The Divine Unity of Scripture by Adolph SaphirThe Divine Unity of Scripture by Adolph Saphir

The Divine Unity of Scripture

byAdolph Saphir

Paperback | January 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1896. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE DEEP SPIRITUAL MEANING OF THE DECALOGUE AND OF THE WHOLE LAW The great lessons conveyed in the Pentateuch--The paschal lamb--The departure from Egypt--Mount Sinai--The Shemites generally idolaters, not monotheists--De Quincey on the idea of God--The philosopher's abstract God--The covenant of Sinai, what was it?--Not a covenant of works-- The covenant with David (2 Samuel vii.) not of works--The law, usually divided into moral, ceremonial, and political--An element of truth in this division, but in the main deceptive--Not morality that is taught in the ten commandments, but our relation to God--How striking is the statement, "Unto a thousand generations of them that love me and keep my commandments"--Love to God the centre of the law--The so-called "ceremonial " law deeply spiritual--The ten commandments, as it were, the face of the law--Jehovah repeated 6,000 times in Old Testament, and Elohim only 2,500 times--God speaks as the loving God, with the very tenderness of Christ when on earth--The love of God felt and seen with all intensity in the Psalms and the Prophets--Propitiation understood clearly--Christ the fulfilment and clear interpreter of the law. Let Us for a few moments look back again on the teaching connected with the history recorded in the book of Genesis. Genesis is the Alpha of Scripture, and because Jesus Christ is the Alpha, Genesis is full of Christ. The higher teaching which is given to us in the apostolic Scriptures brings out deeper truths than those which we considered, when we dwelt chiefly upon the training which God gave to the human race, and to His chosen ones, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, limiting ourselves to what they were most probably able to understand at the time. But who that has read the gospels and the epistles ...
Title:The Divine Unity of ScriptureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217074510

ISBN - 13:9780217074513

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