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Ephes. ii. 18. 2 Thess. ii. 13. Heb. xii. 24. 1 Pet. i. 2.

C. The Consubstantiality of the Holy Ghost, i.e. He is of the

same substance, majesty, and glory with the Father and
the Son, Very and Eternal God."
1. Divine Testimony.
a. Old Testament.
a. Direct.
2 Sam. xxür 2, 3. “The Spirit of the

LORD spake by me, and His word was in
my tongue. The God of Israel said, the
Rock of Israel spake to me, He that
ruleth over men must be just, ruling in

the fear of God.” 1 Chron. xxviii. 12 and 19. " And the

pattern of all that he had by the Spirit, of the courts of the house of the LORD, and of all the chambers round about, of the treasuries of the house of God, and of the treasuries of the dedicated things : all this, said David, the LORD made me understand in writing by His hand upon

me, even all the works of this pattern.” B. Indirect. (1) Divine Names are given to Him.

JEHOVAH. Isa. xi. 2. See also 2

Sam. xxiii. 2. Job xxxiii. 4. Ps.

lxviii. 18; lxxvii. 26.
(2) Divine Attributes and Properties are

ascribed to Him.
Eternity. Job xxvi. 13. See also

Gen. i. 2. Ps. xxxiii. 6.
Omnipresence. Ps. cxxxix. 7-9.
Omnipotence. Zech. iv. 6, 7. Isa.

xl. 12.
(3) Divine Works are ascribed to Him.

Creation. Gen. i. 2. See also Job

xxvi. 13; xxxüü. 4. Ps. xxxiii. 6. Providence. lsa. xl. 13–17.

y. Old Testament texts compared.

Deut. vi. 4, « The LORD our God is one
JEHOVAH, with Ezek. viii. 3, “The
LORD JEHOVAH put forth the form of a
hand and took me... and the Spirit lifted

me up.”
Ps. cxxxix. 7-9. “ Whither shall I


from Thy Spirit, or whither shall I flee from Thy presence ? If I ascend up into heaven, Thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold Thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,” with Jer. xxiii. 24, “Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? saith the LORD. Do not I fill

heaven and earth ? saith the LORD.”
b. New Testament.
a. Direct.

2 Cor. iii. 18. “We are changed from
glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of
the LORD," or rather, “ by the LORD the

B. Indirect.
a. Divine Names are given to Him.

Luke i. 35. Acts v. 3, 4 and 9. 1 Cor.

ii. 16. See also 1 Cor. vi. 19;

xii. 6, 11. 1 Thess. iv. 8. 6. Divine Attributes and Properties are

ascribed to Him.

Eternity. Heb. ix. 14.
Omnipresence. 1 Cor. iü. 16.

See also 1 Cor. vi. 19.
Omniscience. 1 Cor. ii. 10, 11,

Comp. Rom. xi. 33, 34. See also
John xvi. 13. 1 Tim. iv. 1, 2.

: “As by the LORD the SPIRIT." Basil de Sp. Sanct. ad Amphiloch. c. xxi. Chrysost. ad loc.

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Omnipotence. Luke i. 35. See

also John iii. 5. Rom. xv. 19. Foreknowledge. Acts i. 16. See

also Acts xxviii. 25. c. Divine Titles are given to Him. 1 Pet.

iv. 14. Luke i. 35.
d. Divine Honours are paid and to be paid

to Him.
Prayer. Acts. 1. 24, 25. See also

Rom. xv. 13. 1 Thess. üi, 12, 13;

2 Thess. iii. 5. Rev. i. 4.
Swearing by Him. Rom. ix. 1.
Baptism in His name. Matt. xxviii.

Blessing in His name. 2 Cor. xiii. 14.
Sin against Him unpardonable. Matt.

xii. 31, 32.
e. Divine Operations are ascribed to Him.

Generally. 1 Cor. xii. 11.
Regeneration. John iii, 5, 6. See

also 1 John v. 4.
Conception of JESUS. Matt. i. 18, 20.
Raising our LORD from the dead.

Rom. i. 4. See also Rom. viii. 11.

1 Pet. iii. 18.
Inspiration. 2 Tim. iii. 16.
Author of Prophecy. 1 Cor. xii. 10.

See also Acts. i. 16. 1 Pet. i.

11, 12. 2 Pet. i. 21.
Unction of our Saviour. Luke iv.

18, 19.
Imparting Divine energy to the

word. 1 Cor. ii. 4. See also

1 Thess. i. 5.
Miracles. Rom. xv. 19. See also

Matt. xii. 28.
Vocation to the Ministry. Acts

See also Acts viïi. 29;
x. 19, 20; xiii. 2; xvi. 6, 7, 9,
10. 2 Cor. iii, 5, 6.

XX. 28.

7. New Testament texts compared.
a. Divine operations. 2 Tim. üi. 6; 2 Pet. i.

21, Inspiration of Scripture. John ii.
5, 6; 1 John v. 4, Regeneration. Acts
ü. 24, 1 Pet. iii. 18; Heb. xiii. 20;
Rom. i. 4, Resurrection of CHRIST.
Matt. xii. 23; Luke xi. 20; Acts
xix. 11; Rom. xv. 19, Author of Mira-
cles. Acts xiii. 2, 4; Matt. ix. 38;
Acts xx. 28, Appointment of Ministers.
John xiv. 17; 1 Cor. xiv. 25; 1 Cor.
iii. 16; 1 Cor. vi. 19, Indwelling in
the Saints. Acts ix. 31; 2 Cor. 1, 3,
Comfort. Heb. x. 15; 1 John v. 9,

Witness. b. Divine Honours. Prayer. Luke ii. 26

29; Acts iv. 23-25, with Acts i. 16,

20; 2 Thess. iii. 5. Rev. i. 4, 5, 6. ô. Old and New Testament texts compared. a. Divine Names.

Exod. xvii. 7, with Heb. iii. 7-9; Numb. xi. 6, with 2 Pet. i. 21; Ps. lxxviii. 21, with Acts vii. 51; Ps. lxxviii. 18, with Heb. ïïi. 7, 9; Isa. vi. 6, 9, with Acts xxviii. 25; Jer. xxxi. 31, with Heb. x. 15, 16; Isa. xl. 13, with Rom. xii. 34, JEHOVAH. See also Ps. xli. 56; cvi.

14; Isa. lxiü. 10, with Heb. ii. 7, 9. b. Divine Attributes and Properties. Ps.

cxliii. 10; Neh. ix. 20, with Ephes. v. 9, Goodness. Isa. xlvi. 10, with John

xvi. 13, Foreknowledge. c. Divine Titles. Isa. xi. 2, with Matt. xii.

18; Luke xi. 20, Power of God. d. Divine Operations. Dan. iv. 35, with

1 Cor. xii. 6, 11, Disposition of all things. Ezek. xxxvii. 28, with Rom. xv. 16, Sanctification of the Elect. Amos iïi. 7, with 1 Cor. ü. 10, Revelation of the mysteries of God. Micah

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iii. 8, with Acts i. 8, Endowment of Ministers. Ezek. iii. 24–27, with Acts xi. 12; xiii. 2, Guidance of Ministers. Neh. ix. 30; 2 Kings xvii. 13, with

John xvi. 8, 9, Witness against sin. €. Divine honours.

Numb. vi. 24, with 2 Cor. xiii. 14. Prayer. 3. Human Testimony. a. Fathers.

Justin Martyr, Apol. 1. c. xiii. “Acknowledging

the Son of the true God Himself, and placing
Him as next in order, and then the prophetical
Spirit, we will shew that we justly honour them.”
See also c. vi.
Irenæus, against Heretics, book iv. c. xx. § 3.

“ That the Word, that is, the Son, was always
with the FATHER, I have proved in many ways ;
but that Wisdom also, which is the SPIRIT, was
with Him before the foundation of all things,
He says in the words of Solomon, Prov. iii.

19, 20.-See also lib. iv. cc. viii. xvii. xxxvii. Clem. Alex. Pæd. lib. 1. c. vi. quoted above, p. 37.

In this passage omnipresence is ascribed to the
HOLY SPIRIT. Comp. Ps. cxxxix.—See also
Fragm. p. 1019, ed. Potter. “The Paraclete
(Comforter) assumed not the likeness of man,

but the form of a dove."
Hippol. cont. Noet. c. xii. “It is thus that we

contemplate the Incarnate Logos (Word) : we perceive the Father through Him, we believe in the Son, we worship the HOLY SPIRIT." Orig. de Princip. c. iii. § 3. “Even to the present time, I have been able to find no discourse in the Scriptures, by which the HOLY SPIRIT could be said to be made, or created.”—See also lib. I. præf. § 4; c. i. § 3. Fragm. preserved by Bas. de Spir. Sanct. c. xxix. Dionys. Alex. cont. Paul. Samos. Quæst. I. p. 232.

“ The Paraclete is God, in the same sense as the Father of CHRIST, coeternal with CHRIST.”-See also p. 236.

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