The Giant Cities Of Bashan

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byJosias Leslie Porter

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... w In the daytime he was teaching In the temple, and at night he went out and abode la the mount that ls called the Mount or Olives."--Ldii .i 87. HE name Olivet goes direct to the Christian's heart, and awakens the deepest and holiest feelings there. It recalls so many memories of Jesus,--of his wondrous power and still more wondrous love,--of his human sympathies and his divine teachings,--of the greatness of his agony and the glories of his triumph,--that the heart overflows with love and gratitude the moment the name falls upon the ear. With Gcthsemane on one side and Bethany on the other; with paths, well marked, connecting them, often trodden by the Son of Man; with gardens of olives and vineyards between, where he was wont to pray for his people and weep for a sinful world; with one spot upon those terraced slopes overlooking the wilderness, where his feet stood on the eve of the Ascension, and where his wondering disciples received from white-robed angels the joyous promise of his second advent.--With these hallowed associations clustering round it, surely it will be admitted that, above and beyond all places in Palestine, Olivet witnessed "GoD Mafest In FLESH. 11 Here may we sit and dream Over the heavealy theme, Till to oar foul the former days retain. Or choose thec out a cell In Kldroo's storlrd dell. Beslde the springs of lore that never die; Among the olives kneel, The chill night blast to feel, And watch the moon that saw thy Masier's agony." Yet I was disappointed in Olivet,--not in its associations; no Christian could be disappointed in these,--but in its appearance. One always expects to find something in a 'holy or historic place worthy of its history. Here there is nothing. When approaching Jerusalem from the west I looked, but I looked in...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... w In the daytime he was teaching In the temple, and at night he went out and abode la the mount that ls called the Mount or Olives."-...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217585124

ISBN - 13:9780217585125

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