The Scholar's Guide to the History of the Bible, or an Abridgement of the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, with Explanatory Remarks

The Scholar's Guide to the History of the Bible, or an Abridgement of the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, with Explanatory Remarks : Intended for the Use of Schools and Families (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Scholar's Guide to the History of the Bible, or an Abridgement of the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament, With Explanatory Remarks: Intended for the Use of Schools and Families The Holy Bible, containing the scriptures of the old and new testament, is the most valuable and interesting of books, inasmuch as it reveals the character and attributes of the only living and true God his various dealings with the children of men; the laws to which he requires their obedience; the doctrines which concern their 'welfare beyond the grave, and the way of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. It presents to our consideration and recommends for our improvement the histories both of na tions and individuals, in which are exemplified, in the most impressive manner, the benefits that flow from a course of virtue and piety, and the sad effects of vice and ungodliness; it shews, in the liveliest colours, the vanity and comparative worthlessness of those temporal objects which naturally engage our affections and animate us in our pursuits, and, while it points out the sure way to everlasting life, it urges upon us motives of the most powerful kind, by which we may be persuaded to make the service of God our choice and our delight. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 435g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243260318
  • 9780243260317