The Resurrection Of Christ; A Series Of Discourses, By Eliphalet Nott by Eliphalet NottThe Resurrection Of Christ; A Series Of Discourses, By Eliphalet Nott by Eliphalet Nott

The Resurrection Of Christ; A Series Of Discourses, By Eliphalet Nott

byEliphalet Nott

Paperback | January 9, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1872. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... II. DESIGNED IMPOSTTJRE INCREDIBLE. Whereof He hath given assurance to aU men, in that He hath raised him from Hie dead. Acts xvii. 31. In the preceding discourse we have examined and disproved the possibility of one of the alternatives suggested to invalidate the testimony in favor of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It may, therefore, be assumed as settled, that the witnesses were not imposed upon. Then, they are themselves impostors. This is the other alternative; and if the possibility of this, too, cannot be disproved, then let faith be withheld from them, and infidelity be blameless. But, how can the possibility of this be disproved K I answer:-- The place, the time, the manner in which the resurrection was promulgated; the number of individuals concerned in the promulgation; the system of doctrines and of duties founded on it; the splendid enterprise projected in consequence of it; the heroic constancy with which that enterprise was executed, and the exemplary lives of the witnesses who took the lead in its execution, render imposture improbable; and to crown the argument, the course of action without motive, or rather in opposition to motive, which this supposes is contrary to the nature of man, and therefore impossible. The place, the time, the manner in which the resurrection was promulgated. It was not some obscure and remote village in Palestine, but Jerusalem, the capital itself, that was selected as the theatre of this dangerous enterprise; the very place which had been the theatre of the crucifixion; the very place that contained the means of detection; the very place that furnished the motives of detection. There the accusers of Jesus Christ reside; there his judges reside; there his executioners reside; men whose honor is concerned; me...
Title:The Resurrection Of Christ; A Series Of Discourses, By Eliphalet NottFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217103871

ISBN - 13:9780217103879

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