The Age of Revelation, Or, The Age of Reason Shewn to be an Age of Infidelity. by Elias Boudinot. Publication date Topics divine, author. The Age of Revelation has 8 ratings and 1 review. Samuel said: Boudinot wrote this response to Thomas Paine’s Age of Reason disappointed Elias Boudinot. A PEOPLE WHO MEAN TO BE THEIR OWN GOVERNORS MUST. ARM THEMSELVES WITH THE POWER WHICH KNOWLEDGE GIVES. THE AGE OF.

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That he should perfect and fulfil the law thd be a stone of stumbling and rock of offence to many; and that the Gentiles should submit to his government.

There were three celebrated universities of the Jews in the provinces of Babylon, viz. From these he first chose twelve disciples, who remained with him, the constant witnesses of his life and doctrines, to fevelation end.

If the Christian religion is true, and was really a revelation from God, by Jesus Christ, then it must always have been essentially the same, from the beginning of the world. Hardcoverpages.

Elias Boudinot, The Age of Revelation ()

His acknowledging the divine mission of Moses and Christ confirms their authority as far as his influence will go, while their doctrines entirely destroy all his pretensions to the like authority.

To Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, that all these events should be accomplished before the destruction of the second Temple. They seem to be set forth as full evidence to all mankind, of the truth of that prophetic declaration, that in the latter day ‘false teachers should come among them, who privily should bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction; and many should follow their pernicious ways, by reason of whom the way of truth should be evil spoken ofthat they should despise governmentbe presumptuous, self-willed; not afraid to speak evil of dignities The first Christians resembled their teachers in their good qualities, and it was no small advantage to them, in their apologies for themselves and their religion, to be able to appeal boldly to their innocence and integrity.

The issue was answerable to the tempers and conduct of the men, and one sinful act begat another; impiety in principle, soon producing extreme cruelty in action; a brother was found shedding a brother’s Wood.

There is no other instance than of the Mosaic code of a body of laws being produced at once, and remaining without addition afterwards Original copies are impossible to find. Another position of his introduction is as void of principle, as that above mentioned.

The former represented by three Jods, denoting the three hypostases or persons in the Divine essence; the Jod being the known character of that Jehovah, of whose name, in Hebrew, it constitutes the first sacred letter.

American Vision; First edition December 31, Language: If you look through their whole history, every part of it bears the mark of truth and credibility. Boudinot shows that Paine did not uncover anything new under the sun.

But such discussion, as I have said, is beyond my purpose; and it well becomes me, a finite creature, whose character and practice should ever be expressive of deep humility, to believe every report of revelation, when attended with rational evidence of its divine authority; and believing, to adore in silence what I cannot fully comprehend. That generation informed Boudinot and doubtless formed many of his views.


The express declarations of Omniscience, as contended by the friends of prophecy, are fast fulfilling. Read more Read less. These opposers of the Christian church, had the most urgent eliias for using every means in their power, to expose the falsehood or forgery of the apostles, if such had been the case. Add to all this, that Jesus Christ not only thus declared himself to be the Son of God with power, in Ms bohdinot, and proved the claim by doing the works that no man before him ever did; but that the crime for which he was crucified, was, that “being a man, he had made himself equal with God;” and this imputed crime he confessed at the bars, both of the high priest of the Jews, and of the Roman governor.

The fact asserted is, ” that the way to God, is open oc every man alike. They were forewarned near two thousand years ago, of these things, by their great Lord and Master; “that eliax the goudinot should come, they might remember, that he had told them of them.

The Age of Revelation: The Age of Reason Shewen to Be an Age of Infidelity

But it will be asked, how are these things known, but by bare ” hearsay upon hearsay? Such are his vanity and confidence, that he does not even pretend to cover his presumption, by an attempt to produce proof of his position, either from facts or argument; or to show from whence he gets his information, or to assign reasons for his assertions; but he proceeds at once, to build his system of objections upon them, as undisputed data; and concludes his readers must receive conviction, on the first eliass of the argument.

It was at eluas remote period, that this holy doctrine was first propagated and most vigorously flourished, not in the school of Plato, not in the academic groves of Greece, but in the boydinot bowers of Eden, and in the awful school of universal nature, when Jehovah himself was the instructor, and Adam the Heaven taught pupil. I love this book.

The Age of Revelation, Or, The Age of Reason Shewn to be an Age of Infidelity

Claude rated it really liked it Oct 23, The late discoveries in the Eastern World, greatly add to the testimony relative to this subject.

There are thirty different places in the book of Genesis — one hundred in the law, and five hundred throughout the Old-Testament, where the words Elohim or Alehim, Eloheka and Adonai, Gods, the Lord thy Gods are made use of.

Let reason and conscience judge. The original design was merely to guard a beloved child and intimate friend, against any sceptical doubts that might have been produced, by the many consequences that daily took place, when that aweful book was first handed about in this city. To Isaiah it was foretold, that the spirit of the Lord should be upon him, that his birth should be miraculous, and his mother a virgin: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

The time, however, is not far off, when they will command a very different reception, among the sons of men. Her betrothed husband receives equal proof of the awful truth.


It repeatedly occurs on the pamphilian and other obelisks; and the antiquarians, Kircher and Montfaucon, have both honoured it with particular notice. For you I have written. He was born at a time when the heathen mythology had prepared the people for the belief of such a story — almost all the extraordinary men, who lived under the heathen mythology, were reputed to be the sons of some of their Gods.

That awful and important period is approaching. To judge aright in this matter, let us inquire into the opinions and belief of the wise and the learned, previous to the coming of Christ, and who had no aid from the knowledge communicated by the Saviour, to a guilty world; though drawing much assistance, unknowingly from tradition, founded on revelation, to Adam, Enoch, Seth, and Noah.

I am contented with knowing, that the Scriptures are the word of the ever-living God; and that therein he has revealed to me, that the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, in whose name I was baptized, bear record in Heaven; and that these three are the one only infinite and eternal God, whom I am to worship, love and adore, in spirit and in truth. Elias Boudinot The Age of Revelation That it is necessary to keep all intelligences in the love of order, and obedience to his righteous laws.

I mean his own nature, as well as the sublime doctrines of salvation by a Redeemer, founded upon it. The wise men from a distant and eastern country, under the influence of tradition, added to a divine revelation, and the supernatural appearance and direction of a new star in the Heavens, attend the new born babe with magnificent presents, and hail him king of the Jews.

buodinot The Jews were so jealous of their religious principles, that they did not suffer any one to use the ineffable name of Jehovah, but on the most solemn and awful occasions. Stanley, was revealed to man by the awful voice of the Deity himself. This was by tradition, which however limpid it may be eliaw its fountain head, is, like other streams, very apt to swell and become turbid in its progress.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. THE author of the Age of Reason, in all the pride and obstinacy of infidelity, introduces his objections to the Christian system, by an exhibition of his own creed, both affirmatively and negatively, as if his established character for sobriety, integrity, and exemplary moral conduct, entitled him to the respect and veneration of his fellow-citizens, and the world at large.

The Jews, had not their expectations been totally blinded during the ceremony of this Divine unction, might there have seen two notable texts relative to the Logos, in their national Scriptures, strikingly fulfilled — “O God, thy God hath anointed thee, with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

He seems to be acquainted with several languages, including Latin and Greek.