The adversary chiefly contemplated by the tragedians is Fate, or predestinate misfortune.
Whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate, to be conformed to the image of his Son.
Brethren,—The subject of my discourse will be found in the following text: "Whom he did predestinate," &c.
Perhaps what I have called coldness is a predestinate and ancient endurance.
Whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified.
Now this criminal of ours is predestinate to crime also; he too have child-brain, and it is of the child to do what he have done.
O how few are there to whom Jupiter hath been so favourable as to predestinate them to plant cabbages!
Whom God did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son.