The Unwritten Sayings of Christ; Words of Our Lord Not Recorded in the Four Gospels Including Those Recently Discovered

The Unwritten Sayings of Christ; Words of Our Lord Not Recorded in the Four Gospels Including Those Recently Discovered

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...or occasion when the great angelic rebellion and apostasy took place has not been clearly revealed to us in God's Word. Nor should we speculate upon the subject. Some, and amongst such very eminent and devout divines, have expressed their opinion that the provocation arose through the revelation to the angels of God's purpose to place this world of ours under the dominion of man--' the Man, Christ Jesus.' 2 Certain we are of this, that man is the special object of the Devil's hate, the selected victim of his malignity. Both the ' first man' and 'the Second Man, ' both he who was 'of the earth earthy, ' 1 Is. xiv. 12-14. 8 1 Tim. ii. 5. and also He who was 'the Lord from heaven, ' were peculiarly and distinctly subjected to his attacks. In each case, let it be well observed, Satan's aim was the same--to depose man from the position in which God had placed him in this lower world. In the one case he would persuade man that he was a ' god, ' in the other he would have Christ believe that He was but a ' man.' This may, then, to some extent help us, but only help; it cannot determine for us the nature of the sin which cost Satan his place in the heavenlies. Certain we are (for the Epistle to the Hebrews records as much) that when God brought His first begotten into the world, His command was: 'And let all the angels of God worship Him' (Heb. i. 6). Equally certain are we that Christ was, in some sense, 'the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.'1 But must we restrict this latter scripture, as to the note of time, to that sentence which Jehovah passed upon the Serpent in the garden of Eden? Or was there in the heavenlies, long before, some declaration of the Divine counsels, as, for instance, that word: ' Then Thou spakest in vision to Thy Holy One, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236578430
  • 9781236578433