They Rise; Suggestive Inquiries Concerning The Resurrection Of The Dead As Taught In The New…

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byD. A. Dryden

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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. 1872. Excerpt: ... the same in meaning; that is, the "under world" or "place of the dead." And in this assumption we are sustained by many of the best scholars, who admit that in the parallel texts of the Hebrew in Psalm lxiii, 10, and Ezek. xxvi, 20, the equivalent term is sheol; so of course the equivalent term in the Greek would be hades. But it is for us to see what is the obvious meaning of the passage when we read it thus: Now that he ascended, what is it but that he descended first into hades? Thus understood, it is plain, 1. That Paul corroborates the statement of Peter, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, that Jesus rose from the dead and ascended into the heavens. 2. Also, the statement of Peter, Acts ii, 31, that before he thus ascended he descended into hades; also the statement of Peter that his soul was not left in hades, but the same Christ who thus descended did also ascend. 3. We have the additional statement that as Jesus thus ascended from hades he led a "multitude of captives," verse 8--no doubt those of the Patriarchal and Jewish Church who had remained under the dominion of death in hades until the descent and resurrection of Christ. Then in the tenth verse we have the glorious antithesis of the death and resurrection of Jesus, in the full depth and hight of their significance. He (Jesus) that descended down to the lower world, or hades, to the dead who had gone before him--who was thus for a time in the depths of death's dominion--is the same (Jesus) also that ascended up far above all heavens, that he might be the fullness of all things. How wonderfully does this harmonize with that glorious saying of Jesus, "I am the First and the Last. I am he that liveth and was dead, and behold, I am alive for evermore, and have the keys of death and hades!" Now, thus...

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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. 1872. Excerpt: ... the same in meaning; that is, the "under world" or "place of the dead." And in this assumption we are sustained by many of the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217806791

ISBN - 13:9780217806794

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