Who Wrote the Bible?: A Book for the People

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1900 - Bible - 381 pages
 

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By the time I had read 11% of this book, it became obvious that finishing the book would be a complete waste of my time. The lack of scholarship and obvious Christian bias was too much to take. Read full review

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Page 124 - Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel : for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.
Page 298 - For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, GOD shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book : and if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, GOD shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.
Page 261 - After this he went down to Capernaum, he, and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples : and they continued there not many days. 13 And the Jews...
Page 125 - I will heal their backsliding, I will love them freely : for mine anger is turned away from him. I will be as the dew unto Israel : he shall grow as the lily, and cast forth his roots as Lebanon.
Page 142 - LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Page 21 - Ye have heard that it was said to them of old time, Thou shalt not kill, and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment: but I say unto you...
Page 22 - And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour ; as he hath done, so shall it be done to him ; breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth : as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.
Page 156 - Who is there among you of all his people? His God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah ; and build the house of the Lord God of Israel, he is the God which is in Jerusalem.
Page 240 - And on the day called Sunday, all who live in cities or in the country gather together to one place, and the memoirs of the apostles or the writings of the prophets are read, as long as time permits; then, when the reader has ceased, the president verbally instructs, and exhorts to the imitation of these good things.
Page 52 - And of every living thing of all flesh two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark to keep them alive with thee ; they shall be male and female.

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