The message stayed with Gill and eventually led to his conversion. It was not until six years later that he made a public profession when he was His first pastoral work was as an intern assisting John Davis at Higham Ferrers in at age His pastorate lasted 51 years. In his congregation needed larger premises and moved to a Carter Lane, St. During Gill's ministry, the church strongly supported the preaching of George Whitefield at nearby Kennington Common.
He was a profound scholar and a prolific author. His most important works are:.
- Verse In-Depth.
- Why Were Some Books Excluded From The Bible?.
- Cloudy With A Chance Of Marriage: The Impossible Bachelors.
- Жираф Джерри (Забавные зверушки) (Russian Edition)!
- Detection des mensonges vs mentalisme (French Edition).
Gill also edited and re-published the works of the antinomian theologian Rev. Tobias Crisp , D. John Gill was the first major writing Baptist theologian, his work retaining influence into the 21st century. Gill's relationship with hyper-Calvinism in English Baptist life is a matter of debate.
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Wikisource has original text related to this article: The complete Authorised Version of 1 Esdras. Who could know how to shape his conduct if the principles of the divine administration were not always the same? At the same time, also, that this passage furnishes the strongest argument for fidelity and perseverance, it is an irrefragable proof of the divinity of the Saviour.
It asserts immutability - sameness in the past, the present, and to all eternity but of whom can this be affirmed but God? It would not be possible to conceive of a declaration which would more strongly assert immutability than this. Jesus Christ the same yesterday - In all past times there was no way to the holiest but through the blood of Jesus, either actually shed, or significantly typified.
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To-day - he is the lamb newly slain, and continues to appear in the presence of God for us. This Jesus was thus witnessed of by your guides, who are already departed to glory. Remember Him; remember them; and take heed to yourselves. Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, and today, and for ever. Who is the substance of the word spoken by the above mentioned rulers, the author and object of their faith, and the end in which their conversation terminated.
These words may be expressive of the duration of Christ: he was "yesterday", which does not design the day immediately foregoing, nor some little time past, but ancient times, formerly, of old; and though it does not extend to eternity, which is true of Christ, yet may be carried further than to the days of his flesh here on earth, even to the whole Old Testament dispensation; yea, to the beginning of the world, when he existed not only as the eternal Word, the everlasting "I am", but as the Saviour and Redeemer of his people; during which dispensation he frequently appeared in an human form, and was the sum of all promises and prophecies, and the substance of all types and shadows, and the spiritual food of his people: and he is "today" under the Gospel dispensation; in his person as God-man, and in his offices as prophet, priest, and King: and will be so "for ever": he will never die more; his kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and his priesthood an unchangeable one.
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Moreover, these words may regard the immutability of Christ; who is unchangeable in his person, perfections, and essence, as God; and in his love to his people; and in the fulness of his grace, and in the efficacy of his blood, and in the virtue of his sacrifice and righteousness: it may be observed, that , translated "the same", answers to "he", a name of God, Psalm and which is used in Jewish writings x for a name of God; and so it is among the Turks y : and it is expressive of his eternity, immutability, and independence; and well agrees with Christ, who is God over all, blessed for ever.
Zehar in Exod. Maimonides in Misn. Succa, c. This verse is not, as some read it, in apposition with "the end of their conversation" Hebrews , but forms the transition. Compare "this same Jesus," Acts He who yesterday proverbial for the past time suffered and died, is to-day in glory Revelation He is the same yesterday, before He came into the world, and to-day, in heaven.
So the doctrine is the same, not variable: this verse thus forms the transition between Hebrews and Hebrews He is always "the same" Hebrews