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" Amid the mysteries which become the more mysterious the more they are thought about, there will remain the ONE absolute certainty, that he is ever in the presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy from which all things proceed. "
The Popular Science Monthly - Page 780
1885
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The Philosophy of the Supernatural

William Henry Platt - 1886 - 374 pages
...that is, the derived implies the underived. Mr. Spencer speaks of "the one absolute certainty, that he (man) is ever in the presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy, from which all things proceed." (Pop. Sci. M., Jan., 1884.) If this Eternal Energy from which we proceed, could send us forth with...
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Elijah Vindicated: Or The Answer by Fire

James Osgood Andrew Clark - 1886 - 414 pages
...mysterious the more I hoy are thought about, there will remain the one absolute certainty, that he is ever in the presence of an infinite and eternal Energy, from which all things proceed." This "infinite and eternal Energy" which the proud infidel Ego seeks, if haply he may feel after it...
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The Clothes of Religion: A Reply to Popular Positivism. In Two Essays and a ...

Wilfrid Philip Ward - 1886 - 144 pages
...consists of a Trinity — Infinity, Eternity, and Energy. It is "absolutely certain," he says, that we are in " the presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy, from which all things proceed ". And this Unknowable energy is, he explains, the true object of the sentiments of awe and worship...
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Right Life: Or, Candid Talks on Vital Themes

Joseph Augustus Seiss - 1886 - 402 pages
...complex mysteries of Nature there remains to the man of science " one absolute certainty, that he is in the presence of an infinite and eternal Energy from which all things proceed." * * " Mr. Herbert Spencer has told me in private conversation that he regards the existence of this...
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The New Princeton Review, Volume 2

1886 - 484 pages
...positive creed ? It would seem so ; for Mr. Spencer brings us at last to the one absolute certainty, the presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy from which all things proceed. But let no one suppose that this is merely a new name for the Great First Cause of so many theologies...
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Modern Unitarianism: Essays and Sermons

1886 - 244 pages
...spirit, we say. But that is not enough for Eeligion. To be — in the words of Spencer — " ever in presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy, from which all things proceed," this is grand and wonderful. But Eeligion has dared to hope that this infinite power was Father and...
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Half-hours with the Best American Authors, Volume 4

1886 - 556 pages
...spirit, we say. But that is not enough for Rcligion. To be — in the words of Spencer — " ever in presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy, from which all things proceed," this is grand and wonderful. But Religion has dared to hope that this infinite power was Father and...
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In Aid of Faith

Lyman Abbott - 1886 - 202 pages
...more mysterious the more they are thought about, there will remain the one absolute certainty that he is ever in the presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy from whom all things proceed.!'1 But some remnant of faith is allowed to participate in even this barren...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 40

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1886 - 698 pages
...the more they are thought about, there will remain the one absolute certainty — that we are ever in presence of an infinite and eternal energy from which all things proceed. One rises from the study of Mr. Spencer's book with feelings it is by no means easy to analyse. Its...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 23; Volume 43

1886 - 540 pages
...mysterious the more they are thought nbout, there w'ill remain the one absolute certainty that he is ever in presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy, from which all things proceed." A fresh demonstration this that " the world by wisdom knows not Goil ; " " Canst thou by searching...
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