A Life of Jesus

A Life 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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...hands before eating bread. I say, that is nothing. But it is wicked in you to allow a son to say over his property, ' It is a gift to God, ' and then hold him guiltless when he leaves his aged father and mother to starve." These words cut the Pharisees to the heart, and made them angrier than ever. It was a fact that in many such ways their religion had grown to sanction what was cruel and unjust. Some twinges of conscience they must have felt, as this sharp accusation was brought against them, and moreover they had entirely failed in their purpose to show that Jesus was a coward. The result of the interview was, that some of the disciples feared their Master had spoken too boldly. They came to him afterward and asked if he knew that the Pharisees were greatly provoked? He simply answered, "It is of no consequence. They are blind leaders of the blind, and must soon fall into the ditch." But though Jesus was not at all frightened, he knew that the Pharisees, in their angry mood, might follow him secretly, till they found a chance to kill him; and he judged it better to go entirely away for a time, where they could not find him. So "he went thence, and departed into the coasts of Tyre and Sidon." REFERENCES. "Bible for Young People," vol. v. ("Bible for Learners," vol. iii. 1), chap. xxii. pp. 345-360; Farrar's " Life of Christ," vol. i. chaps. xxviii., xxxi., pp. 442-449; Keim's "Jesus of Nazara," vol. iv. pp. 215-244; Geikie's "Life of Christ," vol. i. chap. xxvi. pp. 423-432., vol. ii-chap. xliv. pp. 202-212. XIV. JESUS IN EXILE. Matt. Xv. 21-28. Mark vii. 24-30. The traveller, in the times we are speaking of, as he went northward from Capernaum and passed through the hill country of Galilee, found himself in the Province of Phoenicia, --the two...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
  • 1236673107
  • 9781236673107