The Evidence and Authority of the Christian Revelation

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Anthony Finley, 1817 - 292 pages

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Page 138 - FORASMUCH as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...
Page 5 - Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
Page 165 - Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness?
Page 144 - I can tell the place in which the blessed Polycarp sat and taught, and his going out and coming in, and the manner of his life, and the form of his person, and the discourses he made to the people ; and how he related his conversation with John, and others who had seen the Lord, and how he related their sayings, and what he had heard...
Page 112 - This is the teacher of Asia, the father of the Christians, the destroyer of our Gods, who teaches many neither to offer sacrifice nor to worship.
Page 148 - Yea, and we are found false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that he raised up Christ; whom he raised not up, if so be that the dead rise not.
Page 174 - Moses; but does Moses ever say, that when God created the heavens and the earth, he did more at the time alluded to than transform, them out of previously existing materials? Or does he ever say, that there was not an interval of many ages betwixt the first act of creation, described in the first verse of the book of Genesis, and said to have been performed at the beginning; and those more detailed operations, the account of which commences at the second verse, and which are described to us as having...
Page 195 - It is not for us to bring our minds up to this mysterious agency. But, such is the incomprehensible fact, that the same Being, whose eye is abroad over the whole universe, gives vegetation to every blade of grass, and motion to every particle of blood which circulates through the veins of the minutest animal; that, though his mind takes into its comprehensive grasp immensity and all its wonders, I am as much known to him as...
Page 134 - Now to those who regret this circumstance, we beg leave to submit the following observations. Suppose that one other narrative of the life and miracles of our Saviour had been composed, and, to give all the value to this additional testimony of which it is susceptible, let us suppose it to be the work of an apostle. By this last circumstance, we secure...
Page 83 - Christians—were provided as a lasting, pure, and authoritative record ; " that they might know the certainty of those things wherein they had been instructed.

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