An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrew with the Preliminary Exercitations Volume 4

An Exposition of the Epistle to the Hebrew with the Preliminary Exercitations Volume 4

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...things should be an effectual ordinancer both to terrify obstinate believers, also to call others to repentance, and conversion from their idols; to which end, no doubt, it was effectual on others as well as on Rahab; as it was on the Gibeonites in general. Hence those who perish are said to be unbelievers; she perished not with "them that believed not," or who were disobedient; for they had a sufficient revelation of God and his will necessary to their faith and obedience; and their destruction is ascribed to the hardening of their hearts, so that they should not make peace with Israel, Josh, xi, 19, 20. 2. Rahab upon this first opportunity made an excellent confession of her faith, and of the means of her conversion to God. This confession is recorded at large, Josh, ii, 9--11. She avows the Lord Jehovah to be the only God in heaven above and in the earth beneath; wherein she renounced all the idols which before she had worshipped; ver. 11, and she avows her faith in him as the God of Israel, who had taken them to be his people by promise and covenant, which in this confession she lays hold on by faith; "the Lord your God, he is God," Rom. x, 10. 3. She separated herself from the cause and interest of her own people among whom she lived, and joined herself to the cause and interest of the people of God; this also is a necessary fruit of faith, and an inseparable concomitant of profession; this God called her to, this she complied with, and this was that which rendered all she did in receiving, concealing and preserving the spies, though they came to destroy her country and people, just and warrantable. 4. She shewed her faith by her works; "She received the spies with peace." In these few words the apostle comprises the whole...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123666227X
  • 9781236662279