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1 Apol. c. Isi. “In the name of the Father

of all, and LORD GOD, and of our SAVIOUR Jests CHRIST, and of the HOLY GHOST, they are bathed baptized) in water." And, “ In the name of Jesus CHRIST, who was crucified under Pontius Pilate, and in the name of the Holy Ghost, who by the prophets foretold all the things relating to

Jests, he who is illuminated is baptized." Ibid. e. lxv. “ Thus bread and a cup of water

and wine is brought to the president of the
brethren, who having received them, offers
up praise and glory to the Father of all,
through the name of the Sox, and of the

HOLY GHOST."
Ibid. c. Isvü. “ For all that we taste we

bless the Maker of all, through His Son
Jests CHRIST, and through the HOLY
GHOST."— See also Dial. e. Tryph. cc. lvi.,

emis. Athenagoras, A.D. 170. Legat. pro Christian.

$ 10, p. 287, ed. Cologne. "Who would not
be perplexed on hearing us called Atheists,
confessing, as we do. God the FATHER,
and GOD the Sox, and God the HOLY
GHOST, discovering their power in their
unity, and their distinction in their order?”
Again: “From Him, and by Him, were
all things made, since the FATHER and the
Sos are one, and since the Sox is in the
FATHER, and the FATHER in the Son, by
the union and power of the SPIRIT, the
Sos of God is the mind and word of God."

See also $$ 12, 24.
Theophilus, bishop of Antioch, A.D. 180,

Ad Autol. lib. 11. 6. sr. p. 360. “ The three
days which preceded the stars are types of
the Trinity (ris macos), of God, and of
His Woni, and of His Wisdom.”_See also
lib. i. c. viii. p. 362.

Irenæus, A.D. 184, Adv. Hær. lib. iv. cap.

xxxviii. $ 3. “ Man who was created and formed, was made after the image and likeness of the uncreated GOD: the FATHER approving and commanding; the Son executing and creating; and the Holy SPIRIT nourishing and increasing.”—See also lib. iv. c. iv. § 2 ; xiv. § 1; xx. SS 3, 6, 12; lib. v.

c. xviji. § 2. Tertullian, A.D. 198. He wrote a work, De

S. Trinitate : Cf. Routh Opusc. vol. 1. p. 94. Adv. Prax. c. xxv. “ The connexion of the Father in the Son, and of Son in the COMFORTER, makes THREE Persons cohering with one another. These THREE are one thing, not one Person; and therefore it is said, I and the FATHER are one' with regard to the unity of substance, not

the singularity of number.” Ibid. c. xxxi. “ It is made the chief article

of faith amongst the Jews, so to believe in one God, as not to join the Son or HOLY Ghost with Him, for what difference will there be except that between them and us? What is the business of the Gospel, or what is the substance of the New Testament, which acknowledge the Law and the Prophets until John, if from thence it do not appear that the FATHER, the Son, and the Spirit, who are believed to be THREE, yet constitute but one God?”—See Adv. Prax. cc. ii. iv. viii. ix. xi. xii. xiii. xix. xxi. xxii. xxvi. Apol. c. xxi. De Orat. cc. ii. xxv.

De Baptism. c. vi. Clement of Alexandria, A.D. 204, Pædagog.

lib. I. c. vi. p. 123. “O mystical wonder ! the Father of the Universe is one; and the WORD of the Universe also is one; and the Holy Spirit is one and the same everywhere.—See also Strom. lib. iv. § 7,

p. 588; v. $ 11, p. 690; VII. 97, p. 854. Quis

Dives Salvetur, $ 33, p. 954; $ 42, p. 961. Hippol. cont. Noet. c. viii. “He is compelled

even against his will to confess the FATHER GOD ALMIGHTY, and CHRIST JESUS, the Son of God, God, made man, to Whom the FATHER has put all things in subjection, except Himself and the Holy SPIRIT, and that these are thus three. But if he will learn how God is demonstrated to be one, let him know that His virtue (essence, Dr. Burton) is one, and as far as is according to His virtue (essence) He is one God; but with respect to the economy (dispensation), His manifestation is threefold."-See also ec. xii. xiv., and Routh. Opusc. Eccles.

pp. 59, 60, 61, 64, 65, 66, 67. Orig. in Ps. cxxii. 2, vol. II. p. 821. " The

servants of their masters, the FATHER and the Sox, are the body and spirit, and the handmaid of her mistress, the Holy SPIRIT, is the soul: and the Three are the LORD our God; for the Three are One.”_See

also Hom. in Jer. xvii. 9, vol. II. p. 251. To these Ante-Nicene witnesses to the doc

trine of the Trinity, may be added Novatianus, A. D. 257, who wrote a treatise De

Trinitate, see ce. xii. xxi. xxii. Dionysius, Bishop of Rome, A.D. 260, (Routh

Rel. Sacr. vol. üi. p. 179). “The Divine Word must be united with the God of the universe: and the Holy Ghost must reciprocally pass into and dwell with GOD : in short, the Divine TRINITY must be summed up and brought together into one, as a head, I mean the Almighty God of the

universe."— See also p. 182. Dionysius of Alexandria, A.D. 260, in a frag

ment preserred by Athanasius. “Thus we expand the l'nity into the Indivisible Tri

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nity, and again we sum up the undiminished
Trinity in the Unity.”—Athan. de Sent.
Dionys. c. xvii.; Dionys. cont. Paul. Samos.

Quæst. VI. p. 245.
Firmilianus, A. D. 233, Epistle to Cyprian,

C. vi.—See also c. vii.
Cyprian, A.D. 250, Epist. LXXIII. p. 131.

These words, 'Go ye, and teach all na-
tions, baptizing them in the name of the
FATHER, and of the Son, and of the Holy
GHOST', intimate the Trinity, in the belief
and profession of which the Gentiles were
to be received by the Sacrament of Bap-
tism.”—See also Epist. LXXIII. p. 133. De

Orat. pp. 214, 215. B. Nicene and Post-Nicene.

Alexander, Bishop of Alexandria, 325, Theod.

i. 4. Gregory of Nyssa, A. D. 380, Cont.
Eunom. vol. II. p. 431. Liberius, Epistle
to Athanasius, Athan. Opera, vol. II. p. 664.
Athanasius, A. D. 325, Rescript. ad Liber.
vol. II. p. 665. Quæst. al. vol. II. p. 339.
Augustine, A.D. 410, Epistle to Maxim.
clxx. 3, vol. 11. p. 609; De Fide ad Petrum,
c. i. vol. vi. pp. 19, 20; De Tempore,

Serm. 38.
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Councils.
Council at Antioch, A. D. 269.

Nice, A. D. 325.
Constantinople, A.D. 381.
2 Carthage (c. 1), A.D. 397.
Chalcedon, A. D. 451.
6 Toledo (c. 1), A.D. 638.
Lateran (c. 1), A.D. 649.
English, under Abp. Theodore, 670.

4 Arles (c. 1), A.D. 813, d. Creeds.

Irenæus, lib. I. c. x. § 1, p. 45; lib. iv.

c. xxxiii. $ 7, p. 272.

9 See Routh, Rel. Sacr, vol. 11. p. 474.

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c. xiv.

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The Eastern Creed. See on Art. VIII.
The Western Creed. See ibid.

The Athanasian Creed. See ibid.
€. Ancient Anthems, Doxologies, and Hymns.
(1) Anthems of Ignatius. See Socr. Hist.

Eccles. vi. 8. (2) Doxologies.

Doxology of Polycarp, Epistle of the

Church of Smyrna, cc. xiv, xxii. Euseb.
Hist. Eccles. iv, 15. The received
Doxology, see Bas. de Spirit. Sanct.
c. xxvii. Clemen. Alex. Pæd. lib. III.
c. ult. Hippol. cont. Noet. § ult.
Dionys. Alex. apud Bas. de Sp. Sanct.
c. xxix. The Martyrdom of Ignatius,

Africanus: see Routh, Rel.
Sacr. vol. II. p. 194.
(3) Hymns.

Ancient Evening Hymn, in use A.D. 370,

but of Ante-Nicene origin : see Routh
Relig. Sacr. vol. III. p. 229, Cf.
vol. II, p. 22, and Script. Eccles.
Opusc. vol. 1. p. 181.
O JESU CHRIST, the joyous light of

the sacred glory of the immortal,
heavenly, holy, and blessed FA-
THER; having come to the setting
of the sun, having seen the even-
ing light, we praise FATHER, and
Son, and HOLY SPIRIT of GOD.
Thou art worthy at all times to be
praised in hymns by holy voices,
Son of God, who givest life: where-

fore the world glorifies THEE.” 3. Confessions.

1 Helvetic, Art. vi. 2 Helvetic, c. 3. Augs

burg, Art. i. Gallican, Art. vi. Basil,
Art. i. § 1. Belgic, Art. viii. Bohemian,
c. 3. Wirtemberg, c. i. Sueveland, Art. i.
$ 2. Scotland, Art 1.

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