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THEOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT 383 II -Cranilate into Eatt'n 33ro Foe as all works do show forth the power and skill of the workman and not his Image so it is of the works of God which do show the Omnipotence and Wisdom of the Maker but not his Image and therefore therein the heathen opinion differeth from the sacred truth for they supposed the world to be the Image of God and Man to be an extract or compendious Image of the world but the Scriptures never vouchsafe to attribute to the world that honour as to be the Image of God but only the work of his hands neither do they speak of any other image of God but Man Wherefore by the contemplation of Nature to induce and enforce the acknowledgment of God and to demon- strate his power providence and goodness is an excellent argu- ment and hath been excellently handled by divers But on the other side out of the contemplation of nature to induce any verity or persuasion concerning the points of Faith is in my judgment not safe -Bacon III -33utlfr analogy What is the external evidence in favour of Natural Religion and what use does Butler make of it What reason have we from Analogy for supposing that God's moral government is scheme quite beyond our com- prehension Distinguish between Moral and Positive Duties What is the ground of that peculiar preference which Scripture teaches us to be due to the former Show that there is no presumption against the Christian Revelation on the ground of its being miraculous Answer the objections brought against Christianity on the score of the lateness and of the narrow extent of its promulgation How far is Reason capable of judging what'a Revelation ought to be
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