Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
A submission without discontent to the will of God. The obligations to this duty arise from,
1. The perfections of God, Deuteronomy 32:4 .
2. The purposes 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 articles AFFLICTION, DESPAIR, and PATIENCE; Worthington on Resignation; Brook's Mute Christian; Grosvenor's Mourner; and the books under AFFLICTION.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Resignation'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/r/resignation.html. 1802.