The New Metaphysics: Or, The Law of End, Cause, and Effect, with Other Essays

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J. Speirs, 1888 - Cosmology - 208 pages
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Page 170 - No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
Page 165 - The glorious consummation toward which organic evolution is tending is the production of the highest and most perfect psychical life.
Page 84 - ... beasts ; or of the differences between the forms of the vegetable kingdom, and between the materials which compose the mineral kingdom. Whence it may appear, that those who are ignorant of these degrees, cannot from any judgment see causes ; they only see effects, and judge of causes from them, which is done for the most part by an induction continuous with effects ; when nevertheless causes do not produce effects by continuity...
Page 175 - And rival storms abroad are surging From sea to land, from land to sea. A chain of deepest action forging Round all, in wrathful energy. There flames a desolation, blazing Before the Thunder's crashing way: Yet, Lord, Thy messengers are praising The gentle movement of Thy Day. THE THREE: Though still by them uncomprehended, From these the angels draw their power, And all Thy works, sublime and splendid, Are bright as in Creation's hour.
Page 127 - ... remains for him to learn, he must there stop ; for he can never know the nature of the Infinite Being, of his Supreme Intelligence, Supreme Providence, Supreme Love, Supreme Justice, and other infinite attributes. He will therefore acknowledge that, in respect to this supremely intelligent and wise Being, his knowledge...
Page 206 - And Jehovah God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and he slept ; and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof : and the rib, which Jehovah God had taken from the man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
Page 141 - God shall come ; that at last the guests shall be assembled to the marriage supper ; that the wolf shall lie down with the lamb, the leopard with the kid, the lion with the ox ; that the young child shall play with the asp ; that the mountain of God shall rise above all other mountains, and that the Gentile and the stranger shall come to it, to pay their worship.
Page 97 - In him was life ; and the life was the light of men. . . . And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.
Page 83 - ... as to seem to have nothing in them but what is seen with the eye ; when nevertheless this, respectively to the things which lie interiorly concealed, is as one to thousands, yea to myriads. The interior things which lie hid can by no means be discovered, unless degrees be understood; for exterior things advance to interior things, and these to inmost, by degrees ; not by continuous degrees, but by discrete degrees.
Page 206 - And Adam said, This is now bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh : she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of man. "Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife ; and they shall be one flesh.

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