A Sketch of the Rise and Progress of Christianity

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J. Chapman, 1854 - 324 pages

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Page 24 - Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me: the new moons and Sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting. Your new moons, and your appointed feasts my soul hateth. They are a trouble to me; I am weary to bear them; and when ye spread forth your hands I will hide mine eyes from you.
Page 50 - Moses allowed divorce on account of the hardness of your hearts, but from the beginning it was not so...
Page 304 - And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.
Page 33 - After the death of Joshua, the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord and forsook the Lord God of their fathers, who brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the people that were round about them, the Baals and Astartes.
Page 225 - He can no longer have God for his Father, who has not the Church for his mother.
Page 34 - They did not destroy the nations, concerning whom the Lord commanded them: But were mingled among the heathen, and learned their works. And they served their idols: which were a snare unto them.
Page 169 - I am not worthy to bear' — that when Jesus descended into the Jordan to be baptized by him, a. fire was kindled in the river (an addition of Justin's); and when He came up out of the water the Holy Spirit, as a dove lighted upon Him, and a voice came from heaven, saying, ' Thou art my Son ; this day have I begotten Thee...
Page 68 - Consider, my children, what that signifies, he finished them in six days. The meaning of it is this; that in six thousand years the Lord God will bring all things to an end. For with him one day is a thousand years; as himself testifieth, saying, Behold this day shall be as a thousand years.
Page 274 - Non enim ars illa, quae dividit genera in species et species in genera resolvit, ab humanis machinationibus est facta; sed in natura rerum ab auctore omnium artium, quae verae artes sunt, et a sapientibus inventa et ad utilitatem solertis rerum indaginis est usitata; vgl.
Page 34 - Yea, they sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils, And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood.

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