Sermons Upon The Following Subjects; Viz. The Unrivalled Excellency Of The Sacred Scriptures, The Divine Influences Of The Holy Spirit [&c. 8pt.]. by George NicholsonSermons Upon The Following Subjects; Viz. The Unrivalled Excellency Of The Sacred Scriptures, The Divine Influences Of The Holy Spirit [&c. 8pt.]. by George Nicholson

Sermons Upon The Following Subjects; Viz. The Unrivalled Excellency Of The Sacred Scriptures, The…

byGeorge Nicholson

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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. 1817. Excerpt: ... SERMON I. On Luke xxiv. 39. "Behold my Hands and my Feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a Spirit hath not Flesh and Bones, as ye. see me have." The only Idea we can form of the Lord our God, must arise from the internal perception implanted in every man by Creation; or from the written revelation he hath given of himself; or from the nature, order, and process of our spiritual regeneration, which is the best Emblem of the glorification of Christ's Humanity, super-eminently signified by his Resurrection. All these united mediums of Spiritual Information, are perfectly consistent with the Form of God, in which (we are taught to believe) our Redeemer was, from all eternity. And accordingly we find/' that whatever occasional manifestations' the Deity hath ever made of himself to mankind, he hath always adopted the human Form, either representatively, by an Angel, whom he filled with his Spirit, under the Old Testament Dispensation, or actually in the person of Jesfis Christ, under the Dispensation of the Gospel. Concerning this, it is thus written, in the most memorable and striking language, "Without Controversy great is the mystery of Godliness, God was manifest in the Flesh, God was justified in the Spirit, God was seen of Angels, God was preached unto the Gentiles, God was believed on in the world, God was received up into Glorfy." For there seems to he no other form in the Universe, so worthy of himself, and so acceptable, familiar, and beneficial to us: being well adapted to the apprehension of finite Beings, created in his image and likeness, to discover and reflect his excellencies, and thereby to become his everlasting Companions. Nor can, we know, worship, or lave any Being, without previously having some mental Upon a right idea of G...
Title:Sermons Upon The Following Subjects; Viz. The Unrivalled Excellency Of The Sacred Scriptures, The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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