The Eleventh Report of the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews; With an Appendix, Containing Extracts of Correspondence, and a List of Subscribers and Bebefactors, to March 31, 1819. to Which Is Prefixed a Sermon,

The Eleventh Report of the London Society for Promoting Christianity Amongst the Jews; With an Appendix, Containing Extracts of Correspondence, and a List of Subscribers and Bebefactors, to March 31, 1819. to Which Is Prefixed a Sermon,

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...Son of God, and pray that the Holy Spirit would open his ears to bear, ajid his eyes to see, the things that belong to his own peace? Among the leading doctrines of the N'ew Testament, that which is most offensive to the Jew, is what is called the doctrine of the Trinity in the Godhead, and the incarnation of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is well known that the graud truth which pervades the whole volume of the Old Testament, and which forma its distinguishing features, is the doctrine of the Unity of God. "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one God," was a truth which Moses saw himself unceasingly obliged to enforce, as he found his people surrounded by numerous idolatrous nations, wchof which had divers and multiplied deities, for the objects of their worship. The first words in the tables written by the finger of Gotl himself were, "I am the Lord thy God, thou shalt have no other gods before me: " the prophets too who witnessed the repeated relapses of Israel into lamentable idolatry, were on their watch to proclaim repeatedly that "the Lord he is God, and beside him there is none else: " and in fact, till after the appearance of our blessed Saviour, the Jews were the only depositaries and preservers of that great doctrine, no less inculcated in the New than in the Old Testament. No wonder, then, if this people regard with a suspicious eye a doctrine which, founded as it is upon the supreme authority of divine revelation, and bound as we are to believe and maintain it, yet if nol rightly apprehended and understood may, at least, lead men to usages and practices inconsistent with sound reason and revelation itself. But is there no safe ground then, upon which this doctrine, mysterious as it is, can yet be...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236570790
  • 9781236570796