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 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 247 - Whence, but from heaven, could men unskilled in arts, In several ages born, in several parts, Weave such agreeing truths? or how, or why Should all conspire to cheat us with a lie? Unasked their pains, ungrateful their advice, Starving their gain, and martyrdom their price.
Página 83 - 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 158 - 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 268 - And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the Lord my God, to do less or more.
Página 279 - I do send thee unto them ; and thou shalt say unto them. Thus saith the Lord GOD. 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 52 - Seneca : venient annis Secula feris, quibus Oceanus Vincula rerum laxet, et ingens Pateat tellus, Tiphyfque novos Detegat orbes ; nee fit terris , Ultima Thule.
Página 324 - Where is the dwelling of the lions, and the feeding place of the young lions, where the lion, even the old lion, walked, and the lion's whelp, and none made them afraid...
Página 238 - Happy had it been for the heathen world, if, upon the subject of morality, their oracles had been invariably silent. The few sentiments, which they did deliver, were not always grounded upon the severe principles of reason and truth: they varied with the fluctuation of human opinions, and were even accommodated to the prejudices, the passions, and the vices of their votaries.