The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles; A Translation with Notes and Excursus (I. to IX.) Illustrative of the "Teaching" and the Greek Text

The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles; A Translation with Notes and Excursus (I. to IX.) Illustrative of the "Teaching" and the Greek Text

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...been done since time was. 7 Then all created men shall come into the fire of trial, and many shall be offended and shall perish. 8 But they who have endured in their faith shall be 7. Then all created men shall come into the fire of trial.--Bryennios thinks that here the writer is using the mystic words of Zech. xiii. 8, 9, prophesying the final trial of men by fire. 8. But they who have endured in their faith shall be saved under the very curse.--xuTah/ut. here = xaratddtfia, the curse. This is a very difficult passage. Its meaning, however, appears to be, that the men who have remained steadfast through all the painful trials of their faith to which they were exposed, will be saved through Him whom they have been so sorely tempted to revile and curse, and who, in terrible irony, is here styled " the very curse." From 1 Cor. xii. 3 we learn that to call Jesus accursed (literally the curse, xara-a0e/xa) was not an unknown way of reviling the Crucified. So in the Martyrdom of Polycarp we read--"Revile Christ, Xo/ioejjffo- rbtXj/#r--" (said the Proconsul), "and I will release thee." Polycarp said, " Eighty-and-six years have I served Him, and He never did me wrong; how then can I blaspheme my King who saves me?" (Ch. ix.) We Christians believe that our Lord in glory still bears on His glorified body the passion marks. See Rev. v. 6, where enthroned in glory "stood a Lamb as it had been slain." Rev. xix. 1 probably conveys the same idea, "He was clothed with a garment dipped in blood." Wearing the marks of the passion which they reviled and deemed accursed shall His enemies see Him on that awful day. "They shall look upon Me whom they have pierced" (Zech. xii....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236523040
  • 9781236523044