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Such are the ideas which the dogma of gratuitous predestination gives of Divinity!
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Again: Bolsee was brought to trial for "having other ideas than those of Calvin on predestination."
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Why, don't you know, you little goose, that these are signs of your predestination?
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
I do not pretend to determine the controverted point of predestination, the foreknowledge and decrees of Providence.
AN ESSAY UPON PROJECTSDANIEL DEFOE
His opinion of the professors of physic was rather singular, and seemed to border upon predestination.
PORTRAITS OF CURIOUS CHARACTERS IN LONDON, &C. &C.ANONYMOUS
Closely connected with these were predestination and grace, and then "fixed fate, free-will, foreknowledge absolute."
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
Both grace and predestination tended to undermine the system of penance then universally accepted.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
By charms they cured every kind of disease, provided predestination had not determined that the sick man's days were at an end.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
A chilling thought as to whether predestination did not govern the world, allayed all tumult in his mind.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Sinners without penitence, just men without charity, a God without power over the wills of men, a predestination without mystery.
THE THOUGHTS OF BLAISE PASCALBLAISE PASCAL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDESTINATION

  • Moirai
  • accident
  • break
  • breaks
  • chance
  • circumstance
  • decree
  • doom
  • foreordination
  • fortune
  • hand one is dealt
  • hazard
  • karma
  • kismet
  • plight
  • portion
  • predestination
  • run of luck
  • way cookie crumbles
  • wheel of fortune
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