Bible Studies in the Life of Christ; Historical and Constructive

Bible Studies in the Life of Christ; Historical and Constructive

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...this idea. How little he makes of his miracles and forbids their publication, to bring out the same truth. Second Journey North and Return to Capernaum.--Jesus again goes north, this time to the parts of Caesarea Philippi (Matt. 16: 13), for the same reasons that the first journey north was undertaken. This journey is very fruitful in the instruction which Jesus gives to his disciples about his Messiahship, death and resurrection, also in the marvelous event of the transfiguration. Caesarea Philippi was a city about twenty-five or thirty miles northeast of the Sea of Galilee, at the foot of Mount Hermon. The city was 1,050 feet above the sea level, while the mountain towered over 8,000 feet above the city. This city was in the Tetrarchy of Philip, and had recently been rebuilt by him. "This journey seems to have been undertaken to train the twelve in a fuller and truer understanding of the Messiah's work and kingdom." 1. The great confession of Peter (Matt. 16: 13-20; Mark 8:27-30; Luke 9:18-21). "Thou art the Christ the Son of the living God" (Matt. 16:16). It was on the way north that Jesus asked the question, "Who do men say that I, the son of man, am?" Making it still more personal, "Who say ye that I am?" Many discussions doubtless had taken place among the disciples about Jesus. Jesus had been declared the Messiah. He had himself spoken of his claims, but this is the first time (recorded in the Gospels) that he asked this question of his disciples. Peter's reply was not based upon a sudden impulse, and after some great display of power, but it is the deliberate judgment of the man after intimate association with Jesus for over two years. There are many men with whom we come in close contact and find...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528972
  • 9781236528971