The Evidences of the Christian Religion: To which are Added Several Discourses Against Atheism and Infidelity, and in Defence of the Christian Revelation
Clarendon Press, 1801 - 354 pages
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Page 98 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him : but he knoweth the way that I take : when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.
Page 96 - We shall therefore utterly extinguish this melancholy thought, of our being overlooked by our Maker in the multiplicity of his works...
Page 137 - Such a nation might truly say to corruption, thou art my father, and to the worm, thou art my mother and my sister.
Page 93 - The chasm would be imperceptible to an eye that could take in the whole compass of nature, and pass from one end of the creation to the other...
Page 296 - I have set the Lord always before me : Because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: My flesh also shall rest in hope.
Page xvii - ... there were between God and our Saviour, in reference to his kingdom. We know not what need there was to set up a head and a chieftain, in opposition to " the prince of this world, the prince of the power of the air,
Page 254 - Their sound is gone out into all lands : and their words into the ends of the world. 5 In them hath he set a tabernacle for...
Page 115 - I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell ; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell : God knoweth ;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Page 137 - THOSE who were skilful in anatomy, among the ancients, concluded, from the outward and inward make of an human body, that it was the work of a Being transcendently wise and powerful. As the world grew more enlightened in this art, their discoveries gave them fresh opportunities of admiring the conduct of Providence in the formation of a human body.