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“His going forth were of old, from everlasting."
Micah r. 2. " This is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent."
John xvii. 3.
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lowing, to wit: « Primitive Trinitarianism, examined and defended, by Elder Elijah Bailey, of the Methodist Reformed Church in America. His goings forth were of old, from everlasting.' Micah v. 2. This is life eternal, to know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. John xvii. 3."
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it may be supposed by the reader, that a sufEficient number of volumes have been written on this subject already. But when in the course of experience, we find that learned, ingenious, and artful men, in every age, devise new methods of attacking this doctrine, which every reflecting and christian mind will esteem most dear and sacred, we who are lovers of the doctrine, and whose hopes and faith of eternal life and happiness are founded upon it, ought to be diligent in repelling adversary attacks, and vigilant in divising, in some sense, new methods of precaution and defence.
We are greatly mistaken, if Doctor Clarke and Mr. Millard, are not adversaries of this character. Their attack, in our estimate is somewhat new, and artful. After as much research as our ineans and opportunity would permit, we have not been able to learn from any authority, ancient or modern, that the positions of opposition, which they have taken, has been before taken by any divine, in their exact manner and form, in 2 ny period of time, previous to the latter part of be last century.
We do not set ourselves up as infallible judges, - or would we darken counsel. We do, howev