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Page Alleged necessity of the Deity of Jesus to his mediatorial character
112 This opposed to common sense
ib. Opposed also to Scripture; Numbers xi, 1, 2, xiv, 19, 20;
xxi. 7, xxxii. 30; Gen. xviii. 32; Jeremiah xxvii. 18; Deuteronomy v. 7
113, 114 The arguments of Hindoos for Polytheism more powerful than those of Christians for the Trinity
On the Quotations from the Old Testament contained in the New. Matt. ii. 15
116 Matt. iv. 4
117 Matt. iv. 7
2b. Matt. ix. 13
ib. Matt. xix. 19, xxii. 39
118 Matt. xxi. 42
ib. Matt. xxii. 44
ib. John x. 35
119 Matt. iv. 10
ib. Matt. xiii. 14
ib: Matt. xix. 5
ib. Matt. xix. 18, 19
ib. Matt. xxii. 32
120 Matt. xxii. 37
ib. Matt. xxvi. 31
ib. John vi. 45
121 John xiii. 18
ib. John xv. 25 Matt. xxi. 16
ib. Matt. xxi, 13
Matt. xv. 7-9
Matt. xi. 10
Luke iv. 8
Luke iv. 18, 19
These quotations prove the subordinate nature of Jesus to God
On the References made to the Old Testament in Support of the Deity of Jesus.
John i. 14, compared with Isaiah ix. 6, explained
Hebrews i. 8, 9, compared with Psalm xlv. 6, 7, considered
The original of Jeremiah xxiii. 6, xxxiii. 16; Gen. xxv. 16;
137, 138 138
Rom. xiv. 10, 12, compared with Isaiah xlv. 23 2 Peter iii. 18, compared with Isaiah xliii. 3, on the term Saviour 139, 140 John x. 16, compared with Psalm xxiii. 1, on the term Shepherd
1 Cor. x. 9, compared with Psalm lxxviii. 56, on tempting John iii. 29, compared with Isaiah liv. 5, on the term husband
Revelation xxii. 13, compared with Isaiah xliv. 6, on the phrase "Alpha and Omega"
Rev. xxii. 12, compared with Isaiah xl. 10, on the phrase "My reward is with me"
145, 146 Ephes. iv. 8, compared with Psalm lxviii. 18, on the phrase "Thou hast ascended on high"
John xix. 37, compared with Zachariah xii. 10, on the phrase "Whom they pierced"
1 Peter ii. 6-8, compared with Isaiah xxviii. 16, and viii. 13, 14, on the phrase "Stone of stumbling," &c. 149, 150 The Hebrew and other Asiatic languages full of metaphor, John x. 34-36
Page The Deity of Moses and of David cannot be proved from Deut. xxx. 15; 1 Chron. xxix. 30.
151, 152 Personal interest does not influence the author ; nor desire of fame
152 Nor the hope of success
153 But reverence for the author of Christianity, and a wish to raise it above all Polytheistical systems
ib. The author's views derived from the Scriptures
154 The Old Testament should be studied before the New
ib. Locke's testimony respecting the fundamental articles of Christianity
ib. Extract from Sir Isaac Newton, pointing ouť the different natures of God and Christ
155 Argument in favour of the Trinity, from its analogy to the triangle, considered
156 Several arguments occurring in the beginning of Serle's Horæ Solitariæ considered
Dr. Prideaux's assertion respecting the testimony of Jonathan's
Targum on Isaiah ix. 6, 7, examined
163 Quotations from several ancient Jewish commentators
ib. On the difference of meaning between “to be called" and " to be"
164 Passages illustrating the epithets employed in Isaiah ix. 6 ib. The terms “ Son” and “only-begotten” incompatible with the nature of the First Cause
165 The assertion respecting two sets of terms and phrases being
applied to Jesus, examined No Hindoo can conscientiously prefer the doctrine of the Trinity to Hindooism
166 True Christianity is free from Polytheism
General Defence of the Precepts in Question.
The observations contained in No. I. of the Quarterly Series of “The Friend of India,” on the Introduction to “The Precepts of Jesus," as well as on their defence, termed “ An Appeal to the Christian Public,” are happily expressed in so mild and Christian-like a style, that they have not only afforded me ample consolation for the disappointment and vexation I felt from the personality conveyed in the preceding Magazines, (Nos. 20 and 23,) but have also encouraged me to pursue my researches after the fundamental principles of Christianity in a manner agreeable to my feelings, and with such respect as I should always wish to manifest for the situation and character of so worthy a person as the Editor of the Friend of India.
The Reverend Editor labours in his Review to establish two points—the truth and excellency of the miraculous relations and of the dogmas found in the scriptural writings ; and, 2dly, the insuffi