Unitarianism The Essence Of Vital Christianity; A Sermon, Preached At George's Meeting, Exeter…

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byJohn Kenrick

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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.1817 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Note A. Pagb 7. ' WHY callest thou me good, &c." This passage has always been regarded by Unitarians as containing a striking and unanswerable vindicalion--the more so as it proceeds immediately from our Saviour himself--of the justice of their views: and even some of their opponents have been known to concede the difficulty of reconciling it with the Trinitarian hypothesis. Mr. Wardlaw, of Glasgow, however, has lately proposed two interpretations, either of which, for he does not profess to decide between them, he deems perfectly consistent with the supposition of our Lord's divine nature. On each of these,--since Mr. Yates has not, as far as I can recollect, particularly noticed this passage of Mr. Wardlaw's work, in his summary, but truly excellent and satisfactory reply; it may not be useless for an humbler champion of the cause to offer a few observations. The fortress, I am convinced, can never be taken from us, but we must uot, on that account, allow the enemy to deceive others into the false persuasion, that his colours are flying 0n the ramparts, or that he has a two-eilged sword against which those who defend them cannot possibly stand. With respect to the first, then, of Mr. Wardlaw's two views,--we may conceive, he observes, "that our Lord framed his reply according to the ideas which he knew that the person, by whom he was addressed, entertained concerning him." For, "there is no reason," he adds, "to suppose that this ruler viewed our Lord as any thing more than a mere man,--a prophet,--a teacher sent from God. Considered in this light, the words of Christ convey a severe and pointed reproof to those who affected cucb titles ot flattery, and sought the honour that uonieth from men." Granting most readily the jnsiice of Mr. Wardlaw's ...

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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.1817 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Note A. Pagb 7. ' WHY callest thou me good, &c." This passage has always been regarded by Unitarians as containing a s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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