Restoration of the Earth's Lost History: The Past, Present and Coming State of Our Globe, the Revolutions Through which it Passes from Its Birth to Its Death Or Dissolution; Shown from Nature, Reason, and the Writings of Antiquity, Both Sacred and Profane
Francis & Valentine, 1868 - Cosmology - 134 pages
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Page 37 - Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
Page 47 - He shall dwell on high: His place of defence shall be the munitions of rocks: Bread shall be given him ; his waters shall be sure. Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty: They shall behold the land that is very far off.
Page 46 - A fire devoureth before them ; and behind them a flame burneth : the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness ; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Page 80 - Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.
Page 13 - For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of' God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water, whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished ; but the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
Page 34 - For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light: the sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.
Page 12 - The problem of restoring to the world original and eternal beauty is solved by the redemption of the soul. The ruin or the blank, that we see when we look at nature, is in our own eye.
Page 46 - They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall; they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.