Natural Elements of Revealed Theology: Being the Baird Lecture for 1881

James Nisbet, 1881 - 288 pages

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Page 220 - ... me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book. This, how strange soever it may seem, I protest before the eternal God is true, neither am I any way superstitiously deceived herein, since I did not only clearly hear the noise, but in the serenest sky that ever I saw, being without all cloud, did to my thinking see the place from whence it came.
Page 219 - Veritate; if it be for Thy glory, I beseech Thee give me some sign from heaven ; if not, I shall suppress it.
Page 219 - Veritate, in my hand, and, kneeling on my knees, devoutly said these words : " O thou eternal God, author of the light which now shines upon me, and giver of all inward illuminations, I do beseech thee, of thy infinite goodness, to pardon a greater request than a sinner ought to make ; I am not satisfied enough whether...
Page 86 - Buy those things that we have need of against the feast ; or, that he should give something to the poor. He then having received the sop went immediately out : and it was night. Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man glorified, and God is glorified in him.
Page iv - ... Government, and Church Organisations, — or on such subject relative thereto as the Trustees shall from year to year fix in concert with the Lecturer. 4. The Lectures shall be duly advertised to the satisfaction of the Trustees, at the cost of the Lecturer, and shall be delivered publicly, at any times during the months of January and February in each year, in Glasgow ; and also, if required, in such other one of the Scottish University towns as may from time to time be appointed by the Trustees....
Page 53 - seraphim," with " apostles" and " prophets," and " martyrs," and with " the holy Church throughout all the world," in " praising" and " acknowledging" this " holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Sabaoth." Even " the Father of an infinite Majesty, his honourable, true, and only Son," and "also the Holy Ghost the Comforter ;" living and reigning one God world without end.
Page 188 - We know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle be dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
Page 179 - And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their deeds were evil.
Page 175 - But seek ye FIRST the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all other things shall be added unto you ? Dare you believe this promise or not ? I DARE : and will act accordingly, by God's assistance.
Page 222 - Entire dependence upon Krishna, or any other favourite deity, not only obviates the necessity of virtue, but it sanctifies vice. Conduct is wholly immaterial. It matters not how atrocious a sinner a man may be, if he paints his face, his breast, his arms with certain sectarial marks, or...

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