Internal evidences of Christianity deduced from phrenology

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byJohn Epps

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... Wisdom, that will be proved in the course of the following argument to be divine, has asserted, that God made man upright, but he has sought out many inventions. These, from the corruption of his nature, have, in general, been such as to increase the many and oppressive evils connected with the fall; and even those, good in themselves, have, from the same sad perversity, been turned to evil by their misdirection. The gifts of Providence, matters quite independent of man, have been grossly abused: the means of sustenance B to his body he has rendered the destroyers of his frame; and those intended for the nourishment of his mind have been so used as to produce, not a veneration for the Author of his understanding, but an impious disbelief of that Being's existence; or, if not of that, a disregard for His testimony, verifying the truth of another assertion of wisdom, "knowledge puffeth up." In fine, intellectual and bodily strength have been, are, and, it is likely, will be, exerted in ways contrary to that relationship in which every man stands to God, as the moral Governor of the universe.. In the midst of this general perversion of what is good, and of defection from God,, the Author of good, the Christian is bound to, come forward, and manfully endeavour, in humble dependence upon his Creator, to direct the gifts of Providence and; the many, useful inventions and discoveries of man into proper channels, thereby bringing back all matters to their source, and making every gift, every invention, to show forth God's glory. Within the last century, as well as in the present, many are the powerful intellectual energies which have been exercised in delivering science from the thraldom of infidelity. Many have come forward as champions in this good cause; and m...

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... Wisdom, that will be proved in the course of the following argument to be divine, has asserted, that God made man upright, but...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217491251

ISBN - 13:9780217491259

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