inThe day was observed by bringing the infants to the temple, by banquets, etc. We find, therefore, among the old Greeks, and what is of vastly more importance, in the old Roman laws, a day set apart for infants on which they get their names, and this naming connected with the observation of certain
000It was an anti-Christian gnosis proceeding from heathen ideas; frequently also a moral error stained with heathen licentiousness, that became dangerous to souls 000Chapter ix 000The pious emperor held the reins, and supported by his ministers, moved slowly backwards, that he might perpetually enj
motherhood!The display of superstitious gratitude was the only serious business of his reign motherhood!%u201CTypes of the Death of Christ: Isaac, Joseph; Jacob against Simeon and Levi; Moses praying against Amalek; the Brazen Serpent.
4Wiseman, who stands high as a Roman Catholic authority, in his third letter, in reply to Poynder%u2019s Pagano-Papismus defends the use of holy water: 4They measure the early centuries by their own 4With these words must the goddess be propitiated; turning to the East, do you repeat these words thr
Start-UpsHe is explaining why there are one hundred and fifty psalms Start-UpsThe triumph of the god of Emesa over all the religions of the earth, was the great object of his zeal and vanity; and the appellation of Elagabalus (for he presumed, as pontiff and favorite to adopt that sacred name) was d
MktThe sacred character of the number fifty is explained as follows: MktThe new law requires you to keep perpetual Sabbath, and you, because you are idle for one day, suppose you are pious, not discerning why this has been commanded you; and if you eat unleavened bread, you say the will of God has b
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appointsWhen allegorical methods had shorn the Bible of authority, and pushed God, as represented in his word, far away from men, the next important step was to corrupt the developing Church by a false standard of membership, thus planting a sure seed of decay in its heart appointsThe initiated, bei