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... and give themselves up to God . With whom agrees Primasius * on I Tim . ii . on
the words Who gave himself a ransom for all : he says , For all men indeed , the
blood of Christ has been shed , but it is beneficial only to those that believe .
6 , Who gave himself a ransom for all , adds in explanation , Understand , for the
clect . Yet , that there was some difference at least in the mode of speaking
among the Doctors of that age , appears from this same Remigius . For on those
6 , Who gave himself a ransom . for alle Heb . ii . 9 , That he by the grace of God
should taste death for every man . And I John ii . 2 , He is the propitiation for our
sins , and not for ours only , but also for the sins of the whole world . I omit other ...
... of this , than that it should please the Divine goodness and wisdom to exact
from our Redeemer , and as it were to receive into his own hands , an universal
ransom applicable to all . 1st . That in its application the liberty of the Divine will ...
Thus the Fathers speak , The blood of our Lord Jesus Christ is the ransom of the
whole world , from which they are excluded , who , either being delighted with
their captivity are unwilling to be redeemed , or after redemption have re urned to
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