The pillar of divine truth immoveably fixed on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone: shewn by the genuineness, preservation, authenticity, inspiration, facts, doctrines, miracles, prophecies, and precepts, of the word of God. The whole of the arguments and illustrations drawn from the pages of the comprehensive Bible (Google eBook)

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S. Bagster, 1831 - Bible - 272 pages
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Contents

By the principal facts revealed in the Scriptures being con firmed by the accounts of ancient heathen writers 11
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5 The longevity of the Antediluvians
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7 The circumstance of the ark and dove
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11 The Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt and their miraculous passage of the Red sea
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14 The history of Jonah
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15 The fertility of Palestine
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19 The history of Samuel and Saul
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20 The slaying of Goliath Ill 21 Many remarkable circumstances respecting David and Solomon Ill 22 The invasion of Israel by Shalmaneser and t...
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24 The defeat of Josiah by Pharaoh Necho c
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25 Herods murder of the infants at Bethlehem
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29 The earthquake and miraculous darkness which attended it
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3 The political division of the land of Egypt
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9 The character of the Galileans and their murder by Pilate
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13 Of the appointment of Ananias to the highpriesthood
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1 Respecting Midian 1l8 2 Pihahiroth
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6 Mount Hor
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13 Bethshean
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17 Gethsemane
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By allusions to or corrupt traditions of the accounts of the sacred writers
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From the sacred writers themselves expressly claiming inspira
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Such as 1 The history of the creation
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10 Adoption
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2 Concerning Christ
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3 Concerning the Holy Ghost
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4 Concerning angels
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5 Concerning the devils
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8 Of life
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13 Of future judgment
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17 Of faith
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21 Of forgiveness of sin
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25 Of predestination
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26 Of election
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28 Of praise
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33 Of unity
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37 Of oaths
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45 Of fasting
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47 Of sacrilege
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50 Of resignation to the Divine will
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55 Of despair
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64 Of the duty of man
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68 Of husbands
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74 Of brethren
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80 Of truth
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88 Of patience
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93 Of sympathy
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100 Of quarrels
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I3 The destruction of the children who mocked Elisha
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16 The causing of iron to swim by Elisha
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18 The recovery of Hezekiah
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20 The defeat of the Philistines
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22 The madness miraculously inflicted on Nebuchadnezzar
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24 The preservation of Jonah in the fishs belly Sec
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26 The dumbness of Zacharias
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29 The cursing of the barren figtree
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32 The healing of a lunatic
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34 The healing of a deaf and dumb man
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36 The feeding of 5000 with five loaves and two fishes
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39 The raising of Lazarus from the dead
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1 Respecting Shem
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5 Respecting Esau and the Edomites
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6 Respecting Amalek
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9 Respecting Tyre
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10 Respecting Sidon
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12 Respecting the Moabites and Ammonites
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13 Respecting the Philistines
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14 Respecting the Chaldean monarchy
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16 Respecting the Greek and Macedonian Empire
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17 Respecting the Roman empire
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18 Respecting the papal power
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19 Respecting the kingdom of the Messiah
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His divinity
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His nation tribe and family
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The place of his birth
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That he should be preceded by a messenger
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That he was to be born of a virgin
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That he should be a prophet c
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That he should work miracles
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That he should expel the buyers and sellers from the temple
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That his disciples should forsake him
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That he should be crucified
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That his hands and feet should be pierced
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That he should be patient under his sufferings
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That he should rise again from the dead
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That the Babylonish captivity should last seventy years
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That in the siege they should endure the most dreadful distress
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That they should be scattered into all nations and be treated with the greatest cruelty
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That they should be compelled to worship idols
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22 Prophecies of our Saviour respecting the destruction of Jerusalem
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iii The third sign great earthquakes
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ii The escape of the Christians from it
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v The total destruction of the city and temple
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25 Prophecies concerning the church and world in the Reve
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Page 245 - At the last came two false witnesses, and said, This fellow said, I am able to destroy the temple of God, and to build it in three days.
Page 204 - And they bring unto him one that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech ; and they beseech him to put his hand upon him.
Page 236 - Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: The sceptre of thy kingdom is a right sceptre. Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: Therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee With the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Page 262 - And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
Page 225 - Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
Page 208 - And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above; And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck.
Page 196 - And it came to pass that night, that the angel of the LORD went out, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians an hundred fourscore and five thousand : and when they arose early in the morning, behold, they were all dead corpses.
Page 205 - And Jesus said, Make the men sit down. Now there was much grass in the place. So the men sat down, in number about five thousand.
Page 270 - And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast. 13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
Page 190 - And it came to pass, that at midnight the Lord smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.

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