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" Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. "
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Letters to the Stranger in Reading

Henry Gauntlett - 1810 - 217 pages
...it," he made this memorable reply ; " Let him study the holy scripture, especially the New Testament. It has God for its Author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter." Let me now introduce to you that Colossus in literature and intellect, Dr. Samuel Johnson. He too was...
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The Edinburgh Christian Instructor, Volume 27, Issue 1

1828
...though he told the public in his history that the Bible Society was to circulate that book alone which has " God for its author, salvation for its end, and...truth without any mixture of error for its matter," was guilty in chief — not to give liim, according to the theory of his friend Mr. Platt, a monopoly...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
...Scripture, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. — It hath. GOD for its author — SALVATION for its end, and...TRUTH, without any mixture of error, for its matter*." * The ingenious and pious LAVATER, after predicting, like Sir R r Tliis is a noble testimony, both...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 12

Walter Scott - 1823
...which no infidelity could remove it. To use the words of Mr Locke, " The religion of the country had God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its subject and mutter," This prosecution was not instituted for the purpose pf oppressing any particular...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - 1810
...faithful and affectionate friend, QV 8tli December, 1808. • Alluding to the New Testament he says, " It has God for its author ; salvation for its end; and truth without any mixture of errour, for its matter." Letter to the Rev. Richard King, 25th Aug. 1703.— Locke's Works, vol. xp...
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The Sceptic's Manual: Or, Christianity Verified, Being a New Method of ...

1811 - 282 pages
...N:ew Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life.— ~lt hath God for"its;author — Salvation for its end — and. Truth, without any mixture of error, for its mat•' '...j jilt i•• ,,':.;..• ..;j :: ;; . i'r ,T .:; One of the late dukes of Orleans, expressed...
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A Sketch of the Denominations of the Christian World: Accompanied with a ...

John Evans - 1813 - 296 pages
...the holy fcriptures, efpecially the New Teftament, wherein are, contained the whole words of eteinal life. It has God for its author, Salvation for its...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter." Even Roffeau, confefled himfclf ftruck with the majefty of the fcriptures, the purity of the gofpel,...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 671 pages
...Locke) " especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life ; —it hath GOD for its author, — SALVATION for its end,—...TRUTH, without any mixture of error, for its matter." " The MORALITY of the GOSPEL doth so excel that of all other books, that, to give a man a full knowledge...
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The Freethinking Christians' Magazine: Intended for the Promotion ..., Volume 3

1813
...quoted the authority of Sir William Jones to the same effect, who represents it has having ' God fqr its author, salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture of error for its sub* See Report, page 84. '. • VOL. in, • uu . jecl.* If this is intended to refer to the Bible...
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The New Pocket Cyclopædia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 645 pages
...New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eterJial life;— it hath GOD for its authjr, — SALVATION for its end, — and TRUTH, without any mixture of error, for its matter." " The MORALITY of the GOSPEL doth so excel that of all other books, that, to give a man a full knowledge...
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