The Jewish Nation; Containing An Account Of Their Manners And Customs, Rites And Worship, Laws And Polity by Daniel Parish Kidder

The Jewish Nation; Containing An Account Of Their Manners And Customs, Rites And Worship, Laws And…

byDaniel Parish Kidder

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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. 1850. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CONCLUSION. The laws and polity of the Jewish nation show the wisdom, happiness, and safety of attending to the Divine commands; also the folly, misery, and punishment of disobedience; and thus they afford a lesson to every individual, family, and community. The history of the Jews, since their dispersion, as well as their present condition, adds much to the impressiveness of the admonition. They are unable to observe the first part of the ceremonial law, while destitute of a temple and a priesthood ; yet, not discerning the more excellent way, (2 Cor. iii, 15,) and obstinately rejecting the truth as it is in Jesus, they still keep up its repulsive and prohibitory observances, and unite with them many vain traditions and commandments of men. Yet these have been made the means of preserving them as a distinct and separate people, in a state that is a standing miracle, left in mercy to convince men of the truth of Scripture, and conveying undeniable outward and visible evidence to all those who are not influenced by spiritual considerations. This is the more remarkable, as every tribe among their oppressors and conquerors has long since mingled with the mass of nations; the Jewsielone exist as a distinct people, unchanged in their habits, and the Persians, who restored them to their own land, still continue to exist as a nation. Thousands and millions of the Jewish race have from time to time been absorbed among the Gentiles, have ceased to be Jews: thus, it is evident that the separation of the body of the people is owing to the perpetual interposition of the Divine providence in fulfillment of the prophecies of Scripture, and not from any physical or natural circumstances preventing them from being mixed with others, when t^eir distinguishing customs and habits ...

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Title:The Jewish Nation; Containing An Account Of Their Manners And Customs, Rites And Worship, Laws And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217352820

ISBN - 13:9780217352826

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