Jesus Christ the Centre

Jesus Christ the Centre

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...replied without equivocation or mental reserve, "Thou hast said," that is, "I am Christ, I am the Son of the Living God" (see Mark xiv. 62, Luke xxii. 70, John x. 33, xix. 7). He was condemned as guilty; and if His claims were not right, did not He deserve death? But such supposition would destroy His credibility as a teacher infallible in doctrine, and sap the very foundations of our faith. The Patience of hope. f He settled himself, Geneva Version. An Old Testament expression (Isa. 1. 7). The lxx (Ez. xiv. 8, and Jer. xxi. 10, tffrijpiica To irpootavov pov cf. 2 Kings xii. 17). He is before and with His people now, why fear to follow Him. % Took him by the hand, to draw aside (Matt. xvi. 22); rebuke, chiding his Lord, which indicates presumption and generous indignation. Sacrifice refers to death, Christ the Antitype of all sacrifices; odour, ointment compounded of spices answered to his graces (Cant. i. 3). Noah's sacrifice, a savour, odour of rest (Ge/i. viii. 21), typifying the tiaSia Xpiarov in believers (2 Cor. ii. 14). Hence New Testament Hebraisms (2 Cor. ii. 13, 16, Phil. iv. 18). It was exemplary in its spirit. Some resist and arm themselves with revenge. The greatest men are often fretful under the trials of life. Ancient stoicism and modern secularism meet suffering in haughty contempt, destroy sensibility and display selfishness and indifference. Renan speaks of Jesus as "carried away by excitement," and "oppressed by terror and doubt." "Did He curse the hard destiny which had denied Him the joy conceded to others? Did He reject His too lofty nature? and, victim of His greatness, did He mourn that He had not remained a simple artisan of Nazareth?" Excitement indeed!...
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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236960254
  • 9781236960252