One Hundred and Fifty Pictures and Stories Illustrative of Events in the New Testament

One Hundred and Fifty Pictures and Stories Illustrative of Events in the New Testament

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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. 1863* edition. Excerpt: ..."Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass against us," meant that unless they really did forgive others, they could not expect to be forgiven. Another parable was of a certain man who went to a marriage feast, without putting on a wedding SCRIPTURE EVENTS. dress, and who, upon being seen, was rejected and turned out, Jesus spoke this, to show to the disciples that His followers must be clothed in a robe of righteousness, or they would not be admitted to the marriage supper of the Lamb, (the emblem by which the Son of God was represented, or meant.) Among other parables which our Lord spoke to His disciples, was that of the ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom. Five of these were wise, and five were foolish; and the five foolish young women took no oil with their lamps. And when they heard the cry, "Behold, the bridegroom cometh," they arose and trimmed their lamps. And the foolish virgins said to the wise ones, "Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out." And the wise virgins said, "Not so, for there is not enough for us and for you: but go ye, and buy for yourselves." And while they went to buy, the bridegroom appeared: and those who were ready, went with him to the marriage, and the door was shut. Afterwards, came the other virgins, and said, "Lord, Lord, open to us." But the lord replied, "I know ye not," St. Matthew, xxv, 1. 146 I Jesus in Samaria, --resting at Jacob's Well. p. 140. Jesus then explained the meaning of this parable; and told His disciples that it was their duty to be watchful, and always ready; "For," said he, "ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of Man cometh." He also...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236518861
  • 9781236518866