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" He gave this and the Prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were fulfilled they might be interpreted by the event, and his own Providence, not the Interpreters, be then... "
Twelve Sermons Introductory to the Study of the Prophecies - Page 68
by Richard Hurd - 1773
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 26

Child rearing - 1845
...the prophecies of the Old and New Testaments, not as given to gratify men's curi osities, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by thn event, and afford convincing arguments that the w 01 Id is governed by Providence. He considers...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 23

1848
...He gave this and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own Providence, not the interpreters, be manifested thereby to the world. For the event of things...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 2

1848
...He gave this and the prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them to foreknow things ; but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own providence, not the interpreter's, be then manifested to the world. — Sir Isaac Newton. |№I(tat(on0*...
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The Life of Sir Isaac Newton: Containing an Account of His Numerous ...

George Grant - Astronomy - 1849 - 311 pages
...regards the prophecies of the Old and New Testament not as given to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and afford convincing arguments that the world is governed by Providence. He considers that there is so...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, System of universal knowledge, Volume 5

Encyclopaedia - 1849
...God gave such predictions," observes Sir Isaac Newton, " not to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things ; but that after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own providence, not that of the interpreter, be then manifested to the world." (Sir Isaac Newton...
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The Life of Sir Isaac Newton: Containing an Account of His Numerous ...

George Grant - Astronomy - 1849 - 311 pages
...regards the prophecies of the Old and New Testament not as given to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and afford convincing arguments that the world is governed by Providence. He considers that there is so...
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THE LIFE OF SIR ISAAC NEWTON

GEORGE GRANT - 1849
...regards the prophecies of the Old and New Testament not as given to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things, but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event, and afford convincing arguments that the world is governed by Providence. He considers that there is so...
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The Rise and Early Progress of Christianity

Samuel Hinds - Church history - 1850 - 397 pages
...God gave such predictions," observes Sir Isaac Newton, " not to gratify men's curiosity, by enabling them to foreknow things ; but that after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own providence, not that of the interpreter, be then manifested to the world." (Sir Isaac Newton...
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Family reading. The New Testament narrative, harmonized and explained by the ...

bart Edward Cust (hon. sir) - 1850
...gave prophecies, not to gratify man's curiosity by enabling them to foreknow things; but to the end, that, after they were fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event; and thus that His Providence, and not the skill and wisdom of interpreters be thereby manifested to the...
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An exposition of the fulfilled prophecies of the Apocalypse from the first ...

James Armstrong (curate of Ardoyne.) - 1851
...this, and the other prophecies of the Old Testament, not to gratify men's curiosities, by enabling them to foreknow things ; but that, after they were...fulfilled, they might be interpreted by the event ; and his own providence not the interpreter's, be manifested thereby to the world." See note A, at the end....
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