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Divine Order of Development as Traced in Nature, Man, and the Bible; By the Methods of Christ and of the Spirit

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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. 1908 Excerpt: ...natural things, thoughts and relations. The infatuation of men all down the ages has been to think that things beautiful to the eye, pleasant to the taste, useful for comfort or for power to make men as gods, were things that abide; and yet the evidence has been superabundant, that every age has broughl ...
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The divine order of development, a s traced in nature, man, and the Bible, by the methods of Christ and of the Spirit

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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. 1908 Excerpt: ...natural things, thoughts and relations. The infatuation of men all down the ages has been to think that things beautiful to the eye, pleasant to the taste, useful for comfort or for power to make men as gods, were things that abide; and yet the evidence has been superabundant, that every age has broughl changes What reigned in beauty has been humbled in the dust; what was pleasant has become painful; what promised comfort and peace has brought pain and strife; and even great families, dukedoms, kingdoms and empires have passed away; and they lie buried in the dust of the earth. As with things, so with thoughts as compared with things; it is not necessary to show that if the visible was thus changeable, the psychical must respond to and compare with the physical. Not only do the heavens and earth of men pass away, but what is conceived as their individuality is in the same sense conceived to be transient and functional. This is the vision cherished by some witty Frenchmen; and it has been taken up with avidity by their friends and admirers in other lands. All is vanity say these wise teachers; there is no heavens and no earth; no mankind and no man; there is not even wind to move the vane and there is no vane to be moved. Delightful vision of earthly wisdom; there is no thing that has existence; there is no substance whatever to be found anywhere; therefore there is no annihilation, no life and no death; there is only motion or function, or something intangible, invisible, unknowable. Is it not very wonderful that men are actually found living in a living universe, full of the most subtle, wise, divine conceptions, and yet they say there is no Wisdom made manifest before the eyes of men; and no design, purpose, or plan in the universe, that such wise men as ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150549649
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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