Outlines of mental and moral science

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J. McGlashan, 1853 - 183 páginas
 

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Página 147 - Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing.
Página 107 - For when the Gentiles which have not the law do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves : which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the meanwhile accusing or else excusing one another), in the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
Página 77 - We were now treading that illustrious island, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence savage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge., and the blessings of religion. To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity...
Página 60 - For the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God, neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
Página 143 - He that planted the ear, shall he not hear ? he that formed the eye, shall he not see ? He that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know...
Página 156 - But with me it is a very small thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment; yea, I judge not mine own. self ; (for I know nothing by myself; yet am I not hereby justified;) but he that judgeth me is the Lord.
Página 137 - I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand in the latter day upon the earth, and though after my skin, worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
Página 45 - And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good. And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
Página 119 - By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.
Página 153 - Some truths there are so near and obvious to the mind that a man need only open his eyes to see them. Such I take this important one to be, viz. that all the choir of heaven and furniture of the earth, in a word all those bodies which compose the mighty frame of the world, have not any subsistence without a mind...

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