The Divine Authority of Holy Scripture Asserted, from Its Adaptation to the Real State of Human Nature; In Eight Sermons Preached Before the Universit

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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. 1838 Excerpt: ...demanding in exchange the sacrifice of any of its former possessions? Look at these things, and the impression arising from that internal character of Scripture which has been here described, must appear likely to have proved, and likely yet to prove to many among the strongest witnesses of its divine ...
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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. 1838 Excerpt: ...demanding in exchange the sacrifice of any of its former possessions? Look at these things, and the impression arising from that internal character of Scripture which has been here described, must appear likely to have proved, and likely yet to prove to many among the strongest witnesses of its divine authority. If indeed there have not been attributed, throughout, an imaginary character to Scripture--if it be true, that while these painful things are matter of offence to unbelievers, and to a mere natural apprehension such countenance of a divine record presents features altogether undiscernible, no such offence takes place in minds rooted in the belief of Christ. What, then, is it which has removed the obstacle?--The talisman is Faith. Southey's Tiialaba,.Place the light of Redemption at the boundary v. 254. of these darker views and records; let it be seen, that the sufferings and death of Jesus Christ, The Son Of The Most High God, were the realities to which all former shadows and dispensations and preparations led; let it be thought what a sum and character of guiltiness must have been in man, at once to require and to justify this transcendent mystery; let it be considered that, as the comprehension of all nations within the saving benefits of that awful sacrifice was and is the divine purpose, therefore His own recorded Word must be of a tendency and power not calculated to flatter human pride but to abase it, that man may come through trial of his spirit into heaven; let it be perceived and felt that the picture of ourselves which the Bible exhibits is a real one; that the original Inspirer of that holy volume assuredly "knew what was in man" from the very beginning; that He there tells man truth, for man's own good; that man's H 2 happin...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150604225
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.13 (d)

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