Theological writer (pseudonym “Mathetees”). Reared in Staines, Middlesex, he entered Worcester College, Oxford, in , and after graduation. An HTML version of Robert Govett’s classic study on The Twofoldness of Divine Truth, showing that biblical truth often has two sides which are not contradictory. Robert Govett, was a famous British theologian, and a successful independent pastor of Surrey Chapel, Norwich, Norfolk, England. His father, Robert Govett Sr., .

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But when nominal Christianity gained the ascendancy and the favor of emperors, another system arose.

The Twofoldness of Divine Truth, by Robert Govett — Contending for the Faith

They move on the same railway, but not on the same line of rail. Govegt they affirmed them to be borne out by the law and the Prophets. What is the salt that we eat? The Christian is a servant slave. Whether we can see how the two principles harmonize or not, we must receive both and act upon both. Show them the steam-engine at work!

A few days later he roberrt was baptized at St. The Divine Redeemer knew that doctrine could not subsist without rite, and that rite is worthless without doctrine.

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Robert Govett was a brilliant English pastor, born in and died in I am only following orders. It is the purpose of the writer then to exhibit some instances of seemingly contradictory doctrines. The widest and most obvious field of these is found in the range of those schemes of truth which are known respectively as Calvinistic and Arminian. And, on the other hand, the Quakers cut off rite altogether. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.

But he was willing to pay the cost. This says all the dead are to rise, leaving none in their graves. But He testifies also that it is our solemn duty to watch over ourselves most carefully; and that if anyone apostatize from the robett, recovery is hopeless. And might not two parties arise among them—the firemenwho attribute all the power to the yovett

Hence have arisen the two great styles of sentiment on these points—one class calling itself Arminian, the other Calvinistic. As a whole, these chapters present the churches of God of old in their gifts, unity, love, worship, and ministry. Is Sanctification Perfect Here Below? He who will always govtt it by the eastern path, may assert that its color is black. Guinness’ ‘Approaching End of the Age.

The Twofoldness of Divine Truth, by Robert Govett

The altar of incense was framed of wood and gold. The Bible is the Word of God. These refuse the office of a teacher. Thus it was that in his licence as Curate of St Stephens was revoked by the Bishop of Norwich when Govett informed him that he could no longer conduct with a clear conscience the service of infant baptism, although it was not until that Govett formally left the Church of England.


And hence Christians have gone off into opposite directions about them. This one-volume work on the Gospel of John was originally published in two separate volumes. Here is a chemist making up a prescription. Does not Paul assert that the Scriptures are able to make wise unto salvation?

Rome has smothered the light and warmth of the gospel beneath human commands and traditions. How then are we to hold in the same heart and understanding, views of truth so contrasted?

By two airs or gases of opposite qualities. But this error must soon pass away from the minds of the true-hearted in Christ, by the force of the light which the Holy Ghost has govetg caused to shine from the pages of His Word on this subject.