The Promised Seed, a Course of Lessons on the Old Testament

The Promised Seed, a Course of Lessons on the Old 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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Law which is written in the Book of Deuteronomy. This was spoken by Moses to all the people in their great assembly. And now Moses' work was done--the greatest work perhaps that ever one man was called to do. He too must die, and be gathered to his people. Joshua was solemnly appointed as his successor, as far as any living man could be the successor of the greatest man of his age, and perhaps of any age. But before he died, he poured out his whole soul in a noble song, which he spake in the ears of the people. The old heathen had a fable that the swan, who has no song in life, when its last hour came poured out a dying song of sweetest melody. So Moses sung his dying song, which you may read for yourselves in the 32nd chapter of Deuteronomy. This was followed by a blessing of the Tribes, which recalls the similar blessing pronounced by the dying Israel. "And the Lord spake unto Moses that self-same day, saying, Get thee up into this mountain, and behold the land of Canaan, and die in the mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy people. And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo. And the Lord showed him all the land. And the Lord said unto him, This is the land which I sware unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob... I have caused thee to see it with thine eyes, but thou shalt not go over thither. "So Moses, the servant of the Lord, died there in the land of Moab, and the Lord buried him; but no man knoweth of his sepulchre unto this day. And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died; his eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face." L Questions: --(1) What events happened while...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236620712
  • 9781236620712