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Four Dissertations: On Providence. on Prayer. on the Reasons for Expecting ...
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Sivu 46 - That gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking can ever fall into it.
Sivu 298 - And whatsoever ye do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Sivu v - Observations on the NATURE of CIVIL LIBERTY, The PRINCIPLES of GOVERNMENT, and the JUSTICE and POLICY of the WAR with AMERICA. To which is added An Appendix, Containing a State of the National Debt, an Estimate of the Money drawn from the Public by the Taxes, and an Account of the National Income and Expenditure since the last War.
Sivu 336 - For what is our hope, our joy, our crown of rejoicing? Are not even ye in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming? For ye are our glory and joy," These, I say, with many others of a like nature, have been great refreshments to me.
Sivu 59 - I fay unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of thefe. Wherefore if God fo clothe the grafs of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is caft into the oven ; fliall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith...
Sivu v - Four dissertations. I. On providence. II. On prayer. III. On the reasons for expecting that virtuous men shall meet after death in a state of happiness. IV. On the importance of Christianity, the nature of historical evidence, and miracles.
Sivu 177 - Learning, lib. i. to to cleave unto them, and dwell too much upon them, fo as to forget what is fuperior in nature. But when we pafs further, and behold the dependency, continuation and confederacy of caufes, and the works of providence, then, according to the allegory of the poets, we eafily believe that the higheft link of nature's chain muft needs be tied to the foot of Jupiter's chair ; or perceive " That philofophy, like •' Jacob's vifion, difcovers to us a ladder, whofe " top reaches up to...