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" Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. "
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The Mohammedan System of Theology; Or, A Compendious Survey of the History ...

William Henry Neale - 1828 - 251 pages
...conversion and healing of the nations, save that volume, which, as Locke has beautifully expressed it, " has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth without any alloy of error for its matter." CHAPTER V. THE SCRIPTURES VINDICATED FROM THE CHARGE OP CORRUPTION...
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From Puritanism to the Age of Reason

G R Cragg - 2003
...characteristic Puritan reverence for the inspired word of God. He accepted the Bible as absolutely infallible. ' It has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth without any mixture of error for its matter.' Yet Locke, unlike many Puritans, recognized that the authority of Scripture could not be equated with...
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History of the Public School Society of the City of New York: With Portraits ...

William Oland Bourne - 1870 - 768 pages
...allow our children n place where they can learn to read that Book which, as the great Mr. Locke says, has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture of error for its mattter, we will not complain of any other exclusion he may insist upon in the matter. But it is alleged...
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The Protestant Faith

George Wolfgang Forell - 1975 - 308 pages
...Bible was written by men divinely inspired, and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction; that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth without any mixture of error for its matter; that it reveals the principles by which God will judge us; and therefore is, and shall remain to the...
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Creeds of the Churches: A Reader in Christian Doctrine, from the Bible to ...

John H. Leith - 1982 - 736 pages
...Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction; that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter; that it reveals the principles by which God will judge us; and therefore is, and will remain to the...
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The Baptist Congregation

Stanley J. Grenz - 2002 - 132 pages
...Bible was written by men divinely inspired, and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction; that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter; that it reveals the principles by which God will judge us; and therefore is, and shall remain to the...
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Occasional Paper, Issue 2

Church Pastoral Aid Society - 1858 - 8 pages
...here to testify our reverence, not for a book, but for the Book ; our reverence for that Book which has God for its Author, salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture of error for its contents ; our reverence for that Book which does not merely contain the revelation of God's will,...
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The Truth in Crisis, Volume 1

James C. Hefley - 1986 - 260 pages
...introduce an element of ambiguity into the statement ["It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error for its matter,"] which was welcomed by some. The next two sentences were seen by other Baptists as being an adequate...
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The Truth in Crisis, Volume 1

James C. Hefley - 1986 - 260 pages
...have misconstrued the meaning of a critical statement in the Baptist Faith and Message, "[The Bible] has God for its author, salvation for its end, and...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter . . ." 2 Moderates, conservatives claim, loudly affirm the Baptist Faith and Message, leaving untutored...
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Truth in Crisis

James C. Hefley - 1987 - 218 pages
...the key statement contained in the article on what Baptists believe about the Bible: "It [the Bible] has God for its author, salvation for its end, and...truth, without any mixture of error for its matter." It was probably the BFM, as much as anything else, that enabled the SBC to avoid a major division while...
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