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A15414 Hexapla, that is, A six-fold commentarie vpon the most diuine Epistle of the holy apostle S. Paul to the Romanes wherein according to the authors former method, sixe things are obserued in euery chapter ... : wherein are handled the greatest points of Christian religion ... : diuided into two bookes ... Willet, Andrew, 1562-1621. 1611 (1611) STC 25689.7; ESTC S4097 1,266,087 898

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have_v blot_v out_o by_o his_o fall_n so_o also_o martyr_n apply_v it_o to_o the_o corruption_n of_o man_n nature_n 5._o theodoret_n take_v this_o glory_n for_o the_o presence_n of_o the_o grace_n of_o god_n in_o which_o sense_n the_o ark_n of_o the_o covenant_n be_v call_v the_o glory_n of_o god_n because_o there_o he_o show_v himself_o visible_o present_a as_o when_o the_o philistian_o have_v take_v the_o ark_n it_o be_v say_v the_o glory_n be_v depart_v from_o israel_n 1._o sam._n 4.22_o 6._o melancthon_n by_o glory_n will_v have_v understand_v that_o grace_n acceptance_n and_o approbation_n which_o man_n have_v with_o god_n be_v justify_v by_o faith_n so_o also_o osiander_n tolet_n caietan_n understand_v glori●●_n hominis_fw-la apud_fw-la deum_fw-la the_o glory_n of_o man_n that_o be_v his_o acceptance_n with_o god_n and_o there_o be_v here_o a_o secret_a opposition_n between_o glory_n with_o man_n which_o we_o may_v attain_v unto_o by_o work_n as_o the_o apostle_n show_v c._n 4.2_o and_o glory_n with_o god_n to_o this_o purpose_n also_o calvin_n and_o piscatur_fw-la 7._o wherefore_o with_o chrysostome_n we_o here_o understand_v rather_o the_o glory_n of_o eternal_a life_n he_o that_o offend_v god_n non_fw-la ad_fw-la eos_fw-la pertinet_fw-la quibus_fw-la ascribenda_fw-la est_fw-la gloria_fw-la do_v not_o appertain_v unto_o those_o to_o who_o eternal_a glory_n shall_v be_v ascribe_v and_o so_o beza_n also_o well_o give_v the_o sense_n of_o the_o word_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d which_o be_v use_v of_o those_o which_o come_v short_a in_o the_o race_n and_o can_v attain_v unto_o the_o mark_n or_o price_n that_o be_v set_v before_o they_o so_o also_o gryneus_n they_o can_v attain_v ad_fw-la metam_fw-la aquavitae_fw-la illius_fw-la gloriosae_fw-la to_o the_o mark_n of_o that_o glorious_a life_n which_o be_v set_v before_o we_o in_o heaven_n of_o this_o glory_n the_o apostle_n speak_v before_o c._n 2.10_o to_o every_o one_o that_o do_v good_a shall_v be_v glory_n and_o honour_n the_o meaning_n than_o be_v that_o all_o
to_o the_o second_o or_o next_o underwork_a cause_n as_o the_o apostle_n say_v of_o beneficence_n or_o liberality_n that_o it_o work_v or_o cause_v thanksgiving_n unto_o god_n sometime_o the_o effect_n be_v ascribe_v by_o this_o word_n unto_o the_o instrumental_a cause_n as_o rom._n 4.15_o the_o law_n be_v say_v to_o work_v or_o cause_n wrath_n and_o our_o light_n and_o momentanie_n affliction_n be_v say_v to_o cause_n or_o work_v unto_o we_o a_o exceed_a weight_n of_o glory_n 2._o cor._n 4.17_o because_o they_o be_v mean_n to_o withdraw_v our_o mind_n from_o earthly_a thing_n and_o to_o stir_v up_o faith_n in_o we_o so_o tribulation_n work_v patience_n not_o as_o the_o efficient_a cause_n but_o as_o the_o organ_n and_o instrument_n whereby_o the_o spirit_n work_v patience_n in_o we_o it_o procure_v patience_n not_o sicut_fw-la causa_fw-la effectum_fw-la etc._n etc._n as_o the_o cause_n the_o effect_n as_o caietan_n but_o eam_fw-la exercendo_fw-la augendo_fw-la ostendendo_fw-la in_o 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etc._n pererius_n understand_v the_o apostle_n to_o speak_v here_o of_o that_o love_n and_o charity_n which_o be_v infuse_v as_o a_o habit_n into_o the_o mind_n whereby_o we_o love_v god_n set_v down_o here_o certain_a position_n concern_v this_o inherent_a charity_n 1._o he_o affirm_v that_o this_o charity_n be_v that_o justice_n whereby_o we_o be_v formal_o make_v just_a and_o righteous_a before_o god_n disput_n 2._o numer_n 10._o 2._o this_o charity_n whereby_o we_o be_v justify_v he_o affirm_v esse_fw-la donum_fw-la omnium_fw-la donerum_fw-la maximum_fw-la to_o be_v a_o gift_n far_o exceed_v all_o other_o gift_n 3._o this_o charity_n re_fw-mi non_fw-la distingui_fw-la à_fw-la gratia_fw-la gratum_fw-la faciente_fw-la be_v not_o indeed_o distinguish_v from_o grace_n make_v we_o acceptable_a unto_o god_n 4._o against_o the_o opinion_n of_o cajetan_n scotus_n gabriel_n he_o hold_v that_o there_o be_v in_o those_o which_o be_v justify_v the_o habit_n of_o charity_n permanent_a and_o remain_v when_o the_o act_n cease_v whereby_o they_o be_v formal_o make_v just_a before_o god_n otherwise_o they_o shall_v not_o be_v hold_v to_o be_v just_a before_o god_n in_o their_o sleep_n or_o when_o they_o cease_v to_o work_v disput_n 3._o numer_n 17.18_o contra._n although_o all_o these_o question_n be_v here_o impertinent_a because_o the_o apostle_n treat_v not_o here_o of_o the_o charity_n or_o love_n which_o be_v in_o man_n towards_o god_n but_o of_o god_n love_n towards_o we_o as_o have_v be_v show_v at_o large_a before_o quest_n 7._o yet_o it_o shall_v not_o be_v amiss_o brief_o to_o counterpoise_v these_o erroneous_a assertion_n with_o the_o contrary_a true_a and_o sound_a position_n 1._o a_o inherent_a righteousness_n and_o infuse_v charity_n in_o the_o faithful_a we_o deny_v not_o but_o not_o such_o as_o whereby_o we_o be_v formal_o make_v righteous_a and_o justify_v before_o god_n both_o because_o all_o our_o righteousness_n be_v as_o a_o stain_a cloth_n isaiah_n 64._o 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away_o but_o otherwise_o faith_n be_v the_o great_a in_o quantum_fw-la est_fw-la cognitio_fw-la &_o generans_fw-la omnes_fw-la alius_fw-la virtutes_fw-la as_o it_o be_v a_o knowledge_n and_o engender_v all_o other_o virtue_n 3._o the_o thomist_n be_v herein_o contrary_a to_o the_o jesuite_n who_o affirm_v that_o gratia_fw-la gratum_fw-la faciens_fw-la grace_v which_o make_v we_o acceptable_a to_o god_n be_v in_o respect_n of_o charity_n as_o the_o soul_n be_v to_o the_o power_n and_o faculty_n which_o proceed_v from_o it_o and_o so_o indeed_o the_o grace_n that_o make_v we_o acceptable_a unto_o god_n be_v the_o love_n and_o favour_n of_o god_n in_o christ_n which_o be_v as_o the_o efficient_a cause_n of_o that_o other_o love_n and_o charity_n which_o be_v infuse_v into_o we_o and_o wrought_v in_o we_o by_o the_o holy_a ghost_n and_o that_o our_o love_n of_o god_n make_v we_o not_o first_o acceptable_a unto_o he_o the_o apostle_n evident_o testify_v 1._o job._n 4.10_o herein_o be_v love_n not_o that_o we_o love_v he_o but_o that_o he_o love_v we_o we_o be_v first_o then_o accept_v and_o belove_v of_o god_n before_o we_o can_v love_v he_o again_o 4._o we_o grant_v that_o faith_n hope_n and_o charity_n be_v habit_n of_o the_o mind_n infuse_v by_o the_o spirit_n and_o permanent_a in_o the_o soul_n for_o as_o the_o wicked_a do_v attain_v unto_o evil_a habit_n of_o vice_n and_o sin_n so_o the_o faithful_a have_v the_o habit_n of_o virtue_n but_o this_o be_v the_o difference_n that_o a_o evil_a habit_n be_v acquisitus_fw-la get_v by_o evil_a custom_n but_o the_o good_a habit_n of_o the_o intellectual_a virtue_n of_o faith_n love_n hope_v be_v iufusi_fw-la infuse_v and_o wrought_v in_o we_o by_o the_o spirit_n but_o we_o deny_v that_o by_o any_o such_o inherent_a habit_n we_o be_v make_v formal_o just_a they_o be_v not_o cause_n of_o our_o justification_n but_o rather_o the_o fruit_n and_o effect_n we_o have_v the_o habit_n of_o faith_n because_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n work_v in_o we_o belief_n and_o we_o love_v god_n because_o he_o love_v we_o first_o and_o give_v we_o his_o spirit_n which_o work_v this_o love_n in_o we_o faius_n so_o then_o the_o faithful_a even_o in_o their_o sleep_n be_v justify_v not_o by_o any_o inherent_a habit_n but_o because_o they_o be_v accept_v of_o god_n in_o christ_n as_o the_o apostle_n say_v christ_n die_v for_o we_o that_o whether_o we_o wake_v or_o sleep_v we_o shall_v live_v together_o with_o he_o controv._n 6._o against_o the_o heresy_n of_o impious_a socinus_n who_o deny_v that_o christ_n die_v for_o our_o sin_n and_o pay_v the_o ransom_n for_o they_o whereas_o the_o apostle_n here_o say_v v_o 8._o that_o christ_n die_v for_o we_o we_o according_a to_o the_o scripture_n so_o understand_v it_o that_o he_o offer_v a_o sacrifice_n for_o our_o sin_n heb._n 10.12_o that_o he_o as_o our_o high_a priest_n offer_v himself_o for_o our_o redemption_n heb._n 7.27_o that_o he_o be_v our_o surety_n and_o pay_v our_o 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of_o merit_n be_v a_o act_n of_o justice_n and_o justice_n be_v a_o kind_n of_o equality_n where_o there_o be_v no_o equality_n there_o be_v no_o justice_n and_o so_o no_o merit_n thom._n in_o 1._o secund_a qu._n 114._o ad_fw-la 1._o 4._o if_o the_o suffering_n of_o this_o life_n be_v neither_o in_o quantity_n nor_o quality_n proportionable_a to_o the_o glory_n which_o shall_v be_v reveal_v then_o can_v they_o not_o be_v meritorious_a for_o between_o the_o merit_n and_o reward_v there_o must_v be_v a_o proportionable_a equality_n and_o a_o equal_a proportion_n notwithstanding_o then_o all_o these_o cavillous_a answer_n this_o place_n of_o the_o apostle_n that_o the_o suffering_n of_o this_o time_n present_a be_v not_o worthy_a of_o the_o glory_n be_v very_o pregnant_a to_o overthrow_v the_o merit_n of_o the_o suffering_n and_o other_o work_n whatsoever_o of_o the_o saint_n in_o respect_n of_o the_o reward_n of_o everlasting_a life_n controv._n 13._o that_o hope_n justify_v not_o v_o 24._o we_o be_v save_v by_o hope_n by_o this_o place_n both_o the_o rhemist_n here_o in_o their_o annotation_n and_o pererius_n numer_n 82._o do_v infer_v that_o faith_n do_v not_o only_o justify_v but_o that_o hope_n and_o charity_n do_v justify_v as_o well_o as_o faith_n as_o here_o the_o apostle_n say_v we_o be_v save_v by_o hope_n contra._n this_o cavil_n may_v diverse_o be_v remove_v 1._o by_o be_v save_v the_o apostle_n understand_v not_o to_o be_v justify_v for_o our_o justification_n be_v present_o have_v and_o possess_v but_o by_o salvation_n he_o signify_v the_o perfection_n and_o accomplishment_n of_o our_o redemption_n and_o adoption_n in_o christ_n therefore_o they_o will_v deceive_v we_o by_o the_o homonymie_n and_o diverse_a take_n of_o the_o word_n to_o be_v save_v sometime_o signify_v to_o be_v justify_v tit._n 3.5_o but_o so_o it_o be_v not_o here_o 2._o we_o must_v understand_v the_o apostle_n to_o speak_v of_o hope_n as_o join_v with_o say_v hope_n have_v relation_n to_o faith_n by_o the_o which_o we_o be_v justify_v free_o d._n fulk_n and_o when_o as_o these_o thing_n as_o our_o justification_n salvation_n be_v ascribe_v to_o hope_n or_o charity_n we_o must_v so_o take_v it_o that_o the_o manner_n of_o our_o justification_n be_v show_v not_o by_o the_o cause_n but_o by_o the_o effect_n like_v as_o then_o in_o the_o will_n we_o look_v to_o the_o foundation_n in_o a_o tree_n to_o the_o root_n so_o when_o the_o scripture_n set_v forth_o any_o commendation_n of_o hope_n and_o love_n we_o must_v look_v unto_o faith_n from_o whence_o they_o spring_v and_o without_o the_o which_o they_o can_v stand_v mar._n 3._o the_o apostle_n do_v not_o here_o treat_v of_o the_o cause_n of_o justification_n sed_fw-la quo_fw-la fulcro_fw-la in_o ea_fw-la iustitia_fw-la sustentemur_fw-la quae_fw-la nobis_fw-la per_fw-la fidem_fw-la obtingit_fw-la but_o by_o what_o prop_n we_o be_v sustain_v and_o uphold_v in_o that_o righteousness_n which_o happen_v unto_o we_o by_o faith_n gualther_n so_o that_o hope_n be_v not_o the_o cause_n of_o salvation_n but_o it_o be_v as_o the_o way_n and_o mean_n whereby_o salvation_n begin_v in_o we_o by_o faith_n be_v bring_v unto_o perfection_n controv._n 14._o whether_o hope_n do_v rely_v upon_o the_o merit_n of_o our_o work_n the_o master_n of_o the_o sentence_n affirm_v lib._n 3_o sperare_fw-la sine_fw-la meritis_fw-la non_fw-la spem_fw-la esse_fw-la sed_fw-la praesumptionem_fw-la that_o to_o hope_v without_o merit_n be_v not_o hope_n but_o presumption_n so_o also_o gorrhan_n illud_fw-la quod_fw-la ex_fw-la meritis_fw-la patient_fw-la expectatur_fw-la etc._n etc._n that_o which_o be_v patient_o expect_v by_o merit_n be_v most_o certain_o have_v and_o obtain_v of_o god_n they_o reason_v thus_o argum._n 1._o s._n paul_n affirm_v that_o patience_n bring_v forth_o experience_n or_o trial_n or_o probation_n and_o experience_n hope_v rom._n 5.4_o if_o hope_n then_o arise_v of_o our_o patience_n and_o experience_n it_o have_v dependence_n of_o our_o work_n ans._n 1._o it_o be_v evident_a that_o saint_n paul_n do_v not_o in_o that_o place_n make_v his_o gradation_n by_o the_o cause_n for_o tribulation_n be_v not_o the_o cause_n of_o patience_n see_v many_o by_o tribulation_n be_v drive_v to_o despair_v but_o the_o apostle_n only_o set_v down_o the_o order_n of_o those_o instrument_n which_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n use_v to_o work_v hope_n in_o we_o thereby_o 2._o and_o proper_o hope_n cause_v patience_n not_o patience_n hope_v for_o the_o martyr_n if_o they_o be_v not_o thereto_o enduce_v by_o hope_n can_v never_o endure_v such_o unspeakable_a torment_n like_v as_o the_o merchant_n will_v never_o put_v himself_o into_o such_o danger_n by_o sea_n if_o the_o hope_n of_o gain_n move_v he_o not_o thereunto_o and_o so_o s._n james_n show_v that_o the_o probation_n and_o trial_n of_o our_o faith_n bring_v forth_o patience_n c._n 3._o faith_n be_v try_v and_o prove_v by_o affliction_n work_v patience_n and_o faith_n bring_v forth_o hope_n 3._o yet_o we_o deny_v not_o but_o that_o as_o hope_v original_o cause_v patience_n so_o by_o our_o patience_n and_o experience_n our_o hope_n be_v also_o the_o more_o strengthen_v and_o confirm_v now_o on_o the_o contrary_a that_o it_o be_v but_o a_o weak_a and_o indeed_o a_o false_a hope_n which_o depend_v upon_o work_n it_o be_v thus_o evident_a 1._o because_o by_o this_o mean_n hope_v shall_v be_v contrary_a to_o faith_n which_o justify_v a_o man_n free_o without_o relation_n to_o his_o work_n if_o hope_n than_o shall_v be_v tie_v to_o the_o condition_n of_o work_n it_o shall_v be_v opposite_a to_o faith_n 2._o our_o work_n be_v imperfect_a if_o hope_v be_v build_v upon_o a_o imperfect_a and_o uncertain_a ground_n it_o can_v have_v no_o certainty_n in_o itself_o 3._o some_o be_v convert_v to_o god_n have_v no_o good_a work_n as_o the_o thief_n upon_o the_o cross_n yet_o he_o have_v hope_n in_o christ_n pray_v unto_o he_o to_o be_v remember_v in_o his_o kingdom_n controv._n 15._o against_o the_o natural_a power_n and_o integrity_n of_o man_n will_n v_o 26._o we_o know_v not_o what_o to_o pray_v as_o we_o ought_v this_o overthrow_v that_o error_n of_o the_o pelagian_n who_o ascribe_v unto_o man_n power_n by_o nature_n to_o keep_v the_o law_n of_o god_n but_o how_o can_v this_o be_v see_v a_o man_n can_v tell_v how_o to_o pray_v as_o he_o shall_v if_o he_o be_v not_o aid_v by_o the_o grace_n of_o god_n spirit_n he_o must_v needs_o come_v short_a of_o keep_v the_o law_n that_o fail_v in_o this_o principal_a part_n of_o god_n service_n namely_o prayer_n for_o if_o a_o man_n know_v not_o of_o himself_o how_o to_o pray_v and_o so_o can_v serve_v god_n as_o he_o ought_v he_o fail_v in_o a_o chief_a part_n of_o the_o law_n of_o god_n and_o whereas_o there_o be_v three_o degree_n in_o the_o proceed_n of_o every_o action_n the_o thought_n conceive_v the_o will_n consent_v the_o act_n &_o work_n persit_v none_o of_o all_o these_o be_v in_o man_n power_n not_o the_o first_o we_o be_v not_o able_a of_o ourselves_o to_o think_v any_o thing_n and_o it_o be_v god_n which_o work_v both_o the_o other_o namely_o the_o will_n and_o the_o deed_n phil._n 1.13_o and_o as_o these_o place_n do_v exclude_v this_o heresy_n of_o the_o pelagian_n who_o extol_v the_o power_n of_o nature_n altogether_o so_o also_o they_o overthrow_v the_o error_n of_o the_o semipelagian_n the_o papist_n who_o join_v freewill_n and_o grace_n as_o work_n together_o controv._n 16._o that_o predestination_n depend_v not_o upon_o the_o foresight_n of_o faith_n or_o good_a work_n v_o 16._o those_o who_o he_o know_v before_o he_o also_o predestinate_a chrysostome_n and_o other_o greek_a expositor_n follow_v he_o as_o theophylact_n theodoret_n oecumenius_n hence_o infer_v that_o god_n prescience_n be_v the_o cause_n of_o predestination_n praevidet_fw-la deus_fw-la etc._n etc._n god_n first_o forsee_v who_o be_v meet_v and_o worthy_a to_o be_v call_v and_o then_o he_o do_v predestine_v they_o so_o also_o ambrose_n and_o heirome_n in_o their_o commentary_n upon_o this_o place_n do_v interpret_v that_o to_o be_v the_o purpose_n of_o god_n whereby_o he_o decree_v to_o call_v unto_o the_o faith_n those_o who_o he_o foresee_v will_v believe_v lyranus_fw-la say_v that_o god_n prescience_n be_v praeambulum_fw-la ad_fw-la praedestinationem_fw-la a_o preamble_n and_o as_o a_o inducement_n to_o predestination_n the_o lutheran_n do_v somewhat_o incline_v unto_o this_o opinion_n as_o osiander_n in_o his_o annotation_n here_o quos_fw-la antequam_fw-la nascerentur_fw-la etc._n etc._n praevidit_fw-la etc._n etc._n who_o in_o his_o infinite_a wisdom_n he_o foresee_v such_o as_o shall_v please_v god_n etc._n etc._n the_o modern_a papist_n be_v not_o here_o all_o of_o one_o opinion_n the_o most_o learned_a among_o they_o do_v affirm_v election_n by_o grace_n ante_fw-la
omnium_fw-la operum_fw-la provisionem_fw-la before_o the_o foresight_n of_o any_o work_n bellar._n lib._n 2._o the_o great_a c._n 10._o and_o pererius_n be_v of_o the_o same_o judgement_n disput_n 22.23_o upon_o this_o chapter_n but_o our_o rhemist_n be_v more_o gross_a in_o this_o point_n they_o say_v that_o christ_n have_v not_o appoint_v man_n by_o his_o absolute_a election_n etc._n etc._n without_o any_o condition_n or_o respect_n of_o their_o work_n hebr._n c._n 5._o sect_n 7._o now_o this_o opinion_n that_o predestination_n be_v ground_v upon_o the_o foresight_n of_o faith_n or_o good_a work_n be_v thus_o evid