Parable Of The Rich Man And Lazarus; Illustrated In Nine Lectures, Delivered In The First…

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byMenzies Rayner

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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 IV. LUKE xvi. 31. 44 If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though one rose from the dead." In our last lecture upon the subject of the rich man and Lazarus, we inquired particularly into the derivation, and the original meaning of the word hell, in which the rich man is said to have lifted up his eyes; and showed, we trust, satisfactorily and conclusively, that the sacred writers in using the word, never intended to convey the idea of a place of punishment and misery in a future state of existence. And if so, then it is clear that the opinion, however popular it may have become, can be traced to no higher authority than the invention and tradition of men. And as we proceed in noticing what has been the common opinion of the meaning and design of this parable, the incorrectness of the popular construction given to the word hell, will, we think, be more and more apparent. We come now to notice the petition or prayer of the rich man to father Abraham, with the patriarch's answer.--" He lifted up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom: and he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me," he. We have before remarked upon the circumstance of Lazarus being represented as in the bosom of Abraham. But here are some other particulars which deserve to be noticed. In the first place, He saw Abraham with Lazarus in his bosom: and although it is said to be afar off, yet it is evident that taking the account together, the phrase afar off must not be understood as signifying in reality a great distance. I might illustrate this by another statement which you will all recollect. It occurs in the parable of the prodigal son; in which it is said the father saw-his son...

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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 IV. LUKE xvi. 31. 44 If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded though on...

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

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