Letters on the Pernicious Tendency of the Biblical System, and the Disastrous Consequences, Moral and Physical, which Have Resulted, and which Must Continue to Result to Society from that System--from a System Formed on the Absurd, the Impious and Unscriptural Principle--The Bible Alone the Rule of Faith: First Series
P. Blenkinsop, 1824 - Всего страниц: 161
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Стр. 87 - And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation ; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you ; as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Стр. 115 - I saw an innumerable host of happy beings surrounding the inexpressible glory, in acts of adoration and joyous worship, but I did not see any bodily shape, or representation, in the glorious appearance. I heard things unutterable. I heard their songs and hallelujahs of thanksgiving and praise with unspeakable rapture. I felt joy unutterable and full of glory. I then applied to my conductor, and requested leave to join the happy throng, on which he tapped me on the shoulder, and said, ' You must return...
Стр. 152 - Death ! Hell trembled at the hideous name, and sigh'd From all her caves, and back resounded, Death...
Стр. 160 - Whilst this restraint of foreign and domestic education was part of a horrible and impious system of servitude, the members were well fitted to the body. To render men patient, under a deprivation of all the rights of human nature, every thing which could give them a knowledge or feeling of those rights was rationally forbidden. To render humanity fit to be insulted, it was fit that it should be degraded.
Стр. 126 - And, for myself, if that were yet the question, I would, with all my heart, give my consent that the bishop of Rome should have the first seat.
Стр. 99 - The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies — In this the task and mighty labour lies.
Стр. 155 - By the laws now in force in this kingdom, a son, however undutiful or profligate, shall, merely by the merit of conforming to the established religion, not only deprive the Roman Catholic father of that free and full possession of his estate, that power to mortgage or otherwise dispose of it, as the exigencies of his affairs may require, but shall himself have full liberty immediately to mortgage, or otherwise alienate the reversion of that estate from his family for ever...
Стр. 14 - And the ten horns which you saw on the beast, these will hate the harlot, make her desolate and naked, eat her flesh and burn her with fire.