The Articles of Faith of the Holy Evangelical Church; According to the Word of God and the Ausburg Confession

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General Books LLC, 2009 - Literary Collections - 384 pages
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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. 1754. Excerpt: ... Secondly, Tlvre is Mention made in the Vision, that as soon as the. Prophet prophefied, and spoke by the Command of God, to the dried Bones; 'There was a Noise and a Shaking, and the Bones came together, Bane to his Bone. And when he prophefied unto the Wind, there came a Breath from the four Winds, and breathed upon the Slain and they lived. This cannot be understood of the Israelites alone, for many of them were dead in their Captivity, the rest were not gathered from the four Corners of the Earth, but alone from Babylon Third, All the old Church Fathers, have explained this Vision by the Resurrection of the Body, and have always confirmed the Certainty of the Resurrection with this Vision: For as the Prophet, 1. Saw a Heep of dried Bones in the Midst of the Valley, there are. also innumerable dead from the Beginning of the World. The Bones of some are upon the Earth, some in the Earth, some in the Sea, and others are burned to Ashes, . or rotten to Dust; all these shall rise, and every Bone shall come to his Bone, and the Earth and.the Sea shall give Rev. xx. 13. up the Dead which are in them. 2. When the Prophet spoke the Words of the Lord to the Bones, they were joined together with Sinews and Flesh, and covered over with Skins. When the Dead at the Day of Judgment shall hear the Voice of the Son of Man, then shall they rise up again out of their Graves, Jo n v. 2 and receive their Flesh and Skin, which were eaten by the Worms, tho' in a corruptible Way.. 3. The Prophet saw a Breath from the four Winds, who breathed upon the dead Bodies. Christ shall send on the Day of Judgment, his Mat.xxiv.31 Angels with a great Sound of a Trumpet, and they shall gather together his Elect from the four Winds, from one End of Heaven to the other. 4. The Lord promis...

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