The Revelation Of The Father; Short Lects. On The Titles Of The Lord In The Gospel Of St. John…

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byBrooke Foss Westcott

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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. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 148 The testimony of Jesus the spirit of prophecy. App. i. thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren that have the testim ony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy. It is as if he would say: There is no such gulf as you picture to yourself between me and thee: there is but one full utterance of God proclaimed in many tones from the foundation of the world. l John iv. He who confesses the Son of Man, Jesus Christ come in the flesh, has grasped all that the powers John xvii. of heaven can bestow: he has attained to that knowledge which is life: he has been admitted to. the direct contemplation of the glory of the Lord, and stands among His noblest ministers. The testimony of Jesus,--the witness to that which He is, and to that which He has done, in its eternal significance--is the spirit of prophecy. There is nothing greater than this, nothing beyond this, in the thoughts of the celestial hosts. The men of old time, who were moved by the Holy Spirit, had nothing but this to declare in figure and parable and dark saying. This revelation, this recognition, of the Person of Christ unites all created beings in an equality of adoring love. And the believer in every age is entitled to claim fellowship with angels and prophets and apostles in virtue of the truth to which he bears witness. The words have thus, as I said, a double meaning: the two clauses which they form are convertible. It is true that the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy: that this testiThe spirit of prophecy the testimony of Jesus. 149 mony which is now plainly delivered by the App. U Church is the sum of all that was spoken aforetime in many portions and in many ways. And again it is true that the spirit of prophecy is the testimony of Jesus: that this spirit...

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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. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 148 The testimony of Jesus the spirit of prophecy. App. i. thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren that have the testim ony of Jesus: wor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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