The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages, Volume 2

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C. S. Francis & Company, 1855 - Religions

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Page 92 - to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable year of the Lord.' And he closed the book, and gave it again to the minister, and sat down.
Page 378 - had been baptized by John, but had not so much as heard whether there was a Holy Ghost. Paul said to them: "John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people that they should believe on him who should come after; that is, on Christ Jesus. When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of
Page 90 - A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house. And he could do there no mighty work, save that he laid his
Page 32 - come to the hill of God, thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place, with a psaltery, and a tabret, and a pipe, and a harp, before them; and they shall prophesy. And the Spirit of the Lord will come upon thee, and thou shalt prophesy with them.
Page 205 - buifeted, and have no certain dwelling place, and labour, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it. We are made as the filth of the. earth, and the offscouring of all things. Of the Jews,
Page 345 - I thank my God for you all, that your faith is spoken of throughout the whole world;" and he adds that he had often purposed to go to Rome, but had hitherto been hindered ; from which it is evident that a church was established and widely known, before he visited that city.
Page 123 - execute judgment and justice in the earth. " In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely, and this is his name whereby he shall be called, The Lord our Righteousness.
Page 38 - the Gentile nations will bring back all the Hebrews that are sojourning among them. " They shall bring them for an offering unto the Lord, out of all nations, upon horses, and in chariots, and in litters, and upon mules, and upon swift beasts,
Page 186 - unto you this generation shall not pass away, till all these things be done." The question: " Lord, wilt thou at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?" shows how near at hand his disciples deemed the fulfilment of the prophecy. At his last Passover supper with them, he
Page 199 - How is it then, brethren ? When ye come together, every one of you hath a Psalm, hath a doctrine, hath a tongue, hath a revelation, hath an interpretation.

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