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3. Objections to the preceding proposition-Different
Reserve with which he revealed his dignity-Circumstances
SECT. 1. Jesus called God-Circumstances which intimate that
Passages which present the divine and human nature of Christ
Form of Baptism-Instruction connected with the administra-
2. Three systems of the Trinity-Sabellian-Arian, and
4. Dr. Clarke's system-Amount of our knowledge re-
LECTURES IN DIVINITY.
EVIDENCES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION.
THE professed design of students in divinity is to prepare for a most honourable and important office, for being workers together with God in that great and benevolent scheme, by which he is restoring the virtue and happiness of his intelligent offspring, and for holding, with credit to themselves and with advantage to the public, that station in society, by the establishment of which the wisdom of the state lends its aid to render the labours of the servants of Christ respectable and useful. Learning, prudence, and eloquence never can be so worthily employed as when they are devoted to the improvement of mankind: and a good man will find no exertion of his talents so pleasing as that by which he endeavours to make other men such as they ought to be. We expect the breast of every student of divinity to be possessed with these views. If any person is devoid of them, if he despises the office of a minister of the gospel, if the character of his mind is such as to derive no satisfaction from the employments of that office, or from the object towards which they are directed, he ought to