The Restoration Of Belief [by I. Taylor. Publ. In Parts]. by Isaac Taylor

The Restoration Of Belief [by I. Taylor. Publ. In Parts].

byIsaac Taylor

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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. 1855. Excerpt: ... THE FIRST INTENTION OF CHRIST'S MISSION, AS ATTESTED BY MIRACLES. We have said that Christ has entered upon the platform of the human system--even of this secular course of things--embracing the wellbeing of men singly, and the welfare and progress of communities, with the purpose of effecting thereupon a gradual, hut extensive and deep-working regeneration. As Benefactor of those whose ordinary term of existence is three score years and ten, and as the Keformer of communities and nations which, although they have longevity, have no after life, He gains a hearing for principles the vitality of which is such that they germinate in the most rugged soils, and spring up and bear fruit and scatter their seeds under the most inclement skies. These principles, contrary as they are to the selfish impulses and to the ingrain desires of human nature, are sought after for the very purpose of expelling, and of utterly putting them out of the way of interference with the better-loved interests of the day and hour. Tet they live; and from time to time they come forth with a fresh energy, even as at the first: nay, with more energy than at the first; because, in each successive impact upon the human system, they fall upon a mass which themselves have brought into a condition favourable to the impression that is next to be made upon it. It would seem to be a matter of course, at this point, to specify those ethical principles, or as we might call them, those edicts of the Christian system, which are its characteristics, and which, so far as they take effect upon the course of affairs in this present life, do so, by universal acknowledgment, in the right direction; that is to say, in the giving force to every dictate of justice, humanity, self-denial, temperance, and puri...

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Title:The Restoration Of Belief [by I. Taylor. Publ. In Parts].Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217131824

ISBN - 13:9780217131827

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