David and Goliath; or, An attempt to prove that the Newtonian system of astronomy is directly opposed to the Scriptures, and, in very many instances, contrary to reason and fact
Printed for and published by the author, 1833
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Página 35 - But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; and base things of the world, and things which are despised hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Página 35 - Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness. And again, the Lord knoweth the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
Página 31 - Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon ; And thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. And the sun stood still, And the moon stayed, Until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.
Página 34 - 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.
Página 27 - And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Página 8 - Their line is gone out through all the earth, And their words to the end of the world. In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun, Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, And rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. 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.
Página 50 - It is as high as heaven ; what canst thou do? deeper than hell; what canst thou know?
Página 37 - And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose ye this day whom ye will serve...
Página 33 - And Isaiah the prophet cried unto the Lord: and he brought the shadow ten degrees backward, by which it had gone down in the dial of Ahaz.