The History of Britannicus and His Sister Octavia

The History of Britannicus and His Sister Octavia

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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. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...yet he descanted with amazing power om his life, death, resurrection and ascension into heaven; afhrming the latter by an ancient prophecy of He ascribed to Christ the gift of the Holy' Ghost, by whom they were enabled thus to speak with tongues, and boldly to set forth those truths which the. Jews had determined should not be propagated; moreover he promised the same gift to all who should repent and be baptized in the name of JesusChrist, for the remission of their sins; " for 'I the promise," said--he, ' " is to you, andrm your " children-, and to all that isafar off; even as 3" many as the Lord our God: shall call!" ' " Never did the sun shine' forth with such spllendour as the light which then broke in upon my mind. I believed what he said; I: heard him again and again, examined every ancient prophecy which speaks of the Messiah, and was more; and more convinced that Christ. was him.. But. not to dwell: upon the light and truth-which illumined my mind, and which only those who have felt the same, can understand, Iwill: relate what; reason I lad to: bl'ess God. for making known unto, me such a.= divine security; without whose aid I: cupid; not have supported the various afllictionsl have since met with.. " My wife the beloved of my bosotdwas enticed. from me, and became Faithless; she left me and the pledges of our love for the arms ofi another! Ah l' why am I obliged to tell it-?' but why not? is her conduct worse than that of all the race of man, who forsook the obedience due to their Creator, to worship. stocks and stones, and follow their own pernicious will? Alas! I' was one of them. Nature herself would have taught that he alone who made all...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236959035
  • 9781236959034