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in the enterprise. Simon Magus. His rejection. St.
Paul. His conversion and reception into the apo-
stolic body. His conversion miraculous, argued against
Kuinoel and other German theologians.

LECTURE V.

1 Cor. xii. 10, 11.
To another divers kinds of tongues ; to another the in-

terpretation of tongues :
All these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, di-

viding to every man severally as he will.
Necessity of the gift of tongues. General belief of the

Church. Vernacular language of Palestine, and ex-
tent to which Greek was spoken. Literal belief in the
gift necessary for the credibility of the scene on the
day of Pentecost. Improbability of the apostles learn-
ing Greek. Utility of the gift in other countries.
Sketch of the languages spoken among those nations
with which the apostles had intercourse. Affair at
Lystra. Other passages, in which the gift of tongues
is mentioned, discussed. Conclusion.

LECTURE VI.

1 Cor. i. 23.
But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stum-

blingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness.
Third point. Advantages and disadvantages arising from

the actual state of the world at the time of the first
propagation of Christianity. Prearrangement of the
world. The fulness of time. I. Dispersion of the
Jews. Their estimation in the world. Their recep-
tion of Christianity. II. Universal dominion of the
Romans. III. Religious state of the world. The

EXTRACT

FROM

THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

OF THE LATE

REV. JOHN BAMPTON,

CANON OF SALISBURY.

“I give and bequeath my Lands and “ Estates to the Chancellor, Masters, and Scho“ lars of the University of Oxford for ever, to “ have and to hold all and singular the said “ Lands or Estates upon trust, and to the in“ tents and purposes hereinafter mentioned ; “ that is to say, I will and appoint that the “ Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford “ for the time being shall take and receive all “ the rents, issues, and profits thereof, and (after “ all taxes, reparations, and necessary deduc“ tions made) that he pay all the remainder to “the endowment of eight Divinity Lecture “ Sermons, to be established for ever in the said

University, and to be performed in the man“ ner following:

“I direct and appoint, that, upon the first “ Tuesday in Easter Term, a Lecturer be yearly

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no others, in the room adjoining to the Print

ing-House, between the hours of ten in the “ morning and two in the afternoon, to preach “eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year fol

lowing, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent

Term, and the end of the third week in Act “Term.

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“ Also I direct and appoint, that the eight “ Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be preached

upon either of the following Subjects—to con“ firm and establish the Christian Faith, and to “confute all heretics and schismatics-upon the “ divine authority of the holy Scriptures—upon “ the authority of the writings of the primitive “ Fathers, as to the faith and practice of the pri“ mitive Church-upon the Divinity of our Lord “ and Saviour Jesus Christ-upon the Divinity “ of the Holy Ghost-upon the Articles of the “ Christian Faith, as comprehended in the “ Apostles' and Nicene Creeds.

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“ Also I direct, that thirty copies of the eight Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be always printed, within two months after they are

preached, and one copy shall be given to the “ Chancellor of the University, and one copy to “ the Head of every College, and one copy to “ the Mayor of the city of Oxford, and one

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