Lectures on the Book of Job by Alfred Bowen Evans

Lectures on the Book of Job

byAlfred Bowen Evans

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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.1856 Excerpt: ... JOB 'SAVED FROM HIS FRIENDS.' "And it was so, that after the Lord had spoken these words unto Job, the Lord said to Eliphaz the Temanite, My wrath is kindled against thee, and against thy two friends: for ye have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job hath."--Job xlii. 7. The Jewish philosopher, Mendelsohn, being asked 'when he intended to become a Christian', is said to have made answer, 'When Christians cease to be Jews.' It was a remarkable reply; and is well entitled to reflection. We might ask, How is it that throughout the ages and nations of Christendom, so few Jews have ever become Christians? that there hath never been any extensive movement on the part of the children of the elder Covenant towards "the Church of the First-born "? And in answer to these questions, might we not ask, without overlooking the truth, that there is a "time to favour Zion," and that that time hath not yet arrived,--Would Jews have been so obstinately Jewish, had Christians been more consistently Christian? Christians in vast numbers have not ceased to be Jews, in their feelings and modes of thought: and this may be one reason, a strong one, though not the only one, why Jews in such few instances become Christians. There is a palpably Jewish element in the Christianity which is affected by the traditions of the last three hundred years in particular. Judaic notions intertwine themselves both with Christian doctrines and Christian morals. Multitudes of Christians think like Jews about the Church and about the Nations, touching Holy Baptism and the Lord's Supper, with regard to Providences and Judgments,--as to the Millennium and the Age to come, and about Law and War, and the First day of the Week, and divers other subjects;---insomuch that a follower o...

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Title:Lectures on the Book of JobFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217500285

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