Biblical commentary on the New Testament: Translated from the German for Clark's foreign and theological library, Volume 4

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Sheldon, 1866 - Religion
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Page 74 - ... sakes. For the gifts and calling of God are without repentance. For as ye in times past have not believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief; even so have these also now not believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy. For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.
Page 163 - All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.
Page 145 - Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.
Page 101 - Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved...
Page 178 - Now to him that is of power to establish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery, which was kept secret since the world began, but now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith...
Page 227 - Father ; and no man knoweth the Son but the Father ; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.
Page 109 - upholdeth all things by the word of his power."* (Heb.
Page 242 - Let a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God...
Page 139 - Christ, and in the redemption wrought by him, that true moral life proceeds. But from this faith it must indeed of necessity be produced, as surely as light and warmth must be diffused where there is fire. But if from this it should be argued, that therefore there can be no need of particular moral admonitions, we should overlook the perverseness of human nature.
Page 124 - Lord chooses the vine) arises from the character of the tree ; its fatness is symbolical of the spiritual fulness of Israel. Hence the holy anointing-oil (Exod. xxv. 6 ; xxx. 31 ; xxxvii. 29) was a symbol of being filled with the Spirit. And whereas, according to the image in this place, the wild branches are engrafted into the generous tree, reversing the usual process by which good branches are grafted into wild trees — we are informed by both ancient and modern writers that such a process is...

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