Controversial Tracts on Christianity and Mohammedanism
J. Smith, 1824 - 584 pages
By Henry Martyn and some of the most eminent writers of Persia Mirza Ibrahim, Mohammed Ruza of Hamadan translated and explained: to which is appended an additional tract on the same question, and, in a preface, some account given of a former controversy on this subject, with extracts from it Dedicated to the right Hon. the Earl of Liverpool by the Rev. S. Lee. With the Portriat of Mr. Martyn.
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Page 573 - And why take ye thought for raiment. Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow ; they toil not neither do they spin ; and yet I say unto you, that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Page 578 - Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.
Page 536 - If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, and the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, " Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them ;" thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
Page 119 - But thou, Beth-lehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.
Page 535 - LORD ; bring forth your strong reasons, saith the King of Jacob. 22 Let them bring them forth, and shew us what shall happen : let them shew the former things, what they be, that we may consider them, and know the latter end of them ; or declare us things for to come. 23 Shew the things that are to come hereafter, that we may know that ye are gods : yea, do good, or do evil, that we may be dismayed, and behold it together.
Page 275 - I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee ; and I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him. And it shall come to pass, that whosoever will not hearken unto my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.
Page 577 - For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality; then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.
Page 577 - And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness, as the stars for ever and ever.
Page 552 - Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks : the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.