Astronomical Principles of Religion, Natural and Reveal'd: In Nine Parts: ... Together with a Preface, of the Temper of Mind Necessary for the Discovery of Divine Truth; ... By William Whiston, ...

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J. Senex, W. and J. Innys, J. Osborne, and T. Longman, 1725 - 304 pages
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Page 166 - Thus saith the Lord, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar ; The Lord of Hosts is his name.
Page xxxii - Of Nature's womb, that in quaternion run Perpetual circle, multiform ; and mix And nourish all things ; let your ceaseless change Vary to our great Maker still new praise.
Page 165 - Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool : where is the house that ye build unto me ? and where is the place of my rest ? For all those things hath mine hand made...
Page 158 - He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing. He bindeth up the waters in his thick clouds; and the cloud is not rent under them.
Page 168 - Although the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; The labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; The flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation. The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds' feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places.
Page 167 - His glory covered the heavens, And the earth was full of his praise. And his brightness was as the light; He had horns coming out of his hand : And there was the hiding of his power.
Page 158 - Who knoweth not in all these That the hand of the Lord hath wrought this? In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind.
Page 159 - Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?
Page 160 - Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in knowledge?
Page 159 - And unto man he said, Behold, The fear of the LORD, that is wisdom ; And to depart from evil is understanding.

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