The Epistles of St. Paul to the Thessalonians, Galatians, Romans; With Critical Notes and Dissertations Volume 2

The Epistles of St. Paul to the Thessalonians, Galatians, Romans; With Critical Notes and Dissertations Volume 2

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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. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...judging The passage of Isaiah taken in them as of old he had judged the sense in which it was under-their fathers. They were living stood by the Apostle, may be in the latter days, and the time paraphrased as follows: --Isaiah was short. lifts up his voice in regard to Is-29. In their original connexion rael, and says "Though the house these words have a different bear of Israel be as the sand of the sea, ing. The prophet is describing the remnant only shall be saved, the desolation of the land in which For God is accomplishing and all but a few had perished. He is cutting short his work, for a short not speaking of those who arc work will God make upon the saved, but of those who are lost. earth," or (according to Lach-The succeeding verse is--Give mann's reading), "For God will ear now, Oye rulers of Sodom; perform his work, accomplishing hear the word of the Lord, ye and cutting it short upon the people of Gomorrah, earth." The application of this 30. What then is the conclu to the present circumstances of sion? That tho Gentile who 31 ousness, but the righteousness which is of faith. But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, 32 hath not attained to the law.1 Wherefore? Because not of faith, but as it were of works2 they stumbled 33 at the stumblingstone; as it written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. 1 Add X. The commencement of this chapter, as well as of the one which follows, affords a remarkable instance of a sudden transition of feeling in the mind of the Apostle. At the end of the previous chapter, he had passed out of the sorrowful tone in which he began, to prove that very truth over which he sorrowed--the...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236901827
  • 9781236901828