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The Fear of God in Relation to Religion, Theology and Reason (Paperback) Loot Price: R461
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The Fear of God in Relation to Religion, Theology and Reason (Paperback): Robert Brown

The Fear of God in Relation to Religion, Theology and Reason (Paperback)

Robert Brown

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI. THE FEAR OF GOD IS ACCOMPANIED BY THE MOST IMPORTANT SPIRITUAL BLESSINGS. MlND and body are so closely connected that they constantly and in many ways affect each other, and yet it is possible to look at each of them separately. This is true also of the temporal and spiritual blessings by which genuine religion is accompanied. These two classes of blessings are intimately connected, and in some cases intermingled. This is the case especially with the happiness of which true godliness is the source. Happiness is a temporal blessing, because it is enjoyed in the present world; but it must also be ranked among spiritual blessings, in so far as it is connected with spiritual things. True happiness can be enjoyed only by those whose hearts and minds are right towards God, and in their case it is undoubtedly a spiritual blessing. In connection with religion there are other blessings that have both a temporal and spiritual aspect. But while such blessings meet, and so unite through the connecting-link of religion as to present both a temporal and spiritual aspect, there are also many religious blessings that may be regarded as in their nature entirely spiritual, and to which our attention may be directed with profit. Some of these blessings are so intimately connected with religion as to form a part of it, and in this respect the fear of God is its own reward. As it is a duty to be religious, so religion is in itself a treasure. The duties of religion are precious privileges, and its doctrines, while demanding faith, afford at the same time abundant sources of comfort and consolation. This aspect of religion is well adapted to meet the requirements of human reason. If religion commends itself to reason because it promotes the...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Robert Brown
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-37324-9
LSN: 1-230-37324-1
Barcode: 9781230373249

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