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. 1866 Excerpt: ...shone into the mind of the pious and docile learner; and, when a pool or spring of water by the roadside suggested 52 Acts viii. 5-13. i in ...
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. 1866 Excerpt: ...shone into the mind of the pious and docile learner; and, when a pool or spring of water by the roadside suggested 52 Acts viii. 5-13. i in the word simony, as applied to all traffic 63 Vers. 14-17. Not, however, by their in spiritual offices. M Acts viii. 25. own powers but by prayer, accompanied I 57 Candace is a title, like Pharaoh. to him the question, "What prevents my being baptized?"--Philip complied at once.69 The chariot is stopped. Both descend from it to the water; and both were returning to it after the act of baptism was performed, when the Spirit caught away Philip from the eyes of the eunuch, who went on his way rejoicing. How far he was instrumental in spreading the Gospel among his countrymen we know not; for our information of the planting of Christianity-in Abyssinia and Sennaar (the region about Meroe) dates only from the fourth century. But his story is most memorable as a leading example of individual conversion and as a lesson not to limit God's methods of working it. Meanwhile Philip went on his mission to the cities of the Philistine plain, from Azotus (Ashdod) where he was again first seen, through all the maritime region as far as Cassarea.60 At that city he seems to have fixed his abode; for we find him there, eighteen or nineteen years later, receiving Paul and his companions into his house, on their final journey to Jerusalem. He was still remembered as one "of the Seven," but was also distinguished by the title of " Evangelist;" and he had four daughters endowed with prophetic gifts.61 We are not without some indication of the date of these transactions. The eunuch was of course returning from one of the three great festivals, and which that was may perhaps be inferred from the fact that the Book ...
Fair. No dust jacket. 1866. First Edition. 675 pages. Brown, decorative leather with gilt lettering. Hinge cracked with missing front endpaper and tearing to front pages. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with intermittent dog-eared corners. Red trim along page edges. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1455655439NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
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