God made the world for the church (Robert Leighton)

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  1. Reformed Covenanter

    Reformed Covenanter Puritanboard Commissioner

    Yea, the great design of God in the other great work, that of the first creation, was this second: He made the world that out of it he might make this elect world, which is called His Church.

    Robert Leighton, An Exposition of the Creed (1701) in The Whole Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, Robert Leighton, D.D., Archbishop of Glasgow (2 vols, London: James Duncan, 1828), 2: 312.
     
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