From Letter to Spirit: An Attempt to Reach Through Varying Voices the Abiding Word

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A. and C. Black, 1903 - Bible - 492 pages
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References and abbreviations.--Introduction.--book I. The baptism.--book II. Bath koi; or, Voices from heaven in Jewish tradition.--book III. Voices from Heaven in synoptic tradition.--book IV. The silence of John.--book V. The voice from heaven an answer to prayer.--Appendix I. Narratives of the baptism.--Appendix II. On the origin of the tradition "Suffer it to be so now."--Appendix III. The transfiguration and the agony: canonical and non-canonical accounts.--Appendix IV. Bath koi in Targums and Talmuds.--Appendix V. "The second epistle of St. Peter" contrasted with "The Gospel of St. John."--Appendix VI. The promise of Eusebius (1136-1149).

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Page 78 - But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the world unto our glory; which none of the princes of this world knew; for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
Page 221 - The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me ; unto him ye shall hearken...
Page 83 - Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren : and the Spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward.
Page 120 - For there is hope of .a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that the tender branch thereof will not cease. Though the root thereof wax old in the earth, and the stock thereof die in the ground; yet through the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth boughs like a plant.
Page 27 - The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world ! This is he of whom I said.
Page 26 - Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened, and the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape, like a dove, upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said ; Thou art my beloved Son, in thee I am well pleased.
Page 191 - Then thou spakest in vision to thy Holy One, and saidst, I have laid help upon one that is mighty ; I have exalted one chosen out of the people. I have found David my servant ; with my holy oil have I anointed him : with whom my hand shall be established : mine arm also shall strengthen him.
Page 101 - And I knew him not : but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost. And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God.
Page 222 - I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put My words in His mouth ; and He shall speak unto them all that I shall command Him.
Page 264 - Yet now, if thou wilt forgive their sin — ; and if not, blot me, I pray thee, out of thy book which thou hast written.

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