A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews

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byMoses Stuart

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1833. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 24, and often so in Homer. Enemies signifies all such as are opposed to the doctrines or duties of the Christian religion. In Ps. 110: 1, the Messiah is invited to sit at the right hand of God, (i. e. at his right hand on his throne, comp. Rev. 3 : 21), until (13>, twg an) his enemies should be utterly subdued. But what follows this period, when they shall have been thus subdued 1 The apostle has told us. It is the mediatorial throne to which the Messiah is exalted ; it is to him as constituted king, that his enemies are to be brought in subjection ; and when this is accomplished, the mediatorial throne and reign, as such, are to cease. So 1 Cor. 15 : 24--28 seems to assure us. (14) How different the station and employment of angels from those of the Messiah ! He is avv&QOvos with God, and commands the universe; they are spirits employed merely as ministers to execute his will. Are they not all kutovgytMa nvtvftaxa 1 Comp. 1 K. 22 : 19. Zech. 3 : 5--7. Dan. 7: 10. Is. 6: 1. Luke 1: 19. By the Rabbins, the angels are frequently named NnTVlB-; "O^b??, angeli ministerii. Eig diuxovlav, for ministering, in order to serve, for the aid of. Ataxovta means any kind of service or assistance whatever. It is here said to be performed 8ia Tovs fttklovras xi.t]povofit7v ooiirjolav, on account of those who are to obtain salvation, i. e. on account of Christians who are the heirs of future glory or happiness, or who will obtain it. Whatever may be the opinion of some modern critics, in regard to the real existence of angels as intelligent beings ; it appears quite clear, that the writer of our epistle regarded them as such. To have instituted a comparison between the Son of God on the one hand, and mere abstract qualities or imaginary beings on the other, would not seem to ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1833. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 24, and often so in Homer. Enemies signifies all such as are opposed to the doctrines or duties of the Christian religion. In Ps. 110...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.61 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217662005

ISBN - 13:9780217662000

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