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P R E F A C E.
As the aweful subject of the ensuing pages is so very important and interesting, it is hoped the reader will not interpret them as if written with a view to a trial of skill, or in order to provoke a literary combat. Their object is far otherwise. It is, if possible, to reconcile the jarring and discordant opinions of Christians, that they may all unite, and think one and the same
thing, concerning the person of Him to whom they must owe their falva, tion.
In the New Testament it is a most certain truth, that the term esos is repeatedly and decidedly applied to Jesus CHRIST; and, therefore, according to the doctrine of the New Testament, he must be what @cos signifies. It is repeatedly and decidedly also the doctrine of the New Testament, that Jesus Christ is subordinate, acting by delegation, according to the will of the Father; and, therefore, how is this to be reconciled with his being what @cos signifies ?