Deism Not Consistent with the Religion of Reason and Nature: Wherein are Obviated the Most Popular Objections Brought Against Christianity, Those Especially which are Urged by a Moral Philosopher, in a Late Extraordinary Pamphlet, Stiled, Deism Fairly Stated, and Fully Vindicated. In a Letter to a Friend
J. Robinson, 1751 - 141 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 41 - God will bring every work into judgment, with every fecret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.
الصفحة 21 - ... to make the whole doctrine of religion clear and obvious to all capacities ; to add weight and authority to the plainest precepts, and to furnish men with extraordinary and supernatural assistance, to enable them to overcome the corruptions of their nature.
الصفحة 66 - And he mujl reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet. Then cometh the end, when he jball have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father ; when he jhall have put down all rule, and all authority and power.
الصفحة 138 - Jhall not teach every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, faying, Know the Lord; for they Jhall all know me, from the leaft to the great eft.
الصفحة 139 - Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, and to the houfe of the God of Jacob, and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths : for the law fhall go forth of Zion, and 3 the word of the Lord from Jerufalem.
الصفحة 21 - ... particular divine revelation, to * make the whole doctrine of religion clear and obvious to all capacities, to add weight and authority to the plaineft. precepts, and to furnifh men with extraordinary affiftances to enable them to overcome the corruptions of their nature.
الصفحة 141 - Chrift.; that he would give him the Heathen for his Inheritance, and the utmoft Parts of the Earth for his Pofleffion, that he may be his Salvation to all People.
الصفحة 113 - Religion and and what is called the Chriftian Revelation have been made a Cover, and a Pretext to the moft bafe and vile Defigns, will fee the Juftnefs of that melancholy Reflection made by this great Man ; and that if Revelation came in aid of Reafon, then there very much needs another Revelation to be given in aid of both. And tho* Chriftians are apt to boaft of the great Benefit that has accrued to Mankind by the Promulgation of the Chriftian Revelation ; yet it is much to be queftioned, whether...
الصفحة 82 - Queftion altogether depends upon the Proof that is to be made by Chriftians, that the Scriptures are a divine (*) Revelation, and the very Word of God. For if that Point be proved the Controverfy at once is at an end...
الصفحة 70 - God, our neighbour, and ourfelves, is an eftablifh'd part of deifm ; the fingle queftion, fays he, between chriftians and deifts, is, whether the belief of natural doctrines, and the practice of natural duties, are all that is ftrictly neceflary, with regard to the divine approbation ; and, confequently human happinefs, both prefent and eternal.