Collection of Tracts on the Principles and Evidences of Christianity, the Constitution of the Church, and the Authority of Civil Government Volume 1

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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. 1800 Excerpt: ...the passover, baptism, &c.) were as notorious facts as any; and that book faying they commenced from the time that Ae facts were done, must be found to be false, whenever it was. trumpt up in after ages, by no such institutions being then known. Not like the seasts, games, &c. in memory of the. ...
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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. 1800 Excerpt: ...the passover, baptism, &c.) were as notorious facts as any; and that book faying they commenced from the time that Ae facts were done, must be found to be false, whenever it was. trumpt up in after ages, by no such institutions being then known. Not like the seasts, games, &c. in memory of the. Heatheh gods,, which were appointed long after those facts were said to be done j and the like institutions may be appointed to-morrow in memory of any falshood faid to.be done a' thoufand years ago; and s6 is no proof at all. And though a legend, or book of stories 6f things faid to be done many years past, may be palmed upon people, ye't a book of statutes cannot, by which their causes afe tried every day. Are there such prophecies extant in any prophane history so long besore the facts there recorded, as there are in the Holy Scriptures of the coming of the Messiah? Were there any types of sorerunners of tfie Heathen grids, Of Mahomet? Is there the like evidence of the truth and sincerity of tne Greek and Roman historians, as of the penmen of the Holy Scriptures? Would these historians have given their lives sor iHe truth of all they wrote J Did they tell such facts only, wherein it was impossible-sor themselves to be imposed upon, or that they should impose upon others? Nothing but what themselves had seen and heard, and they also to whom they spoke? Did they expect nothing but persecution and death sor what they related? And were they bidden to bear it patiently without resistance? Was this the case of the disciples of Mahomet, who were required to fight and conquer with the sword? Did any religion ever overcome by sufsering, but the Christian only? And did any exhibit the suture state, and preach the contempt of this world like the Christian? De. That i...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150733024
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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