Life-scenes From The Four Gospels

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byGeorge Jones

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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. 1868. Excerpt: ... siah. But if he were the Messiah then what must be thought of their country's sin that clay! So they queried sadly and anxiously as night sank down upon them and they retired to their rest. The city and country slept;--the rulers from the exhaustion of the previous night and day; the disciples worn out with sorrow and self-reproach; the people weighed down with gloomy thoughts. They slept: and, penetrating with its fangs deeper and deeper in the nation's vitals, so as to hold, with a sure and unrelenting grasp; and beginning already its devourings, to be continued till the life of that people should all be like a quivering nerve, wherever they might be found,--teas the doom intensified by that hideous prayer, "His Blood Be On Tjs And On Our Children." Jesus had prayed that they might be forgiven; but forgiveness is not forced on those who do not ask for it themselves, and who persist in wrong; and the Jews still insist on the justice of that condemnation. That prayer has never yet been cancelled. CHAPTER XLVIII. THE RESURRECTION. THE hours passed heavily by, over those guards at the sepulchre; and morning came, the Jewish Sabbath with its long hours of entire rest; only the most necessary duties of life being allowed on their holy day. But people through these hours rested uneasily; for their thoughts were ever turning towards that body lying in the sepulchre, and to the events of the preceding day; and many discussions now took place; often renewed, always unsatisfactory; sometimes greatly exciting, generally of a gloomy kind. Sunset came again at last, closing their wearisome Sabbath, to which day even the temple solemnities could give no relief; for the voices of the multitude raised in their sacred melodies were dulled by an undefined dread. For, had ...

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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. 1868. Excerpt: ... siah. But if he were the Messiah then what must be thought of their country's sin that clay! So they queried sadly and anxious...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217505570

ISBN - 13:9780217505574

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