Davenant - Houston-Packer Collection BT810 .D38 1641

withmensfinnes. 177 am juflitiam ruam vindicativam exercere de- cem ente. We aífent unto that judicious de- terminationofCajetane;tivon ell idé judiciurn t dereprobatione.,&prxeleflinatrone: quoniam in 23 "`t' S' reprobationcei illiquidextra totua reprobatio- niseffeélam,fcilicct culpa; non fieautem eft in prxdeflinato, in quo toturnordinans ipfum in vitam dternam , eft prxdeflinationis efe lus. For thefimile retorted; If thedecree of negative Reprobation he fuppofed by any tomake Goddeal with men as the matter is herePaid to do with his lamehorfe,we leave fuch wild imaginations to the forgers there- of, as not worth the troubleofconfutation, being fenfeleffe and godleffe. To what is herealledged we anfwer,That Dift.ny the Predettination of God doth not deter- x mine mans will to finne either by Compul- honorby Neceffity : Let thembe different, or let them be the felf_fame,all is one toour prefent purpofe. Predeliination did not compell or necefsitate Judas to betray and fell his Matter: Predeflination didnot com- pell or necefsitate Abfalom incettuoufly to defile his fathers concubines : The like may be Paid ofall other finners who commit fuch finnes upon deliberation, and fb proceed to elehion , having in themfelves a naturali power ofunderttanding,whereby they were ableotherwife to have deliberated, & there- uponotherwife to have chofen. And we fee.