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: and 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 1751
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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...
Andrew Kippis,Joseph Butler,Samuel Hallifax
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Page 232 - And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: and thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Page 145 - 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.
Page 186 - 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.
Page 154 - For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices, which they offered year by year continually, make the comers thereunto perfect.
Page 41 - Origen* has with singular sagacity observed, that "he who believes the Scripture to have proceeded from him who is the Author of nature, may well expect to find the same sort of difficulties in it as are found in the constitution of nature.
Page 155 - Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: in burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure.
Page 156 - 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 honor, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Page 145 - For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son, that all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.
Page 54 - Nay, for what we know of ourselves, of our present life and of death, death may immediately, in the natural course of things, put us into a higher and more enlarged state of life, as our birth does;* a state in which our capacities and sphere of perception and of action may be much greater than at present.
Page 122 - To prevent this appears to have been one reason why a visible church was instituted ; to be like a city upon a hill, a standing memorial to the world of the duty which we owe our Maker ; to call men continually both by example and instruction to attend to it, and by the form of Religion ever before their eyes remind them of the reality ; to be the repository of the oracles of God ; to hold up the light of revelation in aid to that of nature, and propagate it throughout all generations to the end...