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Post  jacket1123zx on Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:40 am

But this inquiry

But this inquiry, however useful or entertaining, is attended with two peculiar difficulties. The scanty and suspicious material of ecclesiastical history seldom enable vis to dispel the dark cloud that hangs over the first age of the. churclu The jimmy choo shoes great law of jimmy choo impartiality too often obliges vis
to reveal the imperfections uninspired teachers and believers of the gospel—and to a careless observer, their faults may seem to cast a shade on tho faith which they professed.— But the scandal of the pious christian, and tne fallacious triumph of the. infidel, should cease as soon as they 'recol- lectnot only by whom, but likewise to whom, the Divine Revelation was given. The theologian may indulge the pleasing task of describing Religion as she descended from Heaven, arrayed in her native purity. A more melancholy duty is imposed on the historian. He must discover the inevitable mixture of error and corruption, which she contracted in a long residence upon
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Our curiosity is naturally prompted to inquire by what means the christian faith obtained so remarkable a victory over the established religions of the earth. To this inquiry, an obvious but satisfactory answer may be returned. That it was owing to the convincing evidence of the doctrine itself and to the ruling providence of its great author.


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