But I will say more for the Bible doctrine.

In our previous statement we mentioned that the King James Version is from the Textus Receptus Manuscripts, we believe that this (Manuscripts) is the most important place to start in order to understand the difference between Bible versions.

I maintain, therefore, that the Bible doctrine, whether we believe it or not, is conceivable by us.

He who has traversed the Great Schiedegg and the Wengun Alp, beneath the shadow of the almost vertical steeps of the Wetterhorn and the Eiger, has been awe-struck by summits so towering, and descents so profound; and yet feeble is their image of the heights and depths of the moon's Himalayas.


And yet wicked men complain that they cannot understand the Bible.

This question is answered by the first verse in the Bible: "In the beginning God created," etc.

It is He alone who can restrain the aberrations of the judgment — who can check the wanderings of the imagination — who can curb the impetuosity of the passions, and attemper the whole soul and spirit into one harmonious and well-balanced scheme of Christian character and conduct.


Has He a body, in the image of which lie could create man?

When all men do this, mankind will not only be the same as humanity; mankind will also have humanity. We see the secret of man's coming triumph: it is imageship.

We too, place some traits of this image in the understanding.

Man is the image of Christ and Christ is the image of God; that is to say: Man is the image of the image of God, or God's image as seen in secondary reflection. MAN GOD'S INSPIRATION ().

In Ecce Homo is Ecce Deus. Man the image of Jesus Christ.

And as Christ's body vehicled and organed His Personality, and so enabled Him to manifest the fullness of the Godhead which dwelt in Him body-wise, so man's body was made in the image of Christ's, even that body which in His eternal foreknowledge was eternally His.

Do you ask in what respect man was made in the image of Christ?

In man's potencies of whatever kind — moral, intellectual, emotional, aesthetic — whatever power or virtue or grace there may be — in all this we behold an image of the Lord from heaven.

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He had a mind to know God, and affections prompting to communion with Him. And then, once more, we cannot doubt that man is declared to be made in the image of God, because he was endowed by his Maker with perpetuity of being, clothed with the attribute of endless life, placed under circumstances wherein, if he had continued upright, ample provision was made for his spiritual sustentation, until, having completed the cycle of his earthly progressions, he should be conveyed, like Enoch, in invisible silence, or like Elijah, on his chariot of fire, or like the ascending Saviour, in His beautiful garments of light and cloud, to the mansions of glory and immortality.

Christian and biblical imagery.

(). Let us shed tears of sorrow over the fallen, ruined state of man. Man is still a precious creature, amid all the ruin sin has produced. In redemption, we are exalted to dignity, happiness, and salvation. Let us seek the restoration of the Divine image on our souls; for without this, without holiness, no man can see the Lord.(