The Evidences Of The Christian Religion. To Which Are Added, Several Discourses Against Atheism And…

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byJoseph Addison

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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. 1801 Excerpt: ...to so many accidents, that we are under the care of one who directs contingencies, and has in his hands the management of every thing that is capable of annoying or osfending us; who knows the assistance we stand in need of, and is always ready to bestow it on those who ask it of him. The natural homage, which such a creature bears to so insinitely wife and good a Being, is a sirm reliance on him for the blessings and conveniences of life, and an habitual trust in him for deliverance out of all such dangers and difficulties as may befal us. The man, who always lives in this disposition of mind, has not the fame dark, and melancholy views of human nature, as he who considers himself abstractedly from this relation to the Supreme Being. At the fame time that he reflects upon his own weakness and imperfection, he comforts himself with the contemplation of thole divine attributes, which are employed for his safety and his welfare. He sinds his want of foresight made up by the Omniscience of him who is his support. He is not sensible of his own want of strength, when he knows that his helper is Almighty. In short, the person who who has a sirm trust on the Supreme Being, is powerful in his power, wife by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. He reaps the benesit of every Divine attribute, and loses his own insufficiency in the fulness of insinite perfection. To make our lives more easy to us, we are commanded to put our trust in him, who i's thus able to relieve and succour us; the Divine goodness having made such a reliance a duty, notwithstanding we should have been miserable, had it been forbidden us. Among several motives, which might be made use of to recommend this duty to us, I shall only take notice of those that follow. The sirst and strongest is, that we...

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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. 1801 Excerpt: ...to so many accidents, that we are under the care of one who directs contingencies, and has in his hands the management of every ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217318509

ISBN - 13:9780217318501

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