Pamphlets, Religious; Miscellaneous Volume 7

Pamphlets, Religious; Miscellaneous Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...way; as the Indian chief did a lunar eclipse, on the supposition that a great fish was attempting to swallow the moon. Now let them prove their fish, if they can. Here let it be understood that it is quite illogical to explain a thing on the supposition of an unproved principle. First prove the existence of the principle: then, and not till then, it may be used to explain or prove other things. For instance, it would be very absurd for a Newton to undertake to explain the phenomenon of the tides, upon t Parole of gravitation, until he first proved" qb any text upon the pnr rf % f; the soul, until that mime; ality fa first prove: 'But I have ne.rer yet H6n one attempt made to prove, i by Scripture, the existence of such a thing. In every attempt, the attempter first assumes the thing he pretends Uo prove, and with that assumption he goes on to show his!!! In explaining certain texts, which, as we have shown, may all be explained better without an ideal immortality than with: for, explained without it, Ihey harmonize with a very gre%t number that are so plain as to forbid explanation or comment; a few of which we have here given from various parts of the Old Testament, heginning with--surely die, and ending only with the end of that volume. Mai. iv. 1. All the proud and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up--that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. Here it should be borne in mind that the first thing said in the Old Testament of the punishment of the wicked is--" Thou shalt surely die;" and the last is, they shall be burnt up, root and branch. Testimony of Christ and his Apostles. Testimony of John the Baptist. Every tree 'that bringeth not forth good...
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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236818628
  • 9781236818621