Thoughts on the work of the six days of creation [ed by J.H. Newman].

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byJohn William Bowden

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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. 1845. Excerpt: ... 17. AND GOD SET THEM IN THE FIRMAMENT OF THE HEAVEN TO GIVE LIGHT UPON THE EARTH, 18. AND TO RULE OVER THE DAT AND OVER THE NIGHT, AND TO DIVIDE THE LIGHT FROM THE DARKNESS: AND GOD SAW THAT IT WAS GOOD. 19. AND THE EVENING AND THE MORNING WERE THE FOURTH DAY. Though it was separated by the firmament from His visible presence, God left not the lower world without witness of Him. "The invisible things of Him from the creation of the world were clearly seen, even His eternal power and Godhead;" and the firmament, as being in a sense, the medium of communication between the world above and the world below, might naturally be supposed to bear this witness in the most conspicuous manner. Above all His other works did the heavens declare the glory of God: and the firmament shew His handy work. The firmament though intercepting the rays of His own immediate glory, became the seat of those luminaries which were His appointed representatives as the givers of light below. His Church being separated and like the dry land, made fit to bear flower and fruit by the influence of heat and light, and of the orderly succession of the seasons. Lights were set to shine upon her and "to be for signs, and for seasons, and for days and years." They that were wise shone over her "as the brightness of the firmament," and they that were to "turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever." In a beautiful and harmonious order, similar to that in which the stars move in their courses, and the phenomena of the celestial sphere succeed one another in their appointed time, did the bearers of God's successive messages of mercy, the heralds of His ever-developing revelation, shed their light upon mankind; until, as we read of the starry choir of the Apostles, "their sound" had gone fort...

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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. 1845. Excerpt: ... 17. AND GOD SET THEM IN THE FIRMAMENT OF THE HEAVEN TO GIVE LIGHT UPON THE EARTH, 18. AND TO RULE OVER THE DAT AND OVER THE NI...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217967418

ISBN - 13:9780217967419

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