An Exposition And Defence Of Universalism; In A Series Of Sermons Delivered In The Universalist…

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byIsaac Dowd Williamson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1840 Excerpt: ... SERMON XV. DECISION OF CHARACTER A RELIGIOUS DUTY. "How long halt ye, between two opinions? If the Loni be God, fullow him, but if Baal, then follow him. 1 Kings xvlii. 21. The Scriptures enjoin upon men the utmost frankness, honesty and decision of character. Hypocrisy, whether it proceed from irresolution, motives of policy, or dishonesty of mind, finds no excuse in the teachings of the sacred volume. It is taken for granted, that the s-ibject of religion is of sufficient importance, to give it a claim upon the attention of every man. And for this reason the Bible appeals to all men, everywhere, to make up their minds upon the subject, and to act according to the teachings of the judgement, and the admonitions of conscience, in all honesty and sincerity before God and man. We are not however required to rush blindly into this matter, as the horse rusheth into the battle, but we are first to prove all things, and having proved them, to hold fast that which is good. So thought Elijah in the text, and the circumstances with which it stands connected. The people worshipped an idol called Baal, and when they had gathered together, he proposed to give them a test of the respective merits of Baal and the God of Israel. And when he should have placed before them the means of forming a correct opinion, he exhorts them to make no delay, but to choose for themselves, once and for ever, whom they would follow. I have no time to spend upon these circumstances, and that work may be unnecessary, as I presume you have already anticipated the use I intend to make of the exhortation of the text. This is the last of the series of lectures in which I have been for some time past engaged. I have endeavored to set before you the difference between our faith, and the popular cr...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1840 Excerpt: ... SERMON XV. DECISION OF CHARACTER A RELIGIOUS DUTY. "How long halt ye, between two opinions? If the Loni be God, fullow him, but ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217810985

ISBN - 13:9780217810982

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