A Short and Easie Method with the Deists: Wherein the Certainty of the Christian Religion is Demonstrated, by Infallible Proof from Four Rules, which are Incompatible to Any Imposture that Ever Yet Has Been, Or that Can Possibly Be. In a Letter to a Friend

Front Cover
J. Applebee and sold by John Checkley, 1723 - 132 pages


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 17 - For the LORD your God dried up the waters of Jordan from before you, until ye were passed over, as the LORD your God did to the Red sea, which he dried up from before us, until we were gone over: that all the people of the earth might know the hand of the LORD, that it is mighty: that ye might fear the LORD your God for ever.
Page 121 - Ye take too much upon you, seeing all the congregation are holy, every one of them, and the LORD is among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
Page 120 - Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men, for I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Page 5 - I could perform it : for though every truth is one, yet our sight is so feeble, that we cannot always come to it directly, but by many inferences, and laying of things together. But I think that in the case before us, there is such a proof as you require, and I will set it down as short and plain as I can.
Page 35 - I say, such a power as this must exceed all that is human, and, consequently, make us rank these priests far above the condition of mortals. 2. Nay, this were to make them outdo...
Page 36 - Checkley guilty of all and every Part of the Indictment (excepting that supposed to traduce and draw into dispute the undoubted Right and Title of our Sovereign Lord King George, to the Kingdoms of...
Page 14 - I am as free as nature first made man, Ere the base laws of servitude began, When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
Page 18 - Besides, this book tells us, that this passage over Jordan was ordained to be taught our children, from age to age : and therefore, that they were always to be instructed in the meaning of that stonage at Gilgal, as a memorial of it.
Page 7 - Therefore it only remains that such matter of fact might be invented some time after, when the men of that generation, wherein the thing was said to be done, are all past and gone; and the credulity of after ages might be imposed upon, to believe that things were done in former ages which were not.
Page 17 - And it came to pass, when the priests that bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD were come up out of the midst of Jordan, and the soles of the priests...

Bibliographic information