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Published by The Religious Tract Society; 56, Paternoster Row, and 65, St. Paul"s Churchyard in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Legends

Book details:

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Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25098370M

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In The Brazen Serpent, among other preoccupations, poems explore how the most basic legends - family stories - fragment and alter in each individual's memory. Ni Chuilleanain's language is supple and acute enough to undertake its most difficult subject, how we perceive and understand the world, and how we share our worlds in mystery and love.3/5(1). BRAZEN SERPENT. The brazen serpent comes before the reader three times in Scripture. When Israelites were being bitten by fiery serpents in the wilderness, Moses is said to have made a serpent of brass, in response to Jahweh’s instruction, and to have set it on a pole so that those stricken might look upon it and be healed (Num f.).   The Brazen Serpent is an advanced treatise on the Hermetic Qabalah from a unique Thelemic perspective. It is NOT a beginner’s guide. The Brazen Serpent expects the reader to be familiar with the Thelemic paradigm and have working knowledge of the Tree of Life. In The Brazen Serpent, among other preoccupations, poems explore how the most basic legends—family stories—fragment and alter in each individual’s memory. Ní Chuilleanáin’s language is supple and acute enough to undertake its most difficult subject, how we perceive and understand the world, and how we share our worlds in mystery /5.

Numbers New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Bronze Serpent. 6 The Lord sent fiery serpents among the people and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died. 7 So the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, because we have spoken against the Lord and you; intercede with the Lord, that He may remove the serpents from us. The remedy of the bitten Israelites was a brazen serpent; and the remedy for sinners is Christ crucified. "Stuff, nonsense," said some of the children of Israel, when they heard that a brazen serpent lifted up on a pole was to be the means of their cure. Many of them laughed in the jollity of unbelief—absurd. Moses therefore made a brazen serpent, and set it up for a sign: which when they that were bitten looked upon, they were healed. Darby Bible Translation And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole; and it came to pass, if a serpent had bitten any man, and he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived. English Revised Version. The Brazen Serpent is an advanced treatise on the Hermetic Qabalah from a unique Thelemic perspective. It is NOT a beginner’s guide. The Brazen Serpent expects the reader to be familiar with the Thelemic paradigm and have working knowledge of the Tree of Life.

For remember the brazen serpent was lifted up, that every one in the camp who was bitten might live; and now Christ is lifted up to you, that "whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.".   This emblem - a brass serpent raised on a pole - is distinctive in that the Lord Jesus Christ personally applied it to Himself. The more you examine it, the stranger it appears: brass was the Levitical symbol of judgment; brass was the metal that was associated with fire (as the brazen altar, etc.).   The next reference we find in the Bible to this serpent is in John Jesus indicated that this bronze serpent was a foreshadowing of Him. The serpent, a symbol of sin and judgment, was lifted up from the earth and put on a tree, which was a symbol of a curse (Galatians ). The serpent lifted up and cursed symbolized Jesus, who takes. This is the pastor bringing the morning message entitled The Brazen Serpent. We are finding in our Old Testament the whole gospel of the New. There are some who look upon the Old Testament Scriptures as an archaeologist looks upon a manuscript or a tablet or an inscription that he might dig up from an ancient civilization.