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Hebrew-Christian Messiah by A. Lukyn Williams

Today’s free book is a series of lectures by A. Lukyn Williams, subtitled “The Presentation of the Messiah to the Jews in the Gospel According to Matthew”. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation.

Arthur Lukyn Williams [1853-1943], The Hebrew-Christian Messiah Or The Presentation of the Messiah to the Jews in the Gospel according to St. Matthew Being Twelve Lectures delivered before the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn on the Foundation of Bischop Warburton in the years 1911-1915. With an introductory Note by the Bishop of Ely. London: SPCK, 1916. Hbk. pp.425. [Click to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Introductory Note by the Bishop of Ely
  • Preface
  1. Introduction
    1. The Genealogy
    2. The Virgin Birth—ts form and meaning
    3. The Place—Bethlehem
    4. The Flight to Egypt
    5. The Massacre of the Innocents
    6. Nazareth
    7. The Messiah and John the Baptist, the true Elijah
    8. The Baptism and the Voice
    9. The Temptation
    10. The Manifestation in Galilee
  2. The Jewish Parties in the Time of the Messiah, Especially the Pharisees
    1. The Essenes
    2. The Sadducees
    3. The Pharisees
      1. The Scribes
      2. The Pharisees as such
      3. Passages in the Gospel dealing with them
  3. Messiah, The Healer of Disease
    1. The Position of Miracles in St. Matthew’s Presentation of the Messiah to the Jews
      1. The impossibility of severing the miracles from the history
      2. The Jews did not deny the fact of Christ’s miracles, but attributed them to demonic power
      3. Miracles at heathen temples, and down to our own time
      4. How far St. Matthew regarded the miracles as evidence for the Messiahship
    2. The Position of Miracles in the Evidences for Christianity to-day
      1. The classification of our Lord’s miracles
      2. The explanation of them
      3. The relation of our Lord to His miracles
      4. His miracles are evidence to Him on the predictive side and the moral
  • Appendix. A few examples of non-Biblical miracles of healing

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