The Respective Peculiarities in the Creeds of the Mahometan and the Hindu which Stand in the Way of Conversion to the Christian Faith: An Essay ...

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Deighton, 1849 - Christianity and other religions - 147 pages
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Page 37 - GOD having secretly predetermined not only the adverse and prosperous fortune of every person in this world, in the most minute particulars, but also his faith or infidelity, his obedience or disobedience, and consequently his everlasting happiness or misery after death ; which fate or predestination...
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