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A32723 Several discourses upon the existence and attributes of God by that late eminent minister in Christ, Mr. Stephen Charnocke ...; Discourses upon the existence and attributes of God Charnock, Stephen, 1628-1680. 1682 (1682) Wing C3711; ESTC R15604 1,378,961 866

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generation_n of_o man_n animal_n and_o plant_n can_v not_o be_v from_o eternity_n 15._o eternity_n petar_n theo._n dogmat._n tom_n 1._o lib._n 1._o cap._n 2._o pag._n 15._o if_o any_o man_n say_v the_o world_n be_v from_o eternity_n than_o there_o must_v be_v propagation_n of_o live_a creature_n in_o the_o same_o manner_n as_o be_v at_o this_o day_n for_o without_o this_o the_o world_n can_v not_o consist_v what_o we_o see_v now_o do_v must_v have_v be_v perpetual_o do_v if_o it_o be_v do_v by_o a_o necessity_n of_o nature_n but_o we_o see_v nothing_o now_o that_o do_v arise_v but_o by_o a_o mutual_a propagation_n from_o another_o if_o the_o world_n be_v eternal_a therefore_o it_o must_v be_v so_o in_o all_o eternity_n take_v any_o particular_a species_n suppose_v a_o man_n if_o man_n be_v from_o eternity_n than_o there_o be_v perpetual_a generation_n some_o be_v bear_v into_o the_o world_n and_o some_o die_v now_o the_o natural_a condition_n of_o generation_n be_v that_o a_o man_n do_v not_o generate_v a_o man_n nor_o a_o sheep_n a_o lamb_n as_o soon_o as_o ever_o itself_o be_v bring_v into_o the_o world_n but_o get_v strength_n and_o vigour_n by_o degree_n and_o must_v arrive_v to_o a_o certain_a state_v age_n before_o they_o can_v produce_v the_o like_a for_o whilst_o any_o thing_n be_v little_a and_o below_o the_o due_a age_n it_o can_v increase_v its_o kind_n man_n therefore_o and_o other_o creature_n do_v propagate_v their_o kind_n by_o the_o same_o law_n not_o as_o soon_o as_o ever_o they_o be_v bear_v but_o in_o the_o interval_n of_o some_o time_n and_o child_n grow_v up_o by_o degree_n in_o the_o mother_n womb_n till_o they_o be_v fit_a to_o be_v bring_v forth_o if_o this_o be_v so_o then_o there_o can_v not_o be_v a_o eternal_a
succession_n of_o propagate_a for_o there_o be_v no_o eternal_a continuation_n of_o time_n time_n be_v always_o to_o be_v conceive_v as_o have_v one_o part_n before_o another_o but_o that_o perpetuity_n of_o nativity_n be_v always_o after_o some_o time_n wherein_o it_o can_v not_o be_v for_o the_o weakness_n of_o age_n if_o no_o man_n then_o can_v conceive_v a_o propagation_n from_o eternity_n there_o must_v be_v then_o a_o beginning_n of_o generation_n in_o time_n and_o consequent_o the_o creature_n be_v make_v in_o time_n 4●_n time_n to_o express_v 〈◊〉_d in_o the_o word_n of_o one_o of_o our_o own_o wolscley_n of_o atheism_n pa._n 4●_n if_o the_o world_n be_v eternal_a it_o must_v have_v be_v in_o the_o same_o posture_n as_o it_o be_v now_o in_o a_o state_n of_o generation_n and_o corruption_n and_o so_o corruption_n must_v have_v be_v as_o eternal_a as_o generation_n and_o then_o