Scattered Seeds Volume 36, No. 1 - V. 38, No. 11

Scattered Seeds Volume 36, No. 1 - V. 38, No. 11

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...traveled from Nazareth to Bethlehem their hearts were overflowing with joy, for God had told 'them, long before, that a wonderful child was coming to them, who would be a great King. The Bible says: "Bei hold, thou shalt call his name Jesus. He _shall be great, and shalt be called the and of his i kingdom there shall be no end." Luke, i., 30-34.) When the news of a child's birth, a lchild who was to be " King of the Jews," reached Herod's ears, he was alarmed again. He heard, too, how lthree wise men had come journeying from the East, for they had seen " His star," and wanted to worship the Christ. In those days learned men studied the positions of the stars in the heavens, and placed great importance upon what they saw there; so, no wonder Herod was on the alert concerning this child. He quietly called the chief priests and scribes to come to his court, and as soon as they had arrived he questioned them about the place where Jesus was born. After hearing all that they could tell, the King sent quietly for the wise men pure face in his, and they knew that this and questioned them about the time that the star appeared, what they thought was its portent, and finally said to them, " Go and search out carefully concerning the young child, and when ye have found him bring me word, that I also may come and worship him." The wise men had come from the E881 with the Christmas love in their hearts; they hoped to find that the little baby had really started the feeling of " Peace on earth, good will to men." They well knew of Herod's life, how cruel, how selfish, how unloving he was, and they also knew that he would never go to Bethlehem to worship an unknown baby;...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236914007
  • 9781236914002