History of Ethics Within Organized Christianity

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Scribner, 1910 - Christian ethics - 605 pages

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Page 61 - Not that which entereth into the mouth defileth the man ; but that which proceedeth out of the mouth, this defileth the man.
Page 448 - ... the true ground of morality; which can only be the will and law of a God, who sees men in the dark, has in his hands rewards and punishments and power enough to call to account the proudest offender.
Page 434 - First. That the blood of so many hundred thousand souls of protestants and papists, spilt in the wars of present and former ages, for their respective consciences, is not required nor accepted by Jesus Christ the Prince of Peace, Secondly.
Page 462 - Tis not solely in poetry and music, we must follow our taste and sentiment, but likewise in philosophy. When I am convinc'd of any principle, 'tis only an idea, which strikes more strongly upon me. When I give the preference to one set of arguments above another, I do nothing but decide from my feeling concerning the superiority of their influence.
Page 434 - It is the will and command of God that, since the coming of his Son the Lord Jesus, a permission of the most Paganish, Jewish, Turkish, or anti-christian consciences and worships be granted to all men in all nations and countries: and they are only to be fought against •with that sword which is only, in soul matters, able to conquer: to wit, the sword of God's Spirit, the word of God.
Page 416 - It sufficeth, therefore, that nature and Scripture do serve in such full sort, that they both jointly, and not severally either of them, be so complete, that unto everlasting felicity we need not the knowledge of any thing more than these two may easily furnish our minds with on all sides.
Page 434 - An inforced uniformity of Religion throughout a Nation or civil State, confounds the Civil and Religious, denies the principles of Christianity and civility, and that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh.
Page 163 - Et cum radius ex sole porrigitur, portio ex summa; sed sol erit in radio, quia solis est radius, nee separatur substantia sed extenditur (vgl.
Page 61 - Judge not, and ye shall not be judged : condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned : forgive, and ye shall be forgiven : give, and it shall be given unto you : good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
Page 434 - God requireth not an uniformity of Religion to be inacted and inforced in any civill state; which inforced uniformity (sooner or later) is the greatest occasion of civill Warre, ravishing of conscience, persecution of Christ Jesus in his servants, and of the hypocrisie and destruction of millions of souls.

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