Conversations on the Divine Government: Shewing that Every Thing is from God, and for Good, to All

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J. Johnson, 1802 - 218 Seiten

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Seite 149 - As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child: even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all.
Seite 48 - From brutes what men, from men what spirits know: Or who could suffer being here below? The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?
Seite 166 - ... of the world by a deluge: of the arbitrary choice of one people, as the favourites of heaven; and that people the countrymen of the author: of their deliverance from bondage by prodigies the...
Seite 165 - Upon reading this book, we find it full of prodigies' and miracles. It gives an account of a state of the world and of human nature entirely different from the present : Of our fall from that state : Of the age of man, extended to near a thousand years : Of the destruction of the world by a deluge : Of the arbitrary choice of one people as the...
Seite 130 - Just are the ways of God, And justifiable to men, Unless there be who think not God at all. If any be, they walk obscure ; For of such doctrine never was there school, But the heart of the Fool, And no man therein doctor but himself.
Seite 96 - For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? And if ye salute your brethren only, what do you more than others? do not even the publicans so? Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
Seite 95 - And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent; because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Seite 188 - ... of all selfishness, hope, fear, good-will, gratitude, &c. For we are all alike in kind, and do not differ greatly in degree here. We have each of us passions of all sorts, and lie open to influences of all sorts ; so as that the persons A and B, in whatever different proportions their intellectual affections now exist, may, by a suitable set of impressions, become hereafter alike.
Seite 193 - They sacrificed unto devils, not to God ; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not.
Seite 165 - ... which it relates ; corroborated by no concurring teftimony, and refembling thofe fabulous accounts, which every nation gives of its origin. Upon reading this book, we find it full of prodigies and miracles. It gives an account of a ftate...

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