Ministerial Jubilee of John Wesley Sarles

 
9781235761232: Ministerial Jubilee of John Wesley Sarles

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.1897 Excerpt: ... ADDRESS OF Rev. D. C. HUGHES, D. D. Of the Lord Jesus the prophet Isaiah said: "Righteousness shall be the girdle of His loins, faithfulness the girdle of His reins." As these two elements were fundamental to the character of our Divine Master, they are equally fundamental to the character of every one of His true followers. In the prosecution of the task assigned me for this delightful occasion, in showing the relation of our venerable and honored Father in Israel to the American Bible Union, these two elements of His beautiful character will be seen to shine forth with undimmed lustre, like a star of the first magnitude. In order that this may be clearly shown, it will be necessary to allude to the main principle for which Bible Unionists have contended, and how this principle came first to be applied in translating or revising the Holy Scriptures, and to the effect produced by the application of this principle. When the Bible Union was organized and its Constitution adopted, June 10th, 1850, in New York City, the second article of the Constitution, which was unanimously adopted, read as follows: "Its object shall be to procure and circulate the most faithful versions of the sacred Scriptures in all languages throughout the world." In the address in which this principle was advocated these self-evident propositions were stated: "The more accurately a version is brought to the true standard, the more accurately will it express the mind and will of God. And this is the real foundation of the sacredness of the Bible. Any regard for it founded upon the defects or faults of translation is superstition." It would seem that such self-evident truths as these would have commended themselves most cordially to the Christian consciousness of every true lover of the W...

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