Christ victorious over all

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byJoseph S. Johnston

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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.1921 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI SCRIPTURE PASSAGES "Thy Word is Truth." But that word lias been perverted, and perverted truth is a lie. It was perverted by the Devil in the Garden with dire results; in the Wilderness Temptation without avail. The Law especially is used by the Liar to blind Israel, to snare believers, to commercialize the ignorant conscience. A partial truth is a lie. An intelligent, otherwise a spiritual, knowledge of God is acquired only by a diligent exercise of the spiritual senses under the Divine Teacher. This chapter will give examples of texts seen from various viewpoints, false and true. I Tim. 4: 7; Heb. 5: 14; Heb. 12:11; II Peter 2: 14--these passages speak of spiritual gymnastics that result in a discernment of good and evil; that are unto godliness, rather than unto covetousness. If you do not form a perfect creed, yet the exercise profits far more than physical gymnastics in religion do. (I Tim. 4:8.) "I speak now no longer with natural passion, but with most accurate theological precision, when I say that, though texts may be quoted which give prima facie plausibility to such modes of teaching,--they are founded on interpretations which have appeared to many wise men to be demonstrably groundless; and that for every one so quoted, two can be adduced whose prima facie and literal interpretation tells on the other side. Tyranny has engraved texts upon her sword; Oppression has carved texts upon her fetters; Cruelty has tied texts around her faggots; Ignorance has set Knowledge at defiance with texts woven on her flag. Gin-drinking has been defended out of Timothy, and Slavery made a stronghold out of Philemon; the Devil quoted texts in the Temptation; the Pharisees quoted texts against our Lord."--F. W. Farrar. II Thess. 1: 7-9, Eonian destruction...

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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.1921 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI SCRIPTURE PASSAGES "Thy Word is Truth." But that word lias been perverted, and perverted truth is a lie. It was perve...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217460860

ISBN - 13:9780217460866

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