Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1882. Excerpt: ... IV. PROSPECTIVE RESULTS. The results of a general acceptance of Christianity by the Jews have already been hinted at, and may now be a little more fully treated of. But first, it may be asked, what prospect is there of success in attempting to convert them? To this we may answer without hesitation that there is every way sure ground for hope. 1. Enough has been said above to show that God has interposed no insuperable obstacle to their conversion: "There is no difference between the Jew and the Greek" in this matter: God, who commands His servants to "make disciples of all nations," will bless all labour of love spent on His people, as certainly as, or even more certainly than He will bless missions to the heathen. There is nothing in the nature of the case, therefore, to justify a doubt of God's will to save Israel as well as the heathen. For "God our Saviour will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth."* 2. Not only does the reason of the thing make it probable that Christian missions will be as much blessed among the chosen people as among heathen races; but God's command to "begin at Jerusalem," and the example of our Lord and His apostles, make it certain that He will bless all who try to fulfil the command. 3. Further, the rapid spread of the Gospel among Israelites in the early apostolic age shows us what a revival of apostolic life would probably effect now--a revival, that is, of the first Christians' self-devotion to this task, the making the evangelization of Israel the first and chief object in life. 4. The results that have been achieved in recent times afford a presumptive guess of the effects of an extensive and well-sustained effort on the part of the Church. It is calculated that (out of a total of 50,000 Jews in Great Britain) there a...
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William Warren has contributed to Jew and Christian; Their Mutual Relations and Duties. Their Mutual Relations and Duties as an author.
William Warren has lived in Thailand since 1960 and has designed gardens in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket. He is the author of more than 50 books on architecture, tropical gardens, and history, among them The Tropical Garden, Balinese Gardens, and Singapore: City of Gardens.
|Title:||Jew and Christian; Their Mutual Relations and Duties. Their Mutual Relations and Duties||Publisher:||General Books|
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