Institutes of natural and revealed religion. To which is prefixed, An essay on the best method of communicating religious knowledge to the members of Christian societies, Volume 1
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Page 314 - And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.
Page 320 - Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children. For behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck. Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us.
Page 313 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground : he hath no form nor comeliness ; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Page 327 - Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, that ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. Let no man deceive you by any means : for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition...
Page 301 - And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, Shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. It shall never be inhabited, Neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation : Neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there ; Neither shall the shepherds make their fold there.
Page 303 - And, behold, here cometh a chariot of men, with a couple of horsemen. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen ; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground.
Page 323 - And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. 21 Then let them which are in Judea, flee to the mountains ; and let them which are in the midst of it, depart out; and let not them that are in the countries, enter thereinto.
Page v - I can allure you, that if Things had been according to our own Fears, and the Hopes of our Enemies, it had not been thus with us : And therefore it will become both you and me, in the firft Place, (as to reverence and adore the great God...
Page 121 - ... all be made alive again, that Chrift will come, by the appointment of God his father, to judge the quick and the dead, and to give to every man according to his works. Now the firm belief of thefe important truths (concerning which there are great doubts and difficulties on the light of nature, but none at all upon the fuppofition of the truth of chriftianity) cannot fail to elevate the fentiments, and ennoble the nature of man.