The way towards the blessed life; or, The doctrine of religion, tr. by W. Smith

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UMI, 1849 - Philosophy and religion - 269 pages
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Page 108 - Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do : for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.
Page 108 - 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 111 - Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, ye have no life in you. Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life ; and I will raise him up at the last day. For my flesh is meat indeed, and my blood is drink indeed. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, dwelleth in me, and I in him.
Page 109 - I said unto you, my sheep hear my voice, and I know them ; and they follow me, and I give unto them eternal life ; and they shall never perish, neither shall any pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all : and none is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand.
Page 244 - Richter has an intellect vehement, rugged, irresistible, crushing in pieces the hardest problems ; piercing into the most hidden combinations of things, and grasping the most distant; an imagination vague, sombre, splendid, or appalling, brooding over the abysses of being, wandering through infinitude, and summoning before us, in its dim religious light, shapes of brilliancy, solemnity, or terror ; a fancy of exuberance literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a...
Page 244 - We find in the present biography much that does not so much amuse and instruct, as, to adopt a phrase from the religious world, positively edify the reader. The life of Richter is indeed a moral and a religious, as much as a literary treat, to all who have a sense exercised to discern religion and morality as a thing essentially different from mere orthodoxy and asceticism. The two volumes before us cannot be seriously read without stimulating the reader, like a good sermon, to self-amelioration,...
Page 244 - ... terror ; a fancy of exuberance literally unexampled, for it pours its treasures with a lavishness which knows no limit, hanging, like the sun, a jewel on every grass-blade, and sowing the earth at large with orient pearls.
Page 231 - This book must be regarded, we think, as the most valuable contribution ever made In the English Language to our means of understanding that portion of Hebrew History to which it relates The Author has not the common superstitious reverence for the Bible, but he shows everywhere a large, humane, and Christian spirit."— Massachusetts Quarterly Review.
Page 224 - In the progress of my present work, I have taken a deeper glance into religion than ever I did before. In me the emotions of the heart proceed only from perfect intellectual clearness : — it cannot be but that the clearness I have now attained on this subject shall also take possession of my heart.
Page 236 - This is a very pleasing little volume, which we can confidently recommend. It is designed and admirably adapted for the use of children from five to eleven years of age. It purposes to infuse into that...

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