Thirteen Sermons Concerning the Doctrine of the Trinity; Preach'd at the Merchant's-Lecture, at Salter's Hall

Thirteen Sermons Concerning the Doctrine of the Trinity; Preach'd at the Merchant's-Lecture, at Salter's Hall

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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. 1722 edition. Excerpt: ...each other, -yet is there no Divine Nature which is neither Father, nor Sen, nor Holy Ghost. It having been commonly asserted, That in the Deity, there is one EJfence or Nature, and Three Fer/ons, it has been said by some, That then there must be Four to whom Divinity belongs, viz, . The Divine Nature, and the Three Divine Persons. But this is is a perfect Blunder. For there is no Divine $erm. Nature but what subsists in the Three Divine jyr 'Persons: Nor can it be justly said, that God fy did exist in Order of Nature, antecedently to a Trinity j for a Trinity in the Deity Is as necessary as the Existence of the Deity. Prop. V. Thb whole Divine Nature is in JFatber, Son;, and Holy Ghost, and in each of them consider'd distinctly. 'Tis to G o D that we are devoted, when we are baptized in the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost; and we are therefore devoted toGoo in that Way and Manner, because He has thus manifested himself unto us: And because they are each of them God, we are therefore in that Solemnity devoted to each of them distintlly. Every One of these Three hath not a Part, but the whole Deity in Himself. The Father therefore is the One Only True G Od, and to be lov'd, and worstiipp'o, and liv'd to as such; and 'tis the fame also as to the Son and Holy Ghost. And no One of them is more Wife, Holy, or Powerful, or more Perfect in any other Respect than the other Two: So that there is no Room for any Thing like a Division. And whereas it is laid by a Writer that has distinguifli'd himself upon this Subject, That if each Person in the Trinity bat the Perfection of the whole Trinity, then One ts as good as all Three: I conceive it will then be time enough to consider of that, when it ha6 once been shewn how without all the Three, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123655969X
  • 9781236559692