Alford {Baptist}-The Scriptural Doctrine of the Trinity, investigated and defended

Summary

This is a 17 page examination and defense of the doctrine of the Trinity. Alford examines Christ’s humanity as well as his divinity. Specifically Alford establishes Christ’s divine traits (omniscience, wisdom, omnipresence, immutability, omnipotence, equality with the Father, deity), and then he examines issues of the trinity, plurality of the Godhead, number of persons in the Godhead, the Father-Son-Spirit are one God. Then Alford examines the consequences of this doctrine, specifically in the light of the Unitarian’s denial of it, and finally Alford examines criticisms of the Trinity.

AIM: Baptist.
CIM: Trinity.
Version: 1.1 June 9, 2014

Contents

PREFACE ….. 3
1. Evidences of the real humanity of our Lord Jesus Christ. His body was human He had a human soul, 5
2. Evidences that the Lord Jeans possessed a divine nature, and was in that nature as truly God as he was man in his human nature, . … . . .19
3. A brief view of the worship which is addressed to our Lord Jesus Christ, and which acknowledges him to be God, . . . . … . 25
4. The Omniscience of our Lord Jesus Christ, 33
5. The wisdom of our Lord Jesus Christ, is the wisdom of Jehovah ; therefore, in this respect, he is God, 39
6. The Omnipresence of our Lord Jesus Christ, 44
7. The Immutability of our Lord Jesus Christ, 48
8. The Omnipotence of our Lord Jesus Christ, 52
9. The equality of our Lord Jesus Christ with God the Father, . .58
10. Jesus Christ, in his divine nature, is God, . 63
11. There is a Plurality of Persons in the Godhead, . . . . . . 70
12. The Number of Persons in the Godhead are Three, 78
13. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, are one God. … . . 82
14. Consequences of the doctrine which teaches that Jesus Christ is not truly God, and truly man. . 85
15. The Statements and Doctrine of Unitarians, 93
16. Plain Logical Deductions from the Statements of modern Unitarians, . 98
17. Some of the most Prominent Objections to the doctrine of the Trinity, considered, . . . . 102
QUESTIONS on the character of Christ, …. 114
CONCLUSION, . . . 116
DOVER,N. H.
PUBLISHED BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE FREEWILL BAPTIST CONNECTION.
William Burr, Printer. 1842
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1842, by WM. BUBH, Agent of “the Trustees of the F. W. B. Connection,” in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of New Hampshire,

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