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The Risen Master Henry Latham

The Risen Master

Henry Latham

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230333762
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112 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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...have been a considerableMoreThis 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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...have been a considerable interval between the visit of the women and that of Mary, for there was time for some of the disciples to visit the tomb and return to the chamber- the two from Emmaus were there when these delivered their report, but they left before Mary came. What reception Mary Magdalene met with from the brethren we do not know. The disciples had heard from the messengers, that it was even so as the women had said. This would lead them to listen to Mary with respect, but it might seem to them uncertain whether it was really the Lord that she had seen. According to her account she had thought she was speaking to a stranger, and then she found that the stranger was the Lord. Her story, they might think, did not carry such positive testimony as so great a fact required. I believe that they remained uncertain, debating this matter among themselves until Peter came. The emphatic indeed in the Lord is risen indeed, Luke xxiv. 34, shews as I have already said that the question of His having Risen had been under discussion (see p. 112, note and p. 124). S. John xx. 11--18. On several of the above heads of statement I have something to say, and I will go down the list in order, taking together the connected events. 1, 2, 3. Of the incidents here related, I have spoken fully in my second chapter, pp. 38--43. That Mary Magdalene did not come to the tomb by herself, I am more than ever convinced. That Mary should say we know not where they have laid him1 to Peter and John, using the plural, and I know not2 to the Angel, agrees with the circumstances under which I believe her to be speaking in the two cases. In the first instance she still regards herself as one of the party, which...