Ezekiel and Daniel: With Notes, Critical, Explanatory, and Practical, Designed for Both Pastors and People

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D. Appleton, 1870 - Bible - 472 pages
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It is a joy to read Henry Cowles' book on Ezekiel and Daniel. He writes with no nonsense clarity and most readers will enjoy reading without having to resort to other "word-meaning" books. Other writers can learn much from him, particularly new writers.

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Page 27 - Son of man, I have made thee a watchman unto the house of Israel : therefore hear the word at my mouth, and give them warning from me. When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die ; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life ; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity ; but his blood will I require at thine hand.
Page 267 - Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law ; ye are fallen from grace.
Page 400 - Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Page 185 - Say unto them, As I live, saith the Lord God, I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye die, O house of Israel...
Page 334 - Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house ; and his windows being open in his chamber * toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.
Page 319 - Nevertheless, leave the stump of his roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field ;. and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts in the grass of the earth. Let his heart be changed from man's and let a beast's heart be given unto him ; and let seven times pass over him.
Page 353 - And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws : and they shall be given into his hand, until a time and times and the dividing of time.
Page 210 - Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord God; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
Page 329 - ... have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver, and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know: and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified.
Page 214 - Israel: and one king shall be king to them all: and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all: neither shall they defile themselves any more with their idols, nor with their detestable things, nor with any of their transgressions : but I will save them out of all their dwelling-places, wherein they have sinned, and will cleanse them : so shall they be my people, and I will be their God. And David my servant shall be king over them ; and they...

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