The First Three Gospels; Their Origin And Relations: their origin and relations

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byJoseph Estlin Carpenter

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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. 1890. Excerpt: ... you, There be some here of them that stand by, which shall in no wise taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God come with power. Who is the Son of Man, and when will he come? Reserving for the present the attempt to ascertain whether Jesus used this language, and, if so, with what meaning, let us first of all indicate how it was understood by the Evangelists and their contemporaries. § 2. The Faith of the Church. Two points only need be noted now. The great difficulty which the first Christians encountered in presenting the claim of their Master to be the Messiah, was the fact that he had suffered and died. To the Greeks, Messiah's cross was foolishness: to the Jews it was worse, it was a stumbling-block. This difficulty might be overcome in two ways. It might be shown that he had himself foretold his decease, and that it con-, formed to prophecy. And it might be shown that he would come again in glory. (1) That Jesus sought to strengthen the apostles to face opposition and danger in Jerusalem is without doubt historically true. Let it be observed, however, that in the warnings already cited, § 1, 4, he does not speak of himself in the first person: he is always described in the third person as the 'Son of Man.' This title appears with peculiar frequency in this connection. Mark, for instance, supplies the following additional instances:--ix. 9. And as they were coming down from the mountain, he charged them that they should tell no man what things they had seen, save when the Son of Man should have risen again from the dead. ix. 12. And he said, Elijah indeed cometh and restoreth all things: and how is it written of the Son of Man, that he should suffer many things and be set at nought? xiv. 21. The Son of Man goeth, even as it is writte...

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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. 1890. Excerpt: ... you, There be some here of them that stand by, which shall in no wise taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God come wi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217385443

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