The Gospel Of Christ In The Book Of Common Prayer; Being The Substance Of Four Lectures Delivered…

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byThomas Lucas Scott

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... religious opinions, which they say that the Holy Spirit has enabled them to draw from the Fallacy of Bible without any help from men. A reftfsewh0 Belfast clergyman told me that a gentle-teachers. man called upon him one Saturday morning to transact some business, and found his study table covered with books and papers. When the business was concluded, the visitor said to him, "I suppose you are preparing your sermon for tomorrow?" "Yes," he answered. "Ah," said the visitor, " I never do that. I leave myself entirely in the hands of God. I believe that the Holy Spirit is able to teach me all I need, so I never use the help of men. I take the words of Scripture as the Holy Spirit teaches me, and I use no other help than His." "Indeed," said the clergyman, "then perhaps you will look at the passage that I am studying, and tell me what the Holy Spirit shows you of its meaning." "With pleasure," said the visitor; but when he was handed the book he asked, "What is this?" and was told, "This is a Greek Testament, and these are the words which the inspired Apostle wrote." "Oh," he said," I do not know Greek." "Then," said the clergyman, "so far are you from using no human help that it seems you cannot understand a single verse in the Bible without the help of some man who will teach you in English what it means. You must never again boast of not using human help." The gentleman left him saying that it was a quibble. But you and I know that it was no quibble but a simple fact; for it is impossible for us to do anything or know anything without help from others. If we read at all it is because others have taught us. If we read the Hebrew and Greek originals of the Bible it is through the help we have received from dictionaries and grammars that men have written. I...

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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. 1908. Excerpt: ... religious opinions, which they say that the Holy Spirit has enabled them to draw from the Fallacy of Bible without any help fr...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217585965

ISBN - 13:9780217585965

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