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Life in the Word
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Life in the Word

by Philip Mauro, Revised Edition, 1918.

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Excerpt rom the Preface:

The Book commonly called "The Bible" is radically different to all other books. It is unique in its contents, in its history, and in its influence upon mankind. This little volume was put forth ten years ago, as an attempt to call attention to the great difference referred to. In revising it for a new edition the author finds little occasion for change in the text. Except for the addition of a few sentences, and for a change here and there in the interest of greater clearness, the text stands as originally published.

It must be evident to all who pay close attention to the spiritual conditions of our day that there is being made at this time a very determined and wide-spread effort to set aside entirely the authority of the Bible. One of the unique characteristics of that Book is that it claims the right to control the actions of men. It speaks "as one having authority." It assumes, and in the most peremptory and uncompromising way, to rebuke men for misconduct, and to tell them what they shall not do. It speaks, not as from the human plane, or even from the standpoint of superior human wisdom and morality; but as from a plane far above the highest human level, and as with a wisdom which admits of no question or dispute. Its attitude throughout is that of demanding from man unqualified submission...

Module contents:

00.0 TABLE OF CONTENTS
00.1 INTRODUCTION
02 II. NO DEFINITIONS OF LIFE.
03 III. PERENNIAL FRESHNESS.
04 IV. THE BIBLE DOES NOT BECOME OBSOLETE.
05 V. SCIENCE AND THE BIBLE.
06 VI. THE BIBLE IS INDESTRUCTIBLE.
07 VII. THE BIBLE IS A DISCERNER OF HEARTS.
08 VIII. THE TRANSLATABILITY OF SCRIPTURE.
09 IX. THE WORD EXHIBITS THE CHARACTERISTIC OF GROWTH.
10 X. A LIFE-GIVING WORD.
11 XI. THE LIFE-SUSTAINING WORD.
12 XII. THE LIFE-TRANSFORMING WORD.

 

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