What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
admit affirm already ancient appears argument attempt authority become believe better called Catholic Christianity Church claims classes colonies condition consider consistent conviction course crime criminals deny difficulties divine doctrine doubt duty effect equally error evidence example exercise express fact faith Fathers feel further give given Government hand hope human ignorance important impossible least less limits matter means ment mind miracles moral nature necessary never object once opinion origin Oxford parties penal perhaps portion possible present principles private judgment probably prove punishment question reader reason receive recent reform relation religion religious remarks respect result Scripture sense Strauss success sufficient supposed surely tell theory thing thought tion Tracts true truth universal views whole writers
Page 359 - He saved others; himself he cannot save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross, and we will believe him. He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him : for he said, I am the Son of God.
Page 168 - A little onward lend thy guiding hand To these dark steps, a little further on; For yonder bank hath choice of sun or shade; There I am wont to sit, when any chance Relieves me from my task of servile toil, Daily in the common prison else enjoin'd me, Where I, a prisoner chain'd, scarce freely draw The air imprison'd also, close and damp, Unwholesome draught.
Page 187 - The body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the body of Christ is received and eaten in the Supper, is faith.
Page 13 - Art thou called being a servant '( care not for it : but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.
Page 28 - There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God, and eschewed evil.
Page 344 - It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of reprisals for its having so long interrupted the pleasures of the world.
Page 247 - If, in the beginning of the fifth century, Tertullian or Lactantius had been suddenly raised from the dead, to assist at the festival of some popular saint or martyr, they would have gazed with astonishment and indignation on the profane spectacle, which had succeeded to the pure and spiritual worship of a Christian congregation.
Page 146 - Of darkness visible so much be lent, As half to show, half veil the deep intent.