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A27064 Universal redemption of mankind, by the Lord Jesus Christ stated and cleared by the late learned Mr. Richard Barter [sic] ; whereunto is added a short account of Special redemption, by the same author. Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. 1694 (1694) Wing B1445; ESTC R6930 282,416 521

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to_o desert_n and_o of_o those_o that_o hear_v the_o gospel_n this_o be_v undeniable_a and_o i_o think_v it_o be_v certain_o true_a of_o all_o other_o so_o that_o it_o be_v perish_v in_o reference_n to_o a_o gospel_n judgement_n at_o the_o mediator_n bar_v that_o we_o mean_v and_o specicial_o in_o a_o comparative_a sense_n and_o by_o cause_v i_o mean_v the_o reason_n of_o their_o perish_a to_o be_v allege_v so_o that_o if_o you_o ask_v see_v all_o be_v equal_o condemn_v by_o the_o law_n of_o work_n and_o mercy_n have_v find_v out_o a_o remedy_n what_o be_v the_o reason_n that_o this_o man_n be_v condemn_v at_o the_o redeemer_n bar_n when_o that_o be_v acquit_v or_o that_o this_o man_n judas_n be_v not_o deliver_v and_o save_v as_o well_o as_o that_o peter_n be_v it_o because_o christ_n die_v only_o for_o one_o or_o that_o one_o only_o believe_v and_o the_o other_o refuse_v christ_n here_o according_a to_o the_o doctrine_n which_o deny_v universal_a satisfaction_n it_o must_v be_v say_v 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