The Epistle to the Hebrews Volume 15

The Epistle to the Hebrews Volume 15

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...successive "comings" and their results. Our Lord, S. Luke records, had already said "The kingdom of God is within you," or "in your midst" (xvii. 21). And, according to the record of S. John, He had taught much about His continual presence with His disciples. This author says, The kingdom, or the new world, or the coming age, or the promised good things of God, or the inner sanctuary of His presence---call the mystery what you will-"has been brought within reach of all when Christ died. These realities are here and now. They, invisible and eternal, are not separated from the visible things of this practical and responsible life of ours on earth. It is through these practical trials, duties, and affections that we deepen and intensify life till it is recognised as what it really is, the life that is life indeed. Thus we go to heaven when we pray, iv. 16. And you now, my friends, will find Jesus, and enter the sabbath rest of God, and know the vital significance of the Church's dogma concerning the Person 1 Greek Philosophy; Thales to Plato, pp. 10, 345. Macmillan, 1914. '-of Christ and His strength being yours, if you will recognise " the way of His flesh " in the trial before you, and do your hard duty, and pass onward and inward with Him to God. It is a "new world" not "another world" that Platonists seek, and Christians believe is their own to use. Only--at least so our author would put it--we have it but as we use it, and while the various persons who make up the Church linger, hesitate, or press on, a. seeming inconsistency remains. We see Jesus crowned with glory and honour for the suffering of death, but we do not yet see all His disciples so...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236912004
  • 9781236912008