The Bible Defended and Atheism Rebuked; Reply to Robert G. Ingersoll's Lectures, Mistakes of Moses, Skulls, Etc., What Must We Do to Be Saved?,

The Bible Defended and Atheism Rebuked; Reply to Robert G. Ingersoll's Lectures, Mistakes of Moses, Skulls, Etc., What Must We Do to Be Saved?,

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...is a son of Abraham, a wanderer and an exile far from the home of his fathers. Arabs in the desert of the people, they are the oldest of existing nations, and you cannot help asking where are now their conquerors and persecutors; the Pharaohs of the Egyptian bondage, the Assyrians, the Modes and the Persians, the Greeks, the Macedonians, the Komans, and the Saracens? And the answer comes back, " They have been swept down the tide of time, and are utterly lost in the ocean of oblivion." Yet here is the pro scribed, wandering Jew, who, in spite of cruel and unrelenting persecutions, and contrary to all the calculations of human probabilities, remains the survivor of them all, and now the only inheritor of the fame and glory of the most renowned and illustrious race that ever lived. And if you ask the meaning of all this, is it not the Bible and the Bible alone that gives the answer, that solves and explains the mystery? Opening the venerable record, you find there the revelation of the secret, for you will read that far back in the beginning, "when the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel" (Deut. 32); that "the people of Israel shall dwell alone, and not be reckoned among the nations" (Numbers 23: 9); and that after their long dispersion, "shall the children of Israel return and seek the Lord, their God, etc., in the latter days" (Hosea 3); that " Behold the days come, saith the Lord... when I will bring again the captivity of my people, Israel... and I will plant them upon their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which I have given them, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236814592
  • 9781236814593