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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: necting links," as Ebrard supposes; or he has amplified the sermon by the introduction of foreign materials taken from other discourses of our Lord. As we shall afterwards see, there is more to be said in favour of the former than of the latter opinion. Our view of the distribution of the discourse is then as follows: Chap. v. 3-16. Introduction : Conditions of membership in the kingdom. 17-20. SubjectThe Messiah conies to fulfil the law in its depth and breadth. 21-48. The same developed and applied, vi. 1-18. The motive of Christian righteousnessto please God. 19-34. The righteousness of the kingdom of God the highest good, the end of life. vii. 1-11. Divers unconnected admonitions. 12. The general canon for our duty towards our neighbour. 13-20. The more difficult the way, the greater the need of faithful guides and teachers. 21-27. Peroration : the Divine doctrine makes blessed only when it is taken up into the will. 4. AUTHENTICITY AND GENUINENESS OF THE DISCOURSE. We have already seen that the narrative of St Luke has less claim to being considered a faithful account than that of St Matthew. And now the subject leads us to inquire whether there is reason to believe that the discourse, as given by St Matthew, retains in shape and substance the form in which it originally came from the mouth of Christ. Doubts on this point may be held with reference either to the form of the words and the right allocation of the sentences, or to the genuineness of the sayings themselves. Inquire we first concerning the genuineness of the form in which the discourse is here presented. That we have here, throughout, perfect fidelity in form, is a position which has been defended on doctrinal grounds by those who maintain the nar- b rowest theory of ...
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.69" Height: 0.98" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2007
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1556357532 ISBN13 9781556357534