Travels In South-eastern Asia (volume 2); Embracing Hindustan, Malaya, Siam, And China

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byHoward Malcolm

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ith themselves. They were to prove, to persons who expected a essiah, that Jesus was that Christ; or were based upon premises liich the antagonists, or their own poets, fully admitted. So 1 our Savior sometimes dispute; but we have numerous cases lere he dexterously avoided foolish questions or philosophical kilties. He parried where he might have triumphed, and Me the more immediate, if not the only avenue, to conviction. What has been gained by the repeated triumphs of speculative oology over science, politics, and heresy? Over and over the tie has been fought, consuming whole lives, and filling up ole libraries. Over and over have infidels, heretics, Papists, 1 Jews, been defeated. But new champions rise. The old 'und is taken, or some novelty advanced; and in every age, war continues. At this very day our press teems with works the evidences of Christianity, and in opposition to errors ;ady a thousand times refuted. In countries where Christianhas so triumphed, as to make worldly and political men cons it, and weave it inio the very texture of social and civil iety, what do we see but a dead orthodoxy, an unconverted ssthood, simony, secularity, and pride? Christianity has lie its greatest triumphs where it has stood despised, hated, I cast out, by the learning, the philosophy, and the power of world. Why should missionaries repeat that struggle which a thousand times ended in a bootless triumph? It is not a a's learning, philosophy, or superstition, that precludes his version, but the opposition of his carnal heart To overle this, God forbid that we should confide in aught else than doctrine of " Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling-block, to the Gentiles foolishness." Let us never, never forget that od hath chosen the foolishness of this world to conf...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1839. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... ith themselves. They were to prove, to persons who expected a essiah, that Jesus was that Christ; or were based upon premises liich t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:230 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.48 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217648606

ISBN - 13:9780217648608

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