Perfection: Impossibility of Attaining To
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2 Chronicles 6:36
If they sin against you, (for there is no man which sins not,) and you be angry with them, and deliver them over before their enemies, and they carry them away captives to a land far off or near;
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Psalm 119:96
I have seen an end of all perfection: but your commandment is exceeding broad.
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The Unity of the Divine Essence, and the Trinity of Persons.
... The very difficulty or impossibility of attaining it, instead of ... of divine mysteries,
as if by searching we could find them out "unto perfection," but to ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/lecture xii the unity of.htm

Warning.
... destroy, but to fulfill." And so the fulness and perfection of His ... into utter cynicism,
and culminated in the asserted impossibility of attaining to virtue. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/moody/sowing and reaping/chapter viii warning.htm

Xystus.
... agreed as to the possibility of such perfection on the ... and on the other hand its
impossibility except through ... an admonition that, on any man's attaining such a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/anti-pelagian writings/chapter 77 xystus.htm

Whether the External Action Adds any Goodness or Malice to that of ...
... inclination or movement is perfected by attaining its end ... it could; the lack of
perfection derived from ... the deed save through the impossibility of achievement. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the external action adds.htm

On the Holy Spirit.
... idea of perfection; or rather the impossibility is greater ... take only the general
man, perfection must consist ... that it was far from attaining general acceptance ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/on the holy spirit.htm

Touching Certain Forms of Immediate Acts, &C. ...
... love to God, which contains much perfection besides. ... a pass that they find an
impossibility to introvert ... The truth is that, for the attaining to contemplation ...
/.../chapter ii touching certain forms.htm

Taunts Turning to Testimonies
... He cannot save.' But the impossibility was purely ... other, monarch or superior, may
even dream of attaining. ... filial obedience to its utmost perfection, that then ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture b/taunts turning to testimonies.htm

Potter -- Memorial Discourse on Phillips Brooks
... in its perfection, and when he asks, 'Why, if this ... nearness, and to glorify God in
attaining to it ... There seems a strange, almost grotesque impossibility in the ...
/.../kleiser/the worlds great sermons volume 8/potter memorial discourse on.htm

Life.
... procession in its return, so working the perfection of reunion ... the final end is
oneness"an impossibility without it ... have we to do towards the attaining to the ...
//christianbookshelf.org/macdonald/unspoken sermons/life.htm

Of Creation in General.
... The first Perfection of Man. ... [App-1-9] 2. It is the same impossibility for a thing
to be created out of nothing, as to be created by nothing. ...
/.../law/an appeal to all that doubt/of creation in general.htm



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