The Memorial Window, Or, Short Discourses on the Concluding Scenes of Our Saviour's Life on Earth, Depicted in the Chancel Window Recently Erected in the Parish Church of St. Michael's, Bray, Berks

The Memorial Window, Or, Short Discourses on the Concluding Scenes of Our Saviour's Life on Earth, Depicted in the Chancel Window Recently Erected in the Parish Church of St. Michael's, Bray, Berks

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...other light than as an insult to them? How could the Roman governor be expected to look on such a pretender to the throne as one from whom any thing was to be feared, either on his own account or that of Cajsar? And yet this confession was, nevertheless, a good confession. A King the confessor was, and has proved himself to have been; a King, worthy of his title, and of his highest pretensions; the true King of the true Israel of God. The Jews of his day would not have him to reign over them; and, to this day, he is still despised and rejected by most of those over whom he offers to reign. But his glory is not affected by the contempt of those who refuse to be his subjects; nor is any judgment respecting his kingdom to be formed now, anymore than formerly, from its visible appearance in the world. It is not any more now of this world than it was at the beginning; but it embraces, nevertheless, a people whom no man can number, a people chosen out from all other nations under heaven (Acts xiv. 15); the only really safe and happy people in the world; a people who have been, are, and ever shall be, unspeakably blessed and glorious in having him for their king. May you all, dear brethren, be found amongst them! "And when he was accused of the chief priests and elders, he answered nothing. Then said Pilate unto him, Searest thou not how many things they witness against thee? And he answered him to never a word; insomuch that the governor marvelled greatly," ver. 12--14. To the question put to him directly by the governor he had replied. Jesus never failed to pay due respect to civil authority. To the accusations of his adversaries he answered nothing. Whatever he might have answered to them, would only have served to call forth some new...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123649637X
  • 9781236496379