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Page 8 - The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful.
Page 49 - Judaea, the agnostic philosopher of captive Greece, the stately magistrate and the rude soldier of Imperial Rome. He it was, His head crowned with thorns, His eyes full of tears, His visage marred more than any man's, His limbs dislocated and rent, in whom tender virgins discerned the fairest among ten thousand, the altogether lovely, and would have no other spouse for time or for eternity. Women whose whole lives were a pollution did but look on Him, in His ineffable sorrow, and the passion of desire...
Page 34 - Nevertheless, he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Page 23 - Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God,, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.
Page 38 - As sure then as the first Adam and we who are redeemed are men, so certainly is the second Adam and our Mediator man. He is therefore frequently called the Son of Man, and in that nature he was always promised : first to Eve, as her seed, and consequently her Son : then to Abraham, " In thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed :" and that seed is Christ, and so the Son of Abraham -.next to David, as his " Son to sit upon his throne...
Page 20 - In the name of the most merciful God. Say, God is one God ; the eternal God; he begetteth not, neither is he begotten : and there is not any one like unto him.
Page 75 - For we find all living creatures are brought into the world, and their life in infancy is preserved, by the instrumentality of others: and every satisfaction of it, some way or other, is bestowed by the like means.
Page 4 - JESUS. THE great surprise of human history was the coming of Jesus Christ. The uniqueness of his person is an ultimate fact of Christianity. Whoever would deny the presence of the divine power in human history must first reduce the character of Jesus of Nazareth to the level of the possibilities of common human nature. He is himself the greatest of his miracles.
Page 55 - What then is Nirvana, which means simply going out, extinction; it being quite clear, from what has gone before, that this cannot be the extinction of a soul ? It is the extinction of that sinful, grasping condition of mind and heart, which would otherwise, according to the great mystery of Karma, be the cause of renewed individual existence.