The Religious Philosopher: Or, The Right Use of Contemplating the Works of the Creator ... Designed for the Conviction of Atheists and Intidels, Volume 3

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J. Senex, 1721 - Natural theology
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Page 1074 - Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written; Which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
Page 882 - The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked: the Lord hath his way in the whirlwind and in the storm, and the clouds are the dust of his feet.
Page 881 - Who hath divided a watercourse for the overflowing of waters, or a way for the lightning of thunder ; to cause it to rain on the earth, where no man is; on the wilderness, wherein there is no man ; to satisfy the desolate and waste ground, and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth ? Hath the rain a father ? or who hath begotten the drops of dew?
Page 881 - Are there any among the vanities of the Gentiles that can cause rain ? or can the heavens give showers ? Art not thou he, O LORD our God ? therefore we will wait upon thee ; for thou hast made all these things.
Page 1081 - Phenomenon IV. That the fixed stars being at rest, the periodic times of the five primary planets, and (whether of the sun about the earth, or) of the earth about the sun, are as the 3/2th power of their mean distances from the sun.
Page 881 - Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who hath gendered it?
Page 882 - For he maketh small the drops of water : They pour down rain according to the vapour thereof: Which the clouds do drop And distil upon man abundantly.
Page 814 - For as the heaven is high above *' the earth : fo great is his mercy towards
Page 813 - It is the glory of God to conceal a thing : but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. 3 The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.
Page 836 - Kepler, is now received by all astronomers; for the periodic times are the same, and the dimensions of the orbits are the same, whether the sun revolves about the earth, or the earth about the sun. And as to the measures of the periodic times, all astronomers are agreed about them. But for the dimensions of the orbits, Kepler and Bullialdus, above all others, have determined them from observations with the greatest accuracy...

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