An introduction to the controversy on the disputed verse of st. John, as revived by mr. Gibbon. To which is added, Christian theocracy, or, A second letter to mrs. Joanna Baillie, on the doctrine of the Trinity
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ancient Greek ancient Greek MSS ancient Version Apostle Arian assertion authenticity authority BISHOP OF SALISBURY Cassiodorus Christ's death CHRISTIAN THEOCRACY Church Clarke Clarke's Complutensian Editors contain the Verse controversy controverted Verse copies Council of Carthage declared disputed Verse distinct Personality Divine nature eighth Verse Epistle of St Erasmus eternal Deity Eutyches exactness and impartiality expressed extant faith fraud and forgery Fulgentius Gennadius genuine Gibbon Gospel Greek text Griesbach heaven Heavenly Witnesses heresy Holy Ghost Holy Spirit humble Inquirer infidel infinite attributes Jerome's JOANNA BAILLIE John John's Epistle learned Lord Luke manuscript Matt Montfort nature of Christ Nestorius omit the Verse omnipresence opponents origin orthodox Fathers Parthia passage of St Porson Porson's Letters Preface proof quoted resurrection Robert Stephens Scrip Scripture Doctrine seventh Verse sixteenth spuriousness synonymous tament Testament thee THEOCRACY Three Divine Persons Three Persons threefold testimony tion translated trine Trinity universal silence unto Verse of St Vulgate words
Page 49 - And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true; and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.
Page 60 - ROMANS p)AUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,) concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh, and declared to be the Son of .God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead...
Page 56 - And as they went on their way, they came unto a certain water : and the eunuch said, See, here is water ; what doth hinder me to be baptized? And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
Page 52 - And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Page 51 - Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the Apostles whom he had chosen...
Page 53 - Galileans ? and how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born? Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God.
Page 65 - For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit; to another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another discerning of spirits, to another divers kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues.
Page 58 - Take heed, therefore, unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the Church of God. which he hath purchased with his own blood.
Page 69 - I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.