the_o holy_a ghost_n may_v in_o its_o own_o essential_a virtue_n which_o be_v every_o where_n be_v say_v to_o be_v more_o in_o christ_n than_o elsewhere_o and_o communicate_v to_o we_o as_o from_o the_o root_n or_o the_o spirit_n effect_n on_o the_o soul_n to_o come_v by_o reflection_n from_o the_o first_o effect_n on_o christ_n as_o light_n and_o heat_n from_o the_o sun_n by_o a_o speculum_fw-la or_o burning-glass_n be_v question_n not_o for_o i_o to_o determine_v §_o 20._o christ_n spiritual_a influx_n on_o soul_n be_v not_o single_a but_o be_v ever_o three_o in_o one_o as_o the_o sun_n be_v aforesaid_a which_o be_v according_a to_o
cause_v no_o antecedent_n necessity_n but_o concomitant_a existentiae_fw-la 3._o this_o suppose_v god_n scientia_fw-la futuri_fw-la conditionalis_fw-la against_o this_o dr._n twisse_n have_v say_v much_o in_o a_o peculiar_a digression_n and_o sure_o god_n ever_o operate_v as_o god_n which_o be_v ut_fw-la causa_fw-la prima_fw-la but_o how_o far_o he_o determine_v be_v the_o doubt_n i_o a_o capable_a object_n of_o knowledge_n and_o therefore_o he_o know_v what_o conditional_a proposition_n of_o future_a contingent_n be_v true_a 2._o whether_o this_o shall_v be_v call_v scientia_fw-la media_fw-la or_o not_o be_v a_o vain_a question_n 3._o god_n act_n ex_fw-la parte_fw-la svi_fw-la be_v but_o his_o essence_n and_o all_o one_o can_v not_o otherwise_o be_v distinguish_v nor_o order_v as_o to_o the_o denomination_n of_o priority_n or_o posteriority_n than_o as_o the_o object_n be_v distinct_a and_o by_o their_o order_n of_o priority_n and_o posteriority_n allow_v we_o by_o connotation_n so_o to_o denominate_v the_o act_n 4._o the_o intelligibility_n and_o the_o amability_n of_o thing_n be_v in_o themselves_o simultaneous_a though_o from_o the_o order_n of_o humane_a operation_n we_o say_v that_o thing_n be_v first_o intelligible_a before_o they_o be_v amiable_a and_o so_o we_o may_v say_v of_o god_n after_o the_o manner_n of_o man_n but_o not_o otherwise_o 5._o god_n do_v not_o will_n the_o form_n or_o the_o act_n of_o sin_n as_o circumstantiate_v and_o as_o the_o form_n necessary_o result_v from_o it_o neither_o for_o itself_o nor_o propter_fw-la aliud_fw-la the_o essence_n or_o existence_n 6._o therefore_o god_n do_v not_o foreknow_v sin_n as_o will_v and_o decree_v by_o he_o nor_o therefore_o foreknow_v it_o because_o he_o will_v it_o 7._o god_n fore-knoweth_a or_o know_v the_o formale_a peccati_fw-la as_o well_o as_o the_o materiale_a yet_o almost_o all_o confess_v that_o he_o will_v not_o the_o formale_a therefore_o he_o know_v that_o which_o he_o will_v not_o 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