Animadversions on a Work: Entitled, "An Apology for the Life & Character of the Celebrated Prophet of Arabia, Called Mohamed, Or. The Illustrious (Google eBook)
F.C.J. & G. Rivington, 1830 - 106 pages
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Page 97 - For Moses truly said unto the fathers, "A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you." 'And it shall come to pass, that every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people.
Page 73 - ... saith the Lord of hosts: According to the word that I covenanted with you when ye came out of Egypt, so my spirit remaineth among you: fear ye not. For thus saith the Lord of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: And I will fill this house with glory, saith the Lord of hosts.
Page 76 - And when Jesus the son of Mary said, O children of Israel, verily I am the apostle of God sent unto you, confirming the law which was delivered before me, and bringing good tidings of an apostle who shall come after me, and whose name shall be Ahmed.
Page 70 - Some have endeavoured to explain the efficacy of what Christ has done and suffered for us, beyond what the Scripture has authorized. Others, probably because they could not explain it, have been for taking it away, and confining his office, as Redeemer of the world, to his instruction, example, and government of the church.
Page 65 - The pendulous round earth with balanced air In counterpoise, now ponders all events, Battles and realms: in these he put two weights, The sequel each of parting and of fight; The latter quick up flew, and kicked the beam; Which Gabriel spying, thus bespake the fiend.
Page 47 - But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.
Page 70 - ... which it is by what he did and suffered for us; that he obtained for us the benefit of having our repentance accepted unto eternal life...
Page 72 - The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me ; unto him ye shall hearken...
Page 13 - ... liberality to the poor, courtesy to every one, fortitude against his enemies, and, above all, a high reverence for the name of GOD ; severe against the perjured, adulterers, murderers, slanderers, prodigals, covetous, false witnesses, &c.; a great preacher of patience, charity, mercy, beneficence, gratitude; honouring of parents and superiors; and a frequent celebrator of the divine praises*.