A History of Jesus

A History of Jesus

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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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...that he had any thought, one way or another, as to the nature of diseases. He dealt only with facts, and designated those facts by popular terms. The pages of his history throw no direct light whatever upon the origin of those diseases ascribed, in his day, to evil spirits. We fancy, in the pride of science, that we have a wiser philosophy, but I do not know. To return. On the occasion of which we were speaking, Jesus went on to admonish his disciples of the claims of the lowly. He had come, he said, for the sake of those who were wandering like lost sheep--to seek and to save the lost. As a man, having a hundred sheep, values them all so much, that if but one strays, he leaves the ninety and nine, and goes after the lost one until he finds it, so it is the will of the great Shepherd that not one of his flock should wander away forgotten. Since the Eternal Father loveth his children thus, it became the disciples of Jesus to take heed how they neglected or despised the humblest of their brothers. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. Although, when thus admonished, the disciples of Jesus ceased their disputing, yet some heartburnings remained, not wholly allayed. Peter, it is probable, had been wounded by the remarks of some one of his fellow-disciples, whom he had irritated by his assuming temper; for he went to Jesus, and asked how often lie was bound to forgive an offending brother. In reply, Jesus told him that he was to forgive without end; not only seven times, as Peter had suggested, but seventy times seven; and then he related one of his striking parables, the parable of the servant who had been forgiven, but would not forgive. CHAPTER VII. JESUS PASSES THROUGH SAMARIA--CHILDREN--THE RICH YOUTH--THE HOPES OF THE DISCIPLES--JERICHO--THE...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236600126
  • 9781236600127