The Age of Revelation, Or, The Age of Reason Shewn to be an Age of Infidelity. by Elias Boudinot. Publication date Topics divine, author. The Age of Revelation has 8 ratings and 1 review. Samuel said: Boudinot wrote this response to Thomas Paine’s Age of Reason disappointed Elias Boudinot. A PEOPLE WHO MEAN TO BE THEIR OWN GOVERNORS MUST. ARM THEMSELVES WITH THE POWER WHICH KNOWLEDGE GIVES. THE AGE OF.
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Ortelius finds them in Tartary. But how does the unbeliever better himself, by the denial of revelation, and flying to his religion of nature? On this ground the learned Pocock defends Galatinus, who quoted many testimonies from the ancient Jews, which cannot now be obtained. Te use the world, [so] as not to abuse it.
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The fact asserted is, ” that the way to God, is open to every man alike. Nay, I do not know, but that with the loss of religion, the foundation of all confidence of men in society, and even of justice, the most important of the virtues, would be taken away.
They were forewarned near two thousand years ago, of these things, by their great Lord and Master; ‘that when the time should come, they might remember, that he had told them of them. Sobriety of mind, humility and piety, are requisite in the pursuit of knowledge of every kind, and much more in that which is sacred. A respectable author, has given an epitome of it in the following words — “The chief oracles among the heathens, appointed human sacrifices; that of Delphi, of Dodona, and of Jupiter Saotes.
The Age of Revelation: The Age of Reason Shewen to Be an Age of Infidelity by Elias Boudinot
eliws Enjoy the portion which God allotteth to you. Dion in his life of Oc-tavius Caesar, mentions the murder of the Babes of Bethlehem; and Macrobius, another historian of early date and a heathen, says that “Herod the king ordered to be slain in Syria, by which the Romans often meant Judea some children that were under two years old. Livy makes mention of human sacrifices at Rome — Dion Cassius relates that two revealtion were sacrificed in the Campus Martius, under Julius Caesar.
Even the great war of Mahabbarat, which he fomented, was a just war, undertaken against invaders and tyrants, whom he triumphantly overthrew, and then returned to his seat in the Heavenly region. Halies in Galatin, lib. His being the Son of God, was so remarkably and emphatically the burden of his doctrines while on earth, that his inveterate enemies confined their charge against him, when arraigned on the trial for his life, to this important fact; and, as they were employed and bribed to make this accusation, ervelation the chief priest and ate, it is pretty conclusive evidence of their opinion of the true character of the expected Messiah.
Get to Know Us. To Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, that all these events should be bojdinot before the destruction of the second Temple. It is hearsay upon hearsay. Whoever stands forth unmoved, and patiently bears to be derided as a fool and an idiot With these holy personages that compose the Trinity, he freely conversed during all the period that he remained in a state of innocence, while the refulgent glory of the Divine Schechinah, darting upon him its direct, but tempered rays, encircled with a flood of light, the boufinot protoplast, formed in the image and similitude of his Maker.
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Were you to ask me for one, affording the most rational and pleasing entertainment to the inquiring mind, I should repeat, it is the Bible: If one should wlias you, that the sun was shining, and at the same time should point thf the meridian sun, appearing in his full splendour within your view, you could not but believe the fact, the truth would force your assent; though without putting the least confidence in the informer.
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Now it is a fact not less remarkable, than well at tested, that the druids in Great-Britain in their groves, were accustomed to select the most stately and beautiful tree, as an emblem of the Deity they adored; and having cut off the side branches, they affixed two of the largest of them to the highest part of the trunk, in such a manner, as that those branches, extending on each side like the arms of a man, presented to the spectators the appearance of a huge cross, and on the bark in various places was actually inscribed the letter T.
Add to all this, that Jesus Christ not only thus declared himself to be the Son of God with power, in Ms preaching, and proved the claim by doing the works that no man before him ever did; but that the crime for which he was crucified, was, that “being a man, he had made himself equal with God;” and this imputed crime he confessed at the bars, both of the high priest of the Jews, and of the Roman governor.
Earlier, inBoudinot was a member of the third final committee to design the Great Seal of the United States especially the Coat of Arms portion.
The Age of Revelation, Or, The Age of Reason Shewn to be an Age of Infidelity
The other, in a very unacceptable manner, by refusing obedience to the revealed will of his Maker, and preferring the Woodless productions of the earth, raised by his own labour, as at least equal in the sight of God. Timotheus concludes his account by affirming, that Orpheus in his book declared, that all things were made by one God-head in three names, and that this God is all things. It will suffice to show, as well his ignorance as his malice, in the charge, “That the theory of the Christian church sprang out of the tail of the heathen mythology — and that the trinity of Gods that then followed, was no other than a reduction of the former plurality, which was twenty or thirty thousand” This may be done by barely evincing it, whether true or false, to have been the doctrine of the earliest heathen mythology, derived rhe tradition from the first patriarchs; and also that of the Jews, before the coming of Christ.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. In submitting to the great mysteries of the Voudinot, we believe, because God has said it — here then we rely on the divine veracity alone, and show our confidence in, and pay due honour to, his character and attributes; which is the life and soul of a true faith.
At one time he had attendant, on his personal ervelation, four thousand, and at another five thousand followers, besides women and children; these were all Jews. Of course, Jefferson was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence which states emphatically that God is the Creator and the Jud How many times have you heard some skeptic claim that this or that non-Christian was a Founding Father of America? To Micah, he was to be born in Bethlehem. Maurice ably supporting the same doctrines from the latest discoveries in the East-Indies, since Sir William Jones’s observations above quoted.
May he instruct you in his holy word, which is able to make you wise unto salvation. Revelatiob receives an express revelation from God, relating to the flood, when he complains that his Spirit should not always strive with men.
Emily marked it as to-read Feb 06, To you I commit this labor of my old age How does he know, that there rdvelation a God, who regards the affairs revelqtion men, or concerns himself with their well being? As we advance still farther in these Indian researches, we shall find many other important points of religious belief, surprizingly elucidated; and thus, the Mosaical records and Christianity, so far from being subverted by the pretended antiquity of the Brahmins, will derive a proud trophy from the corroborative testimony of their genuine annals, and the congenial sentiments of their primaeval creed.
And yet, if we were to examine into the effects of this knowledge on his daily practice, boudinoot should have reason to fear, that an express and individual revelation ghe him, without a thorough change of heart and mind, would meet with much the same reception as the Scriptures.
The prophecies of the Old-Testament was not unknown to them; and Zoroaster, who assumed the title of their great prophet, and lived in the time of Darius Hystaspes, though a Persian by birth, yet, from the poverty of his father, is said to have become a servant to Esdrass, the great Hebrew prophet, from whom he got many principles of the Jewish religion, and particularly the plan of reforming the religion of his country.