Notes And The Parables Of The New Testament; Arranged According To The Time In Which They Were…

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byThomas Whittemore

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...greater cause of joy, than though there had actually been ninety and nine just persons who needed not repentance. As the other parables in the chapter are precisely of the same character with this, and spoken for the same objects, we may pass to the consideration of them, without a more particular attention here. PARABLE OF THE LOST PIECE OF SILVER. Luke xv. 8, 9. Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it? And when fbe hath found it she calleth her friends and her neighbors together, saying, Rejoice with me; for I have found the piece which I had lost.' The principle of this parable is precisely the same with that last examined, and the object in stating it was the same, viz. to justify the conduct of Christ in associating with publicans and sinners, and to convince the Pharisees, that if truly they were not in a lost state, there was no need of his seeking them. The solicitude of the woman to find the lost piece of silver, shows the strong interest with which Jesus labored for the salvation of mankind; and as she did not abandon the search until she had found that which was lost, so we learn that he will not be satisfied, till all those for whom he died, shall have been benefitted by his mission. As this piece of silver belonged to the woman, so all mankind belong to Christ: the Father loved him, and gave all things into his hands, (John iii. 35;) and as the silver was valuable in itself, which caused the owner to prize it, so are mankind valuable in the sight of their rightful owner. They are his ' purchased possession;' and he will finally gather them together in himself. (Eph. i. 10, 14.) The doctrine of total depravity, by...

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...greater cause of joy, than though there had actually been ninety and nine just persons who needed not repentanc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021787858X

ISBN - 13:9780217878586

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