Was the Bible Inspired

Was the Bible Inspired

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...disclosures of probabilities by Matthew; It is evident that either Jesus was dead and his body stolen the night before the watch were set, or he was. not dead and was revived and spirited away by his faithful disciples.. Furthermore we find the Sadducees, who did not believe in a resurrection of the dead, and the Pharisees even though they believed in a resurrection, would not have done so in this case, believing without further question or investigation, that Jesus raised in this miraculous manner, and try to hush the matter up by bribing the soldiers to lie. This is ridiculously inconsistent with such a large august body of men with different opinions on the resurrection. How long was Jesus in the grave? According to Matthew (12:4o.) Jesus said, "For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth." Which christians have written volume upon volume in their vain endeavor to prove. Let us see. All the gospels state that Jesus was buried late Friday evening. Matthew (27: 57.) says, "when the even was come." Mark (15:42.) says, " and now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath." Luke (23: 54.) says, " and that day was the preparation and the Sabbath drew on." Here we learn the " even was come," " and the Sabbath drew on," before Joseph went to Pilate to beg the body of Jesus. It would take him some time to go to the residence of Pilate and through the formalities of the court to be ushered into the presence of Pilate; to present his petition; to go and procure and prepare the spices and ointments; to return to Calvary;...show more

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