Revelation Examined with Candour

Revelation Examined with Candour

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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. 1732 edition. Excerpt: ...world; but, that they should continue so for four thousand years together, and yet subsist, that whole time, under the united enmity of mankind, makes it yet more singular, and is surely the most amazing completion of a prediction, that Can possibly be imagin'd., Suppose this character were true, at this instant, of any other nation, that we know of, encompass'd by, and accessible to others, how long do we think it would continue so? 'Tis scarce possible to imagine, it would subsist one century, and much less forty.--Nor is it possible to imagine, how this nation could subsist in that circumstance, but from the uncontroulable Providence of that great Being, who so solemnly pronounced of ljbmael, that he Jhould dwell in the presence of all his brethren;--that, tho' he should live in a state of hostility with his brethren, that is (as it seems most probably meant) a State of perpetual enmity 'with the rest of the world, yet he should subsist perpetually under it, before their faces. But here it may be objected, that this country was not worth the expence of conquest; and, that it was scarce possible to conquer it, protected as it was, by drought and desarts. I Answer, first, that, tho' some part of this country was not, in itself, worth the expence of conquest, yet surely it was worth the while of any, nay of all the neighbour princes, 'to prelerve themselves and their subjects, from being made a perpetual prey, to worse than wild beasts, by their utter excision.----It was well worth while, to root out this pestilent race, which infested the world; and, it is very well known, that the wealth of one part of the country, would There is not the least hint in scripture, nor is there the least reason to believe, that Ijhmael dwelt in a personal state of...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623924
  • 9781236623928