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The Book of Leviticus (Volume 3-4) (Paperback) Loot Price: R555
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The Book of Leviticus (Volume 3-4) (Paperback): Samuel Henry Kellogg

The Book of Leviticus (Volume 3-4) (Paperback)

Samuel Henry Kellogg

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXVIII. CONCERNING VOWS. Lev. xxvii. 1-34, S already remarked, the book of Leviticus certainly ix. seems, at first sight, to be properly completed with the previous chapter; and hence it has been not unnaturally suggested that this chapter has by some editor been transferred, either of intention or accident, from an earlier part of the book--as, e.g., after chapter xxv. The question is one of no importance; but it is not hard to perceive a good reason for the position of this chapter after not only the rest of the law, but also after the words of promise and threatening which conclude and seal its prescriptions. For what has preceded has concerned duties of religion which were obligatory upon all Israelites; the regulations of this chapter, on the contrary, have to do with special vows, which were obligatory on no one, and concerning which it is expressly said (Deut. xxiii. 22): "If thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall be no sin in thee." To these, therefore, the promises and threats of the covenant could not directly apply, and therefore the law which regulates the making and keeping of vows is not unfitly made to follow, as an appendix, the other legislation of the book. Howsoever the making of vows be not obligatory as a necessary part of the religious life, yet, in all ages and in all religions, a certain instinct of the heart has often led persons, either in order to procure something from God, or as a thank-offering for some special favour received, or else as a spontaneous expression of love to God, to "make a special vow." But just in proportion to the sincerity and depth of the devout feeling which suggests such special acts of worship and devo tion, will be the desire to act in the vow, as in all else, according to the will of God, so t...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Samuel Henry Kellogg
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 268
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-35475-1
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-35475-X
Barcode: 9781154354751

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