The Divine Origin of Prophecy Illustrated and Defended in a Course of Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford, in the Year MDCCC., at the Lecture Founded by John Bampton

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Página 135 - And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind...
Página 129 - For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether there hath been any such thing as this great thing is, or hath been heard like it?
Página 41 - Remember the former things of old: For I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me, Declaring the end from the beginning, And from ancient times the things that are not yet done, Saying, My counsel shall stand, And I will do all my pleasure...
Página 83 - The Chaldeans answered before the king, and said, There is not a man upon the earth that can shew the king's matter : therefore there is no king, lord, nor ruler, that asked such things at any magician, or astrologer, or Chaldean.
Página 279 - And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet shall know that there hath been a prophet among them.
Página 105 - ... through ignorance and prejudice to simple and primitive manners. In the early periods of history they were united, as allies, to the most powerful monarchs of the East, under their victorious Prophet. They once carried their arms over the most considerable kingdoms of the earth; through many succeeding ages the caravans of the merchant, and the companies of Mahometan pilgrims, passed regularly over their deserts: even their religion has undergone a total change. Yet all these circumstances, which,...
Página 315 - But the prince of the kingdom of Persia withstood me one and twenty days: but, lo, Michael, one of the chief princes, came to help me; and I remained there with the kings of Persia. Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befal thy people in the latter days : for yet the vision is for many days.
Página 238 - The system of morality, which they sanctioned, was pure, severe, and founded upon determinate and acknowledged principles. They tempered its severity, however, with the love of mercy and the gentle feelings of benevolence. With all the warmth of zeal, and energy of eloquence, they recommended the cause of the stranger, the widow, and the orphan. Neither the pomp of station nor the tyranny of power could shield the offender from their manly and indignant rebukes: and exhibiting a boldness, which,...
Página 249 - Unafk'd their pains, ungrateful their advice, Starving their gain, and martyrdom their price. If on the book itfelf we caft our view, Concurrent heathens prove the ftory true : The...

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