Footprints Heavenward; Or Universalism The More Excellent Way

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byMartin Jenckes Steere

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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.1862 Excerpt: ... LETTER V. NEW TESTAMENT EXAMINED. Positive evidence demanded, and five reasons why--Symbols of New Testament and Old--Precise question in debate--Key-texts--Aionion supposed to be untranslated--What does it mean?--Appeal, 1st, to classical usage--Authorities--Origin--How Inspiration employs words--Bible usage inferrable from classical--2, Appeal to Bible usage; First, Old Testament--Quotations--Syllogism--Further quotations; Second, New Testament--Quotations--Clarke--"Eternal fire " of Sodom considered at length--Summary--Specific meaning of Aionion in our own key-text, not endless--Such a meaning forbidden, 1, By the spirit of its Author; 2, by its substantive; 3, by the character of the discourse; 4, by God''s elder Scriptures; 5, such meaning for it finds no support in other written Scriptures--Texts examined--" Wrath to come," " unquenchable fire,"--Clarke--Connexion between the Old Testament and New--Quotations from Eusebius--" Worm that dieth not,"--Origin of the figure, where Jesus got it--Meaning of Isaiah lxvi. 23, 24--"Hell (gehenna) fire"--(Hades--Hell, considered in a note)--Eight considerations about it--Preachers unapostolic?--"He that believelh not shall be damned"--"Lose his own soul"--"The rich man and Lazarus"--" Whither I go ye cannot come," considered at length;--6, Endless, forbidden, as the meaning of aionion, (note on the words, life eternal) by other Scriptures,--1, By those which set forth the character of Qod--Woods and Finney--Endless punishment useless--Stuart--Hopkins--Saints petrified--2, By those Scriptures which speak of punishment according to works; 3, By the spirit of certain parables; 4, By Matt. v. 43-48, &c, Lam. iii. 32,Isaiah lvii. 16, &c.; 5, By the promise in the garden; 6, By God''s revealed purpose; 7. By His plan; ...

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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.1862 Excerpt: ... LETTER V. NEW TESTAMENT EXAMINED. Positive evidence demanded, and five reasons why--Symbols of New Testament and Old--Precise qu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217213049

ISBN - 13:9780217213042

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