Some difficulties in the life of our Lord by George S. Cockin

Some difficulties in the life of our Lord

byGeorge S. Cockin

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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.1904 Excerpt: ... different Messiah from what they anticipated, would undoubtedly fall away. The command in Matthew may also have been occasioned by merely temporary reasons. CHAPTER V OUR LORD'S EARLY MINISTRY continued) The Healing Of The Nobleman's Son (John iv. 43-54). Of the many miracles of our Lord, three only were effected at a distance--viz., the healing of the nobleman's son, the healing of the Syro-Phoenician's daughter, and the healing of the centurion's servant. In many respects the first of these miracles resembles the third--so much so that even Irenaeus and, of late, Ewald have identified them. But while the resemblances are striking, the differences are sufficient to make identification quite impossible. Not only are the scenes of the two miracles different, that being in Capernaum, this in Cana; but, more conclusive still, the inner kernals of the two narratives are different. Moreover, we have here a nobleman, a Jew, there a centurion, a heathen; here the malady is a fever, there a case of paralysis; here the petitioner is the father of the child, there a master pleads for his servant. These notices render identification impossible. John tells us that the petitioner at Cana was a Pariii6s. This could mean either 'one of the king's party--a royalist,' or 'a king's officer,' or, with a narrower significance, he would be merely a 'courtier'; t but its precise meaning is not known. This man hastens to Cana from Capernaum to urge our Lord to come down to his house and heal his son. He evidently was ignorant of our Lord's vocation, for he ex Cf. Luke ix. 52-56. t Vide Trench on the Miracles, p. 127. pected that He would leave His present circle of operation to effect a cure of a physical nature. But he must learn that our Lord could be no bodily helper for any ...

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Title:Some difficulties in the life of our LordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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