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Seite 250 - Though the earth and the heavens were to disappear, there are other worlds which roll afar ; the light of other suns shines upon them ; and the sky which mantles them is garnished with other stars. Is it presumption to say that the moral world extends to these distant and unknown regions ? that they are occupied with people? that the charities of home and of neighbourhood flourish there ? that the praises of God are there lifted up, and his goodness rejoiced in...
Seite 127 - Is it likely, says the Infidel, that God would send his eternal Son to die for the puny occupiers of so insignificant a province in the mighty field of his creation ? Are we the befitting objects of so great and so signal an interposition ? Does not the largeness of that field which astronomy lays open to the view of modern science, throw a suspicion over the truth of the gospel history ; and how shall we reconcile the greatness of that wonderful movement which was made in 'heaven for the redemption...
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Seite 131 - And then, passing on to the revealed record, we learn that the dynasty of man in the mixed state and character is not the final one; but that there is to be yet another creation, or, more properly, recreation, known theologically as the resurrection, which shall be connected, in its physical components, by bonds of mysterious paternity, with the dynasty which now reigns, and be bound to it mentally by the chain of identity, conscious and actual ; but which, in all that constitutes superiority, shall...
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