The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and course of nature: to which are added, two brief dissertations : I. On personal identity. II. On the nature of virtue : together with a charge delivered to the clergy of the Diocese of Durham, at the primary visitation, in the year M.DCC.LI
C. and J. Rivington, 1824 - 408 Seiten
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Seite 50 - Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no man regarded; But ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity: I will mock when your fear cometh; When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. Then shall they call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me...
Seite 312 - And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of the God of Jacob ; and He will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths : for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem. And He shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people : and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks : nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war...
Seite 311 - It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob, And to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, That thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Seite 221 - Unto whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto us they did minister the things, which are now reported unto you by them that have preached the gospel unto you with the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven ; which things the angels desire to look into.
Seite 244 - And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying ; Blessing and honour and glory and power be unto him that sitteth upon the throne and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
Seite 319 - And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the Lord shall lead thee.
Seite 50 - Turn ye at my reproof : behold, I will pour out my Spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
Seite 242 - For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.
Seite 50 - Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
Seite 308 - And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.