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Testimony of distinguished laymen to the value of the sacred scriptures

Testimony of distinguished laymen to the value of the sacred scriptures

particularly in their bearing on civil and social life.

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Published by American Bible Society Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Influence.,
  • Sociology, Biblical.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmerican Bible Society., YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsYA 12973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL594275M
    LC Control Number96186218

    It was illustrated by a life of holiness and humility--that of its Founder, the Just One--in contrast with which the life of the Cynic and the Stoic sickened him. These the ecumenical movement is striving to overcome. General Remarks on the Prophetical Writings—2. Spectacular shows and games were being given, possibly in commemoration of the victory of Severus over Albinus, and the grave question had to be faced--Should Christians attend them? But, after they had entered the desert, and advanced a journey of three days, want of water distressed them; and, when it was found, it proved of no use on account of its bitterness. In order to remind you of your duty by an example of an inferior kind, I may say: you are well aware that even the philosophers themselves are united under one sect.

    But he, far from declining battle, at once drew up his army. Accordingly, moving up their troops, they surround with a blockade their town, which was called Gabaoth. These fears generally have for their basis the theory that art is an end in itself, and should not serve, except indirectly, any end outside of and other than itself. But the people there being afflicted with the same evils, conveyed the ark to Ascalon. Tertullian and Clement of Alexandria do not express one whit more strongly than Seneca their ambition, cruelty, and licentiousness.

    So now, his earliest edition of this treatise, if placed conjecturally c. Sympathy with Divine Truth—6. All points were then minutely investigated, until a decision acceptable to Him who is the inspector of all things, was published for the promotion of uniformity of judgment and practice; so that nothing might be henceforth left for dissension or controversy in matters of faith. His mother, after being long barren, had a vision of an angel, and was told to abstain from wine, and strong drink, and everything unclean; for that she should bear a son who would be the restorer of liberty to the Israelites, and their avenger upon their enemies.


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Testimony of distinguished laymen to the value of the sacred scriptures book

His son, Chas by name, begat the giant Nebroth,[2] by whom the city of Babylon is said to have been built. Ancient Versions and their Value— Under his guidance, matters were successfully conducted: there was the greatest tranquillity both at home and abroad: the people ruled over the nations which had either been subdued or received under terms of surrender.

Greater latitude is given at benediction services. Who that hears John saying, ' In the beginning was the Word,' 5 does not condemn those that say, 'There was a period when the Word was not'?

Marcionem 3rd ed. In this part of the history an account is given[3] of the tabernacle, and the building of its tuner parts. Thus, entering the camp of the enemy in the middle watch of the night, and having ordered all his men to sound their trumpets, he caused great terror to the enemy; and no one had courage to resist; but they made off in a disgraceful flight wherever they could.

The virtuosity of instrumentalists provoked imitation on the part of singers, and soon a worldly and operatic taste held full sway in church. The musical fame of these masters is thereby in nowise diminished.

A certain soldier refused the donativum of Severus and Caracalla, publicly declined the laurel crown accepted by his fellow-soldiers, and proclaimed himself a Christian. There was in these places a town called Jericho, fortified with very strong walls, and not easy to be taken, either by storm or blockade.

Accordingly, an army was led into the territory of the enemy, the king was taken, and the nation subdued. Age to which Job belonged—Age and Authorship of the Book—8.

So also in adv.

Tertullian

From this it is easy to see that men can fall away from the unity of the Church by schism, as well as by heresy. God Himself initiated repentance, when He rescinded His sentence on Adam.

The question now before you is, Whether God has spoken from heaven, and made any revelations concerning that world. For the time Tertullian conceived no better way of meeting their difficulty than by positive injunction to refuse appeal to Scripture to their would-be seducers, to note the character of the heretics, and to surrender themselves entirely to the guidance of the church.

These are the principal matters contained in the two books of Genesis and Exodus. Tables of Comparison of Selected Scriptures included in this report show numerous changes which involve fundamental doctrines of the Christian faith.

The very artistic gifts employed in producing the spectacles were the inspiration of demons, glozed over by a fallacious consecration. So then, having offered sacrifice, and overthrown the altar which the Midianites had consecrated to the image of Baal, he went to his own people, and pitched his camp near the camp of the enemy.

The Philistines had a custom on their festival days of producing Samson as if to make a public spectacle of him, while they mocked their illustrious captive. He would have to slaughter the leading persons of the city, and decimate the noble men and women of his own rank, friends and relations of his own circle.

He fully maintains the personality of the Third Person of the Trinity cf. Ethiopic Version—IV. Apocryphal Gospels and Acts— Our community shall never die. Moreover, it seemed to me not out of place that, after I had run through the sacred history down to the crucifixion of Christ, and the doings of the Apostles, I should add an account of events which subsequently took place.

But there was a preliminary question.Elsewhere shown in this book is the proof of His visitation, proving by the scriptures His fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets (see Matt. ), and in showing this proof, we have used the names most familiar to the World in regards to Him, that name as applied to Him, being "Jesus Christ".

Aug 14,  · ↑See Oldenberg's edition, pp.

Ecclesiastical Music

; the translation, p. seq., of the second part, Sacred Books of the East, vol. xvii. ↑ The passages in which the Ñâtikas occur seem to have been misunderstood by the commentator and the modern translators.

Rhys Davids in his translation of the Mahâparinibbâna-Sutta (Sacred Books of the East, vol. xi) says in a note, p.

The Sacred History

It is for the benefit of future generations, who would not otherwise have knowledge of these things. While this is true in general, it is especially true of the Bible, as the special revelation of God to man. The Bible was written as a testimony to all believers of all times and places until the second coming of Christ.

Home - Random Browse: COMPANION TO THE BIBLE. BY REV. E.P. BARROWS, D.D., PROFESSOR OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE. GENERAL PREFACE. The design of the present work, as its title indicates, is to assist in the study of God's word.

I can honestly say that I approach the study of the life and ministry of our Lord Jesus with more eagerness and expectation than any study I have ever attempted from the Word of God.

Before we look into this ‘one solitary life,’ let me mention some of the reasons why it is such a significant topic for study.

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