Origin And History Of The Books Of The Bible; Both The Canonical And The Apocryphal, Designed To…

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byCalvin Ellis Stowe

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1868. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... tract. 34: "As Paul says to Philemon, For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother." Phil. 7. Ibid, tract. 3: "But concerning Paul it is said to Philemon, being such an one as Paul the aged." Phil. 9. Jerome, Comment. Epist. ad Phil. Jerome is speaking of those who would exclude the epistle to Philemon from the canon on the ground that it is simply a private letter, treating of personal affairs, and not a public doctrinal treatise, and says, if epistles containing allusions to private affairs are to be judged not to be apostolic, not to belong to Paul, then we must reject Romans, Timothy, Galatians, Corinthians, and others; but if we receive these, there is no ground for rejecting Philemon. EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWS. It is the purpose of the epistle to the Hebrews to prove to the Hebrew Christians, that the new dispensation is the reality and perfection of that divine revelation of which the old dispensation was but the type and the imperfect beginning. It is written with great care and in a style of remarkable correctness. The name of the author is not attached to it. If Paul were the writer there is good reason for both these striking facts. His name and his doctrinal peculiarities were not in good odor among the Hebrews; and therefore, as a wise man, he would not needlessly parade his name before their eyes, and would exercise all possible care in the statement of his doctrines. The learned and candid Roman Catholic, Professor Hug concludes his laborious investigation of this subject with the following emphatic declaration: "The more intimately I become acquainted with the writings of the apostle (Paul), the more I am disposed to regard the epistle to the Hebrews as his masterpiece. It bears t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1868. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... tract. 34: "As Paul says to Philemon, For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refresh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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