Sentiments Concerning The Coming And Kingdom Of Christ; Collec From The Bible, And From The Writings Of Many Antient And Some Modern Believers by Joshua Spalding

Sentiments Concerning The Coming And Kingdom Of Christ; Collec From The Bible, And From The…

byJoshua Spalding

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...all the creatures in it, surely then it was subject to vanity indeed. The whole species of creatures is designed for, and is hastening to, a total dissolution by fire. And it is not the least part of their vanity and bondage, that thev are used, or abused rather, by men as instrument's of sin. The creatures are often abuse'd. to the dishonor of their Creator, the hurt of his children, or the service of his enemies. When the creatures are made the food of our lusts, they are subject to vanity, they are captivated by the law of sin. " And this not wittingly, not of their own choice; all the creatures desire their own perfection and consummation. When they are made instruments of sin, it is not willingly. Or, they are thus captivated, not for any sin of their own, which they had committed, but for man's sin, by reason of him ioho hath subjected the same. Adam did it meritoriously; the creatures being delivered to him, when he by sin delivered himself, he delivered them likewise into the bondage of corruption. God did it judicially; he passed a sentence upon the creatures for the sin of man, by which they became subject. And this yoke (poor creatures) they bear in hope that it will not be so always. We have reason to pity the poor creatures that for our sin are become subject to vanity. " (2.) That the creatures groan and travail in pain together under this vanity and corruption, verse 22. It is a figurative expression. Sin is a burden to the whole creation; the sin of the Jews, in crucifying Christ, set the earth a quaking under them. The idols were a burden to the weary beast, Isa. xlvi. 1. There is a general outcry of the whole creation against the sin of man; the stone crieth out of the wall, Hab. ii. 11; the land cries, Job xxxi. 38. " (3.) That...

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Title:Sentiments Concerning The Coming And Kingdom Of Christ; Collec From The Bible, And From The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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