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CHRISTIAN FAITH & PRACTICE,
Holy Scripture ;
COMPARED WITI THE
LITURGY, ARTICLES, AND HOMILIES,
and illustrated by
EXTRACTS FROM THE CHIEF OF THOSE WORKS WHICH RECEIVED THE
SANCTION OF PUBLIC AUTHORITY,
FROM THE TIME OF THE REFORMATION,
TO THE FINAL REVISION OF THE ESTABLISHED FORMULARIES.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
NO. 62, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,
¡ FAITH AND PRACTIC
CHAPTER 1. Of the Moral Law,
SECTION 1. By the Divine Laws, in general, are mean which have been delivered to mankind by the rity of God, as a rule and criterion by which to be discerned from evil, virtue from vice, profitable from what is unprofitable, what is done, from what is to be left undone ; or fo special and temporary purpose : the end and of such enactments being the glory of God, as the present and eternal happiness of m These laws are partly inscribed on the mi conscience of men, and belong to the Law ture: but they are extant at large in the b Moses and of the Gospel ; and the sanction which they require implicit submission and u obedience are more or less clearly revealed in inspired writings of the Old and the New Testa
Mos: but they men, and becribed one
Which they reauthe Gospelat large in the
$ 2. Since Christians, under the reign of gr liberated from the yoke of the Mosaic ceremo judicial Law; and the obligation of that Law was given for an éspecial purpose, altogether when the purpose was fulfilled in the advent Messias-who, according to prophecy, sprang bosom of the Jewish nation--since this freed.
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