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Lectures on the Nature of Spirit: And of Man as a Spiritual Being

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    Chauncey Giles (Author)
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...OF MAN. THE subject to which I invite your attention this evening has been the theme of much eloquent discourse. The poet and the orator have delighted to portray its tragic and terrible scenes: to hold them up as a warning to the wicked, and to present them as powerful motives to repentance and amendment of life. It is regarded by multitudes as the greatest and most dreadful event in human history: as the culmination of all human affairs, and the final settlement of all human conditions. It is the final settlement. Judgment is pronounced upon every human being: it will be pronounced upon you and upon me, and from that judgment there can be no appeal. Its decisions are irrevocable. It is of the utmost importance, therefore, to us to know how the trial is to be made, and according to what principles the judgment will be rendered. Before entering directly upon the subject, let us glance backwards, and take our bearings from the 112.. RE-STATEMENT or PREVIOUS POINTS. principles we have endeavored to establish, and see what light they throw upon the question before us. I do not wish to state personal opinions, merely. No opinion or theory is of any value unless it is true: unless it is according to the order established in the nature of man by Infinite Wisdom. If we can find that order, we shall find the truth, we shall find harmony: and so long as we follow it, we can never go astray. In my former lectures I have aimed to show that spirit is a substance, and is capable of existing in various organic and inorganic forms: that there can be, therefore, and is, a real and substantial spiritual world: that man is essentially a spirit in the human form, organized of spiritual substances: that death is really his resurrection from the material...
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  • Chauncey Giles (Author)
  • Rarebooksclub.com (13 Sept. 2013)
  • English
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