Lectures on the dispensations of God with Adam

Paperback | May 20, 2014

byRalph Wardle

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... LECTURE I. The Creation of Man. Gen. V. 1, 2, informs us that 'In the day that God created man,' (in which term are included both Adam and Eve) ' male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, the day -when they were created." My text is Adam: the name given by their Almighty Creator, to our first parents, more usually appropriated in the Scriptures to the first man. This term Adam likewise signifies earth; it was therefore a very suitable name for man, who was 'formed of the dust of the ground.' There are, it is true, learned men who derive this name from a Hebrew word of a different signification, and who tell us that the first man was therefore called Adam, because he was created in the image of God; the phraseology however of Gen. ii. 7, seems decisive in favour of the interpretation we have adopted. But it is not particularly with the derivation of the word we have to do on the present occasion, the text being chosen with a view, in a few plain discourses, to consider certain peculiarly important and interesting dispensations of the Almighty with the first man, and with ourselves considered in him. Such is my design. How far success may smile upon the endeavour rightly to discuss the subjects which lie before us, I know not, but certain I am, that the design itself will be approved by all who are competent judges of such matters, and who know how desirable it is that christian instruction should be afforded on a scale sufficiently extensive to embrace whatever it has pleased the most wise and blessed God to reveal. Moreover, it is to be hoped, that none of us need to be informed, although, possibly, some may require to be reminded, that wilful ignorance of God's ways to man (as implying a want of due...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ... LECTURE I. The Creation of Man. Gen. V. 1, 2, informs us that 'In the day that God created man,' (in which ter...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217501052

ISBN - 13:9780217501057

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