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The Trial and Death of Jesus Christ

A Devotional History of our Lord's Passion

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Author: James Stalker
Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,164 / 206 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 807
Added to site: 2007.06.13
mnybks.net#: 17319
Genre: Religion
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eping the soldiers back; and, touching the ear, He healed it, and saved His poor disciple.

Surely it was even with a smile that Jesus said to Peter, "Put up again thy sword into his place; for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword." Inside the scabbard, not outside, was the sword's place; it was out of place in this cause; and those who wield the sword without just reason, and without receiving the orders of competent authority, are themselves liable to give life for life.

But it was with the high-strung eloquence with which He had spoken to His enemies that Jesus further showed Peter how inconsistent was his act. It was inconsistent with his Master's dignity; "For," said He, "if I ask My Father, He would presently give Me more than twelve legions of angels;" and what against such a force were this miscellaneous band, numbering at the most the tenth part of a legion of men? It was inconsistent with Scripture: "How then shall the Scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?"

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