The Travels of Cyrus: To which is Annexed, a Discourse Upon the Theology and Mythology of the Pagans

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Pratt & Doubleday, 1814 - 404 pages

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Page 336 - How are the dead raised up? And with what body do they come? Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die, "And that which thou sowest, thou sowest not that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other grain: But God giveth it a body as it hath pleased him, and to every seed his own body.
Page 303 - I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways : he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, saith the Lord of Hosts.
Page 302 - I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron ; and I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I the Lord, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel. ; ' For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, I hava even called thee by thy name; I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me.
Page 316 - Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The Lord God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah.
Page 313 - Almighty, the brightness of the everlasting light, the unspotted mirror of the power of God, and the image of His goodness...
Page 303 - That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none besides me. I am the Lord, and there is none else. I form the light and create darkness : I make peace, and create evil : I the Lord do all these things.
Page 377 - Arimanius and his genii broke through this shining egg, and immediately evil was blended and confounded with good. But there will come a time appointed by fate, when Arimanius will be entirely destroyed and extirpated ; the earth will change its form, and become plain and even ; and happy men will have only one and the same life, language and government.
Page 292 - It was this Messiah who conversed with the patriarchs under a human form: it was he who appeared to Moses upon the Holy Mount : it was he who spoke to the prophets under a visible appearance ; and it is he who will at last come in triumph upon the clouds to restore the universe to its primitive splendour and felicity.
Page 335 - He is the universal spirit that pervades and diffuseth itself over all nature. All beings receive their life from Him. There is but one only God, who is not, as some are apt to imagine, seated above the world, beyond the orb of the universe ; but being Himself all in all, He sees all the beings that fill His immensity, the only principle, the light of Heaven, the Father of all. He produces everything, He orders and disposes everything ; He is the reason, the life, and the motion of all being.
Page 322 - Wisdom or Rule of his operation ; Orus the first production of his Power , the model or plan by which he produced every thing , or the archetype of the world.

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