Moses

Moses : A Biblical Study (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Moses: A Biblical Study Slightly modified, Blessed is he that hath the God of Moses for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God Yea, well may we be thankful that, 'in the first half of Scripture, there is scarcely any life so much presented in detail as his and we may readily affirm that what was said of Paul may also be applied, in its own measure, to this Moses: He IS a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel'2 Even the sufferings which he, no less than Paul, endured for God, but serve to raise him all the more in our esteem. IS it not just the crown of thorns he wore so long that makes the mediator of the Old Covenant so much more like the Mediator of the New? Of this important history (what designation shall we give to it - a history of miracles; or part of universal history?) the first page lies before us now. Let us suppose the early part of Moses' life was quite unknown to us; do you not think that fiction would have done her best to make a picture with the brightest colours possible, by telling us about extraordinary miracles, appearances of angels, and such other revelations of the mind of God? But oh, how far the simple truth sur passes even the highest flights of poetry! And when we read with ordinary care the brief account of Moses' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 513g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243178611
  • 9780243178612