Christ, God and Man

Christ, God and Man

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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. 1848 edition. Excerpt: ...things; that he made heaven and earth and sea, and all things that are therein; when, too, I reflect, that this creation of the universe cannot be performed by delegated power; that the act of creating the universe is "one which no finite or secondary being can perform;" and when I place by the side of all this those numerous passages in which the work of creation is expressly, and in the most unqualified manner, ascribed to Christ, I feel compelled to adopt the conclusion of the apostle, "This is the True God, and Eternal Life." But creation is not the only Divine work ascribed to Christ. I will introduce here a few passages of a miscellaneous character. "Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself," Phil. iii. 21. The glorious change to be effected in the bodies of the saints, in the morning of the resurrection, is here ascribed to Christ, and that, too, by virtue of the power by which "he is able to subdue all things unto himself." Again: "Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high," Heb. i. 3. Here you will observe, that Christ upholds all things by the word of his power: not by the constant exercise of energy or strength, as must be the case in every created being, F but by his "powerful fiat;" the same power that said, "Let there be light, and there was light." Again: "For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them, even so the Son quickeneth whom he...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236917936
  • 9781236917935