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S. Sonnenschein & Company, 1894 - Apologetics - 200 pages

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Page 59 - ... feet. But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land? Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
Page 47 - Faith is this : that we worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity, neither confounding the Persons, nor dividing the substance. For there is one Person of the Father, another of the Son, and another of the Holy Ghost. But the Godhead of the Father, of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, is all one ; the glory equal, the- majesty coeternal.
Page 77 - ... to the princes by whom they are governed ; and what are our special duties towards Napoleon I., our emperor? Answer. Christians owe to the princes by whom they are governed, and we owe specially to Napoleon I., our emperor, love, respect, obedience, fidelity, military service, the tribute ordered for the preservation and defence of the empire and his throne; we also owe him fervent prayers for his health and for the temporal prosperity of the State.
Page 77 - He has restored and preserved public order by his profound and active wisdom; he defends the state by his powerful arm; he has become the anointed of the Lord through the consecration which he received from the sovereign pontiff, head of the Universal Church.
Page vii - mistiness is the mother of wisdom. A man who can set down a halfa-dozen general propositions, which escape from destroying one another only by being diluted into truisms, who can hold the balance between opposites so skilfully as to do without fulcrum or beam, who never enunciates a truth without guarding himself against being supposed to exclude the contradictory, — who holds that Scripture is the only authority, yet that the Church is to be deferred...
Page vii - ... given without them, that bishops are a divine ordinance, yet that those who have them not are in the same religious condition as those who have, — this is your safe man and the hope of the Church ; this is what the Church is said to want, not party men, but sensible, temperate, sober, well-judging persons, to guide it through the channel of no meaning, between the Scylla and Charybdis of Aye and No.
Page 77 - In the first place, because God, who creates empires and dispenses them according to his will, has, by endowing our emperor with a profusion of gifts, as well in peace as in war, appointed him our sovereign, and made him the minister of his power, and his image upon earth : To honour and serve our emperor is, therefore, the same thing as to honour and serve God himself.
Page ii - LEIGHTON. THE ESSAYS OF SCHOPENHAUER, translated. 1. The Wisdom of Life. 2. Counsels and Maxims. 3. Religion, a Dialogue and other Essays. 4. The Art of Literature. 5. Studies in Pessimism.
Page 77 - Q. Are there not particular reasons which ought to attach us more strongly to Napoleon I, our Emperor? A. Yes; for it is he whom God has raised up under...
Page 163 - They then are members of the soul of the Church, who, not being members of the visible Communion and society, know not, that in not becoming members of it, they are rejecting the command of Christ, to Whom by faith and love and in obedience they cleave. And they, being members of the body or visible communion of the Church, are not members of the soul of the Church, who, amid outward profession of the faith, do, in heart or deeds, deny Him Whom in words they confess.

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