Atonement and Intercession of Jesus Christ

Atonement and Intercession of Jesus Christ

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...is said to have been 'obedient unto death, ' we are to understand the phrase, not of a single act, but of the duration of his obedience throughout the whole period of his life, so may it be said that he suffered unto death, 3.9 expressive of the duration of his suffering throughout the whole of his earthly course. III. Yet is it not intended by these remarks to deny that a special importance attaches to the sufferings of Christ's soul, and of the concluding period of his life. It is impossible to peruse the scriptures attentively and not perceive that a special emphasis is put upon these. We are not to confine the matter of atonement to any one kind or degree of suffering; but as little are we at liberty to overlook the speciality that attaches to those sufferings to which we now refer. His bodily pains were of consequence, but the agonies of his holy soul were of more con--sequence. The suffering of infancy and childhood and youth are not to be lost sight of, but those of the final conflict call for particular notice. The soul is often spoken of with peculiar emphasis. ' Thou shalt make his Soul an offering for sin--The waters are come in unto my Soul--My Soul is full of troubles, and my life draweth nigh to the grave--My Soul is exceeding iorrowful even unto death--Now is my Soul troubled, and what shall I say T What our divine surety suffered in his soul must ever surpass all our powers of description or conception. The language used by the inspired writers denotes the highest pitch of intensity, while we have the best reason to suppose that every variety of inward agony which a sinless spirit can possibly feel was experienced by him. His soul was exceeding sorrowful;--the most pungent sorrow filled his bosom; his heart was pierced through with...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236671953
  • 9781236671950