Exposition of the Old and New Testament; Wherein Each Chapter Is Summed Up in Its Contents the Sacred Text Inserted at Large, in Distinct Paragaraphs

Exposition of the Old and New Testament; Wherein Each Chapter Is Summed Up in Its Contents the Sacred Text Inserted at Large, in Distinct Paragaraphs

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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. 1831 edition. Excerpt: ...of the saints, shall have blood given them to drink, for they are worthy. (2.) For their insolence and scorn; v. 12.) "Render to them their reproach. The indignities which by word and deed they have done to the people of God, himself, and his name, let them be repaid to them with interest" The reproach wherewith men have reproached us only, we must leave it to God, whether he will render it to them or no, and must pray that he would forgive them; but the reproach wherewith they have blasphemed God himself, we may in faith pray that God would render it seven-fold into their bosoms, so as to strike at their hearts, to humble them, and bring them to repentance. This prayer is a prophecy of the same import with that of Enoch, That God will convince sinners of all their hard speeches which they have spoken against him, (Jude xv.) and will return them into their own bosoms by everlasting terrors at the remembrance of them. 5. They pray that God would find out a way for the rescue of his poor prisoners, especially the condemned prisoners, v. 11. The case of their brethren, who were fallen into the hands of the enemy, was very sad; they were kept close prisoners, and because they durst not be heard to bemoan themselves, they vented their griefs in deep and silent sighs. All their breathing was sighing, and so was their praying. They were appointed to die, as sheep for the slaughter, and had received the sentence of death within themselves. This deplorable case the psalmist recommends, (1.) To the divine pity; "Lettheir sighs come ufi before thee, and be thou pleased to take cognizance of their moans." (2.) To the divine power; "According to the greatness of thy arm, which no creature can contest with, fireserve thou those that...show more

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  • Paperback | 1012 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,769g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487400
  • 9781236487407