The intermediate state, and Christ among the dead, tr. by J.F. Schön

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ... expiatory death of Christ can there afford him a full knowledge of his sins. The heathen in the Under world is the prodigal son, who has been fed on earth with the husks of this world, and may be received again to his father's house in paradise; just so as the Jew will hereafter be received to his father's house in Canaan.1 § 16. As regards all mankind we are obliged to admit the fact, revealed to us in Sacred Scripture, that Christ, having begun his work of redemption on the earth, descended to Hades, and there also, not merely preached the word of reconciliation himself, but caused it to be preached there without any interruption, as a fundamental truth of salvation, which we cannot relinquish, if our faith in God's word is not to lose its firm hold on us, and the doctrine, so important for us, that there is no salvation except by Christ, is not to be rendered doubtful and uncertain. For if this fact, revealed to us by the Holy Ghost, begun by Christ, and continued to the last day of the judgment, be not true, then there is: 1. For those millions who departed this life during a period of 6000 years; for millions of Jews, Mahommedans and Heathens, who are still dying, as well as numbers of deaf and dumb, and of such as are labouring under other mental infirmities; yea, even for millions of the children of Christians, who died without any knowledge of Christianity, neither hope nor prospect of their obtaining eternal life, and eternal salvation connected with it; be-1 Ezek. xxxvi. 37, xxxix. 22-29. cause Jesus Christ has declared in his prayer:1 "This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent." 2. God would, in that case, not have given the proof by sending his only begotten Son,...

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ... expiatory death of Christ can there afford him a full knowledge of his sins. The heathen in the Under world is the pro...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:July 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021739079X

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