The Newly Found Words of Jesus by William Garrett Horder

The Newly Found Words of Jesus

byWilliam Garrett Horder

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... THE SECOND SAYING "Jesus saith (ye ask? who are those) that draw us (to the Kingdom, if) the Kingdom is in Heaven?... the fowls of the air, and all beasts that are under the earth or upon the earth, and the fishes of the sea, (these are they which draw) you, and the kingdom of Heaven is within you; and whosoever shall know himself shall find it. (Strive therefore?) to know yourselves, and ye shall be aware that ye are the sons of the (Almighty?) Father (and?) ye shall know that ye are in (the city of God?), and ye are (the city?)." THIS is the second of the recently discovered sayings of Jesus. It is much more difficult of explanation than the first, which we have already considered. Indeed, the first part of this saying can only be conjecturally explained. The second part of the saying has many points in common with words of Jesus recorded in the Gospels, but the first part of this saying strikes a note that is altogether new, and has no parallel in the words of Jesus we already possess. The idea of men being drawn to Jesus and being drawn to God the Father is familiar to us through the Gospel record. We read in John's Gospel, "No man can come to me except the Father which sent Me draw him." "I, if I be lifted up will draw all men unto Me." But the saying now before us carries the idea of drawing into quite a different realm. It speaks of "the fowls of the air, and all beasts that are under the earth or upon the earth, and the fishes of the sea, these are they which draw." The finders of these new sayings, Dr. Grenfell and Dr. Hunt, seek to explain this part of the saying by the idea that the Divine element in the world begins in the lower stages of the animal creation, and rises to a higher stage in man, who has within him the Kingdom of...

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Title:The Newly Found Words of JesusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:18 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:July 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217097677

ISBN - 13:9780217097673

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