The Sweetest Story Ever Told

The Sweetest Story Ever Told

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...you should have brought a measure of understanding, but your belief of a personal God beclouded your reason then as it does now, and you cannot entertain any other sense of God than as a person even though you have never seen the form of this personal God." "The true God," said the chief priests, "is the Almighty, and He is the King of heaven and earth." Jesus, turning from the chief priests who had been arguing with him, said to the multitude of Jews who stood about: "Your leaders have no knowledge of what God is. If they had, they would have comprehended a part, at least, of what those who, having understanding, came to Israel, to impart to them. "I came to you to teach you the actual truth of Life but you will not accept my teaching as Truth. If another should come to you, with a creed or doctrine of his own invention, you would readily accept it. How can you gain the right understanding of Life when you hold in esteem your leaders as though they possessed actual understanding, when none of them understand rightly. No man-made theory is right. Understanding Is, and needs to be understood, not made. "Do not imagine that I accuse your leaders falsely when I tell you they have not understanding. The teachings of Moses accuse them of lack of understanding. Had they understood his teachings they would also understand mine, for he prophesied that in the future there would be some one who would gain the fullness of the understanding of Life and come to teach it, but how can you expect them to at once understand my words when they have been studying the words of Moses for centuries and do not yet understand them?" CHAPTER XI MENTAL CONCEPTION OF SUPPLY Basis: John 6:1-71 Jesus next journeyed to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236943406
  • 9781236943408