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1700 years ago abhorrence of human adoring affecting alienated amidst amongst apostate creatures Athenian Athens Bible blessed brethren character Christian church on earth city wholly given contemplation of heathen contrary corruption creeping things darkness depraved devout Apostle dishonour divine enlighten eternal exertion fact fancy Father feelings folly given to idolatry gods gospel graven image Greece guilt hath heart heathen idolatry heathen world heaven holy honours human impiety idolater idols ignorance incorrupt indignant grief infinite Jehovah Jesus Jews Jupiter knowledge light Lord Maker omnipotent maketh mankind mercy misery Missionary moral multitude nations natural progress never objects opposite original pantheon Paul philosopher pity polytheism polytheistic prayer principles professing progress of human Psalm racter reprobate mind revelation salvation sceptical sinners soul spirit was stirred superstitions surely thereof thou true true God truth unto wonder worketh worship wretchedness zeal
Page 12 - And none considereth in his heart, neither is there knowledge nor understanding to say, I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination ? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree...
Page 8 - Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations. and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, and changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
Page 8 - Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
Page 12 - I have burned part of it in the fire; yea, also I have baked bread upon the coals thereof; I have roasted flesh, and eaten it: and shall I make the residue thereof an abomination? shall I fall down to the stock of a tree? He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say. Is there not a lie in my right hand?
Page 21 - For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law...
Page 5 - Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ, and maketh manifest the savour of his knowledge by us in every place.
Page 11 - He heweth him down cedars, and taketh the cypress and the oak, which he strengthened for himself among the trees of the forest : he planteth an ash, and the rain doth nourish it. Then shall it be for a man to burn : for he will take thereof, and warm himself; yea, he kindleth it, and baketh bread ; yea, he maketh a god, and worshippeth it ; he maketh it a graven image, and falleth down thereto.
Page 11 - They that make a graven image are all of them vanity; and their delectable things shall not profit; and they are their own witnesses; they see not, nor know; that they may be ashamed. Who hath formed a god, or molten a graven image that is profitable for nothing...
Page 12 - He burneth part thereof in the fire, with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast and is satisfied; yea, he warmeth himself and saith, "Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire." And the residue thereof he maketh a god, even his graven image; he falleth down unto it and worshippeth it and prayeth unto it and saith, "Deliver me; for thou art my God.
Page 18 - God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenant-breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful ; who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do. them.