Via, Veritas, Vita; Lectures On "christianity In Its Most Simple And Intelligible Form." Delivered In Oxford And London In April And May 1894 by James DrummondVia, Veritas, Vita; Lectures On "christianity In Its Most Simple And Intelligible Form." Delivered In Oxford And London In April And May 1894 by James Drummond

Via, Veritas, Vita; Lectures On "christianity In Its Most Simple And Intelligible Form." Delivered…

byJames Drummond

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Lecture IV. THE KINGDOM OF GOD. To give even the most elementary account of Christianity, and make no allusion to the "Kingdom of God," would be to overlook an idea which was fundamental in Christ's teaching. The memory of this great idea is kept alive in Christendom by the Lord's Prayer, which has passed into universal use; but the three Creeds which are supposed to embody the essential features of the Christian religion, take no notice of it.1 The teaching of the Master appears to be the 1 The only apparent exception is the statement in the Constantinopolitan form of the Nicene Creed, that Christ's "kingdom shall have no end," which I cannot regard as in any way equivalent. This clause might seem to be directed against Paul's statement that there will be "the end, when he shall deliver up the kingdom to God, even the Father, . . . that God may be all in all" (1 Cor. xv. 24 sqq.). The belief in the Church is the ecclesiastical substitute for Christ's doctrine. last thing that occurs to the minds of many Christians; and if they can only pronounce some formula descriptive of his nature and person, they think it superfluous to dwell with loving reverence on the principles which he taught. But when from the strife of tongues we turn to the quiet study of the Gospels, we cannot but be struck with the constant recurrence of the phrase, "the Kingdom of God" or " the Kingdom of Heaven," and with the supreme place which the idea conveyed by it occupied in the mind of Jesus. It forms the subject of a number of parables. It is invariably assumed that the attainment of the kingdom of God is the highest end of human activity. It is said to have formed the, substance of his preaching, not only at the beginning, when he took up the message of the Baptist, "Kepent, for the kin...
Title:Via, Veritas, Vita; Lectures On "christianity In Its Most Simple And Intelligible Form." Delivered…Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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