The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments: Ephesians and Colossians

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Samuel Rolles Driver, Charles Augustus Briggs
C. Scribner's Sons, 1903 - Bible

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Related Subjects: Bible. -- N.T. -- Ephesians -- Commentaries. | Bible. -- N.T. -- Colossians -- Commentaries.

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Page 145 - ie as children beloved of God. He adds, says Chrys., another obligation of imitating God, not only because He has conferred benefits on us, but because we are His children, nay, His beloved children. " If God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
Page xx - in Him were all things created, in the heaven, and upon the earth ... all things have been created through Him, and unto Him; and He is before all things, and in Him all things consist" But we have at least the germ of this in
Page 112 - Now that He ascended, what is it but that He also descended into the lower parts of the earth ? " There is here a very important variety of reading—
Page 54 - We are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh"; and in Col. ii. II, which is strikingly illustrative of the present passage, " in whom ye were circumcised with a circumcision not made with hands.
Page 115 - He that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort." Also Acts xv. 32, "Judas and Silas, being themselves also prophets, exhorted the brethren . . . and confirmed them." The function of the prophet has its modern parallel in that of the Christian preacher, who discourses "to edification, exhortation, and comfort " to those who are already members of the Church.
Page 328 - By Newman Smyth, DD, Pastor of Congregational Church, New Haven. (Revised and enlarged edition.) By Washington Gladden, DD, Pastor of Congregational Church, Columbus, Ohio. (Now ready.) By S. Schechter, MA, Reader in Talmudic in the University of Cambridge, England. By John Watson, DD, Pastor of Presbyterian Church, Liverpool.
Page 336 - We have not for a long time taken a book in hand that is more stimulating to faith. . . . Without commenting further, we repeat that this volume is the ablest, most scholarly, most advanced, and sharpest defence of Christianity that has ever been written. No theological library should be without it."—Zion's Herald.
Page 6 - As in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive"; and Gal. iii. 16,
Page 9 - Son by His nature; we are sons only by adoption through Him. Cf. Gal. iv. 5, " God sent forth His Son . . . that we might receive the adoption of sons"; also Gal. iii. 26, "Ye are sons of God, through faith, in Christ Jesus"; and

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