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Primeval Man Unveiled

James Gall Jr.

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230359137
Paperback
102 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVIII. THEMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVIII. THE FIEST CONFLICT. BEHOLD then the two champions face to face, and if ever there was silence in heaven, there must have been silence then. A cloud of witnesses in breathless expectation must have been gathered round the arena on which that battle was to be fought, to witness the conflict, and to be ready to minister to the fainting warrior when he sank exhausted, but victorious, on the field. To make the triumph more complete, everything was in favour of the enemy. Here was no Eden with its soft delights, its fruitful orchards, and its lovely bowers. A bleak and howling wilderness, with beasts of prey and haunting demons, had been for forty days the dwellingplace of the lowly Son of Man, who had not where to lay his head. It might even be said that he came disarmed to tho conflict, with nothing but the smooth stones of the word of God, and the sling of the Spirit, with which he sent them deep into the forehead of his enemy- and He entered the field fasting and hungry, weak and wasted, patient, but expecting whatever God would send him to sustain his fainting manhood- and then the tempter came. We have not the slightest reason to suppose that upon this occasion Satan assumed any personal or bodily form. It was not necessary, as in the case of Eve, because our Lord, being invested with prophetic powers, could hold converse with spirits, even as the prophets are able to receive direct communications from the Spirit of God. The first temptation with which our Lord was assailed was in these words, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread- and here we cannot but observe three very remarkable peculiarities. In the first place, here was a knowledge and acknowledgment of the person and power of Jesus as...