The collected writings of Edward Irving, ed. by G. Carlyle by Edward IrvingThe collected writings of Edward Irving, ed. by G. Carlyle by Edward Irving

The collected writings of Edward Irving, ed. by G. Carlyle

byEdward Irving

Paperback | February 3, 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. 1864. Excerpt: ... LECTURE I. Luke Iv. V17'E are now delivered from all the preliminaries of our Saviour's ministry,--His miraculous conception, the glorious auguries of His birth, His honourable welcome to the temple by prophet and prophetess while yet a babe, His appearance there in the strength of youthful wisdom to take possession of it as His Father's house, His opening manhood spent in the favour of God and man, and in full obedience to His earthly parents; until at length, when the fulness of time is come, He is presented by the Baptist to the assembled people, sealed with the testimony and proclaimed by the voice of Heaven, and anointed by the Holy Ghost to prepare Him for the duties of that high office to which, by this glorious succession of signs and wonders, He hath been set apart. All these things our evangelist hath set forth in order, redeeming the promise which he made to his friend in the dedication of his treatise; and having paused a moment to give the authentic document of His descent from the first man, through all the fathers out of whose loins it was promised that He should spring, he now enters upon the succinct and orderly narrative of the ministry itself, for which all those signs and wonders, and the Baptist's preaching, prepared the way;--a narrative which well demands the deepest cogitation, containing, within the compass of a small tract, all, or almost all, the recorded transactions of a life whose perfect story, St John says, would have filled the world with books, and all, or almost all, the recorded sayings of a wisdom which hath wrought more amelioration upon the world than all the books which it contains. What a depth of meaning must be in every sentence of a tract which hath subdued the outward aspect of society, and the inward character...
Title:The collected writings of Edward Irving, ed. by G. CarlyleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217296009

ISBN - 13:9780217296007