Unitarian Review and Religious Magazine, Volume 8

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Charles Lowe, Henry Wilder Foote, John Hopkins Morison, Henry H. Barber, James De Normandie, Joseph Henry Allen
Unitarian Review, 1877

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Page 123 - Creed, and that which is commonly called the Apostles' Creed, ought thoroughly to be received and believed: for they may be proved by most certain warrants of holy Scripture.
Page 557 - 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.
Page 226 - The dim and shadowy outlines of the superhuman deity fade slowly away from before us ; and as the mist of his presence floats aside, we perceive with greater and greater clearness the shape of a yet grander and nobler figure — of Him who made all gods and shall unmake them.
Page 620 - Lord God! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, I am a child : for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.
Page 559 - O how canst thou renounce the boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields ? The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves, and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the song of even...
Page 138 - There is nothing so revolutionary, because there is nothing so unnatural and so convulsive to society, as the strain to keep things fixed, when all the world is, by the very law of its creation, in eternal progress ; and the cause of all the evils in the world may be traced to that natural, but most deadly error of human indolence and corruption — that our business is to preserve, and not to improve.
Page 120 - Now I am sure that in point of real essential holiness, so far as man can judge of man, there does not live a truer Christian than Whately ; and it does grieve me most deeply to hear people speak of him as of a dangerous and latitudinarian character, because in him the intellectual part of his nature keeps pace with the spiritual — instead of being left, as the Evangelicals leave it, a fallow field for all unsightly creeds to flourish in.
Page 11 - But perhaps the most remarkable service to the philosophy of Biology rendered by Mr. Darwin is the reconciliation of Teleology and Morphology, and the explanation of the facts of both which his views offer. The Teleology which supposes that the eye, such as we see it in man or one of the higher Vertebrata, was made with the precise structure which it exhibits, for the purpose of enabling the animal which possesses it to see, has undoubtedly received its death-blow.
Page 200 - I find more profit in sermons on either good tempers, or good works, than in what are vulgarly called Gospel Sermons. That term is now become a mere cant word : I wish none of our Society would use it. It has no determinate meaning. Let but a pert, selfsufficient animal, that has neither sense nor grace, bawl out something about Christ, or his blood, or justification. by faith, and his hearers cry out,
Page 614 - And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the Most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.

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