The Scripture History of the New Testament. Ed. by C.M. Money

The Scripture History of the New Testament. Ed. by C.M. Money

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...his days be few; let another take his office." (Ps. cix. 8; Acts i. 20.) Q. When did the promised baptism of the Holy Ghost take place? A. On the day of Pentecost, t when all the disciples were with one accord in one place: " Suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance," according to the prophecy of Joel, (ii. 28-31.) Q. What persons were at that time sojourning at Jerusalem 1 A. "Devout Jews, out of every nation under heaven," who, having come to the passover, sojourned till the feast of Pentecost. And " when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language... the wonderful works of God" But some mocked, and said, "These men are full of new wine." (Acts ii. 1-13.) The lot was never used after the day of Pentecost. t The feast of Pentecost is also called the feast of weeks (Exodus xxxiv. 22; Deut. xvi. 10-16), the feast of harvest (Exod. xxiii. 16), and the day of first-fruits (Numb, xxviii. 26), because the Jews then praised the Lord for the bounties of harvest, and presented the first-fruits of the wheat harvest in bread baked of the new corn. CHRISTIANITY EXEMPLIFIED. 101 Q. How did they reply to this charge 1 A. Peter, standing up with the eleven, denied this accusation; and proved to them that the humiliation, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus, together with the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, were agreeable to ancient...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236882822
  • 9781236882820