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There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice


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THOMAS PAINE
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
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The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place...
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The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lig...
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Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such...
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A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and ra...
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It is from the Bible that man has learned cruelty, rapine, and murder; for the belief of a cruel God...
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Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my c...
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He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyran...
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The New Testament, they tell us, is founded upon the prophecies of the Old; if so, it must follow th...
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The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed
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I do not believe in the creed professed by any church that I know of. Each of these churches accuse ...
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All the tales of miracles, with which the Old and New Testament are filled, are fit only for imposto...
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The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too ligh...
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Calvinism is the belief (1) That there are three Gods (2) That good works, or the love of our neighb...
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Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst
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Society in every state is a blessing, but government, even in its best stage, is but a necessary evi...
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That there are men in all countries who get their living by war, and by keeping up the quarrels of n...
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The first chapter of Matthew begins with giving a genealogy of Jesus Christ; and in the third chapte...
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Each of those churches shows certain books, which they call revelation, or the Word of God. The Jews...
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It has been the practice of all Christian commentators on the Bible, and of all Christian priests an...
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People in general know not what wickedness there is in this pretended word of God. Brought up in ...
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He prays dictatorially. When it is sunshine,
he prays for rain, and when it is rain, he prays f...
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Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe w...
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It is a contradiction in terms and ideas, to call anything a revelation that comes to us at second-h...
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[The Hits 1789-'97 George Washington was serenaded with new words to] God Save the King ... I don't ...
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Immediate necessity makes many things convenient, which if continued would grow into oppressions. Ex...
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Give me liberty, or give me death.
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