An Appeal to the Common Sense of All Christian People; More Particularly the Members of the Church of England, ... by a Member of the Church of England, Sincerely Attached to Her True Interest

An Appeal to the Common Sense of All Christian People; More Particularly the Members of the Church of England, ... by a Member of the Church of England, Sincerely Attached to Her True Interest

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1754 edition. Excerpt: ... now reserred to your Judgment whether they be not too weak and insufficient to establish this great Point. Having made a more exact Enquiry concerning the Person of the Holy Spirit, occasioned by the late EJsoj 'Tis supposed by the Public that the learned Bishop of Clogher, in Ireland, was the Author of this Treatise. 'TU certainly for his Lordihip's Honour that he has made an Attempt to remove an offensive Doctriae from the Church of Ireland. j Spirits I think it not improper to set it sorth, which I do not deliver as absolutely certain, but it appears to me extremely probable, and what serves to clear up some Difficulties relating to the Holy Spirit: How sar it carries any Weight and Conviction with it, is reserr'd to your Determination. Our Lord is expresly declared to have been under the immediate Guidance of the Holy Spirit, during his State of Humiliation. Thus it is said that he was led by the Spirit, namely, the good Spirit--to be tempted of the Devil. Matth. iv. I. That he cast out Devils by the Spirit of God Matth. xii. 28. That God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost, A8s x. 38. And yet in one Passage, when he was in that bitter Agony just besore his Death, at a Time when he seemed to require the greatest Support, 'tis affirmed that an Angel appeared unto him from Heaven, strengthening him, Luke xxii. 4.3; from whence it seems not improbable that the Angel was the Holy Spirit. Again, let the 26th, 29th, and 39th Verses of the viiith Ch. of JSs be compared together. And the Angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, arise and go towards the South Then the Spirit said unto Philip, go near and join thyself to this Chariot.----And the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip The fame Person who is called an Anel of the...show more

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