Confessions of a Member of the Church of England Occasioned by a Laborious Examination of the Work of William Jones; The Catholic Doctrine of a Trini

Confessions of a Member of the Church of England Occasioned by a Laborious Examination of the Work of William Jones; The Catholic Doctrine of a Trini

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...of others to the same effect, with the idea of a plurality of Persons in the Godhead. It must be admitted, that the knowledge of the Being who is worshipped, is the fundamental point in religion. Moses surely would not have allowed the people under his care to be in ignorance on this head. If he had held the doctrine of three persons in the Deity he would have declared it to them in the plainest terms; we might reasonably expect to find it reiterated throughout the Pentatench; but in no part of these writings do we meet with such doctrine. There are writers who labour with the view of making it appear, that this doctrine of the Trinity was originally revealed to the Jews, and entirely believed by them; but that in process of time it became neglected and forgotten! This is altogether incredible. It cannot be believed that God s peculiar people, to whom were committed the oracles of God, and who were so scrupulously correct in their records, especially of all religious and judicial matters; I say, it cannot be imagined that they could suffer the pri-. mary article of their religion to be lost and forgotten. Incredible as this must appear to every reflecting mind, it is rendered still more so by the laboured arguments of some writers, to show that though the doctrine was lost among the Jews, it was retained in the Gentile kingdoms; having been, as they suppose, handed down by tradition from the Patriarchs! It is perfectly clear that the Jews knew nothing of such doctrine at the time our blessed Lord appeared among them. Supposing, then, so incredible a thing as that the only people on earth to whom a right knowledge of God had been revealed had forgotten the chief article of their religion, it cannot be doubted that our...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236621018
  • 9781236621016