A Commentary, Critical, Expository and Practical, on the Gospel of Luke; For the Use of Ministers, Theological Students, Private Christians, Bible C

A Commentary, Critical, Expository and Practical, on the Gospel of Luke; For the Use of Ministers, Theological Students, Private Christians, Bible C

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...prejudice against any participation of the Gentiles in the blessings of the Messianic reign. This person, whoever he was, had learned from the lips of Jesus, that the Jewish people were not all to be partakers of the blessings of the kingdom he had come to establish. He had heard enough to show him, that temporal deliverance from the Romans was not the design of our Lord's mission. He very naturally and properly inquires how great a proportion of the nation would participate in the salvation of the gospel; and to his simple and pertinent inquiry, our Lord indirectly but with great earnestness replies, leaving him to judge of the numbers of those who attain salvation, by the immense and continued effort required to enter the precincts of the kingdom of life. He said unto them, i. e. the multitude. The answer was of such general interest and importance, that it was addressed to the whole company who were present. 24. This verse is a varied repetition of Matt. 7: 13, on which see Note. The terms are more emphatic in Luke, bringing out fully, not only the implied danger resulting from the wide gate in Matthew, which presents its broad and inviting portals to those who are searchyou, 'will seek to enter in, and shall not be able. 25 "When once the master of 'm Pd. 32: 6; Is. 55:8. Ing for the narrow entrance, but the necessity of the most earnest efforts to enter the strait Rate, and the danger to be apprehended from delay and inactivity. The word strive is an agonistic term. It is the word used to denote those extraordinary efforts made by the combatants in the Olympic games, to gain the victory. It is like o;ir expression strain every nerve. It denotes the same intense and struggling effort, implied in the violence with which in Matt....show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 15.24mm | 430.91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557042
  • 9781236557049