Astro-theology: Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God, from a Survey of the Heavens ...

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W. and J. Innys, 1721 - 246페이지
 

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2 페이지 - THE heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard. Their line is gone out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world.
185 페이지 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years...
xix 페이지 - His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it : and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
38 페이지 - Univerfe is far more magnificent, worthy of, and becoming the infinite CREATOR, than any other of the narrower Schemes. For here we have the Works of the Creation, not confined to the more fcanty limits of the Orb, or Arch of the Fixt...
26 페이지 - ... and distance, of the fixed stars. We admire indeed, with propriety, the vast bulk of our own globe ; but when we consider how much it is surpassed by most of the heavenly bodies, what a point it degenerates into, and how little more, even the vast orbit in which it revolves, would appear, when seen from some of the fixed stars, we begin to conceive more just ideas of the extent of the universe, and the boundless infinity of creation.
236 페이지 - ... the confideration of the prodigious magnitude and multitude of the heavenly bodies, and the far more noble furniture and retinue which fome of them have more than we, we may learn not to over-value this World, nor to fet our hearts too much upon it, or upon any of its riches, honours, or pleafures: for what is all our globe but a point, a trifle, to the univerfe!
lv 페이지 - tis probable are there, what Vegetables are produced, what Minerals and Metals are afforded, what Animals live there, what Parts, Faculties and Endowments they have, with much more to the same purpose; he may find a pleasant entertainment enough in the great Mr. Christian Huygens's Cosmotheoros and some other Authors that have written on the Subject.
36 페이지 - Suns fie nearer to us, would have better done, than all the whole train of Heavenly Bodies now doth. But inftead of this, many of them , nay perhaps the greateft number...
102 페이지 - This doth tnoft evidently demonftrate that they were all at firft put into motion by one and the fame unerring hand, even the infinite power and wifdom of God, who hath fixed this Order among them all, and hath eftablifhed a law which thejr cannot tranfgrefs.
13 페이지 - ... eye not much larger than the moon, which is only an attendant on our earth. When looking at the Sun...

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