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The Popular Notion
UNORIGINATED, INFINITE, AND ETERNAL
FOR THE PURPOSE OF
ASCERTAINING WHETHER THAT DOCTRINE BE SUPPORTED BY
Containing a Dialogue between the Author and one of his Readers.
THE REV. JAMES JONES.
"Courage to think is infinitely more rare than courage to act; and yet the danger
New York Christian Advocate and Journal.
W. BAYNES, 54, PATERNOSTER ROW; J. NISBET, BERNER'S STREET,
A statement of the doctrine of an unoriginated, infinite, and eter-
nal Prescience, as it is currently and implicitly received by a
The nature, and acquisition, and bounds of Knowledge; and the
competency of Knowledge in human beings
The notion of a certain Prescience in relation to moral actions,
and the final issue of human life, inconsistent with human re-
The notion of a certain and eternal Prescience, in relation to all
moral actions, and the final issue of human life, not consistent
with the moral agency of God, and not compatible with eternal
existence, and not to be reconciled with the righteous government
An infinite and eternal Prescience, not included in the Divine
existence, nor requisite for the government of the world, nor
implied in the knowledge of the human heart, nor compatible
with the moral probation of human beings.
The doctrine of an eternal Prescience contains no motive to piety
or moral duty, and is incapable of affording any kind of im-
provement or instruction to either the hearts or intellects of