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The miracles quoted by the Reviewer to shew their importance, considered - - - - - 76 Matthew xi. 2–4 - - - - - ib.

John x. 37, 38, xiv. 11; Matthew xii. 39 ; John xx. 29, considered - - - - - - 77

The arguments adduced by the Reviewer in support of Chris-
tian miracles are equally applicable to Hindoo miracles 78
And also to the miraculous narrations of Moosulmans - ib.
Superior excellence of the Precepts of Jesus - - 80

CHAPTER WI.

Only one circumstance adduced in support of the Deity of the

Spirit as a distinct person - - - 81 The association of the name of the Spirit with that of the Father and Son inadequate to prove this doctrine - 82 Prophets associated with God. 2 Chron. xx. 20; Jeremiah xxx. 9; Luke iii. 16 - - - - 82, 83 The Holy Spirit explained to be the guiding influence of God, John xiv. 6. xiv. 13 - - 83

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xxiv. 18 - - - - - 84, 85 The bad consequences of supposing the Spirit to be a person of God, Matt. i. 11, 20; Luke i. 35 - - 85

This opinion also inconsistent with the use of the term in Matt. iii. 11; Luke iii. 16; Acts x. 38; Matt. xii. 28, 31; Luke

iv. 1, iii. 22 - - - - - 86 The Jews accuse Jesus of employing diabolical influence 88 Matt. xii. 24–37, with context; and Mark iii. 29, 30, ex

plained - - - - - - 89

The Spirit of God was bestowed before the coming of Jesus, Luke i. 15, 41, 67, ii. 25, 26; Mark xii. 36; Matt. xxii. 43; Luke iv. 1 - - - - - 91, 92

Acts v. 3, 4 ; John xv. 26, explained - - 92, 93 Page
The plural number of nouns and pronouns in Hebrew, &c., is

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

Deut. iv. 4; Exod. xxi. 4, 6, 29 ; Isaiah vi. 8 93–96
The same rule observed in Arabic; of which an example from

the Qoran - - - - - 26
The thrice repeated term “holy” in Isaiahvi. 3, noticed ib.
The verse which has been introduced as 1 John v. 7, noticed 97
The Trinity not taught by the Apostles - - 98

This proved by Acts ii. 22, 32, 36, iii. 22, 23, iv. 12, 26,
27, v. 31, vii. 56, viii. 37, 38, x. 38, 42, xiii. 38, xvii. 3,
98–100
Extracts from Mosheim, Vol. I. pp. 100, 411, 412,414, shew-
ing that so late as the year 314, the Deity of the Son was not
considered a fundamental article of faith - 101, 102
Reason why Trinitarians prevailed at the Council of Nice 103
Another extract from Mosheim, p. 25. Acts xxviii. 6, and
xiv. 11, quoted - - - - - 104
Other extracts from Mosheim, shewing that Polytheism was
familiar to the Christian converts of the first ages, (pp. 65,

66) - - - - - - 104, 105
The prevalence of the Trinity attributable only to the prejudices
of education - - - - - 105
The alleged twofold consciousness of Jesus Christ considered ib.
Moses might also be said to have a twofold consciousness 106
Mode of reconciling apparent contradictions in Scripture 107
Difficulties arising from neglecting this mode - ib.
The argument drawn from the analogy of the soul, will, and
perception, to the Trinity, considered - - 108
The argument drawn from the analogy of the sun, light, and
heat, to the Trinity, considered - - - 109
On the argument which represents. Father, Son, and Holy
Spirit, as qualities of one Deity - - - 110
The union between Father and Son compared to that between
the human soul and body - - - - ib.
Argument drawn from the alleged resemblance between the
term “Son of Man” and “Son of God” - - 111
On the argument which represents God as a compound sub-
Stance - - - ib.

John xvii. 3; 1 Cor. xv.24, viii. 6; Ephes. ix. 5, 6, quoted 112

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Alleged necessity of the Deity of Jesus to his mediatorial character - - - * - - 112 This opposed to common sense - - - ib. Opposed also to Scripture; Numbers xi. 1, 2, xiv. 19, 20; xxi. 7, xxxii. 30; Gen. xviii. 32; Jeremiah xxvii. 18; Deuteronomy v. 7 - - - - 113, 114

The arguments of Hindoos for Polytheism more powerful than those of Christians for the Trinity - - 115

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On the Quotations from the Old Testament contained in the Mew.

Matt. ii. 15 - - - - - 116 Matt. iv. 4 - - - - - - 117 Matt. iv. 7 - - - - - - ib. Matt. ix. 13 - - - - - ib. Matt. xix. 19, xxii. 39 - - - - 118 Matt. xxi. 42 - - - - - ib. Matt. xxii. 44 - - - - ib. John x. 35 - - - - 119 Matt. iv. 10 - - - - - ib. Matt. xiii. 14 - - - - - ib. Matt. xix. 5 - - - - - ib. Matt. xix. 18, 19 - • - - - ib. Matt. xxii. 32 - - - - - 120 Matt. xxii. 37 - - - - - ib. Matt. xxvi. 31 - - - - - ib. John vi. 45 - - - - - 121 John xiii. 18 - - - - ib. John xv. 25 - - - - - ib. Matt. xxi. 16 - - - - - ib.

Matt, xxi. 13. - - - - - 122 Page Matt. xv. 7–9 - - - - - 122 Matt. xi. 10 - - - - - ib. Luke iv. 8 - - - - - 123 Luke iv. 18, 19 - - - - - ib.

These quotations prove the subordinate nature of Jesus to God ib.

No. II.

On the References made to the Old Testament in Support of the Deity of Jesus.

John i. 14, compared with Isaiah ix. 6, explained - 124 Hebrews i. 8, 9, compared with Psalm xlv. 6, 7, considered 135 Luke i. 16, 17, compared with Isaiah xl. 3, and Malachi iii. 1 136

John xii. 41, compared with Isaiah vi. 5 - - 137 1 Cor. i. 30, compared with Jeremiah xxiii. 6 - ib. The original of Jeremiah xxiii. 6, xxxiii. 16; Gen. xxv. 16; 2 Sam. ii. 16; Gen. xvi. 14, compared - - 137, 138 Rom. xiv. 10, 12, compared with Isaiah xlv. 23 - 138 2 Peter iii. 18, compared with Isaiah xliii. 3, on the term Saviour - - - - - - 139, 140 John x. 16, compared with Psalm xxiii. 1, on the term Shepherd - - - - - - 140 1 Cor. x.9, compared with Psalm lzxviii. 56, on tempting 141 John iii. 29, compared with Isaiah liv. 5, on the term husband - - - - - - 142 Revelation xxii. 13, compared with Isaiah xliv. 6, on the phrase “Alpha and Omega” - - - - 143 Rev. xxii. 12, compared with Isaiah xl. 10, on the phrase “My reward is with me” - - - . 145, 146 Ephes. iv. 8, compared with Psalm lzviii. 18, on the phrase “Thou hast ascended on high” - - - 146 John xix. 37, compared with Zachariah xii. 10, on the phrase “Whom they pierced” - - - - 147 1 Peter ii. 6–8, compared with Isaiah xxviii. 16, and viii. 13, 14, on the phrase “Stone of stumbling,” &c. 149, 150 The Hebrew and other Asiatic languages full of metaphor, John x. 34–36 - - - - - 151 Page The Deity of Moses and of David cannot be proved from Deut. xxx. 15; 1 Chron. xxix. 30. - - 151, 152 Personal interest does not influence the author; nor desire of fame - - - ... • - - 152 Nor the hope of success - - - - 153 But reverence for the author of Christianity, and a wish to raise it above all Polytheistical systems - - - ib. The author's views derived from the Scriptures - 154 The Old Testament should be studied before the New - ib. Locke's testimony respecting the fundamental articles of Christianity - - - - - - ib. Extract from Sir Isaac Newton, pointing out the different natures of God and Christ - - - - 155 Argument in favour of the Trinity, from its analogy to the triangle, considered - - - - 156 Several arguments occurring in the beginning of Serle's Horae Solitariae considered - - - - 157

Conclusion - - - - - 160

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