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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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of_o the_o grace_n receive_v seem_v plain_a by_o adam_n fall_n and_o probable_a from_o the_o angel_n 335._o some_o sabbath_n some_o some_o some_o vid._n mr._n george_n walker_n of_o the_o sabbath_n to_o avoid_v this_o deny_v adam_n to_o have_v be_v holy_a and_o suppose_v he_o only_o innocent_a and_o neutral_a and_o capable_a of_o holiness_n worse_a than_o those_o papist_n citat_fw-la papist_n papist_n papist_n petavius_n in_o elench_v ther._n vincent_n len●s_fw-fr c._n 23._o p._n 97._o say_v that_o adam_n have_v 1._o exterior_a grace_n viz._n his_o outward_a blessing_n 2._o interiour_n and_o that_o 1._o permanent_a which_o be_v bona_fw-la voluntas_fw-la vel_fw-la justitia_fw-la originalis_fw-la ex_fw-la omnium_fw-la virtutum_fw-la fidei_fw-la spei_fw-la charitatis_fw-la tum_fw-la caeterarum_fw-la quae_fw-la in_o ment_fw-la aut_fw-la voluntate_fw-la resident_a concursu_fw-la concentuque_fw-la colle●ta_fw-la 2._o transient_a that_o be_v actual_a influx_n or_o inspiration_n but_o 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sect._n 11._o what_o freewill_n man_n have_v to_o spiritual_a good_n p._n 35._o sect._n 12._o more_o of_o predetermination_n by_o physical_a premotion_n p._n 37._o sect._n 13._o more_o of_o man_n power_n natural_a and_o moral_a p._n 43._o sect._n 14._o whether_o the_o give_v of_o faith_n be_v a_o act_n of_o omnipotency_n and_o a_o creation_n and_o a_o miracle_n p._n 46._o sect._n 15._o of_o the_o sufficiency_n and_o efficacy_n of_o grace_n p._n 48._o sect._n 16._o of_o infuse_v habit_n and_o the_o holy_a ghost_n even_o special_a grace_n p._n 53._o sect._n 17._o whether_o man_n be_v mere_o passive_a as_o to_o the_o first_o grace_n p._n 55._o sect._n 18._o whether_o the_o first_o grace_n and_o the_o new_a and_o soft_a heart_n or_o faith_n itself_o be_v promise_v or_o give_v absolute_o or_o on_o any_o condition_n to_o be_v perform_v by_o man_n ibid._n sect._n 19_o how_o god_n may_v be_v say_v to_o cause_n the_o act_n of_o sin_n p._n 57_o sect._n 20._o how_o far_o god_n and_o how_o far_o 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against_o sin_n 3._o and_o that_o all_o man_n at_o least_o at_o age_n be_v not_o deprave_v in_o the_o same_o degree_n 4._o that_o this_o ill_a disposition_n be_v call_v a_o moral_a impotency_n when_o it_o be_v such_o as_o while_o it_o remain_v the_o sinful_a act_n be_v ever_o do_v or_o the_o command_v act_n be_v never_o do_v there_o be_v then_o no_o moral_a power_n 5._o that_o the_o vicious_a sinful_a impotency_n of_o the_o will_n and_o its_o habitual_a or_o dispositive_a unwillingness_n to_o good_a and_o proneness_n to_o thing_n forbid_v be_v all_o one_o 6._o that_o he_o be_v moral_o able_a who_o without_o any_o other_o grace_n than_o he_o have_v can_v do_v the_o thing_n command_v or_o forbear_v the_o thing_n forbid_v 7._o that_o there_o be_v no_o power_n but_o of_o god_n 8._o that_o nature_n common_a grace_n and_o special_a grace_n give_v several_a power_n or_o disposition_n 9_o that_o a_o moral_a power_n
can_v do_v no_o more_o than_o this_o nor_o this_o but_o by_o the_o power_n give_v he_o of_o god_n §_o 7._o vain_o therefore_o do_v the_o dominican_n pretend_v that_o it_o be_v a_o deify_n of_o the_o will_n of_o man_n to_o say_v that_o god_n can_v enable_v it_o to_o cause_n the_o various_a order_n of_o man_n action_n by_o mere_a moral_a help_n without_o god_n predetermine_v premotion_n to_o that_o order_n for_o this_o be_v to_o cause_v no_o real_a be_v and_o he_o that_o be_v move_v to_o the_o act_n in_o genere_fw-la need_v no_o more_o premotion_n from_o god_n to_o the_o disorder_n and_o sinfulness_n of_o the_o act._n §_o 8._o and_o they_o that_o will_v call_v the_o production_n of_o faith_n a_o creation_n in_o the_o strict_a and_o proper_a sense_n do_v not_o understand_v that_o creatio_fw-la est_fw-la rerum_fw-la non_fw-la ordinis_fw-la rerum_fw-la jam_fw-la creatarum_fw-la vel_fw-la existentium_fw-la a_o act_n be_v of_o itself_o improper_o say_v to_o be_v create_v in_o a_o pre-existent_a agent_n that_o be_v not_o call_v create_v which_o be_v educe_v è_fw-la potentia_fw-la materiae_fw-la nor_o that_o which_o be_v produce_v by_o the_o potentia_fw-la activa_fw-la prae-existentis_a forma_fw-la faith_n be_v a_o act_n of_o the_o same_o natural_a power_n or_o faculty_n which_o we_o have_v before_o and_o grace_n or_o rather_o nature_n usual_o suscitate_v that_o faculty_n to_o the_o act_n as_o a_o act_n in_o genere_fw-la and_o grace_n do_v cause_v we_o to_o order_n that_o act_n aright_o as_o to_o the_o due_a object_n and_o other_o circumstance_n but_o if_o any_o will_v call_v it_o a_o creation_n i_o contend_v not_o about_o the_o name_n §_o 9_o but_o the_o whole_a state_n of_o the_o man_n habitual_a relative_n and_o practical_a set_v together_o be_v call_v in_o scripture_n a_o new_a creature_n and_o the_o new_a man_n tropical_o but_o not_o unfit_o partly_o because_o we_o be_v real_o new_a though_o not_o by_o another_o humanity_n or_o species_n of_o natural_a essence_n yet_o by_o many_o accident_n and_o partly_o because_o those_o accident_n be_v so_o great_a and_o make_v so_o great_a a_o change_n of_o our_o state_n as_o that_o they_o emulate_v a_o natural_a essence_n and_o we_o use_v to_o say_v in_o common_a thing_n that_o when_o a_o unlearned_a man_n be_v make_v learned_a and_o a_o poor_a man_n a_o prince_n and_o a_o die_a man_n healthful_a he_o be_v another_o man_n §_o 10._o though_o god_n be_v one_o and_o the_o same_o and_o christ_n the_o same_o and_o the_o law_n and_o word_n and_o many_o antecedent_n mean_v the_o same_o to_o many_o on_o who_o they_o have_v different_a effect_n this_o difference_n may_v be_v cause_v many_o way_n difference_n the_o cause_n of_o difference_n as_o 1._o by_o the_o diversity_n of_o other_o inferior_a or_o concomitant_a second_o cause_n 2._o by_o the_o diverse_a disposition_n of_o the_o receiver_n a_o common_a cause_n of_o variety_n in_o the_o world_n 3._o by_o the_o diversity_n of_o impediment_n and_o temptation_n and_o many_o other_o way_n §_o 11._o etc._n 11._o 11._o 11._o i_o know_v that_o bradwardine_n li._n 2._o c._n 32._o cor._n p._n 612._o say_v that_o deum_fw-la non_fw-la dare_v scientiam_fw-la eratiam_fw-la aut_fw-la perseverantiam_fw-la seu_fw-la quodlibet_fw-la munus_fw-la suum_fw-la creature_n capaci_fw-la est_fw-la causa_fw-la quare_fw-la ipsa_fw-la non_fw-la accipit_fw-la &_o non_fw-la habet_fw-la &_o non_fw-la è_fw-la contra_fw-la et_fw-la p._n 614._o quicquid_fw-la obex_fw-la dicatur_fw-la potest_fw-la illa_fw-la resp●nsio_fw-la corripi_fw-la cum_fw-la nullus_fw-la possit_fw-la hunc_fw-la obicem_fw-la tollere_fw-la nisi_fw-la deus_fw-la vel_fw-la per_fw-la deum_fw-la prius_fw-la praetollentem_fw-la &_o si_fw-la ipse_fw-la cum_fw-la voluerit_fw-la tollere_fw-la irresistibiliter_fw-la tollitur_fw-la auferam_fw-la cor_fw-la lapideum_fw-la etc._n etc._n the_o great_a question_n be_v how_o far_o the_o diversity_n of_o receptive_a disposition_n be_v from_o god_n answ_n 1._o god_n make_v all_o equal_a at_o first_o in_o adam_n 2._o all_o be_v equal_a in_o sin_n by_o his_o fall_n 3._o cain_n and_o abel_n differ_v from_o several_a cause_n and_o not_o one_o alone_a abel_n differ_v from_o cain_n in_o faith_n and_o obedience_n by_o god_n grace_n as_o the_o chief_a cause_n and_o his_o own_o will_n and_o agency_n as_o the_o second_o cause_n cain_n differ_v from_o abel_n by_o unbelief_n and_o sin_n by_o his_o own_o will_n and_o satan_n temptation_n 4._o the_o sin_n of_o late_a parent_n as_o of_o cain_n cham_n esau_n achan_n gehezi_n etc._n etc._n make_v a_o further_a difference_n by_o deprive_v their_o posterity_n of_o some_o mean_n help_n or_o grace_n which_o else_o they_o have_v be_v equal_o capable_a of_o with_o other_o 5._o it_o be_v certain_a that_o man_n have_v much_o to_o do_v about_o his_o own_o heart_n by_o which_o he_o be_v to_o be_v the_o second_o cause_n of_o his_o own_o receptive_a disposition_n and_o if_o he_o fail_v be_v the_o only_a cause_n of_o his_o indisposition_n §_o 12._o difference_n be_v but_o dissimilitude_n and_o a_o alteration_n of_o one_o of_o the_o subject_n which_o soever_o will_v make_v it_o dissimile_n or_o to_o differ_v from_o the_o other_o when_o the_o good_a angel_n stand_v and_o the_o evil_n fall_v if_o you_o ask_v who_o make_v the_o difference_n it_o be_v the_o devil_n by_o forsake_v their_o first_o estate_n though_o constitutive_o both_o their_o sin_n and_o the_o angel_n obedience_n make_v the_o dissimilitude_n if_o you_o suppose_v cain_n and_o abel_n equal_o under_o grace_n at_o first_o and_o ask_v who_o make_v the_o difference_n i_o answer_v constitutive_o cain_n sin_n and_o abel_n righteousness_n make_v or_o be_v the_o difference_n but_o as_o to_o reputative_a efficiency_n cain_n make_v the_o difference_n by_o reject_v grace_n so_o if_o you_o shall_v suppose_v two_o equal_o qualify_v with_o common_a grace_n and_o one_o of_o they_o to_o lose_v it_o the_o efficience_n of_o the_o difference_n be_v imputable_a to_o he_o but_o if_o you_o suppose_v two_o equal_o lose_v in_o sin_n and_o one_o convert_v and_o not_o the_o other_o the_o constitutive_a cause_n of_o the_o difference_n be_v once_o sin_n and_o the_o other_o repentance_n but_o the_o imputable_a efficiency_n be_v god_n grace_n and_o man_n repentance_n or_o will_n that_o be_v recover_v §_o 13._o but_o when_o paul_n do_v ask_v who_o make_v thou_o to_o differ_v he_o mean_v who_o give_v thou_o that_o good_a by_o which_o thou_o differe_v and_o expound_v it_o by_o what_o have_v thou_o which_o thou_o have_v not_o receive_v and_o no_o doubt_n but_o all_o good_a be_v receive_v from_o god_n and_o this_o will_v have_v hold_v true_a if_o god_n have_v by_o equal_a operation_n do_v as_o much_o on_o the_o other_o which_o have_v be_v uneffectual_a by_o his_o indisposition_n or_o rejection_n §_o 14._o nature_n and_o scripture_n persuade_v we_o that_o the_o same_o measure_n of_o help_n or_o influx_n be_v not_o enough_o to_o make_v one_o repent_v or_o believe_v which_o be_v enough_o to_o make_v another_o for_o the_o difference_n of_o soul_n and_o temptation_n and_o impediment_n plain_o prove_v it_o the_o same_o strength_n will_v not_o move_v a_o mountain_n which_o will_v move_v a_o feather_n nor_o the_o same_o teach_v make_v a_o ignorant_a sot_n to_o understand_v which_o serve_v a_o prepare_a person_n §_o 15._o bodily_a aptitude_n or_o ineptitude_n do_v much_o to_o vary_v receptivity_n which_o be_v usual_o god_n punishment_n or_o reward_n for_o parent_n action_n and_o ofttimes_o for_o man_n own_o some_o by_o fornication_n gluttony_n drunkenness_n sport_n and_o idleness_n make_v themselves_o even_o next_o to_o brute_n §_o 16._o but_o we_o have_v great_a reason_n from_o scripture_n to_o believe_v that_o though_o god_n law_n be_v equal_a and_o his_o judgement_n where_o man_n do_v not_o make_v a_o inequality_n yet_o as_o a_o free_a lord_n and_o benefactor_n he_o deal_v not_o equal_o with_o all_o that_o be_v of_o equal_a merit_n though_o he_o do_v no_o man_n wrong_v nor_o deny_v any_o what_o he_o promise_v in_o his_o word_n but_o keep_v perfect_a justice_n as_o a_o governor_n yet_o he_o may_v do_v with_o his_o own_o as_o he_o listen_v and_o he_o will_v be_v special_o good_a to_o some_o though_o other_o see_v it_o with_o a_o evil_a eye_n §_o 17._o whether_o all_o that_o be_v elect_v have_v at_o first_o a_o great_a measure_n of_o the_o divine_a help_n and_o impress_n than_o any_o that_o be_v not_o convert_v no_o man_n can_v say_v of_o which_o more_o anon_o but_o certain_o all_o the_o elect_a be_v fore-decreed_a by_o god_n will_n to_o that_o certain_a conversion_n which_o other_o be_v not_o so_o decree_v to_o sect_n vi_o of_o the_o limitation_n of_o god_n operation_n on_o the_o soul_n §_o 1._o that_o which_o stick_v in_o the_o mind_n of_o many_o be_v that_o god_n be_v omnipotent_a all_o his_o operation_n must_v be_v equal_o unresistible_a and_o efficacious_a because_o none_o can_v conquer_v god_n but_o they_o must_v
be_v oft_o not_o actual_o effectual_a for_o want_v of_o that_o voluntary_a reception_n and_o self-excitation_n §_o 27._o as_o to_o the_o various_a effect_n of_o grace_n forementioned_a 1._o as_o to_o the_o preparation_n of_o mean_n and_o gracious_a medicine_n christ_n the_o covenant_n etc._n etc._n grace_n be_v efficient_a of_o itself_o and_o do_v it_o 2._o as_o to_o the_o first_o impulse_n or_o impress_n on_o the_o soul_n god_n certain_o effect_v it_o in_o some_o degree_n wherever_o his_o spirit_n work_v on_o the_o soul_n 3._o some_o urgency_n and_o some_o degree_n of_o disposition_n to_o the_o act_n be_v constant_o contain_v in_o this_o impulse_n and_o usual_o it_o give_v a_o moral_a power_n to_o the_o immediate_a act-required_n 4._o the_o act_n of_o faith_n sometime_o follow_v this_o impulse_n through_o its_o invincible_a force_n and_o sometime_o it_o follow_v it_o through_o its_o sufficient_a force_n and_o the_o due_a reception_n grant_v reception_n reception_n reception_n omne_fw-la agens_fw-la requirit_fw-la de_fw-la necessitate_v aliquam_fw-la dispositionem_fw-la in_o svo_fw-la passo_fw-la maximè_fw-la si_fw-la illud_fw-la pàssum_fw-la habeat_fw-la dispositiones_fw-la ●_z illius_fw-la agentis_fw-la contrarias_fw-la ut_fw-la patet_fw-la de_fw-la igne_fw-la etc._n etc._n ergo_fw-la cum_fw-la gratia_n non_fw-la sit_fw-la minus_fw-la inmo_fw-la magis_fw-la quam_fw-la naturalis_fw-la forma_fw-la certum_fw-la est_fw-la quod_fw-la gratia_n requirit_fw-la majorem_fw-la dispositionem_fw-la in_o passo_fw-la et_fw-la voco_fw-la illam_fw-la dispositionem_fw-la libertatem_fw-la arbitrii_fw-la svi_fw-la deo_fw-la submittere_fw-la &_o se_fw-la ad_fw-la alteram_fw-la partem_fw-la declinare_fw-la scilicet_fw-la ad_fw-la volendum_fw-la gratiam_fw-la recipere_fw-la &_o dolere_fw-la de_fw-la culpa_fw-la commissa_fw-la voluntary_a &_o libere_fw-la per_fw-la attritionem_fw-la brianson_n in_o 4._o q._n 8._o cor_fw-la 3._o fol._n 152._o this_o be_v just_a the_o doctrine_n of_o our_o protestant_a preacher_n suppose_v that_o common_a grace_n must_v make_v this_o preparation_n which_o the_o papist_n grant_v of_o the_o subject_n and_o sometime_o it_o follow_v it_o not_o at_o all_o through_o the_o recipients_n indisposition_n 5._o the_o habit_n of_o faith_n ever_o follow_v a_o special_a act_n through_o the_o powerful_a operation_n of_o the_o holy_a ghost_n but_o usual_o it_o go_v not_o before_o the_o act_n man_n have_v not_o a_o fix_a habit_n to_o promptitude_n and_o facility_n of_o believe_v before_o he_o believe_v but_o after_o 6._o the_o habit_n ordinary_o procure_v follow_v act_n by_o the_o way_n of_o inclination_n but_o not_o necessary_o nor_o always_o for_o by_o strong_a temptation_n habit_n be_v oft_o bear_v down_o §_o 28._o if_o the_o question_n then_o be_v whence_o god_n grace_n be_v aptitudinal_o and_o potential_o efficacious_a able_a and_o fit_a to_o effect_v it_o be_v because_o god_n be_v god_n that_o he_o be_v able_a and_o his_o impulse_n be_v such_o because_o he_o make_v it_o such_o and_o if_o the_o question_n be_v whence_o grace_n be_v actual_o efficient_a of_o its_o first_o effect_n the_o impulse_n it_o be_v because_o god_n will_v so_o do_v and_o his_o will_n have_v no_o cause_n be_v the_o first_o cause_n and_o if_o the_o question_n be_v whence_o grace_n be_v actual_o efficient_a of_o man_n faith_n it_o be_v by_o its_o impel_a man_n to_o believe_v but_o if_o you_o ask_v whence_o faith_n itself_o be_v or_o of_o what_o cause_n be_v it_o a_o effect_n i_o answer_v of_o god_n as_o the_o first_o cause_n and_o the_o mean_n as_o his_o instrument_n and_o of_o the_o believer_n as_o a_o free_a second_o cause_n and_o if_o the_o question_n be_v why_o sufficient_a grace_n which_o be_v effectual_a ad_fw-la posse_fw-la be_v not_o effectual_a ad_fw-la agere_fw-la it_o be_v because_o be_v but_o sufficient_a man_v indisposition_n and_o wilful_a neglect_n or_o opposition_n make_v he_o a_o unfit_a receiver_n §_o 29._o there_o be_v nothing_o then_o but_o god_n essence_n and_o the_o mean_n antecedent_n to_o the_o first_o effect_n on_o the_o soul_n and_o that_o effect_n ever_o follow_v where_o god_n work_v and_o the_o second_o effect_n be_v the_o effect_n both_o of_o god_n by_o the_o first_o and_o of_o man_n as_o a_o free_a agent_n the_o question_n unde_fw-la efficatia_fw-la gratiae_n and_o unde_fw-la effectus_fw-la be_v thus_o healing_o answer_v §_o 30._o obj._n but_o the_o will_n of_o god_n be_v the_o first_o difference_v and_o effectual_a cause_n and_o that_o not_o as_o it_o be_v his_o essence_n but_o as_o it_o be_v terminate_v on_o the_o creature_n and_o decree_v such_o a_o effect_n answ_n 1._o it_o be_v no_o will_n but_o his_o essence_n which_o be_v so_o terminate_v or_o decretive_a 2._o that_o termination_n make_v no_o difference_n at_o all_o that_o be_v real_a in_o the_o will_n of_o god_n but_o only_o in_o the_o effect_n or_o object_n 3._o what_o be_v the_o difference_n then_o between_o god_n will_v simple_o in_o itself_o and_o as_o willing_a from_o eternity_n a_o thing_n not_o yet_o existent_a none_o real_o at_o all_o and_o that_o which_o be_v not_o yet_o be_v nothing_o what_o relative_n connotative_a and_o denominative_a difference_n such_o nothing_o can_v make_v on_o the_o will_n of_o god_n beside_o the_o variety_n of_o imperfect_a notion_n in_o man_n frail_a intellect_n let_v the_o wise_a consider_v §_o 31._o from_o whence_o it_o be_v that_o school-divines_a after_o augustine_n say_v that_o with_o god_n there_o be_v no_o futurum_fw-la velpraeteritum_n no_o foreknowledge_n or_o fore-decree_n proper_o because_o no_o difference_n of_o time_n but_o only_a knowledge_n and_o will_n of_o thing_n as_o present_v §_o 32._o yet_o god_n vital_a activity_n knowledge_n and_o will_n as_o he_o himself_o be_v the_o object_n of_o they_o have_v a_o great_a distinction_n because_o to_o be_v self-living_a self-knowing_a and_o self-loving_a be_v his_o essential_a act_n on_o himself_o the_o eternal_a object_n 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sure_a that_o he_o have_v they_o see_v acquire_v habit_n may_v do_v the_o same_o thing_n that_o infuse_v do_v utrum_fw-la beatitudo_fw-la supernaturalis_fw-la huius_fw-la aquavitae_fw-la sit_fw-la magis_fw-la in_o habitibus_fw-la quam_fw-la in_o operationibus_fw-la vid._n suarez_n metaph._n disp_n 44._o sect_n 8._o n._n 18._o &_o molina_n 1._o p._n q._n 12._o be_v 5._o disp_n 2._o be_v 2._o pro_fw-la habitibus_fw-la sed_fw-la contra_fw-la inquit_fw-la aegid_a de_fw-fr sancta_fw-la praesentatione_fw-la li._n 4._o de_fw-la beatit_fw-la q._n 5._o a._n 3._o p●_n 471._o his_o non_fw-la obstantibus_fw-la oppositum_fw-la affirmant_fw-la omnes_fw-la theologi_fw-la qui_fw-la bac_fw-la de_fw-fr re_fw-mi scripserunt_fw-la nec_fw-la videtur_fw-la posse_fw-la de_fw-la hoc_fw-la dubitari_fw-la and_o yet_o alens_fw-la 2._o p._n q._n 104._o m._n 3._o aquin._n 1._o 2._o q._n 51._o a._n 2._o ad_fw-la 3._o &_o q._n 63._o a._n 2._o ad_fw-la 3._o &_o valenti●●_n to._n disp_n 4._o q._n 3._o punct_a 2._o etc._n etc._n be_v for_o prefer_v habit_n idem_fw-la aegid_a de_fw-fr praesentat_fw-la li._n 4._o p._n 443_o 444._o tell_v we_o that_o by_o grace_n god_n be_v present_a in_o the_o soul_n as_o his_o temple_n otherwise_o than_o by_o immensity_n and_o sustentation_n but_o his_o praesentia_fw-la pater_fw-la can_v mean_v nothing_o but_o the_o special_a effect_n of_o god_n love_n nostrâ_fw-la tempestate_fw-la non_fw-la solum_fw-la est_fw-la temerarium_fw-la &_o periculosum_fw-la sed_fw-la ferè_fw-la hareticum_fw-la habitus_fw-la insusos_fw-la negare_fw-la nam_fw-la council_n vienens_fw-la etc._n etc._n &_o universi_fw-la theologi_fw-la uno_fw-la consensu_fw-la affirmant_fw-la dari_fw-la habitus_fw-la insusos_fw-la medina_n in_o 1._o 2._o q._n 51._o a._n 4._o 282._o but_o soto_n li._n 2._o the_o nat_n &_o great_a c._n 17_o 18._o say_v that_o the_o council_n trid._n purposely_o forbear_v to_o define_v the_o case_n of_o infuse_a habit_n let_v the_o reader_n note_n that_o jansenius_n prove_v that_o pelagius_n himself_o assert_v infuse_a habit_n give_v in_o baptism_n and_o that_o without_o merit_n jans_n aug._n to._n 1._o li._n 5._o c._n 22._o p._n 126._o §_o 1._o every_o operation_n of_o the_o holy_a ghost_n be_v not_o the_o give_v
what_o man_n can_v do_v further_o open_v p._n 114._o crim._n 3_o hold_v free_a will_n to_o good_a p._n 121._o a_o manifold_a liberty_n evince_v by_o many_o question_n p._n 122._o whether_o any_o that_o use_v it_o not_o have_v liberty_n to_o believe_v p._n 124_o 125._o crim._n 4._o that_o man_n be_v not_o dead_a in_o sin_n p._n 125._o crim._n 5._o that_o man_n be_v not_o mere_o passive_a in_o his_o first_o conversion_n p._n 126._o crim_n 6._o none_o damn_v for_o adam_n sin_n only_o p._n 128._o the_o seven_o day_n conference_n of_o sufficient_a and_o effectual_a grace_n crim._n 1_o of_o the_o armin._n deny_v sufficient_a grace_n they_o damn_v man_n for_o mere_a impossibility_n p._n 130._o have_v adam_n sufficient_a grace_n p._n 132._o of_o the_o 13_o artic._n of_o the_o church_n of_o england_n p._n 133._o how_o god_n will_v man_n salvation_n p._n 134._o crim._n 2._o make_v grace_n unresistible_a p._n 136._o how_o far_o they_o do_v so_o the_o eight_o day_n conference_n crim._n 1_o of_o the_o calv._n they_o assert_v universal_a sufficient_a grace_n p._n 139._o query_n evince_v common_a grace_n p._n