Eternal Life; Its Grounds, Experience, And Practice: its grounds experience and practice

Paperback | January 14, 2012

byNeil Taylor

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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. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I. The Jew's great inquiry was about Eternal Life, that special possession of which the Land of Promise was the type. The intellectual and speculative Greek was occupied with the question, 'What is truth?' The question which interested the Roman mind was that of empire and material possession. These may be said to be the great leading questions which agitate the human mind still. The views of men may, and do differ, widely in regard to the desirable and the good; and yet while they differ in regard to the details, they may agree fundamentally in regard to the main principles. In regard to the question, What is truth? for example, which two, among speculative thinkers, are entirely at one in regard to the answer? Nor are men much less divided in regard to the question of salvation. The generality of men resemble the Roman in eagerness for temporal power and possession, while A they differ widely in regard to the objects and the means. The characteristic inquiry of the Jew appears in the question of the lawyer, 'Master, what shall I do to inherit Eternal Life?' The question seems to have been proposed at some period of our Lord's journeyings, probably on some occasion after a discourse by the Saviour affecting the kingdom of God and the spiritual interests of men, not with a view to instruction or edification, but as a test, and for the purpose of entangling Him in His speech. While the inquiry expresses the Jewish interest in salvation, the answer, with the accompanying illustrative parable, contains an authoritative finding in regard to--The work that saves. 'Master, what shall I do to inherit Eternal Life?' There are three main points suggested by the question, to which it may be of importance to direct attention--I. The Work That Does Not Save. II. The Work Wh...

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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. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... I. The Jew's great inquiry was about Eternal Life, that special possession of which the Land of Promise was the type. The intellectua...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217208134

ISBN - 13:9780217208130

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