An Enquiry Into the Patriarchal and Druidical Religion, Temples, &c: Being the Substance of Some Letters to Sir Hildebrand Jacob, Bart. Where-in, the Primaeval Institution and Universality of the Christian Scheme is Manifested; the Principles of the Patriarchs and Druids are ... Shewn to Correspond Entirely with Each Other, and Both with the Doctrines of Christianity; the Earliest Antiquities of the British Islands are Explained; and an Account Given of the Sacred Structures of the Druids

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L. Davis, 1755 - 75 pages
 

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Page 11 - Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on, So that I come again to my father's house in peace; then shall the LORD be my God: And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house: and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee.
Page 8 - And unto man he said, Behold, The fear of the LORD, that is wisdom ; And to depart from evil is understanding.
Page 11 - And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone that he had put for his pillows, and set it up for a pillar, and poured oil upon the top of it.
Page 11 - And Jacob set up a pillar in the place where he talked with him, even a pillar of stone: and he poured a drink offering thereon, and he poured oil thereon. 15 And Jacob called the name of the place where God spake with him, Bethel.
Page 22 - They sacrificed unto devils, not to God; To gods whom they knew not, To new gods that came newly up, Whom your fathers feared not.
Page 7 - I am God, and there is none else ; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, " My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure...
Page 6 - Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared. Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not ; for he will not pardon your transgressions : for my name is in him.
Page 69 - Therefore sprang there even of one, and him as good as dead, so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which is by the sea shore innumerable.
Page 69 - Wherein God, willing more abundantly to show unto the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath ; that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the Hope set before us...
Page 44 - ... five imposts upon them. One upright, at the back of the temple, leans upon a stone of the inner circle. There are six more lying upon the ground, whole or in pieces; so that 24 out of 30 are still visible at the place.

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