"God has this attribute that He
is a jealous God; and therefore His worship and religion will endure no mixture nor
is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy
brings about man's mind to religion: for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes
scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further; but when it beholdeth the
chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and
"They that deny a God destroy man's nobility;
for certainly man is of kin to the beasts in his body; and, if he be not of kin to God by
his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature."
"It is better to have no opinion of God at
all, than such an opinion as is unworthy of him: for the one is unbelief the other is
contumely; and certainly superstition is the reproach of the Deity."
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