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A moral proof of the certainty of a future state by Francis Gastrell

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Published by printed for William and John Innys in London .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4096, no. 06.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages9799
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16948063M

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Get this from a library! A moral proof of the certainty of a future state.. [Francis Gastrell]. Download A Moral Proof Of The Certainty Of A Future State By F G full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. A Moral Proof Of The Certainty Of A Future State By F G full free pdf books. A Moral Proof of the Certainty of a Future State Francis Gastrell was Bishop of Chester; he was appointed Boyle lecturer in , with The Certainty and Necessity of Religion in general; or the first Grounds and Principles of Human Duty Established, published in , with a continuation in Second leading proposition continued, viz. -- God administers an equitable moral possibility of a future state precludes all objections against the Divine equity. -- No presumption against a future state. -- No proof the soul is material. -- No evidence that death destroys the soul -- Direct proofs of a future state.

ably—the nature and certainty of a future state—and especially, the method by which sinners may obtain salvation. CHAPTER V. There is nothing improbable or unreasonable in the idea of a Rev- 68 elation from God; and consequently, nothing improbable or unreas-onable in such a manifest divine interposition, as may be necessary. For him, the present state of the universe is the effect of its previous state and the cause of the state that follows it. If a mind, at any given moment, could know all of the forces operating in nature and the respective positions of all its components, it would thereby know with certainty the future and the past of every entity, large or small. Francis Gastrell (10 May – 24 November ) was Bishop of Chester and a writer on was a friend of Jonathan Swift, mentioned several times in A Journal to Stella, and chaplain to Robert Harley, when Harley was Speaker of the House of Commons.. Life. He was born on 10 May at Slapton, Northamptonshire and educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. Matthew But as touching the resurrection of the dead — Or the future state, (see on Matthew ,) have ye not read that which was spoken by God — Namely, in the books of Moses, for which the Sadducees had a peculiar value; but which Christ here shows they did not understand; but were as ignorant of them as they were of the power of God.

Moral certainty refers to a degree of assurance that induces a reasonable man to act without doubts and reach conclusions. It is an essential element constituting crime. Guilt must be proved by the evidence to a moral certainty. In a criminal trial, proof to a moral certainty is another way of saying proof "beyond a reasonable doubt." (see also: reasonable doubt).). The equivalent of proof beyond a reasonable doubt is proof that satisfies the judgment and conscience of the jury, as reasonable men, that the defendant is guilty of the crime charged. The reasonable doubt/ moral certainty standard is described in the. Turnbull attends to the relationship between this life and the next, and argues that our future state will correspond exactly to our present one by a divine dispensation that is universal in the sense that God does not, so to say, need to make a separate decision in respect of each person, for he has established a rule or law that governs the. Our third leading position is the following, viz.: The importance and necessity of a revelation to the accomplishment of the great end of God in the creation and government of this world, furnish a strong probability, not to say a moral certainty, that God would give a revelation to men.