Discourses on the evidence of revealed religion by Joseph PriestleyDiscourses on the evidence of revealed religion by Joseph Priestley

Discourses on the evidence of revealed religion

byJoseph Priestley

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1794. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... DISCOURSE V. Of miraculous Events in the Time of Joshua. Now after the death of Moses, the servant of the Lord, it came to pass that the Lord spake unto Joshua, the son os Nun, Moses's minijler j faying, Moses my servant . is dead, now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou and ail this people, unto the land which I give unto them, even to the children of Israel. As I was with Moses, so will I be with thee. Joshua i. 1--5. H Aving considered the miraculous events by which the deliverance of the Israelites from their bondage in Egypt, and their paflage through the wilderness, was distinguished, and especially those by which" the divine mission of Moses, and the authority of his law, was confirmed, I proceed ceed to direct your attention to those which immediately preceded, and accompanied, the taking possession of the land of Canaan, as being a part, and a continuation, of the fame scheme. Of the remaining events in the life-time of Moses, some indeed were miraculous, but either not being very conspicuoufly so, or having only a temporary effect, I do not dwell upon them. I must, however, except one miracle of a peculiar kind, by means of which the priesthood was settled in the family of Aaron, so that there was never afterwards any complaint on this subject. After the rebellion of Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, which respected Aaron as well as Moses, all the congregation complained, as if they had been the cause of the death of so many of the people; when God was pleased to punish them by a pestilence, of which fourteen thousand and seven hundred died, and a stop was put to it by Aaron taking incense, and standing between the dead and the living. This action, in which Aaron was the instrument, having so instantaneous an ef8 sect, sect, sufficiently distingu...
Title:Discourses on the evidence of revealed religionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021746341X

ISBN - 13:9780217463416