A history of Christian doctrine (Google eBook)

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T. and T. Clark, 1865
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Master Piece of the History of Doctrines

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It is a master piece of the History of Doctrines. How the church and our forefathers defended the teachings of the scriptures against heresies and distortions and how they formulate these amazing ... Read full review

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Page 110 - For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me : for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?
Page 331 - For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith...
Page 147 - And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying : for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
Page 330 - But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever ; a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom.
Page 8 - The auburn nut that held thee, swallowing down Thy yet close-folded latitude of boughs And all thine embryo vastness at a gulp.
Page 195 - Being thus doubtful in my chamber, one fair day in the summer, my casement being open towards the south, the sun shining clear, and no wind stirring, I took my book, De Veritate, in my hand, and, kneeling on my knees, devoutly said these words...
Page 382 - In the unity of the God-head there be three persons, of one substance, power, and eternity, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost : the Father is of none, neither begotten, nor proceeding ; the Son is eternally begotten of the Father ; the Holy Ghost eternally proceeding from the Father and the Son.
Page 195 - I had no sooner spoken these words but a loud though yet gentle noise came from the heavens, for it was like nothing on earth, which did so comfort and cheer me that I took my petition as granted, and that I had the sign I demanded, whereupon also I resolved to print my book.
Page 353 - So there is one Father, not three Fathers ; one Son, not three Sons ; one Holy Ghost, not three Holy Ghosts...
Page 239 - Hath left to their disputes, perhaps to move His laughter at their quaint opinions wide Hereafter ; when they come to model Heaven And calculate the stars, how they will wield The mighty frame ; how build, unbuild, contrive To save appearances ; how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb...

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