Expositor and Current Anecdotes Volume . 16

Expositor and Current Anecdotes Volume . 16

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...protest in verses 1-7 and a prayer In verses 8-12; 2. "An Appeal of Conscious Integrity for Vindication"--a prayer for vindication before the world of integrity, of sincerity of purpose which the writer Is conscious of having preserved In difficult circumstances; 3. "Plea of the Upright"--for recognition and vindication. It might also be called 4. "A Psalm of Contrasts." It begins with "walking" and ends In "standing in an even (level or open) place." Integrity is over against falsehood, sincerity against hypocrisy. The congregation of worshipers is opposed to the assembly of evil-doers. There are hands washed In innocency on one side, and hands full of bribes and wicked plots on the other. A group worshiping round Jehovah's altar faces a group plotting violence and even murder. On one side appears deliverance for the Innocent, and on the other looms up punishment for the guilty. Expository notes. Word studies. "Judge me." Do me Justice. "I have walked." In both the Old Testament and the New. the Christian life is a Journey, or a path, or a way. "Trusted--Jehovah." The writer's strong, simple confidence In the Lord removes what he says from the realm of boasting. "Examine--prove--try." So clear Is his conscience that he offers to submit his motives to the most searching scrutiny. "Heart--mind." In the King James Version "reins-heart." The word "reins" stands for the affections and the desires. Just what our English expresses by "heart." "Heart" in the King James Version stands for the "center of conscious action," the thought and will, "that which plans, then resolves, and executes...".show more

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  • Paperback | 766 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,343g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524233
  • 9781236524232