The evidences of the Christian religion

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Printed for J. Tonson, 1733 - Apologetics - 330 pages
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Page 107 - I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Page 91 - His substance is within the substance of every being, whether material or immaterial, and as intimately present to it as that being is to itself. It would be an imperfection in him...
Page 83 - When you glorify the Lord, exalt him as much as you can ; for even yet will he far exceed. And when you exalt him, put forth all your strength, and be not weary; for you can never go far enough.
Page 86 - WAS yesterday, about sun-set, walking in the open fields, till the night insensibly fell upon me. I at first amused myself with all the richness and variety of colours which appeared in the western parts of heaven ; in proportion as they faded away and went out, several stars and planets appeared one after another, till the whole firmament was in a glow.
Page 295 - ... as it generally happens, that virtue would make us more happy even in this life than a contrary...
Page 199 - After it a voice roareth: He thundereth with the voice of his excellency; And he will not stay them when his voice is heard. God thundereth marvellously with his voice; Great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.
Page 93 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him : but he knoweth the way that I take : when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Page 300 - ... from all relation to eternity, is the most wonderful and unaccountable composition in the whole creation. He hath capacities to lodge a much greater variety of knowledge than he will be ever master of, and an unsatisfied curiosity to tread the secret paths of nature and providence ; but with this, his organs...
Page 242 - Their sound is gone out into all lands : and their words into the ends of the world. 5 In them hath he set a tabernacle for...
Page 95 - Secondly, How deplorable is the condition of an intellectual being, who feels no other effects from this his presence but such as proceed from divine wrath and indignation...

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