from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Tendency to grow together or unite.
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- n. the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
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For if their thoughts did agree and centre therein, as it would insensibly work them off from their present mutual destructive animosities; so also it is of such a nature as would lead them into a coalescency in those counsels, whose fruit would be the establishment of truth, with righteousness and peace.
And this is our actual coalescency into one mystical person with him by faith.
If there be any thing, therefore, in a coalescency of infinite power with infinite condescension, to constitute a sanctuary for distressed sinners, it is all in Christ Jesus.
In a word, the people of God may possibly, in this nation, devour one another, and wash their hands in the blood of one another, by widening the breaches that are among them, -- and woe be to them that shall be instrumental therein! but if ever they come to a coalescency in love and truth, it must be by their mutual forbearance of one another, until the Spirit be poured down from on high, and the fruits of peace be brought forth thereby.
This is the form of men’s coalescency into societies; and that there is in the church such consent and agreement hath been showed.
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