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six Stone-lectures

1 minuut leestijd

CALVINISM AND SCIENCE.

I55

wherever two elements appear, as

course,

this case

in

the sinner and the saint, the temporal and the eternal, the

and

terrestrial

heavenly

the

there

life,

is

always

danger of losing sight of their interconnection and of

must be confessed,

it

the rupture between grace.

has,

It

did

escape this error.

not

the

life

A

was the cause of

of regeneration

conception

dualistic

Christendom,

both by error or one-sidedness.

falsifying

of nature and the hfe of

on account of

too intense contem-

its

plation of celestial things, neglected to give due attention to the world of God's creation.

of things eternal, been backward in

love

exclusive

its

temporal duties.

the

fulfilment of

the

care of the body, because

for

ception sect

to

its

And

the soul.

It

has neglected

cared too exclusively

it

one-sided,

inharmonious con-

more than one

of time has led

mystic worshipping of Christ alone, to the

a

exclusion of

God

and

Christ

earth.

Saviour,

this

the course

in

on account of

has,

It

the Father Almighty, J/^^^^r ^/.^^^z/^/^

was conceived exclusively

and His cosuiological significance was

as

the

lost out

of sight.

This dualism, however,

by the Holy Saviour,

he

Word, by life

Whom

of men."

tells all

by no means countenanced

When

Scriptures. first

is

us that

John

describing the

is

Christ

is

the

things are made, and

Paul also

testifies

that

all

"eternal

Who

is

the

things were

by Christ and consist by Him;" and further, that the object of the work of redemption is not limited created

to the salvation of individual sinners, but extends itself to

the

reunion

of the zvorld, and to the organic things in heaven and on earth under

redemption of

all

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van zondag 1 januari 1899

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Calvinism - pagina 159

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