Thoughts on Religion and Philosophy

Thoughts on Religion and Philosophy

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ... same time you see written by God's inspiration ia the Word of Truth a revelation of the wonderful scheme of salvation through Christ, in Whom and through Whom life and immortality, salvation, sanctification, joy eternal with God in heaven, all these glorious privileges and blessings are offered without reserve to each fallen son of Adam who now sits in the shadow of death, --"As in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive." "Thanks be to God which giveth us the victory, through our Lord Jesus Christ." Through Him we may be more than conquerors over both sin and death. "In Him," says S. John, "was life, and as many as received Him to them gave He the power to become the sons of God." Our Lord Jesus Christ " hath abolished death, and brought life and immortality to light through the Gospel." Philosophy is utterly unable, I say, to explain these things. It is a cheat and a fraud if it pretends to do so. Its department is totally different. It can tell us of steam, and molecules, and protoplasm, and the ego and the non-ego, and unconditioned, but as to bring-, NOT EXPLAINED BY PHILOSOPHY. 151 ing the slightest consolation to the dying sinner, or hope for the future, it is altogether incompetent. Who would trust to Philosophy without religion? CHAPTER XVI. THE PHILOSOPHY OP HUMAN WEAKNESS.--THE TRAVAIL OF WOMEN.--HELPLESSNESS OF INFANTS MERCIFULLY DESIGNED.--SO THE RELATION BETWEEN MAN AND WOMAN.--HOME A TRAINING FOR HEAVEN.--EVEN THE SINS OF MEN CONVERTED BY OUR HEAVENLY FATHER TO GOOD. A Few years ago there was an epidemic amongst the grouse in Scotland, which killed numbers of them, and greatly disconcerted the sportsmen. It was maintained by many, and not without plausible reason, that the epidemic, if not caused, was rendered much...
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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666728X
  • 9781236667281