A Gentleman's Religion:: In Three Parts. The First Contains the Principles of Natural Religion; The Second and Third, the Doctrines of Christianity, Both as to Faith and Practice. With an Appendix, Wherein it is Proved, that Nothing Contrary to Our Reason Can Possibly be the Object of Our Belief: But that it is No Just Exception Against Some of the Doctrines of Christianity, that They are Above Our Reason
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Page 98 - Finally, brethren, whatfoever things are ' true, whatfoever things are honeft, whatfoever things ' are juft, whatfoever things are pure, whatfoever things ' are lovely, whatfoever things are of good report : If ' there be any virtue, and if there be any praife, think
Page 87 - For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, thefe, having not the law, are a law unto themfelves : 15 Which mew the work of the law written, in their hearts, their confcience alfo bearing witnefs,. and their thoughts the mean...
Page 82 - I thank thee, (») O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou haft hid thefe things from the wife and prudent, and haft revealed them unto babes : even fo, 32 Father, for fo it feemed good in thy fight.
Page 24 - Master, give sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf, speech to the dumb, and strength to the paralyzed limb, but we can work miracles of grace and mercy by relieving the distress of our suffering brethren.
Page 87 - For the invi/ible things of him from the Creation of the World are clearly feen, being under -flood by the things that are made; even his eternal Power and Godhead, Rom.
Page 140 - Ghojl, horn of the Virgin Mary ; and that, after fome years fpent in preaching and doing good, he was, through the malice of the Jews, and at their vehement defire, condemned by Pilate the Roman governor to be crucified; which was accordingly done, and a fpear thruft into his fide ; that being dead he was buried, and lay in the fepulchre unto the third day ; upon which he rofe from the dead, and after...
Page 11 - I fhall take for granted at prefent, becaufe it will appear to be proved beyond any juft exception in the fequel of this difcourfe ; and from thence I think I may moft reafonably conclude, that there is a Being fuperior to nature, who can command mand and control it as he pleafes, ie in other terms, that there is a God. IX. The hiftories of all ages, and travellers into all countries, do univerfally concur in this teftimony, that there is no nation or people, whether learned or unlearned, but what...
Page 120 - Hell, and delivered into Chains of Darknefs, to be referved unto Judgment...