Geology and Revelation: Or : the Ancient History of the Earth, Considered in the Light of Geological Facts and Revealed Religion

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Burns, Oates, 1873 - 448 pages
An attempt to reconcile the scientific evidence regarding the geological origins of the earth, including ancient fossilised remains, with the creation of the world as written in Genesis.
 

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Page 176 - THOU art, O God ! the life and light Of all this wondrous world we see ; Its glow by day, its smile by night, Are but reflections caught from thee. Where'er we turn thy glories shine, And all things fair and bright are thine.
Page 388 - And every plant of the field before it was in the earth and every herb of the field before it grew for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth and there was not a man to till the ground...
Page 72 - Ye ice-falls! ye that from the mountain's brow Adown enormous ravines slope amain — Torrents, methinks, that heard a mighty voice, And stopped at once amid their maddest plunge!
Page 409 - God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, one day. And God said, "Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it separate the waters from the waters.
Page 396 - The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
Page 72 - God ! let the torrents, like a shout of nations, Answer! and let the ice-plains echo, God! God! sing ye meadow-streams with gladsome voice! Ye pine-groves, with your soft and soul-like sounds! And they too have a voice, yon piles of snow, And in their perilous fall shall thunder, God!
Page 413 - Israelites forever, for in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, and on the seventh day he abstained from work and rested.
Page 407 - For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them, and rested on the seventh day ; therefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it.
Page 397 - I succour thee: behold, now is the acceptable time ; behold, now is the day of salvation...
Page 375 - But of this one thing be not ignorant, my beloved, that one day with the Lord is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.

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