Christian non-resistance, in all its important bearings: illustrated and defended (Google eBook)

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J.M. M'Kim, 1846 - Christian ethics - 240 pages
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Review: Christian Non Resistance: In All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated And Defended

User Review  - Bryan Beauchamp - Goodreads

Leo Tolstoy considered Adin Ballou Americas greatest writer. At his own expense he had this book translated into Russian and published in his own country. He uses Adins work as a starting point for ... Read full review

Review: Christian Non Resistance: In All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated And Defended

User Review  - Rob Rakis - Goodreads

Such an awesomely detailed book. Mr. Ballou takes us through quite a few of the typical objections to non-resistance and gives amazing responses that do a fantastic job at supporting the stance. I will highly suggest this to anyone looking for more detail to an age old debate. Read full review

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Page 70 - Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth you, even Moses, in whom ye trust. For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his writings how shall ye believe my word.
Page 69 - For it seemed good to the Holy Ghost, and to us, to lay upon you no greater burden than these necessary things : That ye abstain from meats offered to idols, and from blood, and from things strangled, and from fornication: from which if ye keep yourselves, ye shall do well.
Page 56 - Dare any of you. having a matter against another, go to law before the unjust, and not before the saints." " Now, therefore, there is utterly a fault among you, because ye go to law one with another; why do ye not rather take wrong? Why do ye not rather suffer yourselves to be defrauded !
Page 50 - And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have aught against any, that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses; but if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.
Page 68 - Behold the days come, saith the Lord, when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah; not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers, in the day when I took them by the hand, to lead them out of the land of Egypt, &c.*
Page 68 - But before faith came we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed. Wherefore the law was our school-master to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But after that faith is come,
Page 69 - look to the end of that which is abolished. But their minds were blinded; for until this day, remaineth the same veil untaken away in the reading of the Old Testament; which veil is done away in Christ. But even unto this day, when Moses is read, the veil is upon their heart.
Page 171 - a man's ways please the Lord,' he ' maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.' "The reader of American history will recollect, that in the beginning of the last century a desultory and most dreadful warfare was carried on by the natives against
Page 53 - And there was also a strife among them, which of them should be accounted the greatest. And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them ; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors. But ye shall not be so: but he that is greatest among you, let him be as the younger; and he
Page 42 - from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever, therefore, shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven ; but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I say unto you, that except your righteousness shall exceed the

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