Exposition of the Sermon on the mount, Matthew v-vii by William M'intyreExposition of the Sermon on the mount, Matthew v-vii by William M'intyre

Exposition of the Sermon on the mount, Matthew v-vii

byWilliam M'intyre

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... willing, and has engaged to supply them.--(Ver. 32, 33.) Besides, it is only with the present that we are to deal; it will not be time to deal with the things of the morrow till the morrow has arrived. If we attempt to deal with them sooner, we only increase to no purpose the portion of evil allotted to the present. And, while it is with the present that we are to deal, we are to deal with it as placing duty before us. The duty which it places before us may be such that it bears upon the future; but, still, it is as present duty that we have to do with it. God will regulate its prospective operation, and will thus and otherwise determine the future for us.--(Ver. 34.) SECT. V. DETAILED EXPOSITION. Ver. 21.--Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time.--Rather, "to them of old time," for the dative here has the proper force of the dative. The advantages sought by assigning to it the ablative sense, which the dative, no doubt, sometimes assumes, are most effectually secured, as we shall forthwith see, by adhering to its distinctive signification. The words, as they run, when this latter course is adopted, present an exact description of tradition, which is just the conveyance and rehearsal to those of the present time, so that they also hear it, of what was said, or is alleged to have been said, " to them of old time." The traditional legislation could not be traced to adequate personal authority. Viewed as lawgivers, those from whom it proceeded, known or unknown, were "nothing in the world." Accordingly, in estimating its claim to obedience, no account is made of them; the verb employed in adverting to its origin is used impersonally--" It was said." It mattered not by whom the sayings referred to were uttered, for they were not uttered by any that...
Title:Exposition of the Sermon on the mount, Matthew v-viiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217209149

ISBN - 13:9780217209144