Antiqvitates Christianae; Or, the History of the Life and Death of the Holy Jesus

Antiqvitates Christianae; Or, the History of the Life and Death of the Holy Jesus : As Also the Lives, Acts & Martyrdoms of His Apostles. in Two Parts. the First Part, Containing the Life of Christ

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1678 edition. Excerpt: ...come still, making greater progrese in the world, extending it self where yet it is not, and intendin it where it is alreadyz that the Kingdom of Chrisl may not onely be in us in name am? form and honourable appellatives, but in effedt and power. This Petition in the first Ages of Christianity was not expounded to signisie a prayer for Chrisfs second coming 5 because the Gospel not being preached to all the world, they prayed sbr the delay of the day osjudgment, that Chr1fi's Kingdom upon Earth might have its proper increment: but since then every Age, as it is more forward in time, so it is more earnest in defire to accomplish the intermediall Prophecies, that the Kingdom of God the Father might come in glories infinite. And, indeed, the King-' dom of Grace bein in order to the Kingxdom of Glory, this, as it is principally to be desired, sb may posfibly be intended chie y. Which alfiz is the more probable, because the addrefi of this Prayer being to God the Father, it is proper to observe, that the Kingdom os Grace, or of the Gospel, is called the Kingdom of the V Son, and that of 'P coror. i. tzk Glory in the style of the Scripture is the Kingdom of the Father. S. German, Pacriareh 9-X. of caafmm-nopze, expounds it with some little difference, but not illz Tb, K, -, ga0, z the 3, i;,4 ' come, t at 's, Let thy Holy Spirit come into us: for the Kingdom of Heaven it within va', M'"l" '5' 'Feath the Holy Scripture. And sb it intimates our desires that the promise of the Father; and the Prophecies of old, and the Holy Ghost the Comforter-, may come upon us. Let that anointing from above deteend upon us, whereby we may be anointed King: and Priesl: in a s iritual Kingiom and Priesthood by a holy Chrism. e 6. Thy mix he done in arth as...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236928954
  • 9781236928955