An apology for the Bible, in a series of letters addressed to T. Paine, author of a book entitled, The age of reason, part the second


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Pagina 103 - And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true; and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.
Pagina 107 - And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow...
Pagina 108 - It was Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and other women that were with them, which told these things unto the apostles. 11. And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.
Pagina 16 - A genuine book is that which was written by the person whose name it bears, as the author of it. An authentic book is that which relates matters of fact, as they really happened. A book may be genuine without being authentic ; and a book may be authentic, without being genuine.
Pagina 21 - And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people : and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant, which the LORD hath made with you concerning all these words.
Pagina 45 - In his days did Hiel the Bethelite build Jericho : he laid the foundation thereof in Abiram his firstborn, and set up the gates thereof in his youngest son Segub, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake by Joshua the son of Nun.
Pagina 22 - And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, that Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
Pagina 44 - LORD, choofe ye this day whom ye will ferve ; whether the gods which your fathers ferved that lucre on the other fide of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites. • in whofe land ye dwell : but as for me and my houfe, we will ferve the LORD.
Pagina 32 - These are the kings that reigned in Edom before there reigned any king over the children of Israel" clearly indicates an author writing not before the times of the Kings.
Pagina 5 - ... persuasion, but I cannot admit it to be any proof of the truth of your principles. .What is conscience ? Is it, as has been thought, an internal monitor implanted in us by the Supreme Being, and dictating to us on all occasions, what is right or wrong ? Or is it merely our own judgment of the moral rectitude or turpitude of our own actions ? I take the word (with Mr.

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