Systematic Theology by J. Miley

Systematic Theology by J. Miley

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...the mind of God. The searching is the absolutest knowing. This is the sense of epsvvgf, as the term is used in other texts.' There is no stronger expression of an absolute omniscience in the Scriptures. This is the omniscience of the Holy Spirit. " Whither shall I go from thy Spirit?" ' is a central question in on-, RE_=, a long passage, which, in the strongest sense, expresses E-"CR the absolute omnipresence of God. That omnipresence is as strongly expressed by interrogation as by affirmation. The question respecting the Spirit is in the affirmative sense of his absolute omnipresence. The same truth will appear in the works of the Spirit. 'Heb. ix, 14. ' 1 Cor. ii, 10, 11. 'Rom. viii, 27; Rev. ii, 23. 'Psa. cxxxix, 7. OMNISCIENCE. 2. Works of Divinity.--The works of the Spirit are manifold, and of such a character that they can be possible to his agency only on the ground of his essential divinity. The moving of the Spirit upon the_ face of the waters' signifies a creative agency, which brought order out of chaos, clothed the world with light, and produced the forms of organic life.' The symbolical inbreathing of God into the nostrils of Adam, as yet a lifeless bodily form, signifies an agency of the Spirit in quickening him into life. The action of God, as figuratively expressed, was in this case as the action of the risen Lord and Saviour, when he breathed on his disciples, as a sign of the gift and power of the Holy Spirit.' As in this case the sign-act of the Saviour signified the agency of the Spirit as the source of their spiritual life and the power of their ministry, so that sign-act of God meant the agency of the Spirit as the original of life in more

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  • English
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