Lectures on the Atheistic Controversy: Delivered in the Months of February and March, 1834, at Sion Chapel, Bradford, Yorkshire. Forming the First Part of a Course of Lectures on Infidelity
Jackson and Walford, 1834 - 279 pages
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Page 191 - If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me. If I say, Surely the darkness shall cover me; even the night shall be light about me, Yea, the darkness hideth not from thee; but the night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee.
Page 70 - They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures. For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Page 199 - Lo, these are parts of his ways: but how little a portion is heard of him? but the thunder of his power who can understand?
Page 135 - Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark Surrounds me, from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and for the book of knowledge fair Presented with an universal blank Of Nature's works, to me expung'd and ras'd, And wisdom at one entrance quite shut out.
Page 49 - Mind, mind alone, (bear witness earth and heaven !) The living fountains in itself contains Of beauteous and sublime : here, hand in hand, Sit paramount the Graces ; here, enthroned, Celestial Venus, with divinest airs, Invites the soul to never fading joy.
Page 8 - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him, let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way, shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Page 275 - But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes ; and the servant of the Lord must not strive, but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves ; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 49 - O man! does this capacious scene With half that kindling majesty dilate Thy strong conception, as when Brutus rose Refulgent from the stroke of Caesar's fate, Amid the crowd of patriots ; and his arm Aloft extending, like eternal Jove When guilt brings down the thunder, call'd aloudOn Tully's name, and shook his crimson steel, And bade the father of his country hail ! For lo ! the tyrant prostrate in the dust, And Rome again is free!