The Ground and Credibility of the Christian Religion:: In a Course of Sermons Preached Before the University of Oxford, at the Lecture Founded by the Rev. John Bampton, M.A. Late Canon of Salisbury

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Lockyer Davis, in Holborn; and Daniel Prince, Oxford., 1788 - Apologetics - 302 pages

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Page 1 - Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies : and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. Length of days is in her right hand : and in her left hand riches and honour. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Page iii - Heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the PrintingHouse, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.
Page iv - Sermons shall be always printed, within two months after they are preached; and one copy shall be given to the Chancellor of the University, and one copy to the Head of every College, and one copy to the Mayor of the city of Oxford, and one copy to be put into the Bodleian Library; and the...
Page 235 - All things are delivered to me of my Father : and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father ; and who the Father is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son will reveal him.
Page iii - Also I direct and appoint, that the eight Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be preached upon either of the following subjects, — to confirm and establish the Christian Faith, and to confute all heretics and schismatics — upon the divine authority of the Holy Scriptures — upon the authority of the writings of the Primitive Fathers, as to the faith and practice of the Primitive Church — upon the Divinity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ — upon the Divinity of the Holy Ghost — upon the...
Page iii - ... deductions made) that he pay all the remainder to the endowment of eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, to be...
Page iii - of the Univerfity of Oxford for ever, to have and " to hold all and fingular the faid Lands or Eftates " upon truft, and to the intents and purpofes herein" after mentioned ; that is to fay, I will and appoint " that the Vice-Chancellor of the Univerfity of Ox...
Page 214 - .' up, nor caufe his voice to be heard in ' the ftreet, A bruifed reed fhall he not '<' break, and the fmoking flax fhall he not *
Page 208 - Lord ; and he fhall not judge after the fight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears. But with righteoufnefs fhall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity, for the meek of the earth: and he fhall finite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips fhall he flay the wicked.
Page iii - ... dowment of eight Divinity Lecture Ser*' mons, to be eftablifhed for ever in the faid " Univerfity, and to be performed in the " manner following : *' I direct and appoint, that, upon the firft " Tuefday in Eafter Term, a Lecturer be " yearly chofen by the Heads of Colleges " only, and by no others, in the room ad...

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