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The "perfection of what Christ did" is unilinear, moving without deflection from decretive beginning to blessed end; and though the fiat of the decree bespeaks an absence of temporal succession, the covenant discharges a "value" that pardons the sins of the elect from the Crucifixion back to Adam, and then onwards "until the end of the world.
121) This runs its decretive course in an eternal court of record (122)--an austere place for the intimacies of spiritual romance, far removed from Sibbes's "garden of spices" or Preston's conjugal site of "transfusion.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) flatly denied Friday that any IRISL ship had been detained in Hong Kong--but unfortunately Hong Kong had already officially announced that IRISL's container ship Decretive had been detained for more than a month.
The day before Dajmar denied the ship seizure in Hong Kong, a spokesman for the Hong Kong Judiciary announced that Decretive, a Maltese-flagged container vessel, was detained back on November 14.
The newspaper said two of the five ships, Dandle and Decretive, were detained in Malta and Hong Kong last month.