Essays on the human intellect, as constructed by God, and on our Saviour, considered in his character of Man

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John Rodwell, 1827 - 170 pages

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Page 111 - And in the day time he was teaching in the temple; and at night he went out, and abode in •the mount that is called the mount of Olives.
Page 108 - But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever; a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom : Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity ; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.
Page 108 - For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one ; for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren...
Page 111 - And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
Page 3 - This is dispensed, and what surmounts the reach Of human sense I shall delineate so, By lik'ning spiritual to corporal forms, As may express them best ; though what if earth Be but the shadow of heav'n ; and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought...
Page 87 - ... the world me, — But let us part fair foes; I do believe, Though I have found them not, that there may be Words which are things, — hopes which will not deceive, And virtues which are merciful, nor weave Snares for the failing; I would also deem O'er others...
Page 76 - If I may presume to speak my own sentiments, I once believed this doctrine of ideas so firmly as to embrace the whole of Berkeley's system in consequence of it; till, finding other consequences to follow from it, which gave me more uneasiness than the want of a material world, it came into my mind, more than forty years ago, to put the question, What evidence have I for this doctrine, that all the objects of my knowledge are ideas in my own mind?
Page 132 - We have had many scientific treatises upon physiographic subjects, but this is the first time, so far as we know, that a State has been analyzed from the standpoint of the modern science of physiography for the understanding of the people.
Page 132 - Father, forgive them," he says, " for they know not what they do." It is an integral understanding of life that Jesus wishes, then, to impart; not an ethic which is an understanding of what life is not but ought to be. His disciples rightly described it as a

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