The Latest Word Of Universalism; Thirteen Essays

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byA. G. Gaines

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... UNIVERSALISM (SCRIPTURE). BY A. St. JOHN CHAMBRE, D.D. A S no alleged revelation of Holy Scripture is to be established by isolated passages, or any mere collocation of texts, it is not claimed that those presently to be examined demonstrate, apart from all other considerations, the doctrine of universal salvation. The Biblical teaching upon the great subject of human destiny is to be gathered from the scope and drift of Holy Scripture, and from the revelation which it makes of the character of God, and of the relations which exist between God and men. There must be noted the declared purpose of God in creation, especially the creation of humanity, the nature of humanity, the fact and possibilities of sin, and the object and progressive unfolding of the mission of the Lord Jesus Christ. Other chapters of this book will, no doubt, bring all this, more or less fully, to the attention of the reader. Nevertheless, it is desirable, and quite important, to discover what textual basis there may be in the sacred writings for the doctrine of the final salvation of all men. It is therefore proposed to show that a large class of Scripture passages at least appear to teach this doctrine, and to teach it explicitly. It is not overlooked that other interpretations may be put upon them, and are put upon them. But it will be seen that they are fairly susceptible of an interpretation in harmony with Universalism. Nay, in many instances it will be perceived that the only obvious and natural interpretation compels this. It is, of course, impossible to quote here all the texts accepted by Universalists as teaching their faith. Many, considered even stronger, in certain particulars, than any advanced, must be altogether unnoticed. In the limits assigned, the design is to mak...

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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. 1878. Excerpt: ... UNIVERSALISM (SCRIPTURE). BY A. St. JOHN CHAMBRE, D.D. A S no alleged revelation of Holy Scripture is to be established by is...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217120008

ISBN - 13:9780217120005

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