William Barlee on General Love

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Secondly. As the former author of God’s love to mankind, upholds in his title, an odious suggestion against the adversaries to his book, as if they maintained, God, not at all to be a lover of all mankind in the sense spoken of Matt. 5:45, Act. 14:16-17, and 17:27-28, 1 Tim. 4:10, because they do not maintain him to be a lover of all alike, so the saving graces, flowing from election. . . .

William Barlee, A Necessary Vindication of the Doctrine of Predestination (London: Printed for George Sawbridge, at the Bible on Ludgate-Hill, 1658), 2. [Some reformatting; marginal Latin not included; and underlining mine.]

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