The Mystery of God Revealed from His Work; Together with a Plan of the Ages, as Purposed in God, Through Jesus Christ Our Lord, Including Also the Gospel Preached to Abraham
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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...after the above Scripture, showing God to be the Saviour of all men "in due time," would be superfluous. We will now take a look at Rachel's sepulchre, which confounds so many learned and wise men after the flesh to-day, as does also that of the patriarch DlVId. Iachel's God was the God of Abraham, who was also king of Israel. Therefore, when her children----of whom Ephraim and Benjamin were types--rejected her God as their king by asking Samuel to give them an earthly king like the heathen. God told Samuel to hearken unto them and give them Saul. Thus God was their king no longer. They were no longer the children of the free woman. they had become the children of the bondwoman. Their king was of the earth, earthly. They had rejected the living God of Rachel and her fathers and were dead. They were her sepulchre. Their land was the sepulchre of Rachel, beginning " in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah." 1 Sam., 10:2, and Jos.. 18:20, 28. Samuel was not speaking to Saul of Rachel's grave where Jacob buried her in the way to Ephrath which is Bethlehem--Gen., 35:19---but was speaking prophetically, like our Lord when he told the Jews, "Ye build the sepulchres of-the prophets." Luke, 11:47. So also, the patriarch David's sepulchre was with them at that day. They had crucified their King, the Son of David. His sepulchre was "among them." Thus Ephraim and Benjamin (Israel) passed into the hands of Saul who was the first king of Israel after the flesh. He was called, chosen and anointed of God through the Spirit, and was proclaimed king by Samuel. He afterward disobeyed God because he feared the people and obeyed their voice--1 Sam., 15:24--thereby losing the throne forever, ...
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