The Star In The East; Shewing The Analogy Which Exists Between The Lectures Of Freemasonry, The…

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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. 1825. Excerpt: ... CHAP. III. Christianity was the True Religion from the Fall of Man to the establishment of the Jewish Dispensation; even the temporary system revealed to Moses, was, in every material point, typical of the perfected Church of Jesus Christ; and therefore speculative Masonry being early united with Faith in Christ, has, in all ages, retained the benefits which it derived from this dignified alliance. All religions profess essentially the same system of morality; but every false scheme of divine worship was but a perverted imitation of the true one which preceded it; therefore all the commendable parts of every religion under the sun, are but emanations from the original worship of God. Now the first form of divine worship established on the earth after the unhappy fall of man, was the system of Christianity; and consequently the morality of every religion, how imperfect soever, is a remnant of Christian morality. If, in this discussion, the holy scriptures may be appealed to as of undoubted authority, Jesus Christ was the creator of the world. They tell us that Christ "in the beginning laid the foundations of the world, and the heavens were the works of his hands." And again, "By Him (Christ) were all things created that are in heaven, and that are in earth."t "All things were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made."J These Heb. c. i. v. 10. from Ps. 102. 25. f Col. c. i. v. 10. f John c. i. v. S. 60. The St A K:: passages, enforced by innumerable others, are sufficient to prove that Jesus Christ was the creator of the world. It will now be shewn that he gave His religion to the newly-formed man. The conditions being violated by which the tenure of life and happiness was held, the parents of mankind were expelled from Paradise; a...

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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. 1825. Excerpt: ... CHAP. III. Christianity was the True Religion from the Fall of Man to the establishment of the Jewish Dispensation; even the t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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