Historical and Linguistic Studies in Literature Related to the New Testament; Linguistic and Exegetical Studies Volume 1, No. 2

Historical and Linguistic Studies in Literature Related to the New Testament; Linguistic and Exegetical Studies Volume 1, No. 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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...his kingdom in the former sense there will be no end. In the second sense the end will be his taking us as his servants, on our entrance into a state of salvation. What need to work submission in us when we have already submitted?.... Then he will judge the earth and make awards," etc. This seems to point to the expectation of Christ's earthly kingdom of the saints losing its identity, so to speak, at the end of the world, in the celestial kingdom. In Epistle 4, Div. 2, in answer to Ep. 14 of Basil: "I admire your strait and narrow way, leading, I know not whether to the kingdom or to Hades, but for your sake I hope it is the kingdom." In the Panegyric on Basil, 76, he uses the expression "intrusted with the keys of heaven," so characteristic of Chrysostom. "The heavenly reward to those whose mind is purified, will be Light, God seen and known, in proportion to their degree of purity, which we call the kingdom of heaven; but to those who suffer from blindness of their ruling faculty, darkness, estrangement from God, in proportion to their blindness here" Oration on Holy Baptism, 45). "Some will be welcomed by the unspeakable light and the vision of the holy and royal Trinity, which now shines upon them with greater brilliancy and purity, and unites itself wholly to the whole soul, in which alone and beyond all else I take it that the kingdom of heaven consists" (On His Father's Silence, 9). According to this, the kingdom is that light wherein is the vision of God uniting himself with the soul; this heavenly vision apparently shines with greater brilliancy, with ever-increasing appropriation of the kingdom of God in the soul, from the beginning of the Christian life. 4. Gregory Of Nyssa, in his...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236815653
  • 9781236815651