Reflections on the Works of God: And on His Providence in the Regions of Nature, and in the Government of the Universe, Band 2


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Seite 26 - And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end ; that ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Seite 23 - But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee: Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee.
Seite 46 - I Will magnify thee, O God, my King ; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
Seite 68 - O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God ! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out ! For who hath known the mind of the Lord ? or who hath been his counsellor...
Seite 65 - Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times ; and the turtle, and the crane, and the swallow, observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.
Seite 28 - The eyes of all wait upon thee ; And thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, And satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Seite 11 - Excepting distilled water, rain-water is the most pure we can obtain ; and it is its purity which renders it insipid, whilst the various salts and different ingredients, dissolved in spring water, give it a species of flavour, without in any degree affecting its transparency ; and the filtration it undergoes through gravel and sand in the bowels of the earth cleanses it from all foreign matter which it has not the power of dissolving. When rain falls on the surface of the earth, it continues making...
Seite 68 - ... no Christian could be saved ; but on his wisdom they may and do rely with confidence, comfort, and joy. In his hands, they and the whole church are safe, and all adverse things shall work for good, and issue in their perfection in holiness, and eternal salvation. And well may they with admiration exclaim with the apostle Paul : " O the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom and knowledge of God ! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Seite 6 - How manifold are thy works, O Lord ! In wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy possessions.
Seite 21 - At the end of seventy hours, the wings are distinguishable; and on the head two bubbles are seen for the brain, one for the bill, and two others for the fore and hind part of the head. Towards the end of the fourth day, the two auricles, already visible, draw nearer to the heart than before.

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