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" Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God. "
The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President of the ... - Page 284
by John Dickinson - 1801
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A Guide to Mediumship and Psychical Unfoldment

E. W. Wallis, M. H. Wallis - 1996 - 303 pages
...silversmiths of Ephesus is most applicable to them: 'Let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men it will come to nought : but if it be of God ye cannot overthow it ; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.' The value of mediumship...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1908
...to hold fast to what is permanent and helpful in the old, — " for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought ; but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it ; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God." " Every scribe which is...
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Early Responses to Hume's Writings on Religion: 2 Volumes

James Fieser - Philosophy - 2005 - 817 pages
...his apostles. The opinion of Gamaliel ' was undoubtedly judicious: If this counsel, or this work be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, ye CANNOT overthrow it; beware, therefore, lest ye be found fighting even against God. To conclude,...
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A Narrative of Surprising Conversions

Jonathan Edwards - Religion - 2000 - 116 pages
...prudence, Acts 5:38,39: "Refrain from these men, and let them alone; for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, yet cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found to fight against God." Whether what has been said in...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...city? Jonah, 4, 10-11 2 Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it. Acts, 5, 38-9 3 There is no compulsion in religion. Koran, 2, 257 4 One should...
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On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, Revised Edition

W.A. Broadus - Religion - 2000 - 227 pages
...the result proposed. Such was Gamaliel's argument (Acts v. 38, 39): "If this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it." It must be either from men or from God, and in either case the conclusion...
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Our God-breathed Book: The Bible

John R. Rice - Bible - 1969 - 416 pages
...said, "Refrain from these men [Peter and John], and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God" (Acts 5:38,39). God used...
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The Gathering Storm and the Storm Burst

Russell R. Standish, Colin D. Standish - 2000 - 421 pages
...positions evaluated. We cannot lose by adopting Gamaliel's counsel: If this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought: but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God. (Acts 5:38,39) Sister White...
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Judaism and Human Rights

Milton Ridvas Konvitz - Religion - 1972 - 427 pages
...now I say unto you, refrain from these men, and let them alone; for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, you cannot overthrow it, lest haply you be found even to fight against God" ( Acts 5:38-39). The question of whether these were the precise...
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The Education Papers: Women's Quest for Equality in Britain, 1850-1912

Dale Spender - Social Science - 2001 - 366 pages
...so many other cases, we may safely fall back on the wise words of warning of old, 'If this work be of men it will come to nought, but if it be of God ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.' If, then, it may be assumed...
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