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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


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a patient, unresisting submission to the will of God, acknowledging both his power and right to afflict. The obligations to this duty arise from: 1. The perfections of God (Deuteronomy 32:4). 2. The purpose of God (Ephesians 1:11). 3. The commands of God (Hebrews 12:9). 4. The promises of God (1 Peter 5:7). 5. Our own interest (Hosea 2:14-15). 6. The prospect of eternal felicity (Hebrews 4:9). (See PATIENCE).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Resignation'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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