Modern Spiritism; Its Science And Religion

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byAlfred Taylor Schofield

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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.1920 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII SPIRITISM AND CHRISTIANITY "Beloved, believe not every spirit, but prove the spirits whether they are of God."--I John iv. I. "But the Spirit saith expressly, that in latter times some shall fall away from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons."--i Timothy iv. i. "And I saw coming out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits, as it were frogs: for they are spirits of demons, working signs."--Revelation xvi. 13, 14. Nothing Proved Hitherto we have examined Spiritism on rational grounds, and have found it is exceedingly probable that so far nothing has really been discovered, and nothing proved of the unseen or unknown; and the craving of unbelievers in Christianity to know the secrets of the other world has not been satisfied. Christians have no such cravings, and where faith is operative and the revelation of another world and of life after death is clear and definite, they do not feel inclined to spend hours in doubtful company, witnessing untold absurdities, and listening to incoherent, blasphemous, or most commonplace utterances, from a more or less entranced woman (too often, I regret to say, of somewhat doubtful reputation), respecting either the mighty dead, or some loved but absent one. Communion with the Dead Their real communion in spirit with such is far better enjoyed in their common nearness to their beloved Lord, whose presence they trust their dear ones are now enjoying; and in such communion it is best realised how thin is the veil between those who live in the Lord and those who die in the Lord. As we shall see, Spiritism may have a certain value for unbelievers; but first of all we must understand what Modern Spiri...

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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.1920 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII SPIRITISM AND CHRISTIANITY "Beloved, believe not every spirit, but prove the spirits whether they are of God."--I Jo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217788335

ISBN - 13:9780217788335

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