A View of the Scripture Revelations Concerning a Future State

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byRichard Whately

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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. 1855. Excerpt: ... LECTURE XH. Preparation for Death. I Proceed to make some observations on the parable of the wise and the foolish virgins, which is particularly well-suited, and I think must have been designed, to prevent such mistakes as commonly prevail, respecting a Christian's preparation for death. I will set before you our Lord's parable, together with the passage immediately before it, which unluckily is placed in another chapter (Matthew xxiv.), though it is not only a part of the same discourse, but is particularly connected with this parable. The divisions into chapters and verses often obscure the sense of Scripture to those who do not know, or do not recollect, that these divisions were not made or thought of by the Sacred Writers, but were added long after their time. Matthew xxiv. 42. "Watch, therefore; for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. But be assured of this, that if the master of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have sufFered his house to be broken open. Therefore See Note in the preceding Lecture, p. 246. be ye also ready; for in an hour when ye think not, the Son of Man cometh. "Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his Master hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his Master, when he cometh, shall find so doing. Verily I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all his goods. But if that evil servant say in his heart, My Master delayeth his coming; and begin to beat his fellow-servants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; the Master of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of, and will cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypoc...

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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. 1855. Excerpt: ... LECTURE XH. Preparation for Death. I Proceed to make some observations on the parable of the wise and the foolish virgins, whi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217157661

ISBN - 13:9780217157667

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