The Doctrine of the Trinity in Unity; Deduced from the Discriminative Terms Employed to Designate the Divine Being by the Inspired Writers of the Old Testament

The Doctrine of the Trinity in Unity; Deduced from the Discriminative Terms Employed to Designate the Divine Being by the Inspired Writers of the Old Testament

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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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...represents as the Judge of all the earth. At the trial of Jesus Christ, the appropriating to himself the term Son of God is said to be blasphemy by the Jews, because, they say, that, by assuming that title, he made himself equal with God. V. 26.--For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul 1 Ps. xlix. V. 7.--None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to Elohim a ransom for him; for the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceaseth for ever. Or, as better conveys the meaning of the original--Man cannot possibly redeem his own species, nor make an atonement for them to Elohim. The redemption of the soul is set at a great price, but he (man) himself is merely transitory. These texts show the absolute inadequacy of any mere human atonement; for when the best mortal man that ever existed shall have done his utmost to fulfil all the commands of God, he will feel conscious he has nevertheless fallen very short indeed of perfect obedience. The atoning and typical sacrifice required of the Jews was a Lamb without blemish; and the writers of the New Testament repeatedly assert that Jesus Christ was the Lamb of God that taketh away the sins of the world. These two facts must help to fix our faith steadfastly on the atoning sacrifice of our blessed Lord and Saviour. Chap. XXI. Jesus saith, 5. Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold thy King Cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass. Zechariah, Ch. ix. V. 9.--Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion, shout, O daughter of Jerusalem. Behold, thy King cometh unto thee; he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass; a colt, the foal of an ass. Jesus, in this quotation, identifies himself...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236631234
  • 9781236631237