The Biblical Inquirer

The Biblical Inquirer

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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. Excerpt: ...come, and will not tarry. Now the just shall live by faith," This was the evidence of things not seen as yet, and a full assurance that it would surely come. Heb. x. 37, 38. Heb. ii. 3, 4. And according to the testimony ofEzekiel, "The days are at hand; and the effect of every vision, xii. 2, 3. This formed the earnest expectation of the creature, (or new creation, ) who were waiting for its manifestation, and hoping for its accomplishment. Therefore said Paul, "Hope that is seen, is not hope; for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? but if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it. Rom. viii. 24, 25. The very expression of their waiting for it implied, that those existing believers would realize its fulfilment. When the Saviour was addressing his disciples concerning the desolation of Jerusalem, and assuring them that not an hair of their head should perish, he admonishes them in patience to possess their souls. Luke xxi. 18, 19. And so saith the Spirit to the believing Hebrews. "Ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise." x. 36. This was receiving the end of their faith. Wherefore said Paul, "judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness; and then shall every man have praise of God." 1 Cor. iv.5. This was the time of the manifestation of the sons of God; and, from this cloud of witnesses presented to their view, it was enforced, as a motive to perseverance, to hold fast their confidence without wavering unto The End.' For only he that endured to the end should be saved. that is, from the wrath that was coining; and thus their waiting for the coming of the sons of God, more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
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  • 9781236973764