A Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews, Volume 1

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J. Miller, 1828 - Bible

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Page 191 - as by one man sin entered the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, in that all have sinned,
Page 155 - Nay, that he does not mean to say this, is very plain from his own express words; for after averring that " most persons [Romans] regard it as written either by Barnabas, or by Clement," he goes on to say, nihil interesse cujus sit, cum ecclesiastici viri sit, et quotidie ecclesiarum lectione celebretur.
Page 258 - can be accounted for in no other way, than by supposing that he never examined his Concordance, for the sake of investigating the question respecting the use of it. But further; in the epistle to the Romans,
Page ix - age, nor any body of men pertaining to it, have done all which the human faculties, with the blessing of God, are capable of accomplishing. Christians, in this country, are coming more and more to believe, that as the church advances nearer to that state, in which " the knowledge of the Lord shall fill the earth as the waters cover the seas," a better understanding of the Scriptures may be
Page 226 - descend. So in Heb. xi. 17 seq., the writer represents Abraham as offering up Isaac, in faith that God was able to raise him from the dead, from whence, as it were, he did obtain him, ie Isaac sprung from one apparently
Page 233 - hath an unchangeable priesthood; whence he is able to save to the uttermost those who come unto God through him, since he ever lives to intercede for
Page xv - suum. I bless God for raising up such commentators as those just mentioned, for Christians at large; but the professed interpreters of his word need other aid, and that very different from what their works afford, in order to attain a fundamentally critical knowledge of the original Scriptures. The
Page 174 - 2 Cor. iii. 7. Such is a brief sketch of Paul's views in respect to this point, as presented in his acknowledged epistles. Let us now compare these views, with those which the epistle to the Hebrews discloses. This epistle commences with the declaration, that God, who in times past spake to the fathers by the prophets, hath, in these last days, spoken to us by his Son, Heb. i. 1. ii.
Page 312 - introduction to his work, much as one of his countrymen thinks of a certain author, who has made some noise of late in the medical world ; " He has some new things, and some true things; but his new things are not true things, and his true things are not new things.
Page 330 - eight; this means Jesus. And because the cross, signified by T, would possess grace, it says, three hundred. It points out Jesus, therefore, by the two letters, and the cross by one. He knows this, who has conferred upon us the engrafted gift of his doctrine. No one has learned more genuine doctrine of me ; but I know that ye are worthy of it.

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