Human Nature: A Philosophical Exposition of the Divine Institution of Reward and Punishment, which Obtains in the Physical, Intellectual, and Moral Constitutions of Man; with an Introductory Essay. To which is Added, a Series of Ethical Observations, Written During the Perusal of the Rev. James Martineau's Recent Work, Entitled, "Endeavours After the Christian Life." (Google eBook)
J. Chapman, 1844 - Ethics - 91 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
action affirmative assert assimilation attained attributes augmentation beauty become beneficence benevolent bringeth capable Christ Christianity cloth concerning the nature consequently constitute continual Creator death decrease Deity discover disobedience Divine laws Divine Nature ence ENDEAVOURS eternal everlasting evil evolved existence expansion faculties fulness future God-like nature gradual grandeur greatest growth happiness hath heart Heaven and Hell hence hope human nature ideal immortal increase infinite inflict injury Institution of Reward intellectual intuition JAMES MARTINEAU Jesus JOHN CHAPMAN kingdom labours LANT CARPENTER late Rev living Lord lute man's manifest ment mind moral nature moth nature of Hell ness never NEWGATE STREET obedience obscure outward pain path Peace penalty perception perfect pervade philosophy physical conscience prehensive principle progression psychical nature realization relation religion remorse retrogression revelations righteousness sense sified sorrows soul sphere stings sublime suffering things thought tion treasure true truth unconscious unfolded universal unto vitality vivifying vols whence wicked wrong
Page 11 - Lord: but this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel ; after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, " Know the Lord; "for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin...
Page 58 - And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake, Who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting.
Page 52 - Him : for whom the Lord loveth He chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom He receiveth. If ye endure chastening, God dealeth with you as with sons; for what son is he whom the father chasteneth not ? But if ye be without chastisement, whereof all are partakers, then are ye bastards, and not sons.
Page 58 - For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God.
Page 60 - Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal : But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through and steal : For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Page 74 - A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good ; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil : for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
Page 60 - And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: 21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.
Page 60 - Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Page 14 - They do not seem to me to be such; but if I am the devil's child, I will live then from the devil.' No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is •what is after my constitution, the only wrong what is against it.
Page 55 - And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.