from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Interposition.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Interposition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The action of
interposing; interposition; interposal
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When the Sanhedrim saw that it was in vain to struggle against the mighty torrent and inundation of all manner of wickedness, that played rex and encroached so fast upon them, and that the interposure of their authority could do nothing in suppressing them, they being incapable of passing judgment as they ought, they determine not to sit in judgment at all.
Father that he should accomplish, that cannot fail of its issue and appointed event by any interposure whatever.
Grant that this is the same promise with the other, how will it appear that this is not a promise of such an interposure of the Spirit and grace of God as shall infallibly produce the effect of perseverance?
Thither the Penagwog-Indians are come, and have built a great Fort; Their Sachems refused to pray to God, so signally and sinfully, that Captain Gookins and my self were very sensible of it, and were not without some expectation of some interposure of a Divine-Hand, which did eminently come to pass; for in the forenamed expedition they joyned with the Northern Sachems,  and were all of them cut off; even all that had so signally refused to pray unto God were now as signally rejected by God, and cut off.
God doth not by his Spirit irresistibly draw or move the wills of the saints to do the things which are necessary for the procuring their perseverance immediately, or without the instrumental interposure of the said exhortations.”