The Christian Philosopher Triumphing Over Death; A Narrative Of The Closing Scenes Of The Life Of…

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...that the "heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked?" What can be a stronger illustration of this, than the history of a nation which was so wicked, though placed in such favourable circumstances for being different? Besides, the Jews were very patriotic, even despising all other nations: and the Prophets who wrote those books, were very patriotic, mourning over the calamities of their nation; yet it is they who record their sins! Does not this prove at least that they were candid and truthful men? Would they have said such severe things against their own party, unless they were sincere?' Mr.--' Well, I see that. They were candid men. But then the plagues of Egypt! and it is said that God hardened Pharaoh's heart!' N.--'Just as mercies despised, do harm. It was mercy to Pharoah, to remove the plagues, but he abused it, and thus the mercy hardened him. A kind father makes still more callous the heart of a rebellious child, by the very tenderness which that child rejects. So, if God sends us an affliction, brings us near to death, and then delivers us from it, if we do not profit by the warning and the mercy, we are the worse for it. Thus God hardened Pharaoh's heart by the very forbearance he showed him, that is, Pharaoh turned God's gifts into curses.' Mr.--' Well, I see your meaning. But how is it that there is no account in heathen writings, of the miracles of Moses?' Dr. G. had now somewhat revived, and though his eyes continued closed, he had evidently overheard the objection, for he said in a whisper, ' Do you understand the hieroglyphics?' Mr.--' No.' Dr. G.--' Do they contain no account of them?' Mr.--' I should think not.' Dr. G.--' But you said just now that you did not understand them. Therefore you cannot...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...that the "heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked?" What can be a stronger illustration of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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