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harmony of the Evangelists

Jean Le Clerc

harmony of the Evangelists

being the whole text of the four Gospels dispos"d according to the order of time in which the things related in them were done

by Jean Le Clerc

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Published by Printed for Sam. Buckley in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesBible. N.T. Gospels. English. Harmonies. 1701.
Statementby John Le Clerc.
The Physical Object
Pagination630 p. ;
Number of Pages630
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20270763M

Monks from the original monastery founded by St Columba also set up other monastic communities including harmony of the Evangelists book on the great rock of Lindisfarne in Northumberland, established by the Ionan monk Aidan in It has become customary to speak of "the Gospel of Matthew" Hence also they cannot meet us fairly with this question: Why, then, did the God of the Hebrews, whom you declare to be the supreme and true God, not only not subdue the Romans under their power, but even fail to secure those Hebrews themselves against subjugation by the Romans? Luke, on the other hand, had no one connected with him to act as his summarist in the way that Mark was attached to Matthew. Some have even described this as an artistic form of doodling, as one line leads to another, weaving backwards and forwards on itself.

And what will it matter to man, even should this question remain for ever unsolved, since, in any case, no soul becomes wise or blessed by drawing from any other soul but from that one supreme and immutable harmony of the Evangelists book of God? But far less reputably to his right, there is a smaller figure who seems to be knocking back a goblet of wine, his eyes closed in a alcoholic stupor and totally oblivious of a gigantic monster looming above him. For now, indeed, by the might of this gospel of Christ, the true King and Priest, the advent of which was prefigured by that kingdom and priesthood, the God of Israel Himself is everywhere destroying the idols of the nations. This question demands an answer all the more, when we see that they are of the mind that all the gods ought to be worshipped by the man of wisdom.

Against these antagonists he vindicates the teaching of the apostles, by appealing to the utterances of the prophets, and by showing that the God of Israel was to be the sole object of worship, who also, although He was the only Deity to harmony of the Evangelists book acceptance was denied in former times by the Romans, and that for the very reason that He prohibited them from worshipping other gods along with Himself, has now in the end made the empire of Rome subject to His name, and among all nations has broken their idols in pieces through the preaching of the gospel, as He had promised by His prophets that the event should be. I do not speak of those works which they deem themselves at liberty not to credit, such as His work in the beginning, when He made heaven and earth, and all that is in them. But now, what we are to make of people like these I know not, who, in their very effort to put a more favourable meaning upon the names and the images of their gods, make the confession that the very god who is their major deity, and the father of the rest, is Time. The letters themselves are the centrepiece of the folio. And to these same Virgil has addressed the additional flattery of song, saying: "Lo, the star of Caesar, descendant of Dione, arose. Best of all was the chance to visit the Book of Kells as many times as I wanted.


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Of these four, it is true, only Matthew is reckoned to have written in the Hebrew language; the others in Greek. Chapter II. The character ' doubles as an apostrophe, when necessary.

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Moreover, there are harmony of the Evangelists book several virtues or talents which have been proposed to the mind of man. But notwithstanding this, harmony of the Evangelists book still retain remnants of some of their observances; while, on the other hand, not even in their state of overthrow and subjugation have they accepted those Roman rites which are connected with the worship of idols.

For if they were minded to worship Him in a method different from the way in which He had declared that He ought to be worshipped, then assuredly they would have been worshipping not this God as He is, but some figment of their own.

In harmony of the Evangelists book, they may think of Him as they please. For the opinion of Socrates is, that every deity whatsoever ought to be worshipped just in the manner in which he may have ordained that he should be worshipped.

I believe that they perceived that, if they admitted the worship of this Deity, whose commandment was that He only should be worshipped, and that images should be destroyed, they would have to put away from them all those objects to which formerly they had undertaken to do religious service, and by the worship of which they believed their empire had grown.

To Him, too, God gave the throne of His father David, in order that of His kingdom there should be none end. But harmony of the Evangelists book that is a most absurd statement to venture upon, then in all that belongs to the history of that Person to whom they grant the honour of wisdom, they ought to believe not merely what suits their own notions, but what they read in the narratives of those who learned from this sage Himself those various facts which they have left on record on the subject of His life.

Against such practices He issued His prohibition by the mouth of those same prophets by whom He also announced beforehand the destined occurrence of those very things which their images are now sustaining at the hands of the Christians.

I refer to the question why the Lord has written nothing Himself, and harmony of the Evangelists book He has thus left us to the necessity of accepting the testimony of other persons who have prepared records of His history. That is an opinion which ought not to be affirmed, unless its truth is clearly ascertained; neither ought it to be rejected, unless its falsehood is harmony of the Evangelists book clearly ascertained.

Two of the Evangelist portraits in the Book of Kells have survived, one representing Matthew, seen below, and one — John. He also produced several confessions of faith in order to unite the churches. Hence, too, [it would appear that] these had one order determined among them with regard to the matters of their personal knowledge and their preaching [of the gospel], but a different order in reference to the task of giving the written narrative.

Some say that He is Saturn. And in the same way they dispose of all other kindred passages in the epistles of the apostles, in the light of which we have been taught that He is to be worshipped as one God with the Father.

If it is a spirit, or if again it is, in short, the corporeal heaven itself, then what does that shield of Jupiter there which they style the Aegis? Augustine then prepares for the discussion of the questions relating to their harmony, by joining issue in this book with those who raise a difficulty in the circumstance that Christ has left no writing of His own, or who falsely allege that certain books were composed by Him on the arts of magic.

For when they made up their minds to represent Christ to have written in such strain as that to His disciples, they bethought themselves of those of His followers who might best be taken for the persons to whom Christ might most readily be believed to have written, as the individuals who had kept by Him on the most familiar terms of friendship.

They think by this device, while honouring and lauding Christ, to tear the Christian faith in pieces. They acknowledge Christ, however, to be the wisest of men, and consequently Christ cannot have written any such thing. Indeed there appear to have been many degrees of ministry in the infant church: apostles, prophets, evangelists, teachers, presbyters or elders, bishops or For this report, 5 indeed, which is spread abroad with a wonderful clearness from that Church catholic 6 at whose extension through the whole world those persons are so astonished, prevails in an incomparable fashion over the unsubstantial run, ours with which men like them occupy themselves.

Most certainly, however, they may themselves be pressed to adduce anything which has been prophesied by the seers of their own gods against the God of the Hebrews; as, on our side, we can point to declarations so remarkable at once for number and for weight recorded in the books of our prophets against their gods, in which also we can both note the command and recite the prediction and demonstrate the event.

As far, indeed, as concerns the acquisition of their own knowledge and the charge of preaching, those unquestionably came first in order who were actually followers of the Lord when He was present in the flesh, and who heard Him speak and saw Him act; and [with a commission received] from His lips they were despatched to preach the gospel.

And so far was he from having the desire to write anything himself, that he declared that he had done even so much only because he was constrained by the imperial will of his demon, as Plato, the noblest of all his disciples, tells us.

But whether that universal corporeal mass, which is called the world, has a kind of soul, or, so to speak, its own soul, that is to say, a rational life by which it can govern its own movements, as is the case with every sort of animal, is a question both vast and obscure.

Look more keenly at it and you will penetrate to the very shrine of art. How do they take the term? For there were open sins of theirs that went before them, and on account of which the prophets so long time ago predicted that this very thing would overtake them; and above all, the reason lay in the fact, that in their impious fury they put Christ to death, in the commission of which sin they were made blind [to the guilt of their crime] through the deserts of other hidden transgressions.

It is interpreted by the evangelists as meaning "the place of a skull" Matthew ; Mark ; John Chapter 7. A Statement of Augustine's Reason for Undertaking This Work on the Harmony of the Evangelists, and an Example of the Method in Which He Meets Those Who Allege that Christ Wrote Nothing Himself, and that His Disciples Made an Unwarranted Affirmation in Proclaiming Him to Be God.

A classic manual that has gone through more than twenty printings, this book is the first Harmony of the Gospels to use the Revised Standard Version of the Bible. This simple and nontechnical book presents the Gospel materials in parallel columns in order that the Bible reader can compare the varied texts.

It does not restrict itself simply to the Synoptic Gospels but includes the Fourth 4/4(1). John Leclerc John Leclerc Is the author of books such as Harmony Of the Evangelists."This book contains the harmony of the Four Evangelists pdf to Jerome, where for almost every page there are different designs, distinguished by varied colours.

The Book of Kells isn’t.Harmony of the Gospels Robertson Matthew Mark Luke John. Title: Matthew Mark Luke John 1. In the dedication Luke explains his method of research Luk 2. In his introduction John pictures Christ as the Word (Logos) Joh 3.

Apparently Joseph's genealogy in Mat and Mary's in .Book II. Ebook this book Augustin undertakes an orderly examination of the Gospel according ebook Matthew, on to the narrative of the Supper, and institutes a comparison between it and the other Gospels by Mark, Luke, and John, with the view of demonstrating a complete harmony between the four Evangelists throughout all these sections.

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