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Let us rather leave it to the Lord, since he alone " knoweth them that are his,"*
sometimes to remove from human observation all external knowledge of his
Church. I admit this to be a dreadful judgment of God on the earth ; but if it be
... whom it is God's will to bring to an intimate and saving knowledge of himself,
he gives his written word; which introduces observations on the sacred Scripture
— That he has therein revealed himself; that not the Father only, but the Father, ...
For, in the first place, they are so much in doubt concerning the motion of the sun
and the moon, that they can not even demonstrate and prove by observation the
constant length of a complete year; and in the second place, in determining the ...
... I have found by many and long observations that if the movements of the other
planets are assumed for the circular motion of the Earth and are substituted for
the revolution of each star, not only do their phenomena follow logically therefrom
... of the years and months, and the motions of the sun and moon were held to
have been not yet sufficiently determined. Since that time, I have given my
attention to observing these more accurately, urged on by a very distinguished
man, Paul, ...
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