The Broken Walls of Jerusalem and the Rebuilding of Them (1879) Susan Bogert Warner

ISBN: 9781437214130

Published: October 1st 2008

Hardcover

228 pages


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The Broken Walls of Jerusalem and the Rebuilding of Them (1879)  by  Susan Bogert Warner

The Broken Walls of Jerusalem and the Rebuilding of Them (1879) by Susan Bogert Warner
October 1st 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 228 pages | ISBN: 9781437214130 | 8.12 Mb

General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1879 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book youMoreGeneral Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1879 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original.

It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: THE BROKEN WALLS. CHAPTER L LEAVING HOME. It was Sunday evening on the Mount of Olives. We came together after dinner, as usual, with our Bibles- then sat waiting, uncertain with what we should begin.

Calm and sweet the light lay on the city and on the valley sides- it glittered on the Mosque of Omar and began to flush the hills of Moab. Those hills which were witnesses What are we going to do now ? Liph broke the silence. We have made an end of the Kingdom of Judah Mind, said my uncle, it was truly the end of the kingdom. Why, sir, I thought the people came back, some of them, after a while. The people, some of them, yes- but the kingdom never. There was no more kingdom of Judah, or of Israel, till He came whose right it is- and He has not yet openly assumed the dominion. The Theocracy as it had been was restored no more.

From that time on, Judah was under the rule of whatever world-power happened to be dominant- with the exception of one short interval of independence in the time of the Maccabees. So that the destruction and fall which the prophets foretold covered one long stretch ofyears, from the time of Nebuchadnezzar to the present day- and the deliverance by Christ is truly the next thing, in reality, as in their visions. The return from the Captivity was simply an earnest and a pledge and a faint image of that deliverance.

0 Uncle Sam tell us about the return. Let us read Ezra and Nehemiah. You do not know about the Captivity yet. Suppose we read Daniel and Esther. Oh, delightful I cried. I forgot all about Daniel and Esther. I dont believe yo...



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