Come, and let us return unto the LORD for he hath torn, and he will heal us; he hath smitten, and he will bind us up.
After two days will he revive us in the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight.
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Then the magicians said unto Pharaoh, This is the finger of God and Pharaoh's heart was hardened, and he hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
After having spoken of the predestination of angels, we come to that of men. The first question has respect to its question. object, about which we must treat a little more distinctly because the opinions even of orthodox themselves vary. The question is not simply "what" the object of predestination was (as to nature). For it is evident that here we speak of the human race, not the angelic (of which we spoke before). Rather the question is "of what kind" it was (with regard to quality, i.e., how man was considered in the mind of God predestinating and with what qualities he was clothed; whether those before the creation and fall or after).