Commentary on the Gospels; By Thos. O. Summers Volume 2

Commentary on the Gospels; By Thos. O. Summers Volume 2

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...he afterward might do so. 40. For he that is not against us, --Some read "you," but Christ probably said "us;" being the leader of the-company, though he could include the disciples, he could not well exclude himself. So Luke, where the passage is verbatim, like Mark. On our part.--For us, as rendered in Luke. This verse does not conflict with Matt, xii. 30, on which see note. He whose heart is well affected toward Christ, is on his side, though from the necessities of the case he may not be formally associated with the disciples of Christ: give him the opportunity, and ho will not only acknowledge Christ, but also consort with his people. On the other hand, he who is not in heart well affected toward Christ, cannot but be against him; for as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he, no matter what temporary dis. 41 For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward. z Matt. 16.42. guises he may sinisterly assume. It has been thought that the man in question was a disciple of John the Baptist, and having received instructions from him concerning the person and claims of Jesus, sincerely believed on him, though he had not been called to accompany our Lord, as had been the apostles, or to go on ministerial errands like the seventy. If he had been one of the seventy, the apostles would not have forbidden him; for they "followed with them," and were formally commissioned to perform miracles, and actually did cast out demons in the name of Jesus; besides, they do not appear to have received their commission until after this event. For the same reason that the seventy were empowered to work miracles in the name of Jesus, others more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
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  • English
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