Prof. Bush's Reply to Ralph Waldo Emerson on Swedenborg. A lecture, etc

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J. Allen, 1846 - 32 pages
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Page 2 - Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea, or hast thou walked in the search of the depth ? Have the gates of death been opened to thee, or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death?
Page 28 - As to what the Lord spoke concerning the last times, saying that then the sea and the waves shall roar, the sun shall be darkened, the moon shall not give her light, the stars shall fall from heaven, nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, with several other particulars, Matt. xxiv. 7, 29 ; Luke xxi. 25 ; they all
Page 20 - Inasmuch as this proprium, or self-hood, of man, constitutes the first root of his life, it is evident what sort of a tree man would become, if that root were not to be extirpated, and a new one implanted; he would be a rotten tree, of which it is said, that it is to be cut down and
Page 9 - the following :—" One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh, but the earth abideth forever.
Page 9 - Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed forever.
Page 20 - into the fire, Matt. iii. 10, chap, vii., 19. This root is not removed, and a new one implanted in its stead, unless man regards the evils, which constitute the root, as destructive to his soul, and is on that account desirous of removing them; but
Page 20 - he does not think that they are sins, and resist them on that account, he commits them as often as opportunity offers, and when his interest and reputation are not endangered. Man, moreover, yields to the influence of these evils with a feeling of delight, when there is nothing of the nature, of religion within him.
Page 20 - The man who fights against evils, must needs fight as from himself; otherwise he does not fight, but stands like an automaton, seeing nothing and doing nothing ; in which state, from the, evil in which he is, he continually thinks in favor of evil, and not against it. But still it is well to be attended to, that the Lord
Page 22 - of love not to love itself, but to love others, and to be joined to them by love : it is also an essential of love to be loved by others, for thus conjunction is effected. The essence of all love consists in conjunction,
Page 14 - work out his own salvation with fear and trembling, knowing that it is God that worketh in him to will and to do of his

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