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A89737 The orthodox evangelist. Or A treatise wherein many great evangelical truths (not a few whereof are much opposed and eclipsed in this perillous hour of the passion of the Gospel) are briefly discussed, cleared, and confirmed: as a further help, for the begeting, and establishing of the faith which is in Jesus. As also the state of the blessed, where; of the condition of their souls from the instant of their dissolution: and of their persons after their resurrection. By John Norton, teacher of the church at Ipswich in New England. Norton, John, 1606-1663. 1654 (1654) Wing N1320; Thomason E734_9; ESTC R206951 276,720 371

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〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d sicredideris_n particula_fw-la si_fw-la non_fw-it est_fw-la 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d buc._n loc_fw-la 21._o q._n 3._o in_o which_o respect_n we_o be_v say_v to_o be_v choose_v in_o he_o ephes_n 1.4_o ascribe_v due_a glory_n unto_o the_o father_n take_v not_o from_o but_o add_v to_o the_o glory_n of_o the_o mediator_n that_o name_n above_o all_o name_n give_v unto_o the_o mediator_n be_v jesus_n christ_n the_o lord_n philip._n 2.9_o 10_o 11._o god_n name_n be_v the_o god_n and_o father_n of_o our_o lord_n jesus_n christ_n 2_o cor._n 1.3_o ephes_n 1.3_o 1_o pet._n 1.3_o christ_n be_v all_o and_o in_o all_o col._n 3.11_o god_n be_v all_o in_o all_o 1_o cor._n 15.28_o christ_n be_v all_o and_o in_o all_o efficient_o and_o meritorious_o god_n be_v all_o in_o all_o esscient_o and_o original_o obj._n 3_o the_o active_a and_o passive_a obedience_n of_o christ_n be_v the_o condition_n of_o the_o salvation_n of_o the_o elect_n jes_n 53.10_o as_o adam_n personal_a and_o perfect_a obedience_n be_v a_o condition_n in_o the_o first_o covenant_n therefore_o though_o grace_n be_v free_a in_o respect_n of_o election_n yet_o it_o be_v not_o free_a in_o respect_n of_o the_o application_n of_o the_o good_a of_o election_n ans_fw-fr the_o application_n both_o of_o grace_n and_o glory_n and_o all_o the_o good_a of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n be_v free_a to_o we_o though_o condition_v unto_o christ_n freegrace_n exciude_v not_o christ_n merit_n but_o man_n merit_n obj_fw-la 4._o faith_n be_v a_o condition_n though_o not_o of_o itself_o yet_o of_o salvation_n &_o that_o in_o the_o elect_a themselves_o therefore_o the_o application_n of_o salvation_n seem_v not_o to_o be_v free_a in_o respect_n of_o the_o elect._n ans_fw-fr a_o condition_n be_v either_o a_o condition_n proper_o so_o call_v i._n e._n a_o antecedent_n condition_n or_o a_o condition_n improper_o so_o call_v i._n e._n a_o consequent_a condition_n a_o condition_n proper_o so_o call_v be_v a_o law_n or_o observation_n annex_v to_o a_o business_n the_o performance_n whereof_o lie_v upon_o the_o covenant_n and_o according_o the_o business_n become_v valid_a or_o null_n such_o a_o condition_n be_v work_n in_o the_o first_o covenant_n if_o faith_n be_v such_o a_o condition_n there_o will_v soon_o be_v a_o end_n of_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n yea_o the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n be_v indeed_o no_o covenant_n of_o grace_n a_o condition_n improper_o so_o call_v or_o a_o consequent_a condition_n be_v such_o a_o condition_n who_o performance_n by_o the_o covenantee_n be_v absolute_o undertake_v for_o and_o irresistable_o wrought_v by_o the_o covenantor_n and_o not_o leave_v in_o suspense_n upon_o the_o covenantee_n to_o be_v perform_v by_o his_o own_o strength_n faith_n be_v a_o consequent_a condition_n not_o a_o antecedent_n condition_n so_o as_o this_o proposition_n i_o will_v give_v eternal_a life_n unto_o the_o elect_n if_o they_o do_v believe_v be_v aequivolent_a unto_o this_o i_o will_v out_o of_o my_o absolute_a will_v give_v unto_o the_o elect_a eternal_a life_n because_o i_o will_v out_o of_o my_o absolute_a will_v give_v unto_o the_o elect_n to_o believe_v the_o condition_n of_o faith_n depend_v not_o upon_o the_o will_n of_o the_o elect_n either_o to_o be_v or_o not_o to_o be_v but_o upon_o the_o absolute_a and_o gracious_a will_n of_o god_n obj._n 5._o repentance_n and_o new-obedience_n be_v necessary_a to_o salvation_n luke_n 13.3_o heb._n 3.14_o therefore_o the_o application_n of_o the_o good_a of_o election_n seem_v not_o to_o be_v free_a in_o respect_n of_o we_o ans_fw-fr good_a work_n which_o be_v also_o true_a of_o repentance_n be_v necessary_a as_o the_o way_n appoint_v of_o god_n unto_o salvation_n but_o not_o as_o the_o cause_n this_o be_v to_o change_v the_o covenant_n of_o grace_n into_o a_o covenant_n of_o work_n our_o good_a work_n be_v the_o effect_n of_o grace_n the_o reward_n of_o our_o good_a work_n be_v a_o reward_n of_o grace_n good_a work_n be_v necessary_a to_o salvation_n as_o the_o way_n not_o as_o a_o instrument_n or_o cause_n faith_n be_v necessary_a as_o the_o way_n and_o as_o a_o instrument_n observe_v the_o term_n special_a why_o diligent_o to_o be_v observe_v the_o active_a and_o passive_a obedience_n of_o christ_n be_v necessary_a as_o a_o meritorious_a cause_n the_o reason_n why_o the_o term_n special_a be_v diligent_o to_o be_v observe_v in_o this_o proposition_n be_v that_o we_o may_v the_o more_o distinct_o conceive_v of_o the_o nature_n of_o grace_n and_o both_o discern_v and_o eschew_v the_o error_n of_o the_o enemy_n of_o grace_n who_o so_o affirm_v it_o as_o in_o effect_n they_o deny_v it_o and_o while_o they_o seem_v to_o stand_v for_o grace_n they_o indeed_o withstand_v and_o overthrow_v it_o either_o by_o a_o equivocation_n in_o or_o by_o a_o sophistical_a interpretation_n of_o the_o term_n grace_n 9_o grace_n pelagiani_n naturae_fw-la vim_o gratiae_fw-la nomine_fw-la nuncupare_fw-la solebant_fw-la quo_fw-la sententiansuam_fw-la occultarent_fw-la &_o offensam_fw-la hominum_fw-la de_fw-la gratia_fw-la dei_fw-la sanctè_fw-la sententiam_fw-la e●_n commodiùs_fw-la vitarent_fw-la twiss_n vind_z great_a errat_fw-la 9_o sect._n 9_o the_o pelagian_o semipelagian_n jesuit_n and_o arminian_o all_o affirm_v this_o proposition_n viz._n that_o faith_n be_v the_o effect_n of_o grace_n but_o understand_v the_o word_n grace_n therein_o in_o such_o a_o various_a and_o graceless_a sense_n as_o follow_v the_o pelagian_o understand_v by_o grace_n only_o the_o grace_n of_o nature_n that_o be_v the_o remainder_n of_o the_o image_n of_o god_n in_o man_n after_o the_o fall_n whereby_o the_o will_n without_o any_o further_a help_n from_o supernatural_a grace_n be_v able_a to_o believe_v thus_o the_o pelagian_o confound_v grace_n and_o nature_n the_o semipelagian_o or_o massilienses_n man_n of_o much_o account_n for_o learning_n their_o time_n who_o prosper_n in_o his_o epistle_n to_o augustine_n call_v the_o relic_n of_o the_o pelagian_o understand_v by_o grace_n the_o conjunction_n of_o supernatural_a grace_n with_o freewill_n so_o as_o they_o both_o concure_v together_o as_o joynt-worker_n and_o partial-cause_n i._n e._n fellow-cause_n in_o work_v of_o faith_n which_o help_n of_o supernatural_a grace_n man_n according_a to_o they_o merit_v by_o the_o good_a use_n of_o his_o freewill_n the_o jesuit_n understand_v by_o grace_n ibid._n facientiquod_fw-la in_o se_fw-la est_fw-la presertim_fw-la si_fw-la vivat_fw-la sub_fw-la notitia_fw-la evangelii_n deus_fw-la non_fw-la denegat_fw-la auxilium_fw-la primae_fw-la gratiae_fw-la smise_v disp_n theol._n tom._n 1_o tr._n 3._o disp_n 6._o fidelis_n faciens_fw-la quod_fw-la ex_fw-la se_fw-la est_fw-la ex_fw-la congruo_fw-la meritur_fw-la gratiam_fw-la justific_a antem_fw-la idem_fw-la 623._o justificatus_fw-la potest_fw-la de_fw-la congruo_fw-la mereri_fw-la gratiam_fw-la perseverandi_fw-la idem_fw-la 700._o n._n 518._o justificatus_fw-la potest_fw-la de_fw-la condigno_fw-la mereri_fw-la salutem_fw-la ibid._n the_o conjunction_n of_o freewill_n and_o supernatural_a grace_n so_o as_o they_o both_o concur_v as_o joint_a partial_a or_o fellow-cause_n in_o the_o work_n of_o faith_n where_o also_o note_n that_o they_o understand_v not_o faith_n as_o we_o do_v but_o define_v their_o faith_n to_o be_v a_o general_a knowledge_n and_o certainty_n whereby_o they_o conclude_v the_o word_n of_o god_n to_o be_v divine_a and_o true_a the_o sum_n of_o their_o doctrine_n come_v to_o this_o to_o the_o natural_a man_n that_o do_v what_o in_o he_o lie_v especial_o if_o he_o live_v under_o the_o knowledge_n of_o the_o gospel_n god_n will_v not_o deny_v the_o help_n of_o the_o first_o grace_n the_o believer_n that_o do_v what_o in_o he_o lie_v merit_v with_o the_o merit_n of_o congruity_n justify_v grace_n i._n e._n habitual_a grace_n according_a to_o they_o the_o justify_v person_n may_v merit_v with_o the_o merit_n of_o conguity_n the_o grace_n of_o perseverance_n the_o justify_v person_n persevere_v may_v merit_v salvation_n with_o the_o merit_n of_o condignity_n the_o arminian_o understand_v by_o grace_n the_o conjunction_n of_o supernatural_a grace_n yet_o that_o be_v but_o supernatural_a common_a grace_n with_o freewill_n so_o as_o both_o concur_v together_o as_o coworking_a joint_a partial_a or_o fellow-cause_n of_o faith_n as_o it_o be_v with_o a_o man_n and_o a_o boy_n draw_v the_o sameship_n together_o so_o as_o the_o work_n be_v not_o wrought_v by_o grace_n alone_o without_o freewill_n nor_o by_o freewill_n alone_o without_o grace_n but_o by_o both_o together_o whence_o it_o follow_v according_a to_o they_o which_o they_o also_o affirm_v that_o as_o much_o grace_n on_o god_n part_n may_v be_v put_v forth_o upon_o one_o that_o final_o resist_v the_o motion_n of_o grace_n as_o there_o be_v upon_o one_o that_o yield_v obedience_n thereunto_o and_o that_o the_o last_o and_o conclusive_a reason_n in_o such_o a_o case_n why_o one_o believe_v and_o the_o other_o believe_v not_o be_v from_o the_o free_a co-operation_n of_o
clear_o see_v in_o respect_n of_o its_o divers_a create_a object_n which_o as_o they_o have_v their_o be_v from_o god_n good_a pleasure_n so_o have_v he_o so_o please_v they_o have_v never_o be_v but_o continue_v for_o ever_o in_o their_o nothing_o himself_n notwithstanding_o eternal_a all_o bless_a and_o all_o glorious_a omnipotency_n be_v god_n able_a to_o do_v whatsoever_o his_o wisdom_n do_v conceive_v gen._n 18.14_o matth._n 19.26_o isai_n 46.10_o all_o contradiction_n impossibility_n and_o repugnancy_n unto_o the_o reveal_v will_n of_o god_n be_v exclude_v in_o this_o proposition_n god_n be_v omnipotent_a or_o god_n can_v do_v all_o thing_n that_o thing_n which_o imply_v a_o contradiction_n as_o namely_o for_o the_o same_o thing_n to_o be_v and_o not_o to_o be_v and_o impossibility_n as_o namely_o for_o a_o man_n not_o to_o be_v a_o reasonable_a creature_n and_o the_o like_a fall_v not_o under_o the_o compass_n of_o omnipotency_n be_v not_o from_o any_o defect_n it_o be_v indeed_o from_o the_o perfection_n of_o power_n in_o god_n but_o from_o the_o impossibility_n of_o the_o thing_n so_o that_o concern_v matter_n of_o this_o nature_n it_o be_v more_o convenient_a to_o say_v 3._o vnde_fw-la convenientius_fw-la d_o ea_fw-la non_fw-la possunt_fw-la fieri_fw-la quam_fw-la quod_fw-la deus_fw-la ea_fw-la non_fw-la possit_fw-la facere_fw-la tho._n part._n qu._n 25._o art_n 3._o that_o they_o can_v be_v which_o show_v their_o non-possibility_n to_o be_v then_o that_o god_n can_v do_v they_o which_o seem_v to_o touch_v upon_o omnipotency_n so_o likewise_o that_o god_n can_v sin_v lie_v or_o deny_v himself_o be_v not_o from_o defect_n but_o from_o the_o eminency_n of_o his_o power_n and_o absolute_a perfection_n whence_o he_o be_v uncapable_a of_o be_v touch_v with_o any_o imperfection_n obj._n god_n can_v destroy_v sodom_n until_o lot_n be_v go_v out_o of_o it_o gen._n 19.22_o like_a speech_n whereunto_o be_v use_v elsewhere_o it_o seem_v therefore_o god_n be_v not_o omnipotent_a ans_fw-fr the_o power_n of_o god_n be_v either_o absolute_a and_o unlimited_a by_o it_o he_o be_v able_a to_o do_v all_o thing_n that_o be_v possible_a though_o he_o never_o do_v they_o or_o ordinate_a and_o limit_v by_o his_o decree_n and_o reveal_v will_n according_a to_o which_o god_n have_v free_o bound_v himself_o change_v not_o be_v immutable_a these_o word_n and_o the_o like_v speak_v elsewhere_o be_v to_o be_v understand_v of_o his_o limit_a not_o of_o his_o unlimited_a power_n though_o god_n be_v omnipotent_a yet_o he_o be_v not_o omnivolent_a that_o be_v though_o god_n can_v do_v whatsoever_o he_o please_v yet_o god_n be_v not_o please_v to_o do_v whatsoever_o he_o can_v perfection_n be_v god_n all-sufficient_a and_o all-excellent_a not_o have_v need_n of_o any_o thing_n give_v sufficience_n unto_o and_o have_v in_o he_o the_o perfection_n of_o all_o thing_n gen._n 17.1_o 2._o exod._n 6.3_o this_o attribute_n render_v god_n as_o that_o infinite_a sea_n of_o all_o happiness_n perfection_n be_v increated_a glory_n that_o be_v all_o the_o attribute_n in_o one_o word_n as_o happiness_n be_v the_o sum_n of_o man_n good_a so_o glory_n be_v the_o sum_n of_o all_o god_n attribute_n the_o perfection_n of_o god_n be_v essential_a independent_a unlimited_a without_o increase_n or_o decrease_v as_o the_o power_n of_o subordinate_a cause_n be_v contain_v in_o the_o first_o cause_n virtual_o and_o as_o the_o authority_n of_o under-officer_n be_v in_o the_o prince_n after_o a_o more_o excellent_a manner_n so_o the_o virtue_n of_o all_o second_o cause_n be_v contain_v in_o the_o first_o cause_n eminent_o the_o word_n eminent_o take_v in_o its_o strict_a and_o proper_a sense_n seem_v to_o intend_v the_o effect_n to_o be_v in_o the_o cause_n not_o only_o in_o a_o more_o excellent_a manner_n then_o in_o itself_o but_o also_o in_o a_o super-created_n manner_n thing_n be_v in_o god_n agreeable_a to_o the_o nature_n of_o god_n in_o themselves_o according_a to_o their_o proper_a nature_n eminential_a continency_n and_o virtual_a continency_n that_o be_v for_o one_o thing_n to_o be_v contain_v in_o another_o eminent_o as_o the_o excellency_n of_o the_o creature_n be_v in_o the_o creator_n or_o virtual_o as_o all_o thing_n saleable_a be_v in_o money_n eccles_n 10.9_o be_v not_o the_o same_o the_o first_o be_v proper_a to_o the_o creator_n the_o second_o be_v find_v in_o the_o creature_n the_o essential_a perfection_n of_o god_n be_v increated_a glory_n eternal_a always_o the_o same_o from_o which_o nothing_o can_v be_v take_v to_o which_o nothing_o can_v be_v add_v the_o acknowledgement_n of_o the_o manifest_a perfection_n of_o god_n be_v glorification_n viz._n the_o act_n of_o the_o creature_n do_v in_o time_n admit_v more_o or_o less_o according_a as_o god_n be_v know_v or_o acknowledge_v chap._n ii_o of_o the_o trinity_n for_o our_o better_a proceed_v in_o search_v into_o this_o mystery_n of_o mystery_n consider_v 1_o the_o clearness_n of_o the_o truth_n from_o scripture_n 2._o what_o a_o person_n be_v 3._o what_o it_o be_v that_o constitute_v a_o person_n 4._o what_o a_o personal_a act_n be_v the_o attending_z whereunto_o help_v much_o to_o clear_v both_o the_o nature_n of_o a_o person_n and_o the_o trinity_n of_o person_n 5._o the_o name_n or_o appellation_n ascribe_v to_o the_o several_a person_n in_o the_o scripture_n 6._o the_o distinction_n between_o a_o person_n &_o the_o essence_n 7._o the_o distinction_n between_o a_o person_n and_o a_o person_n 8._o what_o term_n we_o be_v to_o avoid_v in_o speak_v of_o the_o trinity_n 9_o satisfaction_n to_o some_o few_o objection_n 10._o the_o usefulness_n of_o this_o doctrine_n among_o the_o multitude_n of_o scripture_n scripture_n the_o clearness_n of_o this_o truth_n from_o the_o scripture_n hold_v forth_o the_o doctrine_n of_o the_o trinity_n of_o person_n in_o the_o divine_a essence_n let_v it_o at_o present_a suffice_v to_o transcribe_v these_o and_o god_n say_v 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the_o heaven_n with_o a_o span_n &_o comprehend_v the_o dust_n of_o the_o earth_n in_o a_o measure_n and_o weigh_v the_o mountain_n in_o scale_n and_o the_o hill_n in_o a_o balance_n isai_n 40.12_o how_o much_o more_o cause_n have_v we_o to_o be_v wrap_v up_o with_o holy_a admiration_n in_o contemplate_v the_o decree_n itself_o which_o eminent_o contain_v all_o and_o say_v who_o be_v this_o that_o do_v not_o only_o measure_v the_o water_n meet_v out_o the_o heaven_n comprehend_v the_o dust_n weigh_v the_o mountain_n and_o hill_n but_o do_v also_o exact_o and_o infallible_o comprehend_v and_o dispose_v of_o all_o thing_n all_o event_n which_o have_v be_v be_v or_o shall_v be_v in_o this_o world_n or_o in_o the_o world_n to_o come_v yea_o and_o in_o hell_n itself_o in_o one_o eternal_a act_n whatsoever_o can_v be_v conceive_v beside_o god_n himself_o be_v what_o the_o object_n of_o the_o decree_n be_v fall_v under_o one_o of_o these_o our_o condition_n viz._n of_o 1._o impossibility_n 2._o possibility_n 3._o futurition_n i_o e._n the_o infallible_a after-being_a of_o thing_n 4._o existence_n impossibility_n be_v when_o the_o nature_n of_o thing_n be_v such_o as_o their_o very_a be_v impli_v a_o contradiction_n as_o for_o a_o thing_n to_o be_v and_o not_o to_o be_v at_o the_o same_o time_n of_o these_o as_o be_v say_v before_o it_o be_v more_o convenient_o say_v that_o they_o can_v be_v then_o that_o god_n can_v do_v they_o possibility_n be_v that_o condition_n of_o thing_n wherein_o as_o their_z be_v no_o repugnancy_n in_o the_o nature_n of_o such_o thing_n but_o that_o they_o may_v be_v so_o neither_o be_v their_o any_o determination_n by_o god_n that_o they_o shall_v be_v this_o be_v found_v in_o the_o sufficiency_n of_o god_n as_o for_o the_o like_a thing_n to_o be_v do_v in_o tyre_n and_o sidon_n that_o be_v do_v unto_o corazin_n and_o bethsaida_n be_v possible_a but_o not_o decree_v futurition_n
liberty_n of_o god_n in_o the_o decree_n be_v 6._o of_o the_o liberty_n of_o the_o decree_n i._n e._n of_o god_n decree_a deus_fw-la ita_fw-la liberè_fw-la nos_fw-la elegit_fw-la ut_fw-la potuerit_fw-la etiam_fw-la non_fw-la eligere_fw-la zanch._n de_fw-fr nat._n dei_fw-la lib._n 3._o cap._n 4._o qu._n 6._o god_n will_v whatsoever_o be_v beside_o himself_o not_o of_o any_o necessity_n of_o nature_n but_o out_o of_o his_o mere_a good_a pleasure_n rom._n 9.16_o ephes_n 1.4.11_o 1_o cor._n 12.11_o matth._n 20.15_o and_o matth._n 11.25_o 26._o the_o liberty_n of_o god_n appear_v in_o his_o freedom_n from_o necessity_n moral_a obligation_n any_o motive_n thereunto_o beside_o himself_o 1._o he_o be_v free_a with_o freedom_n from_o necessity_n med._n scot._n lib._n 1._o do_v 39_o n._n 15._o objecta_fw-la à_fw-la deo_fw-la nequaquam_fw-la necessariò_fw-la voli●a_fw-la esse_fw-la demonstrare_fw-la possimus_fw-la quomodo_fw-la tamen_fw-la nutus_fw-la divinus_fw-la liberè_fw-la transeat_fw-la ad_fw-la objecta_fw-la perscrutari_fw-la non_fw-la est_fw-la nostrum_fw-la twiss_n praefat_fw-la in_o libros_fw-la de_fw-fr sc._n med._n liberty_n be_v increated_a or_o create_v create_a liberty_n be_v in_o