Notes On The Miracles Of Our Lord

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byRichard Chenevix Trench

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... the promise and pledge of this in the three raisings from the dead which prefigure that coming resurrection. 'And there came a fear on au' (cf. Mark i. 27; v. i5; Luke v. 9), ' and theg r/lorißed God' (cf. Mark ii. i2), ' saying, That a great prophet is rieen up among us, and that God hath visited his people.' This could be no ordinary prophet, they concluded rightly, since none but the very chiefest in the olden times, an Elijah or an Elisha, had revived the dead. They glorified God, that with the raising' up of so great a prophet, the prophet that should come, as no doubt they accounted (Deut. xviii. i5; John i. 21, 46; iv. 25; vi. i4; Acts iii. 22; vii. 37), He had brought the long and dreary period to a close, during which all prophecy had been silent. It was now more than four hundred years since the last of the Old Testament prophets had epoken, and the faithful in Israel may well have feared that there should now be no open vision more; that instead of living words and words with power from prophets in direct communication with God, there should be henceforward nothing for them but the dead words of Rabbis and doctors of the law. We may a little understand their delight, when they foun-l that God had still his ambassadors to men, that perhaps the greatest of all these ambassadors was actually among them.i i Augustine (Serm. xcviii. 2): Nemo tam facile excitat in lecto, quam facile Christus in sepulcro. See what has been said already, p. 34. Massillon, in his sermon, Sur la Divinité de Jésus-Christ, has these eloquent words: Élie ressuscite des morts, il est vrai; mais il est obligé de se coucher plusieurs fois sur le corps de l'enfant qu'il ressuscite: il souffle, il se rétrécit, il s'agite: on voit bien...

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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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... the promise and pledge of this in the three raisings from the dead which prefigure that coming resurrection. 'And ther...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217737579

ISBN - 13:9780217737579

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