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OR, THE

Last THOUGHTS

OF

Dr. WHITBY.

CONTAINING HIS
Correction of several Passages

in his Commentary on the
New, TESTAMENT.

To which are added,

Five DISCOURSES.

Published by bis express ORDER.

L O N D ON:
Printed for James and John KNAPTON, at

the Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard. 1727.

D

BOOLET

TERARY

7 FEB

1928 OXFORD

.

THE

PREFACE

T is rightly and truly observed by
Justin Martyr (a) in the Beginning

of his Exhortation to the Greeks ; I i That an exa£t Scrutiny into things

doth often produce Conviction ; that those things which we once judged to be right, are, after a

more diligent Enquiry into Truth, found to be far otherwise.

And truly I am not ashamed to say, This is my very Case. For when I wrote my Commentaries on the New Testament, I went on (too bastily I own) in the common beaten Road of other refuted Orthodox Divines : Conceiving, first, that the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, in one complex Notion, were one and the same God, by Virtue of the same individual Elence communicated from the Father. This confused Notion I am now fully convinced by the Aguments I have offered bere, and in the second Part of my Reply to Dr. Waterland, to be a thing impossible,

(6) Orat. Cobori. ad Graco's. p. 1.

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