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Men of the Bible

Some Lesser-Known Characters

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Author: D. Rowlands
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,624 / 156 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.1
LoC Categories: BL, BS
Downloads: 1,102
Added to site: 2004.11.16
mnybks.net#: 9468
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion
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p>It meant also expansion. In the passing from a lower to a higher condition, we cannot now realise the quick change which would pass over the material framework of the patriarch, but that it would be etherialised so as to be "a heavenly body" marvellously endowed with new powers of sense, of insight and locomotion, fit to be the instrument of a soul fully redeemed from the consequences of sin, we cannot doubt; and for thousands of generations has that soul sunned itself in the brightest fellowships and employments of the highest heaven.


ELDAD AND MEDAD

BY REV. ALFRED ROWLAND, D.D., LL.B.

NUMBERS xi. 24-30.

Nothing is known of these two men beyond the incident recorded in the Book of Numbers; but this is so remarkable and significant, that it well repays careful study.

The Israelites had been once more displaying suspicion and ingratitude. Turning with loathing from the manna, they whimpered, like spoilt children, for the fish and flesh they had enjoye

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