Parish teachings by Thomas Thellusson CarterParish teachings by Thomas Thellusson Carter

Parish teachings

byThomas Thellusson Carter

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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. 1886. Excerpt: ... §Uc0&erg of % Jfalhn.1 "And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in Me."--S. Matt. xi. 6. T WHETHER the inquiry--"Art Thou He that should come, or do we look for another?"--came from S. John the Baptist on his own account, to satisfy questionings aroused in his own mind by the unexpected manner in which our Lord was manifesting Himself, so unlike his own course of action--or on account of his disciples, to satisfy their doubts, is a disputed question among expositors of Holy Scripture, though there can, I think, be no question but that it was on behalf of his disciples, not on his own behalf. Our Lord's words concerning S. John, that he was not a man "shaken by the wind," would seem enough to show that his faith had not wavered. But this question affects not the lesson which is to be drawn from our LoRd'S reply, and it is to this that I would now turn your attention. 1 Preached at All Saints, Margaret Street, London, at the Anniversary of the Church Penitentiary Association, April 24, 1866. X It is necessary, however, for me to place before you the circumstances under which the inquiry was made, and the issues depending on it; for it was a momentous crisis in the progress of our LoRd'S ministry. S. John Baptist had opened the way for our Lord's Advent, by exhibiting a stern severity of morals. The effect of his preaching had been to separate off by a strong line of demarcation those who had been cleansed by his baptism, and those who still remained in their uncleanness. The feelings of the religious Jew were in favour of this broad distinction between the devout observer of the Law, and the sinner. Complete separateness from all contact with the unclean, was universally felt to be an essential characteristic of any one claiming a repute for...
Title:Parish teachingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217739210

ISBN - 13:9780217739214