Theory of Pneumatology: In Reply to the Question, what Ought to be Believed Or Disbelieved Concerning Presentiments, Visions, and Apparitions, According to Nature, Reason, and Scripture
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1834 - 460 sivua
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Sivu 372 - In thoughts from the visions of the night, When deep sleep falleth on men, Fear came upon me, and trembling, Which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face; The hair of my flesh stood up...
Sivu 396 - Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-Jonah : for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in heaven. And I also say unto thee, that thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church ; and the gates of Hades shall not prevail against it.
Sivu 146 - be satisfied ; you will all see this great and sublime revolution, which you so much desire. You know that I am a little inclined to prophesy; I repeat, you will see it.
Sivu 408 - Amsterdam," says this individual, "in the year 1762, on the very day that Peter the Third, Emperor of Russia, died, in a company in which Swedenborg was present. In the midst of our conversation, his countenance changed, and it was evident that his soul was no longer present, and that something extraordinary was passing within him.
Sivu 372 - Then a spirit passed before my face; the hair of my flesh stood up : it stood still, but I could not discern the form thereof : an image was before mine eyes, there was silence, and I heard a voice saying, Shall mortal man be more just than God ? Shall a man be more pure than his Maker?
Sivu 388 - All these phantasms appeared to me in their natural size, and as distinct as if alive, exhibiting different shades of carnation in the uncovered parts, as well as in different colours and fashions in their dresses, though the colours seemed somewhat paler than in real nature.
Sivu 423 - ... is, in effect, giving up the Bible; and they know, on the other hand, that if but one, account of the intercourse of men with separate spirits be admitted, their whole castle in the air (deism, atheism, materialism) falls to the ground. I know no reason, therefore, why we should suffer even this weapon to be wrested out of our hands. Indeed, there are numerous arguments besides, which abundantly confute their vain imaginations, but we need not be hooted out of one; neither reason nor religion...
Sivu 385 - At four in the afternoon, the form which I had seen in the morning re-appeared. I was by myself when this happened, and being rather uneasy at the incident, went to my wife's apartment, but there likewise I was persecuted by the apparition, which, however, at intervals disappeared, and always presented itself in a standing posture.
Sivu 387 - ... many other phantasms, sometimes representing acquaintances, but mostly strangers: those whom I knew were composed of living and deceased persons, but the number of the latter was comparatively small. I observed the persons with whom I daily conversed did not appear as phantasms, these representing chiefly persons who lived at some distance from me.