A Sketch of the Denominations of the Christian World: Accompanied with a Persuasive to Religious Moderation. To which is Prefixed an Account of Atheism, Deism, Theophilanthropism, Judaism, Mahometanism, and Christianity. Adapted to the Present Times

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Crane, 1813 - Christian life - 296 pages

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Page 112 - ... such as are reserved for the cognizance of the holy see; and as far as the...
Page 54 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 82 - Others apart sat on a hill retir'd, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate; Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.
Page 243 - My certainty that I am a man is before my certainty that there is a God, for Quod facit notum est magis notum', my certainty that there is a God is greater than my certainty that he requireth love and holiness of his creature...
Page 125 - Whatsoever else they believe besides it, and the plain irrefragable, indubitable consequences of it, well may they hold it as a matter of opinion : but as matter of faith and religion, neither can they with coherence to their own grounds believe it themselves, nor require the belief of it of others, without most high and most schismatical presumption.
Page 111 - Peter, and to his successors the popes, who may open it at pleasure, and by transferring a portion...
Page 90 - They maintain that God hath chosen a certain number of the fallen race of Adam in Christ, before the foundation of the world, unto eternal glory, according to his immutable purpose, and of his free grace and love, without the least foresight of faith, good works, or any conditions performed by the creature ; and that the rest of mankind he was pleased to pass by, and ordain to dishonour and wrath, for their sins, to the praise of his vindictive justice.
Page 234 - And the kingdom and • dominion, and the greatnefs of the kingdom under the whole heaven, mail be given to the people of the faints of the moft High, whofe kingdom is an everlafting kingdom, and all dominions (hall ferve and obey him.
Page 97 - That mankind are not totally depraved, and that depravity does not come upon them by virtue of Adam's being their public head, but that mortality and natural evil only are the direct consequences of his sin to posterity.
Page 282 - A new commandment give I unto you, that ye love one another.

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