Free Thoughts on the Spirit of Free Inquiry in Religion: With Cautions Against the Abuse of It, and Persuasives to Candour, Toleration, and Peace, Amongst Christians of All Denominations. By Daniel Turner, M.A.
G. Norton, for the author; sold also by J. Johnson; T. Knott; J. Marsom; T. Thomas, London; and by W. Watts, Abingdon, 1793 - 171 pages
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Page 93 - ... without his blessing. The burden of Paul's preaching, whether to the Jew or Gentile, was repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ. That their conceptions and feelings toward God were radically wrong ; that these must be altered and purified; and that all their views must centre in our Lord Jesus Christ, as the way, the truth, and the life, in order to human happiness, his word constantly declares, and the experience of men as constantly confirms. This great truth, Christ,...
Page 19 - Let us be modeft and cautious, my child : let us refpeft in filence what we can neither reject nor comprehend, and humble ourfelves before the Great Being, who alone knows the truth.
Page 76 - a light shining in a dark place," to which we " do well to take heed until the day dawn
Page 90 - The talk they had with the mining ones was about the glory of the place, who told them that the beauty and glory of it was inexpreffible. ' There," faid they, ' is the Mount Zion, the heavenly Jerufalem, the innumerable company of angels, and the fpirits of juft men made perfeft.
Page 122 - ... and lead pious and virtuous lives, we should not deny them the honour of the Christian name, rank them among absolute infidels, and consign them to eternal perdition, as too many do. They have still a right to a place in our fraternal affection ; and we should pity and pray for them, and by all rational means endeavour to reclaim them, but by no means revile and persecute them, or even hurt a hair of their heads.
Page 56 - ... of our/elves to think any thing, as of ourfelves, but our fufficiency is * The Apoftle (i Corinthians, xii.