Remarks On The Internal Evidence For The Truth Of Revealed Religion

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byThomas Erskine

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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. 1821. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SECTION VI. J HAVE already explained two causes why spiritual Christianity is so much opposed, and so rarely received with true cordiality amongst men. The first is, that its uncompromising holiness of principle arms against it all the corruptions of our nature: The Second is, that it rarely gains an attentive and full consideration, so as to be apprehended in all its bearings, both in relation to the character of God and its influence on the heart of man. <_20_i20_shall20_now20_mention20_another20_circumstance2c_20_nearly20_connected20_with20_the20_second20_of20_these20_causes2c_20_which20_often20_opposes20_the20_progress20_of20_true20_religion.20_many20_persons2c_20_in20_their20_speculations20_on20_chris5e_20_tianity2c_20_never20_get20_farther20_than20_the20_miracles20_which20_were20_wrought20_in20_confirmation20_of20_its20_divine20_authority.20_those20_who20_reject20_them20_are20_called20_infidels2c_20_and20_those20_who20_admit20_them20_are20_called20_believers20_3b_20_and20_yet2c_20_after20_all2c_20_there20_may20_be20_very20_little20_difference20_between20_them.20_a20_belief20_of20_the20_miracles20_narrated20_in20_the20_new20_testament2c_20_does20_not20_constitute20_the20_faith20_of20_a20_christian.20_these20_miracles20_merely20_attest20_the20_authority20_of20_the20_mes20_senger2c_--they20_are20_not20_themselves20_the20_message3a_20_they20_are20_like20_the20_patentee27_27_s20_name20_on20_a20_patent20_medicine2c_20_which20_only20_attests20_its20_genuineness2c_20_and20_refers20_to20_the20_character20_of20_its20_inventor2c_20_but20_does20_not20_add20_to20_its20_virtue.20_now2c_20_if20_we20_had20_such20_a20_scientific20_acquaintance20_with20_the20_general20_properties20_of20_drugs2c_20_that20_from20_examining20_them20_we20_could20_predict20_their20_effects2c_20_then20_we20_should2c_20_in20_forming20_our20_judgment20_of20_a20_medicine2c_20_trust20_to20_our20_own20_analysis20_of20_its20_component20_parts2c_20_as20_well20_as20_to20_the20_inventor27_27_s20_name20_on20_the20_outside20_3b_20_and20_if20_the20_physician20_whose20_name20_it20_bore20_was20_a20_man20_of20_acknowledged20_eminence20_in20_his20_profession2c_20_we20_should20_be20_confirmed20_in20_our20_belief20_that20_it20_was20_really20_his20_invention2c_20_and20_not20_the20_imposture20_of20_an20_empiric2c_20_b... i="" shall="" now="" mention="" another="" _circumstance2c_="" nearly="" connected="" with="" the="" second="" of="" these="" _causes2c_="" which="" often="" opposes="" progress="" true="" religion.="" many="" _persons2c_="" in="" their="" speculations="" on="" _chris5e_="" _tianity2c_="" never="" get="" farther="" than="" miracles="" were="" wrought="" confirmation="" its="" divine="" authority.="" those="" who="" reject="" them="" are="" called="" _infidels2c_="" and="" admit="" believers="" _3b_="" _yet2c_="" after="" _all2c_="" there="" may="" be="" very="" little="" difference="" between="" them.="" a="" belief="" narrated="" new="" _testament2c_="" does="" not="" constitute="" faith="" christian.="" merely="" attest="" authority="" mes="" _senger2c_--they="" themselves="" _message3a_="" they="" like="" _patentee27_27_s="" name="" patent="" _medicine2c_="" only="" attests="" _genuineness2c_="" refers="" to="" character="" _inventor2c_="" but="" add="" virtue.="" _now2c_="" if="" we="" had="" such="" scientific="" acquaintance="" general="" properties="" _drugs2c_="" that="" from="" examining="" could="" predict="" _effects2c_="" then="" _should2c_="" forming="" our="" judgment="" trust="" own="" analysis="" component="" _parts2c_="" as="" well="" _inventor27_27_s="" outside="" physician="" whose="" it="" bore="" was="" man="" acknowledged="" eminence="" his="" _profession2c_="" should="" confirmed="" really="" _invention2c_="" imposture="" an="" _empiric2c_="">

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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. 1821. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SECTION VI. J HAVE already explained two causes why spiritual Christianity is so much opposed, and so rarely received with true cordi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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