Love and Truth in Plainness Manifested, a Collection of the Several Writings of Luke Howard
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1704. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Love and truth in plainness manifested, a collection of the several writings of Luke Howard Luke Howard A Tejiimony concerning our dear deceased Friend and Brother Luke Howard* THE Power and Wisdom of God was largely manifested in the Primitive Times, in making Esher. run, aud Men of small External acquirements, Able Ministers of the Gospel of Peace, which greatly tended to confound theH DEGREESoOTofthis World, and to bring to nought the understanding of the Prudent, that no Befit might glory in his Presence; and this became observable, so that when even some of their Adversaries perceived the Wisdom and Power that was with the Apostles, and understood that some of them were unlearned Men, they concluded, they had been with Jesus, ( as in the Cisc of Peter and John, AEls 4., v. 13.) It was agreeable to their Business, that they should be endued with Power from on high, who were to instruct Men in the Wisdom pertaining unto GodlineR Men had been Wife to doE DEGREES/il, and were there in a Perishing State, which Christ came to Redeem them out of, and endued his Instruments with a Wisdom, contrary to A2 the the other, and by the Foolishness 1 Cor' I'v- of Preaching saved them that did 21. 7 2 DEGREES Believe. As this Method of Divine Providence was very R emarkable amongst the Primitive Christians; So hath it pleased infinite Wisdom to concern Mean and Contemptible Instruments in this Work, in this Day, wherein he hath caufed the everlasting Gospel to be Preached again, even the Gospel of the Grace and Power of the Lord Jesus Christy that Men thereby might have the Eyes of y their Understandings opened to fee their i Sins, and the way out of them, and be iKjledeemed and Cleansed from their former j* vain converfation,