Infidelity; Its Aspects, Causes And Agencies by Thomas PearsonInfidelity; Its Aspects, Causes And Agencies by Thomas Pearson

Infidelity; Its Aspects, Causes And Agencies

byThomas Pearson

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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. 1854. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... fnfiMitji in its Marions %%mm. Truth and error, good and evil, are propagated in the world by the same instrumentalities; "and no marvel, for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light." The most powerful means in accomplishing the greatest good, are made the most effectual ministers of the greatest evil. Infidelity fights truth with her own weapons. Aaron casts down his rod before Pharaoh, and it becomes a serpent; and the magicians of Egypt do likewise with their enchantments. The die that gives the impress to the genuine coin, is employed to stamp the counterfeit. The poison and the healing waters flow through like channels. And it is not more common for good men and bad men to walk on the same roads, ride in the same carriages, and sail in the same ships, than it is for God's truth and the devil's lie to pass through the same medium. We do not reckon the air less precious as the gift of heaven, because men send through it curses as well as blessings. And the agencies for disseminating truth are not a whit less valuable because some men use them for propagating falsehood. The good and the evil 484 INFIDELITY IN ITS VARIOUS AGENCIES. come so closely together in the world, and are found in such perpetual antagonism, that wherever you see an effective instrumentality in the hands of the former, you may expect to meet with a like one in the hands of the latter. Infidelity thus follows after faith in order to destroy it. The magicians are suffered to do with their enchantments in like manner as Aaron the servant of God. But Aaron's rod at last swallows up their rods. And so will ultimately be destroyed all the works of the devil. Infidelity, meanwhile, is up and doing; and, as if conscious that the hour of decision had come, is vigorously plying for evil ...
Title:Infidelity; Its Aspects, Causes And AgenciesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:158 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217489990

ISBN - 13:9780217489997