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being, 44. John differs not from the other three, however much the contrary has been supposed, 45.
Fathers, the, or early Christian writers; why not to be regarded, if they teach Christ to be God, and to be worshipped, 85.
France, Dr. Clarke's reformed Liturgy quietly received
there, 129. -
God, one single person, a plain proof of this, to every understanding of man, never to be confuted, 33. His unity the plainest of doctrines in Scripture, v. vi. Another equally plain proof of this, and that Moses, and all the holy men and prophets in the Old Testament, never knew any thing of Jesus Christ, or the holy spirit being divine persons or Gods, 34, &c. The one true, worshipped by Jews and Mahometans, but not by the greater part of in reading it, ix. note. His call upon the governors of the church to reform the Litany where four distinct objects of religious worship are invoked, vii.
Christians, 126. Griesbach, a learned editor of the Greek New Testament,
his integrity, 30.
Herring, Dr. Archbishop of Canterbury, a favourer of Dr. Clarke's reformed Liturgy, and who wished to have it adopted, 103. - Honesty and sincerity, in the worship of God, not to be dispensed with, 124. - Hopkins, Rev. Mr. his excellent character, the alterations he made in the church-service, to satisfy his conscience
- I Idolatry, how represented in Scripture, 57. Heathen, what 58. Christian, what 65. Idolatrous errors concerning the Deity, to what owing, 58. , Idolatry, Christian, dishonourable and degrading to Almighty God, 65. Not sinful; but a most lamentable error concerning the Deity, 25. How Christians are innocent in it, v. and 57, &c. Idolatry, a definition of, 65. Forbidden by nature's light, 7&id. W Idolatrous, the worship of Christ demonstrated to be, equally with that of Mary his mother, 65. Idolatry of our friends and other Christians, how to be considered, 67. Reasons for not being reserved in speaking of it as such on proper occasions, ibid. Reasons of reluctance sometimes in this respect, 70. The worship of Christ, if he be a creature, so called by Dr. Waterland, and others, ibid. Idolaters, the greatest part of Christians have been for many ages, and are still, 69. Idolatry, Dr. Clarke did not in so many words so call the worship of Christ, but his expunging it out of his reformed Liturgy, was tantamount, 125. Jehovah, the assertion of there being two Jehovahs arising from ignorance of grammar, 36. * Jesus Christ, whether he be God, or a creature, not a matter of difficult enquiry, 25. An Unitarian, 29. Jesus, what to be understood by his being our Lord, 48. Our
Our Lord calls himself by this name, now that he is in
heaven. 48. Integrity, inconsistent with, to join in the worship of a
Being, whom you do not believe to be God, 80.
Law, Dr. Bishop of Carlisle, a great favourer of Dr. Clarke's reformed Liturgy, 103. Learned men in almost all ages, whence so blind as not to have been able to see that Christ was a man, and not God, 52. Litany, all of it, except the first petition, addressed to those who are no gods, 84. The particular offensiveness of some passages in it, ibid. Liturgy of the church of England commended, 82. A list of those parts which Dr. Clarke rejected, 83. Lordship, the, and dominion ascribed to Christ, and his mediatorial office, whatever be understood by them, no. ground for praying to him, ii. note.
Marcellus, an Unitarian bishop of the fourth century, 28,
Maty, the Rev. Henry, his character, 103.
Miracles of Christ not wrought by any power of his, own, 19.
Paul the apostle, at Athens, preaches God to be one single person, and Jesus Christ to be only one of the human race, 49. How to be understood when he ascribes crea-tion to Christ, ibid. M 3 - Paul' • * Paul of Samosata, an unitarian bishop in the third century, 28. Peter the apostle, describes his divine master Jesus as being originally only a man, 49. Styles him God's servant, af. ter his being taken up into heaven, ibid. Informs Cornelius that Christ was only one of mankind with high powers from God, ibid. Philosophers, ancient, made no scruple of worshipping false gods, 127. Photinus, an unitarian bishop of the fourth century, 28. His character and sentiments concerning Christ, ibid. Photinians, who their sentiments concerning Christ, ilid. Pliny, his mention of Christians singing hymns to Christ, how to be understood, 86. Priestley, Dr. censured for calling the worship of Christ idolatrous, 16. Vindicated, ibid. His particular services. to Christianity, 22. His great crime, ibid.
Formation, at the, universally taken for granted by the learned, without enquiry into the Scriptures, that Christ was God, and the doctrine of the Trinity true, 91. Many of the unlearned, by searching the Scriptures, learned that there was no Trinity, and that Jesus Christ was not. God, but a human being, 92. -
Sabellius, an eminent Unitarian in the third century, 28.
Servetus burnt alive for openly maintaining that Christ was not God, iii. note. His reverence for Christ, notwithstanding, iv. note.
Socinus and Servetus held Christ to be an object of prayer, on what wrong grounds, iv.
Socinus an idolater, 113, note.
Socinians, many eminent characters, before the Revolution; the reason of their numbers not increasing afterwards, 95.
Stephen, his address to Christ, how to be understood, 48.
Trinity, the proof of, from Gen. i. 26. iii. 22. Very futile, 34. The proof of, from a plural ending of one of the names of God, still more trifling, 35. The worship of, or of three coequal gods directly forbidden by Almighty God, ix.
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Unity of God asserted by Jesus Christ, 18.
Unitarian Christians, not a novel sect, 29.
Unitarians, the apostles and first Christians, 50. Burnt alive by Queen Elizabeth and James I. 93–94. Reasons why they cannot worship, Christ, nor the holy spirit, 11. -
Unity of God, Moses and Christ in perfect agreement about it, ix.
Unlearned, the, how they may prove against the most learned, that there is no Trinity, no three divine persons; and that Christ is not God, 38, &c. How they may prove, that none of the apostles in their epistles could teach Christ to be God, 47.