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Page 178 - Wherefore things ordained by them as necessary to salvation have neither strength nor authority, unless it may be declared that they be taken out of holy Scripture.
Page 174 - Apostolos, tanquam fontem omnis et salutaris veritatis, et morum disciplines, omni creaturae praedicari jussit : perspiciensque hanc veritatem et disciplinam contineri in libris scriptis, et sine scripto traditionibus, quae ab ipsius Christi ore ab Apostolis acceptae, aut ab ipsis Apostolis, Spiritu sancto dictante, quasi per manus traditae, ad nos usque pervenerunt...
Page 214 - INSPIRATION, the conveying of certain extraordinary and supernatural notions or motions into the soul ; or it denotes any supernatural influence of God upon the mind of a rational creature, whereby he is formed to any degree of intellectual improvement, to which he could not, or would not, in fact, have attained in his present circumstances in a natural way.
Page 454 - Doctrine in question turns at once into a colossal Memnon's head, a hollow passage for a voice, a voice that mocks the voices of many men, and speaks in their names, and yet is but one voice and the same; - and no man uttered it, and never in a human heart was it conceived.
Page 452 - With the inspiration of the Bible, in the meaning of this term, which obtained almost without dispute in Protestant theology from the close of the sixteenth to the middle of the eighteenth centuries, we might properly give ourselves no further concern.
Page 773 - A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures: Critical, Doctrinal, and Homiletical, with special Reference to Ministers and Students. By John Peter Lange, D.ğD., in connection with a Number of eminent European Divines. Translated from the German, and edited, with Additions original and selected, by Philip Schaff, DD, in connection with American Divines of various Evangelical Denominations.
Page 1 - Ubi enim Ecclesia, ibi et Spiritus Dei ; et ubi Spiritus Dei, illic Ecclesia, et omnis gratia : Spiritus autem veritas.
Page 213 - ... but the body, or vehicle. The doctrine of the creed, Lord's Prayer and Decalogue, Baptism and the Lord's Supper, is the vital part, and Christianity itself. The Old Testament letter (written as we have it about Ezra's time) is that vehicle which is as imperfect as the Revelation of...
Page 585 - As to the question, How shall we be persuaded that it came from God without recurring to a decree of the Church ? it is just the same as if it were asked, How shall we learn to distinguish light from darkness, white from black, sweet from bitter ? Scripture bears upon the face of it as clear evidence of its truth, as white and black do of their colour, sweet and bitter of their taste.