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Page The term “God” frequently applied to existences inferior to God

....... 168 The term “ for ever" often applied created beings

...... 170 John i. 1, explained...

... 171 Hindoos believe in one Godhead, consisting of numerous persons under it'.

172 Jesus performs wonderful works, which do not amount to equality with those of God ...

173

CHAPTER III.

The first position of the Editor, on the ubiquity of Jesus.... 175 John iii. 13, explained

ib. viii. 58, xi. 8

ib. xi. 38; Matt. xxvi. 2; John xiï. 6, xvi. 32; Matt. ii. 18, 15; John vi. 62

.. 176 xvi. 7, 5, 28, xiii. 36, 1

177 Matt. xviii. 20, explained...

... 179 Luke xyi. 29.....

ib. The second position of the Editor, on the incomprehensibility of the nature of Jesus

180 Matt. xi. 27, explained

ib. John xiv. 16, 17 .....

181 Mark xiii. 32, explained

ib. Matt. xi. 28, (Prov. xxix. 17,] explained

182 The third position of the Editor, on Jesus forgiving sins in an independent manner .....

ib. Mark ii. 5, 9, explained

ib. Acts v. 31, 32, xiii. 38

.... 183 Luke xxiii. 34, xi. 4; Matt. vi. 14

.. 184 The fourth position of the Editor, respecting the almighty

ib. John v. 21-23, explained

ib. 19-36......

185 Deut. xviii. 15, 18; Acts iii. 22, vii. 37, considered .... 187 Matt. XX, 23, xii. 28, xxvi. 39, considered

... 188

power of Jesus

ib.

... 191

Page Matt. xxvi. 42; Luke xxii. 32; John xii. 27, separately explained

188 Matt. x. 40; John v. 23, separately explained....

189 Matt. v. 48

ib. The fifth position of the Editor, respecting the judgment of

the world by Jesus Matt. iii. 9; Luke i. 37

• 190 From this the Editor infers his omniscience

ib. Mark xiii. 32, considered

ib. John v. 26, 27, 30, considered The sixth position of the Editor, respecting the worship accepted by Jesus ....

ib. Daniel ii. 46; Matt. xviii, 26, considered.

• 192 John iv. 24; Matt. iv. 10, xix. 17

ib. ix. 31, 33, 38; Mark v. 7

193 Luke xvii. 15, 16; Matt. xiv. 33, xv. 25; Mark viii. 29; Luke xxiv. 19 ...

194 John vi. 69, xx, 31; Matt. viii. 2

195 The worship paid to Jesus inferior to divine ........ 191—195 Jesus himself worshipped the Father; Matt. vi. 9, xxvi. 53;

John xvi. 26; Luke xxii. 41, 42; Mark xiv. 35, 36; Luke vi. 12, x.21; John xi. 41 ; Matt. xxyii. 46; John iv. 22....

196 The seventh position of the Editor, respecting the form of

Baptism, Matt. xxviii. 19; Exod. xiv. 31....... ...... 197 Mohummud joins his own name with that of God in his form of belief..

198 Matt. xxviii. 18, considered.

ib. Synonymous expressions employed by Mohummud and Jesus 199 Mussulmans notwithstanding remain strict Monotheists.... 200

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CHAPTER IV.

Texts adduced in support of the atonement, explained...... 201 Luke iv. 43, ii. 47–49; John xvii. 8 •

• 202 The sufferings of Jesus and of other Prophets unaccountable except as prophesied

203

Page John ix. 3; Mark xii. 149, considered..... ..... 204 - xv. 21, 22......

205 Whether Jesus suffered as God or as Man for mankind ib. The first inconsistent with the nature of God

ib. The last inconsistent with justice.. tot

1. 206 Jesus averse to the death of the cross

ib. Matthew xxvi. 37, 39, 42, 43; Mark xiv. 36, considered .. ib. Luke xxii. 42, 44; John xii. 27 ; xi. 17, 18; Matt. xxvi. 53, 54, considered....

207 The application of the term Saviour to Jesus a supposed proof of the atonement

... 208 Obadiah 21; Nehemiah ix. 27; 2 Kings xii. 5, considered ib. Jesus is a Saviour from inculcating the word of God

209 John xv. 3, v. 24, vi. 63, considered

ib. God declares Christ a Prophet equal to Moses

26. Matthew P. 7

ib. w xxiii. 2, 3

210 Jesus was a perfect teacher of the divine will Matthew v. 21, 22 -660

ib. V. 27, 28, 31, 32, 38, 39, 43-45, considered ••'. 211 The term “ Lamb of God” explained

.. 212 Nature of Christ ....

7 213 God shews mercy for righteousness' sake ose

ib. Genesis xxx. 27; Jeremiah xxvii. 18; Genesis xlviii. 16; Exodus xxii. 20, 21......

• 214 The Author offers-Bo opinion on this doctrine ovde ib.

CHAPTER V.

Disputes ascribed to the different interpretations of the
Dogmas ...

.. 215 Illiberality in supposing that the primitive Christians shed each other's blood from worldly motives

216 Mosheim's Authority, Vol. I. pp. 419, 420

ib. Illiberal remarks may be equally applied to the Apostles and Martyrs

217

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The cause of the final success of Alexandrians (afterwards called the Orthodox) over Arians

217 Violent contentions between Roman Catholics and Protestants 218 Matthew x. 34, explained by its contents..... .... 219 Difference between the peculiar Doctrines of the Gospel and the tenet of the existence of God

221 The miracles quoted by the Reviewer to shew their importance, considered

... 222 Matthew xi. 24

ib. John X. 37, 38, xiv. 11; Matthew xii. 39; John xx. 29, considered

223 The arguments adduced by the Reviewer in support of Chris.

tian miracles are equally applicable to Hindoo miracles .. 224 And also to the miraculous narrations of Mussulmans. ...•• 225 Superior excellence of the Precepts of Jesus..... •• 226

CHAPTER VI.

Only one circumstance adduced in support of the Deity of the Spirit as a distinct person...

227 The association of the name of the Spirit with that of the

Father and Son inadequate to prove this doctrine ..... 228 Prophets associated with God. 2 Chron. xx. 20; Jeremiah xxx. 9; Luke iii. 16

ib. The Holy Spirit explained to be the guiding influence of God, John xiv. 6, xvi. 13

229 Anger, mercy, truth, &c. personified as well as the Holy

Spirit. 2 Kings xxiv. 20; Psalm xc. 7, xxi. 7, vi. 4; Luke xii. 12; Acts i. 8; John xiv. 26; Psalm lvii. 3, 1xxxv. 10, c. 5, xxxiii. 22, xxxvi. 5, cviii. 4; [Ezek.] vii. 3; 2 Chron. xxiv. 18««rr..

..... 230 Tlte bad consequences of supposing the Spirit to be a person of God, Matt. i. 11, 20; Luke i. 35

231 This opinion also inconsistent with the use of the term in

Matt. iii. 11 ; Luke iří. 16; Acts x. 38; Matt. xii. 28, 31; Luke iv, 1, ïï. 22

232

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Page The Jews accuse Jesus of employing diabolical influence .. 234 Matt. xii. 24, 37, with context; and Mark iii. 29, 30, explained

ib. The Spirit of God was bestowed before the coming of Jesus, Luke i. 15, 41, 67, ii. 25, 26; Mark xii. 36; Matt. xxii. Luke iv. 1

237, 238 Acts v. 3, 4; John xv. 26, explained

•• 239 The plural number of nouns and pronouns in Hebrew, &c. is

often used for a singular agent or object. Gen. i. 26 ;

Deut. iv. 4; Exod. xxi. 4, 6; Isaiah vi. 8........ 240—242 The same rule observed in Arabic ; of which an example from the Qoran

242 The thrice repeated term “holy" in Isaiah vi. 3, noticed .. 243 The verse which has been introduced as John v. 7, noticed.. ib. The Trinity not taught by the Apostles .....

244 This proved by Acts ii. 22, 32, 36, iii. 22, 23, iv. 12, 26,

27, v. 31, 7, (vii. 56,) viii. 37, 38, x. 38, 42, xiii. 38, xvii. 3

245, 246 Extracts from Mosheim, Vol. I. pp. 100, 411, 412, 414,

shewing that so late as the year 314 the Deity of the Son

was not considered a fundamental article of faith.... 247, 249 Reason why Trinitarians prevailed at the Council of Nice .. 250 Another extract from Mosheim, p. 25. Acts xxviii. 6, and xiv. 11, quoted .....

........250, 251 Other extracts from Mosheim, shewing that Polytheism was

familiar to the Christian converts of the first ages, (pp. 65, 66)

.. 251 The prevalence of the Trinity attributable only to the prejudices of education

.... 252 The alleged two-fold consciousness of Jesus Christ consi

dered Moses might also be said to have a two-fold consciousness 253 Mode of reconciling apparent contradictions in Scripture .. 254 Difficulties arising from neglecting this mode

ib. The argument drawn from the analogy of the soul, will, and perception, to the Trinity, considered ....

•. 255

.. ib.

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