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1870 Excerpt: ... THE SPIEIT AND THE OLD TESTAMENT. THE Scriptures
are the history of a particular people, or line and succession of
persons, as they were acted upon by the Spirit of God. When
everything was nothing, and while as yet darkness was on the face
of the deep, it was the beginning when "the Spirit of God moved
upon the face of the waters." Also," by his Spirit he hath
garnished the heavens." And said the Psalmist, as he sang in view
of both Lebanon and the sea, "Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they
are created,"--the stork to house herself in the fir-tree, the
fowls of heaven to sing in the branches, the young lions to roar
after their prey, the wild asses with their instinct for the
springs among the hills, grass as it grows for the cattle, and
herbs for the service of man. And not these only, even though along
with the sea and leviathan For also "the Spirit of God hath made
me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life." But there
is another and higher sense of the phrase "Spirit of God" than that
use of it. The Spirit of God created man, as it made the elephant,
and it might have maintained man as man, at a certain uniformity of
intelligence and character, just as, for thousands of years, it has
perpetuated nature in elephants. As the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of
God finds in man a susceptibility which the elephant has not. And
it is this spiritual susceptibility which is the great, grand
distinction of man. Men are the creatures of God, as the elephant
and the lion are, and as the dove and the provident, skilful
beaver. But the elephant lives from God more largely than the dove;
and man, as a biped with his head erect, lives from God more fully
than the elephant. But the truth as to man is more than that; for
he does not merely live and move like a super...
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