Item description for The Tongue of Fire by William Arthur...
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: CHAPTER III. THE FULFILMENT OF THE PROMISE. There was a day when death had struck a woful stroke, and raised a nation's wail. " There was a great cry ia the land of Egypt: for there was not a house where there was not one dead." That same day the Lord, by the sprinkling of a pure lamb's blood, averted death from the doors of Israel, and then led them away from yoke and taskmaster, toward the goodly land. Fifty days afterward they reached the Mount of God, where He manifested Himself in the thunder of His power, with flame and trumpet, and a Voice, whereat all the tribes did tremble. Then was the new dispensation formally inaugurated, with the voice and the flame; its covenant sealed by the sprinkling of blood, and its privileges opened to the sprinkled, by the vision of glory, when the Elders " saw the God of Israel: and there was under His feet as it were a paved w'ork of a sapphire stone, and as it were the body of heaven in his clearness." Exod. xxiv. 10. This time of note was come, the fifty days were elapsed from the time when the Lamb was slain, and captivity broken. Forty days He had been with them after His resurrection; the rest He had passed within the veil. And was it not possible that in saying, "Not many days," He pointed them forward to the day which commemorated the opening of the new dispensation of God to Israel, by the hand of His servant Moses ? Was it not probable that the glorious dispensation of His Son would be opened at this time? Unbelief would have long ago ceased to expect; but faith would probably renew its anticipations, and look to this day. On the morning of the resurrection, somethe womenwere early at the tomb; but the others were sauntering into the country, or here and there, with nothing to wait for, as they thought; yet partly ...
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.8" Width: 5.21" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2001
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1579105548 ISBN13 9781579105549