Thought and Religion, Or, The Mutual Contributions of Philosophy and Theology

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Richard G. Badger, 1912 - Christianity - 250 pages
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Page 115 - For the invisible things of him since the creation of the world are clearly seen, being perceived through the things that are made, even his everlasting power and divinity...
Page 108 - Whatever weakens your reason, impairs the tenderness of your conscience, obscures your sense of God, or takes off the relish of spiritual things; in short, whatever increases the strength and authority of your body over your mind; that thing is sin to you, however innocent it may be in itself.
Page 66 - Flow through our deeds and make them pure, That we may lift from out of dust A voice as unto him that hears, A cry above the conquered years To one that with us works, and trust, With faith that comes of self-control, The truths that never can be proved Until we close with all we loved, And all we flow...
Page 199 - It was reserved for Christianity to present to the world an ideal character, which through all the changes of eighteen centuries has inspired the hearts of men with an impassioned love, has shown itself capable of acting on all ages, nations, temperaments, and conditions, has been not only the highest pattern of virtue but the strongest incentive to its practice, and has exercised so deep an influence that it may be truly said that...
Page 240 - Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when he appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
Page 78 - We ascribe to reason two offices, or two degrees. The first is to judge of things self-evident ; the second to draw conclusions that are not selfevident from those that are. The first of these is the province, and the sole province, of common sense ; and, therefore, it coincides with reason in its whole extent, and is only another name for one branch or one degree of reason.
Page 72 - Though GOD has given us no innate ideas of himself; though he has stamped no original characters on our minds, wherein we may read his being...
Page 188 - Neither for these only do I pray, but for them also that believe on me through their word; that they may all be one; even as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be in us : that the world may believe that thou didst send me.
Page 66 - I die. CXXXI O living will that shalt endure When all that seems shall suffer shock, Rise in the spiritual rock, Flow thro' our deeds and make them pure, That we may lift from out of dust A voice as unto him that hears, A cry above the...
Page 244 - Father, the hour has come; glorify thy Son that the Son may glorify thee...

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