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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary


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Is that species of benevolence which designedly waves the supposed advantage of birth, title, or station, in order to accommodate ourselves to the state of an inferior, and diminish that restraint which the apparent distance is calculated to produce in him. It is enjoined on the Christian, and is peculiarly ornamental to the Christian character, Romans 12:16 . the condescension of God appears every way great, when we consider his infinite perfection, his absolute independence of his creatures, his purposes of mercy toward them, and his continual care over them.

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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Condescension'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. 1802.

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