Sacred Dissertations, on What Is Commonly Called the Apostles' Creed, Tr. and Followed with Notes by D. Fraser

Sacred Dissertations, on What Is Commonly Called the Apostles' Creed, Tr. and Followed with Notes by D. Fraser

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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. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...2dly, The copious communication of those gifts of the Spirit, by which he was to demonstrate, in the public discharge of his office, that he is the promised Messiah, and infinitely superior to others who preceded him, either as the Preachers, or as in any respect the Authors, of salvation. This was denoted by the emblem of the Spirit descending upon him in the likeness of a dove, when by the baptism of John, and the testimony of the Father, he was publicly installed into his office.a 3dly, That unparalleled height of glory and joy, to which he was advanced, as the reward of his labours, after his resurrection from the dead and ascension to heaven. This idea is suggested by the following words of the Psalmist: " Thou lovest righte"ousness, and hatest wickedness," thou hast fully accomplished the whole work of the office with which thou wast intrusted; "therefore," as a recompence for thy merits, "God, thy God, hath anointed thee with "the oil of gladness," has honoured thee with distinguished glory, and with glorious joy, "above thy fellows." b55 u Mat. iiL 17. John i. 32--3. T Mat. xvii. 5. "John " 28. Ante seculum inuncta fui, &C. Prov. viiL 23. r CoL L 19. ii. 9-'Luke ii. 47, 52. - Mat. iiL 16,17. vm. The three-fold anointing of David, seems, in some measure, to correspond with these three degrees of our Lord's unction. 1st, At Bethlehem by Samuel, while Saul was yet living and reigning;c after which he lived privately for a time. 2dly, At Hebron, when he was anointed King of Judah, after Saul's death;d at which period he took actual possession of the kingdom, yet had many conflicts to sustain with the house of Saul. 3dly, At Hebron again, when he was proclaimed King of all...
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