Posthumous Works Of The Rev. Ralph Wardlaw (volume 2) by Ralph WardlawPosthumous Works Of The Rev. Ralph Wardlaw (volume 2) by Ralph Wardlaw

Posthumous Works Of The Rev. Ralph Wardlaw (volume 2)

byRalph Wardlaw

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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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. 1861. Excerpt: ... LECTURE LXIII. Prov. xx. 22--30. "Say not thou, I will recompense evil; but wait on the Lord, and he shall save thee. Divers weights are an abomination unto the Lord; and a false balance is not good. Man's goings are of the Lord; how can a man then understand his own way? It is a snare to the man who devoureth that which is holy, and after vows to make inquiry. A wise king scattereth the wicked, and bringeth the wheel over them. The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord, searching all the inward parts of the belly. Mercy and truth preserve the king; and his throne is upholden by mercy. The glory of young men is their strength; and the beauty of old men is the grey head. The blueness of a wound cleanseth away evil; so do stripes the inward part of the belly." The first of these verses is one of those in which there has been imagined a difference,--and indeed one of the chief differences,--between the teaching of the Old Testament and that of the New, You will find very few persons who have not the idea in their minds that, under the ancient economy, the law of retaliation was allowed to he acted upon, to some extent, while, under the present, it is expressly repealed, in its principle and in its practice. It is only necessary to compare a few passages in the Old Testament and in the New, to show that this is an entire misapprehension. Look, for example, to Exod. xxiii. 4, 5: Lev. xix. 18: Prov. xvii. 13; xxiv. 29: and Eom. xii. 17--21. It is remarkable, that in this last passage the Apostle both quotes an Old Testament injunction, and enforces it by an Old Testament sentiment or divine assurance. Surely this For the former see Prov. xxv. 21, 22, and for the latter, Deut. xxxii. 35. should be enough to satisfy us, that our Lord's language on this subject...
Title:Posthumous Works Of The Rev. Ralph Wardlaw (volume 2)Format:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217739547

ISBN - 13:9780217739542

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