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Mr Biddle’s fourth chapter.

Ques. How many Lords of Christians are there, by way of distinction from that one God?

Ans. Eph. iv. 5.

Q. Who is that one Lord?

A. 1 Cor. viii. 6.

Q. How was Jesus Christ born?

A. Matt. i. 18; Luke i. 30–35.

Q. How came Jesus Christ to be Lord, according to the opinion of the apostle Paul?

A. Rom. xiv. 9.

Q. What saith the apostle Peter also concerning the time and manner of his being made Lord?

A. Acts ii. 32, 33, 36.

Q. Did not Jesus Christ approve himself to be God by his miracles; and did he not those miracles by a divine nature of his own, and because he was God himself? What is the determination of the apostle Peter in this behalf?

A. Acts ii. 22, x. 38.

Q. Could not Christ do all things of himself; and was it not an eternal Son of God that took flesh upon him., and to whom the human nature of Christ was personally united, that wrought all his works? Answer me to these things in the words of the Son himself.

A. John v. 19, 20, 30, xiv. 10.

170Q. What reason doth the Son render why the Father did not forsake him and cast him out of favour? Was it because he was of the same essence with him, so that it was impossible for the Father to forsake him or cease to love him?

A. John viii. 28, 29, xv. 9, 10.

Q. Doth the Scripture account Christ to be the Son of God because he was eternally begotten out of the divine essence, or for other reasons agreeing to him only as a man? Rehearse the passages to this purpose.

A. Luke i. 30, 32, 34, 35; John x. 36; Acts xiii. 32, 33; Rev. i. 5; Col. i. 18; Heb. i. 4, 5, v. 5; Rom. viii. 29.

Q. What saith the Son himself concerning the prerogative of God the Father above him?

A. John xiv. 28; Mark xiii. 32; Matt. xxiv. 36.

Q. What saith the apostle Paul?

A. 1 Cor. xv. 25, 28, xi. 3, iii. 22, 23.

Q. Howbeit, is not Christ dignified as with the title of Lord, so also with that of God, in the Scripture?

A. John xx. 28.

Q. Was he so the God of Thomas as that he himself in the meantime did not acknowledge another to be his God?

A. John xx. 17; Rev. iii. 12.

Q. Have you any passage of the Scripture where Christ, at the same time that he hath the appellation of God given to him, is said to have a God?

A. Heb. i. 8, 9.

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