Contemplations, Moral and Divine; In Two Parts Volume 3

Contemplations, Moral and Divine; In Two Parts Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1700 edition. Excerpt: ...Nature; and that which gives it the noblest and highest Pie-eminence aboveother visible Creatures. We may observe in many Brute Beasts and Birds admirable Instincts, Eexterities, and Sagacities; and in so Tie Q them some dark resemblances of Reason, or Ratiocination: But "Religion is lb appropriate to the Humane Nature, that there are scarce any sort of men, but 1-uve some 'tbtlfim: Nor do the "m'Oft subt'e or sagacious Drutes afford any signs thereof, as communicated to their Natures. It It is one of the chiefest Mercies and Blessings that Almighty God hath afforded to the Children of Men, and that which signally manifests his Providential Care towards and over them, that in all Ages and among all Nations he hath given to them some Means and Helps to discover unto then), though in different Degrees. ibme principal Sentiments of true Religion: 1. By the secret Characters, and Impresfions, and Structures thereof in their Minds and Consciences. 2. By his Glorious and admirable Works, commonly called the Works of Nature. 3. By signal Providences, and Providential Regiment of the World. 4. By raising up Men in all Ages of great Wisdom, Observation, and Learning, which did instruct the more Ignorant in this great Concernment, the Rudiments of Natural Religion. -. By.TraditionaryTranimiiTion of many important Truths and Directions of Life, from Ancestors to their Posterity, and others: Though in process of time, evil Customs and evil Men did in a great measure impair and corrupt the Sentiments and Practices of Men, notwithstanding these helps. Therefore the fame Mercy and Goodness of God, for the Preservation and propagation of the true Religion, was pleased to substitute a more fixed and premanent means: Namely, the Holy Scriptures, or...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236548590
  • 9781236548597