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Miracles Past and Present (Paperback) Loot Price: R423
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Miracles Past and Present (Paperback): William Mountford

Miracles Past and Present (Paperback)

William Mountford

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 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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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: William Mountford
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-12130-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
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LSN: 1-151-12130-4
Barcode: 9781151121301

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