Lives of the Necromancers: Or, An Account of the Most Eminent Persons in Successive Ages, who Have Claimed for Themselves, Or to Whom Has Been Imputed by Others, the Exercise of Magical Power
F. J. Mason, 1834 - 465 pagine
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Pagina 152 - Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter : for thy heart is not right in the sight of God.
Pagina 40 - There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch, or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
Pagina 42 - And there came forth a spirit, and stood before the Lord, and said, I will persuade him. And the Lord said unto him, Wherewith? And he said, I will go forth, and I will be a lying spirit in the mouth of all his prophets. And he said, Thou shalt persuade him, and prevail also : go forth, and do so.
Pagina 154 - Many of them also which used curious arts brought their books together, and burned them before all men : and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Pagina 151 - But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
Pagina 151 - But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of Samaria, giving out that himself was some great one...
Pagina 151 - And when Simon saw that through laying on of the apostles* hands the Holy Ghost was given, he offered them money, ^'Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost.
Pagina 154 - O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?