The Divinity of Our Blessed Lord

The Divinity of Our Blessed Lord

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...interest that He inspired in Herod and Pilate, particularly in the last; the opening of paradise to the malefactor; the supernatural darkness; the loud cry just before His death; the wonders following, the rending of the veil, the earthquake and the opening of the graves; all these bore witness to Him even in the depth of His degradation, and drew forth from the Centurion who superintended His execution the confession, "Truly this was the Son of God." He was laid in the grave, and the kingdom of Heaven was opened to all believers; the spirits in prison had the gospel preached to them in some mysterious way, and the prisoners of hope turned to their stronghold. Earth saw Him no more, but Paradise was enlightened by His presence. The tomb was sealed, the watch was set; but the grave could not hold Him, the watch could not keep Him; "the third mystery of the cry1" was fulfilled; on the third day He rose triumphant from the grave; to die no more. CHAPTER V. MORE DIRECT EVIDENCES OF HIS DBITT. JHE foregoing considerations afford a presumption that there was more than met the outward eye in the form which was like unto the Son of Man. But this presumption is greatly strengthened if we revert to some of the facts recorded of Him. And first as to His birth. This was out of the ordinary course. In His case "the Lord had created a new thing upon the earth; a woman had compassed a man."1 He had no earthly father; the Blessed Virgin was mother of His holy humanity, but it was the Holy Ghost Who out of Her substance prepared a body for Him. There are two other cases of miraculous births recorded in Holy Scripture, those of Isaac and St. John the Baptist. But how great a difference is there between these and that of our Blessed...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236627342
  • 9781236627346