Wesleyan Methodist Magazine,  3rd ser. 2 (1823), 287–93.

Extracts from the Rev. Nathanael Taylor's "Discourse on the Nature and Necessity of Faith in Jesus Christ"  [3/7]



Extract, Discourse, Serial

Publications extracted:

Taylor 1700


Mechanics, Instruments, Morality

Publications cited:

Boulton, ed. 1699–1700, 1: 450

    Draws an analogy between the human conscience and 'modern' theories of air. Like air, conscience has a 'native spring in it, that will endeavour to recover its ancient power, if oppressed; and when it does, the greater violence has been offered to it, it will return to its throne with the greater fury'. The sinner, when 'empty of all his outward comforts', like a sealed glass bubble in an air pump, will be 'utterly shivered in pieces by the workings of that mighty principle within'. (293)

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