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Page 122 - That even adultery and murder do not hurt the pleasant children, but rather work for their good : God sees no sin in believers, whatever sins they may commit. My sins may displease God, my person is always acceptable to Him. Though I should outsin Manasses, I should not be less a pleasant child, because God always views me in Christ.
Page 4 - His end, according to these teachers, is not to find peace either in life or in death. It is to do his duty, and to tell the truth.
Page 1 - A History of Religions, being a Condensed Statement of the Results of Scientific Research and Philosophical Criticism, by Elizabeth E.
Page 67 - Protevangelium goes on with the story of the visit of the Magi, the Flight into Egypt and the massacre of the Innocents.
Page 122 - ... deceit. They do not, however, dare to speak their mind for fear of the deluded multitude. Our prophet needed no exaltation here, he was exalted before God, and he told us the true command, " you shall receive according to your deeds.
Page 37 - To the Lord Baal, the Solar King eternal, who has heard prayers.' Kindred to this it must be noticed that, in many ancient pictures of our Saviour in Italy, the words Deo Soli are inscribed, which signify, alike, 'to the only God,
Page 4 - Astarte shines in Jewish Mary's fame, Still queen of heaven, — another and the same.
Page 4 - ... monopolize the sky, And plunder by a vow of poverty ; The Christian cause their lewd profession taints, Unlearned, unchaste, uncharitable saints."* In a more favourable specimen of his style, eh points out the transformations in Saint worship, which some writers have attributed to the early Christians. " Each temple with new weight of idols nods, And borrowed altars smoke to other gods. Prometheus...
Page 39 - Teutoni (7, 214), driven from the north of Denmark, it is said, by inundations, made their way into the Danube valley, then turned west and ravaged Gaul ; finally, they invaded Italy and were destroyed by the Romans in 101 BC During the last two or three centuries before the Christian era the Teutonic peoples appear to have been pressing the Keltic peoples across the Rhine ; this movement was stopped by the Romans from the time of Julius Caesar onwards. Augustus actually reduced the whole of west...