A Review of Theodosia Ernest, Or, the Heroine of Faith Volume 693, No. 1

A Review of Theodosia Ernest, Or, the Heroine of Faith Volume 693, No. 1

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...Jews, containing two or three firkins up-i-ece." These pots the women were acoustomed to carry on their heads. They held two or three firkins, (mctretas) and were too small to admit an be rendered "wash with water." Again; Levit. adnlt's whole body. But they were provided for the J ew's customary ceremonial baptisms; that is, to afford a suflicient supply of water, not ceremonially polluted by the immersion of any unclean thing, to be poured upon the hands of the household and the guests. As-the company had already assembled and the eating begun, the water had already been thus used; hence (John ii: 7, ) Jesus had to cause the jars to be filled with water. It would seem, therefore, that (supposing Maimonides does assert the the daily purificatious of the Jews were by dipping the whole body, which we feel not a particle of interest in denying;) these apostate, superstitious Jews, in the course of five or eleven hundred years after Christ, had "improved upon" the Bible institutions concerning their ceremonial baptisms, very much as Immersionists have done in the superstitious ages of Romanism, and in these last (enlightened?) ages. The Hydromania has been a growing disease. We now request the reader to accompany us to Theodosia's 115th page: where it is desired to force Paedobaptist authority to prove that there was plenty of water about Jerusalem, at harvest, to immerse three thousand adults at once. Dr. Edward Robinson, an eminent living scholar, Professor in the Presbyterian (New School) Seminary in New York, is quoted. He made a tour of the holy regions, with the express view of illustrating biblical antiquities; and published his observations in three valuable volumes. In vol. 1, p....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236821793
  • 9781236821799