Mercies of God

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Mercies of God

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Description: A cross stands in a grave, with a flail hanging from it and a chicken standing on top; a large orb supports a pair of spears, a ladder, and a banner that reads "the orb of the earth is fixed, and is not destroyed by our sin. Hiero. (Jerome ep. 35);" hell and Korah's rebillion are depicted in the background. The Latin superscription reads, "Truly the mercies of God are wonderful," and the text below, "What thing is beyond all omens and faith? That it groans under the weight of crimes but that the earth does not gape".

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