Things to Come, a Short Outline of Some of the Great Events of Prophecy

Things to Come, a Short Outline of Some of the Great Events of Prophecy

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...light through the gospel. "By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him." (Heb. xi. 5.) "He walked with God: and he was not; because God took him." He prophesied of the coming of the Lord with ten thousands of His saints, and of the judgment He should then execute in company with the saints upon the ungodly, and knew that his place would be among that glorified company which should appear with Him. Tims, according to his faith, he was translated, taken away without tasting death, to be a witness in the heavens, and to all ages an earnest and a pledge of the coming victory of the Son of God. So was it with Elijah--by a whirlwind taken up into heaven--another faithful one, in another time of universal apostacy, honoured by passing, without the humiliation of the grave, from earth to heaven. Nor is it without signification for us that the Lord Himself ascended thus from Olivet, in the presence of His disciples, until a cloud received Him out of their sight. And as to the transfiguration scene recorded by three of the evangelists, we have Peter's inspired commentary declaring that it was really a foreshadowing of the same august occasion: "For we have not followed cunninglydevised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of His majesty." (2 Peter i. 16.) There on the mount transfigured--the glory that had been veiled outshining with brightness above the sun--was seen the Lord Himself, and with Him Moses and Elios--the one a dead one raised, the other translated without having tasted death--thus, as it were, representing the whole scene of His appearing, and the gathering to Himself of...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986717
  • 9781236986719