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Page 128 - Revelation is natural reason enlarged by a new set of discoveries communicated by God immediately, which reason vouches the truth of, by the testimony and proofs it gives, that they come from God. So that he that takes away reason, to make way for revelation, puts out the light of both, and does much the same, as if he would persuade a man to put out his eyes, the better to receive the remote light of an invisible star by a telescope.
Page 127 - Reason is natural revelation, whereby the eternal Father of light, and Fountain of all knowledge, communicates to mankind that portion of truth which he has laid within the reach of their natural faculties. Revelation is natural reason enlarged by a new set of discoveries communicated by God immediately, which reason vouches the truth of by the testimony and proofs it gives that they come from God.
Page 190 - ... that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wifdom and fpiritual underftanding. That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all plealing, being fruitful in every good work, and increafing in the knowledge of God...
Page clv - Spirit ; but try the fpirits, whether they are of God : becaufe many falfe prophets are gone out into the world.
Page 4 - Saviour, that our heavenly Father will ' give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him
Page 83 - Redeemer's name, muft carefully endeavor to make their light fhine before men, " that they " may fee their good works, and glorify their Father
Page 204 - I love His people and their ways, I love with them to pray and praise ; I love the Father and the Son, I love the Spirit He sent down. 6 I love to think the time will come, When I shall be with Him at home, And praise him in eternity, Then shall my love completed be. CXCVI. "They did eat their meat with gladness, and singleness of heart.