The creeds of Athanasius, Sabellius, and Swedenborg, examined and compared with each other

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Longmans, Green, 1873 - Athanasian Creed - 242 pages
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Page 113 - So the Father is God, the Son is God : and the Holy Ghost is God. And yet they are not three Gods : but one God.
Page 8 - Whose voice then shook the earth ; but now he hath promised, saying ; Yet once more I shake not the earth only, but also heaven. And this word, Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken, as of things that are made, that those things which cannot be shaken may remain.
Page 155 - Fear not, Mary ; for thou hast found favour with God. And behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a Son, and shalt call His Name JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God shall give unto Him the throne of His father David.
Page 22 - For, like as we are compelled by the Christian verity to acknowledge every Person by Himself to be God and Lord, so are we forbidden by the Catholic Religion to say, there be Three Gods or Three Lords.
Page 79 - And yet they are not three almighties, but one almighty. So the Father is God, the Son God, and the Holy Ghost God. And yet they are not three Gods, but one God.
Page 85 - ... with others; and there is a contradiction in supposing it not to exist. There is a contradiction in conceiving it as one ; and there is a contradiction in conceiving it as many. There is a contradiction in conceiving it as personal; and there is a contradiction in conceiving it as impersonal. It cannot without contradiction be represented as active ; nor, without equal contradiction, be represented as inactive. It cannot be conceived as the sum of all existence ; nor yet can it be conceived as...
Page 41 - will not give his glory to another, nor his praise to graven images,' than if the punishment had Iteen brought about by natural causes.
Page 142 - Thus therefore we see how the Father is in the Son. and the Son in the Father...
Page 81 - I am far of course from denying that every article of the Christian Creed, whether as held by Catholics or by Protestants, is beset with intellectual difficulties; and it is simple fact, that for myself I cannot answer those difficulties.
Page 155 - The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the most High shall overshadow thee. And therefore also the Holy which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

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