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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. 1817 edition. Excerpt: ...of the same persons; to two of them in particular. And we are ready, God assisting, to maintain, that there is not any one of them, which doth not give a sufficient ground for faith to rest on, in this matter concerning the deity of Christ; and that against all the Socinians in the world. They say therefore, commonly, that we prove not by these testimonies what is by them denied. For they acknowledge Christ to be God, and that because he is exalted unto that glory and authority, that all creatures are put into subjection unto him; and all, both men and angels, are commanded to worship and adore him. So that he is God by office, though he be not God by nature. He is God, but he is not the most high God. And this last expression they have almost continually in their mouths: he is not the most high God. And commonly with great contempt and scorn, they are ready to reproach them who have solidly confirmed the doctrine of the deity of Christ, as ignorant of the state of controversy, in that they have proved him to be the mcst high God, in subordination unto whom they acknowledge Christ to be God, and that he ought to be worshipped with divine and religious worship. But there cannot be any thing more empty and vain than these pretences. And besides, they accumulate in them their former errors, with the addition of new ones. For, The name of the most high God, is first ascribed unto God in Gen. xlix. 18, 19, 22, denoting his sovereignty and dominion. Now, as other attributes of God, it is not distinctive of the subject, but only descriptive of it. So are all other excellencies of the nature of God. It doth not intimate that there are other Gods, only he is the most high, or one over them all; but only that the true God is most high; that is, ..
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  • Paperback | 66 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980514
  • 9781236980519