Geological Cosmogony, Or, An Examination of the Geological Theory of the Origin and Antiquity of the Earth and of the Causes and Object of the Changes it Has Undergone
Robert Carter, 1843 - Bible and geology - 167 pages
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Page 140 - And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven ; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.
Page 165 - I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.
Page 163 - For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water, and in the water; 6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished...
Page 147 - For yet seven days, and I will cause it to rain upon the earth forty days and forty nights; and every living substance that I have made will I destroy from off the face of the earth.
Page 140 - And I will establish my covenant with you ; neither shall all flesh be cut off" any more by the waters of a flood ; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
Page 139 - And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me ; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
Page 148 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
Page 163 - Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands: they shall perish; but thou remainest; and they all shall wax old as doth a garment; and as a vesture shalt thou fold them up, and they shall be changed: but thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail.
Page 164 - Thou, even thou, art Lord alone: thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all ; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.
Page 163 - For thus saith the Lord that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the Lord; and there is none else.