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But the word which is still retained , in preference to who or whom , when
referring to the great God of Heaven , whose personality is far different from that
of any of his creatures , and is therefore properly expressed by other terms t .
... The great Herald , or Messenger , who went to learn in heaven ; " but where , or
when , is it said that the Evangelist , St. John , ascended to heaven , to be divinely
instructed , and to be the Messenger and Herald of Divine information ?
... out of his own mind , ) but of that Holy Spirit , or of those heavenly inhabitants ,
who expressed them to him by symbols , or declared them by speech . The pen of
John merely narrates , and frequently in the very words of a heavenly minister .
but they are not his own ideas from which he writes ; he relates simply , and with
little or no comment of his own , the heavenly visions which he had seen . Even in
those parts of the book , where we should most reasonably expect to meet with ...
disciples ; but the glorified King of Heaven , the Omniscient Visitor of the
Churches , the Omnipotent Judge of mankind . ... events shewn to him in heaven ;
and when he uses explanatory speech , it is in the words of his heavenly
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Related Subjects: Michaelis, J. D. | Bible. -- N.T. -- Revelation -- Commentaries.
Hathi Trust Digital Library (Full Text) http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015069248956
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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