The Works of the REV. Daniel Waterland to Which Is Prefixed a Review of the Author's Life and Writings Volume 1

The Works of the REV. Daniel Waterland to Which Is Prefixed a Review of the Author's Life and Writings Volume 1

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...well acquainted with, and had thoroughly imbibed. "f When the prophet, speaking of the creation, saith, ' Which "alone spreadeth out the heavens, ' Job ix. 8, and when God "says, 'I alone stretch forth the heavens, ' Isa. xliv. 24, it is very "manifest to every man, that in him, who is said to bo alone, "the Word of that alone is also signified, in whom all things "were made, and without whom nothing was made. If there"fore the heavens were made by the Word, and yet God says, "/ alone; and the Son, by whom the heavens were made, is "understood to have been with the alone God; for the same "reason also, if it be said, one God, and I alone, and / the first, "we are undoubtedly to understand, that in the one, alone, and "first, is comprehended the Word, as effulgency, aitavyaap.a, is "implied in light." Athanasius's reasoning in this passage is so like KTertullian's upon the same head, that one might think he had borrowed it from him. But indeed it is so entirely conformable to the true and genuine sentiments of the Catholics before him, that it may justly pass for the general sense of all. To confirm what hath been said, I shall use one argument more, before I pass on to another query; such as, if carefully considered, may be sufficient to silence all further doubt or scruple, with regard to the sense of the Ante-Nicene writers. It is well known, that they ever looked upon the Son, as the God of the Jews, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Many particular testimonies may be cited in proof of the fact, which, for brevity sake, I pass over; and proceed to a more general proof drawn from their citing of texts out of the Old Testament, in which the God of the Jews is certainly more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236564702