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CREDIBILITY AND THEOLOGY
THE SUBSTANCE OF EIGHT LECTURES READ BEFORE THE UNIVERSITY
THE LATE REV. JOHN BAMPTON, A.M.
BY GEORGE.STANLEY FABER, B.D.
RECTOR OF LONG-NEWTON.
The Second Edition,
LARGELY REVISED, CORRECTED, ALTERED, and augmENTED.
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Respecting the connection of the Patriarchal, the Leviti-
cal, and the Christian; dispensations, viewed as the
component parts of one grand and regular system, the
II. The Pentateuch teaches us, that the Patriarchal dis-
pensation preceded the Levitical: and we ourselves
perceive, that the Christian has succeeded it, p. 5
III. The three dispensations, being equally from God,
must have some mutual connection. They are con-
nected by their common relation to one object. That
IV. As they are thus connected, a single purpose is uni-
formly pursued through the whole succession. Nor
does the succession itself argue any mutability on the
part of God; for the general analogy of nature
shews, that his works are gradually brought to per-
V. Respecting the drift of the three dispensations, and the
aspect under which their common object is set be-
2. Their common object is set before us, as presid-
ing from first. to last over the ministry of reconci-
1. Proof, that this is the case with Patriarchism, p. 16
(1.) From the promise of the woman's Seed, p. 16
(2.) From the promise of a future Saviour to the
(3.) From the prophecy of Jacob, p. 17
2. Proof, that this is also the case with the Levitical
3. Proof, from the third dispensation not intimating
(1.) This may be argued, both from the reason of.
(2.) And from the testimony of all the three dis-