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three dispensations, p. 46

I. Temporary manifestations of the anthropomorphic

Word or Angel of Jehovah under Patriarchism, p. 48.

1. At the time when the woman's. Seed was pro-

mised, p. 52

(1.) Reasons for believing, that Jehovah the Mes-

senger then appeared in a human form, p. 52

(2.) Reasons for believing, that our first parents

were not ignorant of the peculiar character of

their judge, p. 54

2. At the time of the dispersion from Babel, p. 56

3. To Abraham on his first entrance into Palestine,

p. 57

4. To Abraham under the title of Melchizedek, p. 58

(1.) Difficulties in supposing Melchizedek a native

prince of the country, p. 58

6. To Manoah, p. 109

III. The permanent manifestation of the anthropomor-

phic Word under Christianity, p. 111

1. He was to be born at this manifestation from a

woman. The canon of the Hebrew Scriptures

closes with the death-song of the Levitical Church,

p. 111

(1.) Testimony of Zechariah, p. 112

(2.) Testimony of Malachi, p. 115

(S.) Testimony of Daniel, p. 116

2. Accordance of the Christian dispensation with the

declarations of its predecessors, p. 117

(1.) The miraculous conception and birth of the

Word or Angel of Jehovah, p. 119


and the character of the Angel of Jehovah, p. 136

I, It is testified by the Jews, that all the sacrifices and

rites and statutes of the Old Testament relate to the

Messiah, p. 137

1. They set out with the general proposition, that

all things, mentioned in the Law and the Prophets

and the Hagiographa, relate to the Wisdom, p. 137

2. They teach, that the piacular sacrifice of the Mes-

siah was shadowed out by the various sacrifices in

the temple, p. 138

II. They declare, that the Angel or Word of Jehovah is

the Messiah, p. 140

1. Examples from the Targums, p. 140

as applied to the Word, p. 161

II. The opinion of Mr. Bryant, that the distinct per-

sonality of the Word commenced in time, p. 164

III. A discussion of this opinion, p. 165

1. It by no means serves to liberate the doctrine of

the Trinity from mysteriousness, p. 165

2. There is no contradiction in the idea of an eternal

generation, whether that tenet be true or false, p.


3. Import of the text, Thou art my Son, this day

have I begotten thee, p. 175

4. Erroneous assertion of Mr. Bryant, that not a

single text can be produced to prove the eternal

distinct personality of the Word, p. 176

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